The Weight of Sand explores the life and legend of Isobel Gowdie, a woman accused of witchcraft in the Highlands of Scotland.
In the folklore of Isobel Gowdie, we discover the tragic tale of the village of the Culbin, buried under sand to become the 'Sahara of Scotland.'
This time travelling show unravels the nuances of social life upon a small piece of the Moray Coast in the North of Scotland. We examine witch trials, testimonies, storms, mythology and the empty holes of history…
And question what fills the space when the archival records do not tell the story.
From the makers of Stories of Scotland. Funded by Northword.