Culture

They Were Cheust Folk

Two Orkney women Helen Woodsford-Dean and Ragnhild Ljosland have self-published an ebook of poems ‘They Wur Cheust Folk’ to commemorate the memorial to the historic victims of the witchcraft trials at Gallow’ha.

They were cheust folk book of poems

You can find out more about the commemoration here: Walking in their Footsteps – The Victims of the Orkney Witch Trials

The book of poems is FREE to download from this site: Smashwords – They Were Cheust Folk

It is also available via Amazon  99p to download: They Were Cheust Folk

The inauguration day for the memorial  is being planned for Saturday 9th March 2019  where there will be free events more  details about this will be published nearer the time.

The project is also accepting donations which can be made to Orkney Heritage Society.


 

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