Gather Round Podcast

Hello and welcome to ’Gather Round’, the podcast series sharing stories from Aberdeen Archives, Gallery & Museums. Each month we’ll be talking to members of the team about the collection, special exhibitions, the histories of our fascinating venues and tales of Aberdeen – sometimes they might be dark and dramatic, and hopefully always entertaining and informative.

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Rare Pictish Stone Discovery

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Jenny Pape-Carlisle and Bruce Mann talk about a rare Pictish Stone found in the River Don just outside of Dyce and is now in our collection.

Friday Oct 28, 2022

Martin Hall, Archivist for Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives, tells us about the Aberdeen Witch Trials of 1597.

The Galloway Hoard

Tuesday Oct 18, 2022

Tuesday Oct 18, 2022

Dr Adrián Maldonado and Dr Tim Carlisle discuss what makes The Galloway Hoard so unique.
Tim's blog: Building Midgard (

Friday Sep 30, 2022

In this episode, which was recorded ‘in the field’ at the dig site, listen in as Ali Cameron, Alice Jaspars and volunteers of Cameron Archaeology, discuss some of the fantastic finds they have discovered during the dig to find the site of the monastery of Deer, where the Gaelic notes refer to.

The Book of Deer

Friday Sep 02, 2022

Friday Sep 02, 2022

In this episode, which we’ve recorded during Scottish Archaeology Month, listen in as Anne Simpson and Derek Jennings of the Book of Deer project reflect on this year’s celebration of the Book of Deer, a little book that tells a lot.

Thursday Aug 04, 2022

The story of 19th century Aberdeen criminal Grace McIntosh, told by Phil Astley and Dr Dee Hoole.

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