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Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Aberdeen Arts Centre

The Maggie Wall

  • Johnshaven Village Hall
  • Sunday 22nd October 2023
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The Maggie Wall
Due to the extended RED warning for Johnshaven and South Aberdeenshire, we have decided to cancel this performance.
The safety of you as our faithful audience, our volunteers and artists is the top priority.
Due to The Maggie Wall tour dates, we are uncertain if we can reschedule. We will let you know of any developments.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding during these challenging times.
Please stay safe, and let’s hope Storm Babet passes soon.


This new play from Martin McCormick was inspired by a monument near Dunning called ‘The Maggie Wall’, the site of a mysterious grave to a woman tried and executed in the 17th century for witchcraft. It’s a collection of stones about 20 feet high, bearing the words in white lettering – “Maggie Wall burnt here 1657 as a witch”.

The Maggie Wall explores the vulnerability of women and injustices suffered by them in a patriarchal and closed community and resonates with contemporary experiences, as well as reminding us of a chapter of Scottish and British history in which many people, predominately women, were accused, tried and killed as suspected witches.

Dates, Times and Locations

  • 22 October 2023 @ 7:30 pm
    Johnshaven Village Hall

Ticket info

Adults £10
Under 18s & Students £7

Bring your own bottle.



Upcoming Performances

22 October 2023
7:30 pm
Johnshaven Village Hall
Mid Street, Johnshaven, Montrose, Angus