Pictavia -The land of the Picts
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The Picts get their name from the Romans, who called them Picti - meaning "The Painted People" in Latin.

Angus Pictish Trail Guide

Pictavia is only the start of your journey through Angus' Pictish past - why not download the Pictish Trail Guide below, and use it to explore other Pictish sites in the area?

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Pictish Author to Visit Pictavia

Pictavia is delighted to announce that Stuart McHardy will be visiting Pictavia next month to talk about his book, 'A New History of the Picts'. Released last month, it gives fresh insight into many of the myths surrounding the Picts and aims to spark fresh debate on various questions, including what the Pictish symbols might mean, whether or not the Picts tattooed themselves, and where the Battle of Dunnichen really took place.

Stuart will be appearing at Pictavia at 2pm on Saturday 26th June to talk about A New History of the Picts. He will also be signing copies of the book, which will be available for purchase on the day. Places for Stuart's talk will be limited, so anyone wishing to book in advance can do so by telephoning us on 01356 626241.

Stuart is well-known both across Scotland and abroad as a musician, folklorist, storyteller and poet; although he is perhaps most famous as a writer. His previous works include Tales of the Picts, The Quest for the Nine Maidens, and On the Trail of Scotland's Myths and Legends. He currently lectures on the Picts for Edinburgh University's Office of Lifelong Learning.