Talk by David C. Weinczok for Brochtoberfest.
A wall in the distant north cuts the world in two. Ruthless seaborne warriors raid the coasts from their war galleys, yearning to regain lost glories. A young nobleman and his kin are slaughtered under a banner of truce within a mighty castle. A warrior king becomes a legend when he smites his foe with one swing of his axe during a nation-forging battle. Yet this isn’t Westeros – it’s Scotland.
Join author and presenter David C. Weinczok for a talk drawn from his book, ‘The History Behind Game of Thrones: The North Remembers’ and discover the characters, battles, landscapes, and lore from Scotland's story that wove their way into George R. R. Martin’s world of ice and fire.
Venue: Lyth Arts Centre, Caithness. Wheelchair accessible. Free, but donations welcome. Booking recommended. Call Lyth Arts Centre on 01955 641434
Caithness Broch Project
Lyth Arts Centre. Phone 10955 641434