Although out-with the focus area, Forgue Kirk has kindly agreed to participate in this years event.
The Category B listed former Parish of Forgue Kirk stands in the old Kirkyard on a hill overlooking the Forgue Burn. The Kirk was built in 1819 on the site of a much older kirk - by legend, founded by St. Margaret of Scotland in 1070. It was designed by Archibald Simpson the renowned Aberdeen and Scotland architect and has a south wall inspired by Alberti’s Tempio Malatestiano church in Rimini (Italy). The windowless north wall was designed to keep the devil out. It retains its painted ceiling and a fine Conacher organ of 1875. The old Kirk is now a community building for the people of