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Arts and crafts in Angus

Angus is in Scotland. It has a population of around 115,000 and covers approximately 220,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Aberdeenshire, Dundee City, Fife, Perth and Kinross.

County flag of AngusAngus (called Aonghas in Scottish Gaelic) has its main council offices in the town of Forfar. Meffan Museum and Art Gallery in Forfar houses a collection including Pictish Stones, Roman and Medieval objects. There is also a reconstruction of a 19th century street and the galleries host exhibitions of work by contemporary artists. Home to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Glamis Castle featured in the William Shakespeare play Macbeth and has many connections to the British Royal Family. The castle interiors are finely furnished and decorated, whilst the grounds have picturesque gardens and woodlands. Other attractions in Angus include Montrose Museum and Art Gallery, the Gateway to the Glens Museum in Kirriemuir, Brechin Cathedral, the ruins of Edzell Castle, William Lamb Studio in Montrose, the Angus Glens and Crombie Country Park.

Angus Suttie

(Born 1946 in Tealing in Angus), Pottery and ceramics

Angus Suttie was a studio potter and a teacher of art ceramics. In his early work he mainly formed his articles with rolled slabs of leather clay to create geometric forms which he cut and reassembled into larger forms. In his later works his designs became less rectangular and more organic in their appearance as abstract contemporary ceramics.

William Lamb

(Born 1893 in Montrose in Angus), Sculpture

He focused his talent on the working class of his home town.