There is a Welsh pub which is said to be haunted by many ghosts, which range from the good old “lady in black” to a “headless cavalier.” They are, for most part, seemingly harmless enough, but on Christmas Eve a more troublesome phantom – a pesky poltergeist, you might say – has been known to cause mischief.
Category: Curious Wales
The Mari Lwyd is arguably the most well-known character in Welsh folklore. But why do people carry a horse’s skull door-to-door late at night, and challenge their neighbours to a battle in verse?
Ghost hunting in Wales’ “most haunted” places: Paranormal investigators Cymru Paranormal reveal what it’s REALLY like to search for the supernatural in some of the spookiest Welsh locations
The Secret Islands of the Faeries: How the fairies of Wales are connected to King Arthur, why they are called y Tylwyth Teg, and more Welsh folklore about the fair folk who haunted the forests
The Cursed Room at Wales’ National Sports Stadium: How a jinx caused rugby and football teams to lose finals at the Millennium Stadium, and the Welsh artist-turned-exorcist who banished the ghosts with his brush.
Guy Fawkes Night special on the Ghosts and Folklore podcast: Can the ancient druids of Wales really lay claim to inventing the traditions of the 5th of November AND July the 4th? Explore the curious customs of Bonfire Night, or Noson Guto Ffowc as we say in Wales, on this special episode of the podcast.
Ghosts of Wales podcast Halloween special: Mark Rees launches his new book Paranormal Wales with a special online edition of the annual Ghosts of Wales Live event on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast. Join him and special guests as they explore some of Wales’ “most haunted” places, and go ghost hunting on the spookiest night of the year.
The Ghosts of Wales Live event – an annual “paranormal party” hosted by author Mark Rees – will go online in 2020 to launch Paranormal Wales.
Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales/ Paranormal Wales etc.) for a journey in search of the curious, and at times macabre history and folklore of Nos Calan Gaeaf, the Welsh Halloween.
Join Mark Rees as he goes in search of the secret history of Nos Calan Gaeaf, the Welsh Halloween, on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast.