Category: Ghosts

The Ghost of a Murdered Knight: Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast

The Ghost of a Murdered Knight: Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast: A chilling real-life “Ghosts of Wales” tale, in which the spectre of a slain warrior returns to a secluded Welsh farm house and turns a paranormal sceptic into a true believer

The Magical Welsh Christmas Tree: A Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas special

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?

A Ghost Story for Christmas Eve; or, Festive Spirits at the Haunted Welsh Pub: A Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas special

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.

Mari Lwyd, the Welsh Christmas “Ghost Horse” podcast: Secret history and folklore of the “bone horse” of 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 on the Ghosts and Folklore podcast

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 on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

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 the Millennium Stadium: How a jinx caused football and rugby to lose cup finals

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: the folklore, traditions, history and ghosts of Bonfire Night, and how Noson Guto Ffowc was celebrated in Wales

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: Ghosts of Wales Live goes online to ghost hunt in Wales’ “most haunted” places

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.