EP18 The History of Halloween Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales/ Paranormal Wales) for a whirlwind tour through the history of Halloween! From ancient Celtic festivals to modern-day America, this concise journey through the dark past of the spookiest day of the year takes a look at such questions as: • Where did […]
Category: Welsh landmarks
Did Satan really build a bridge in Wales – the notorious Devil’s Bridge – in exchange for the soul of an old Welsh woman? In this episode of the GHOSTS & FOLKLORE podcast, join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales/ Paranormal Wales etc.) for a journey in search of Satan himself who, it is claimed, built a bridge over a great chasm in exchange for the soul of an old Welsh widow.
Illustrated Tales of Wales, a new book of Welsh folklore, myths and legends from Mark Rees: Cover reveal and publication date for new book of Welsh folklore, myths and legends
The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks is available now from all good bookshops. The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks, the second “little book” from Mark Rees, is available now. Following on from The Little Book of Welsh Culture (The History Press, 2016), this was by far the most challenging book that I’ve written to date. […]
The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks will squeeze around 300 amazing Welsh places, from world famous attractions to obscure hidden gems – like Chepstow Castle, pictured below – into one “little book”