Tag: history

Haunted rivers, evil spirits and ghost police: August on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

August was an extra spooky month on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast, with four episodes featuring the haunted rivers of Wales, the evil spirit which – apparently – burnt down a home, and how belief in spirits of the dead grew as belief in fairies declined.

Fairy-haunted mines, a spectral nun and a macabre magician: July on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

With the summer sun shining, in July the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast took a look at the creatures which lurk in the shadows – the fairy-haunted mines, the spectral nun, a macabre magician and even a disembodied hand, much like Thing from The Addams Family.

The Phantom Werewolf, Witch’s Curse and the Ghost from Pennsylvania: June on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

August was an extra spooky month on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast, with four episodes featuring the haunted rivers of Wales, the evil spirit which – apparently – burnt down a home, and how belief in spirits of the dead grew as belief in fairies declined.

Eerie Gothic funeral traditions, the golden ghost and fairy lights: May on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

In May 2021 the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast celebrated the 50 (yes, 50!) episodes milestone with a party with the fairy folk. There was also a look at some eerie Gothic funeral traditions, the golden ghost of Mold, and some dangerous fairy lights which lead travellers astray.