Podcast: EP38 Vampires of the Valley and Other Strange Creatures: Witches, dog demons, the Devil, a poison fish and a real-life “Dracula” are lurking in the shadows on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast.
Category: Curious Wales
Podcast: Pesky Poltergeists in Wild Wales: Evil spirits from the “invisible world” attack unsuspecting victims in Wales’ oldest “real-life” ghost stories on EP37 of the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast.
Ghosts, Devils and Death Omens; or, A Wild Night by the Romantic Lakes: A Victorian landscape artist gets a shock on the Ghosts of Wales podcast!
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast EP35: The Dark Fairy Tale of Rhys and Llewellyn: Have you heard fairy music playing in the woods at night? What would happen if you followed it? Find out on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast!
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast EP34: Witchcraft by the Sea; or, A Tragic Prophesy: An eerie “real life” ghost story of death omens, clairvoyance, and a witch’s dire prophesy on the Welsh coast – Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast with Mark Rees
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast EP33: St Dwynwen, the Welsh patron saint of lovers: The fascinating history and folklore of Wales’ patron saint of love, how to celebrate Dydd Santes Dwynwen, and Ynys Llanddwyn Island
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
New Year’s Folklore of Wales podcast: From the Mari Lwyd to Calennig, Mark Rees explores Welsh New Year’s Eve and Day customs.
It’s Christmas Eve – the perfect time to pull up a chair next to the log fire, pour yourself a glass of mulled wine and listen to some old folklore 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?