Mari Lwyd podcast - A Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees Christmas special

Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas Quiz

Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast

Dare you tackle the fiendishly tricky Welsh Ghosts and Folklore Christmas quiz?

Special guest Chris Carra did!

The 2022 end-of-year special featured 10 tricky questions, with subjects ranging from the Mari Lwyd to Welsh witches.

If you think you know your strange superstitions and weird Welsh traditions, press play below and try to score maximum points.

If you win, the Mari will bring you good luck for the next 12 months.

If you lose? Well, that doesn’t bear thinking about…

Until next time, nos da!


For more from Chris Carra, you can follow him on Twitter and check out his Planet Health podcast. He also has a Planet Health website, which includes an article and episode featuring your truly where you can learn all about Welsh food and its health benefits.


Mark Rees and Chris Carra discuss their paranormal adventures in Craig-y-Nos Castle before tackling the tricky Welsh folklore Christmas quiz.

Looking for more festive folklore podcast episodes?

You can check out the previous Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas special here, and be sure to go through the archives for many more festive scares – there are hundreds of episodes to trawl through… if you dare!

Got some festive folklore to share?

If you’ve made your own Mari Lwyd, if your mamgu had some strange Christmastime superstition, or even if you just want to say hello/ shwmae, it’s always great to hear from people. You can get in touch via the contact page, which also has links to Mark’s social media accounts where you’ll find a lot more Welsh ghosts and folklore goodness.