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. […]
Mark Rees, author of Ghosts of Wales, will be talking about corpse candles and death omens on a special episode of festive ghost stories for BBC Radio Wales. Ahead of Christmas, the BBC in Wales are broadcasting a series of creepy specials with each looking at a different supernatural subject. Mark has recorded an episode […]
Yes, you read that right – Ghosts of Wales is now a theatre show! I’m very pleased to announce that my spooky stories have been adapted for the stage, and premiered in Swansea this October. It’s called Phantoms, and it was the perfect way to count down to Halloween… Where did the idea come from? […]
Photos fromGhosts of Wales – Live! at National Waterfront Museum, Swansea: The now-annual Ghosts of Wales – Live! event brought the spookiness to the Swansea Fringe Festival in October, and here are the photos to prove it!
Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives by Mark Rees on Folklore Thursday: Did I ever tell you about the two-headed ghost which terrorised a Welsh community? No? Well, now you can read all about it in my latest Folklore Thursday article!
I’m pleased to announce that, staring with the July 2018 issue, I will be contributing a regular Welsh arts column to the wonderful magazine The Bay.
Important update: This “Supernatural Evening” event has been postponed Sadly, due to reasons beyond of my control, the organisers have been forced to postpone the “Supernatural Evening” that I was due to appear at in Carmarthenshire on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The original details remain below, and I will update this page if / when […]
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”
Ghosts of Wales: Join Mark Rees for a Halloween paranormal party… if you dare: I’m having a paranormal party in Swansea this Halloween, and you’re ALL invited!
Ghosts of Wales Live: There was a paranormal party in Swansea, and things got a bit spooky…