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The Faerie Folk - Folklore, Myths and Legends from the U.K

Mar 1, 2021

This month's podcast episode takes us to Cambridgeshire, to meet the famous folk-hero Tom Hickathrift, who lived in the marshland of Ely and took on a giant! Then we take a relaxing boat trip down the River Cam to learn more about Cambridge University, its long history, fascinating urban legends and chilling ghost...


Feb 1, 2021

In this Norfolk-based episode, we will be joining the famous 'Pedlar of Swaffham' who travelled from Norfolk to London on the whim of a dream, to seek his fortune over in the city. Then we’ll be heading to the coast to meet a mournful mermaid in search of a soul, whose figure is now immortalised in a church in Upper...


Jan 1, 2021

Hello and welcome to season two of The Faerie Folk, the podcast that takes you on a magical tour to discover the myth and the magic of the United Kingdom - without leaving the comfort of your own home!

Today's episode takes us over to Northern Ireland to explore The Giant's Causeway and the legend of the giant Fionn Mac...


Dec 1, 2020

In the season one finale of The Faerie Folk, we travel up to Northumberland to discover the famous folktale known as 'The Laidly Worm Of Spindleston Heugh'. Then we finish our virtual journey in Rothley - the setting of a lesser-known story called 'My Ainsel', featuring a curious little boy and his new faerie...


Nov 1, 2020

Today’s episode takes us to the county of Suffolk in the East of England, where we discover the strange story of a young girl who claimed to have been stolen away by the faeries. Then we take a trip to a castle, to learn all about the trickster imp known as Tom Tit Tot.

There’s more myths and magic waiting for you...