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Join us on our audio adventure through the United Kingdom, where you can explore some of the country's best loved folklore, myths and legends - all without leaving the comfort of your own home.

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

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Join us on our audio adventure through the United Kingdom, where you can explore some of the country's best loved folklore, myths and legends - all without leaving the comfort of your own home.

    The Dangerous Dragon and Frightening Faeries of Tyne and Wear & County Durham (Part One!)

    The Dangerous Dragon and Frightening Faeries of Tyne and Wear & County Durham (Part One!)

    Welcome to part one of our two-part adventure to the North East of England! In this episode we're off to the county of Tyne and Wear to learn how the famous legend of the 'Lambton Worm' came to be.

    • 23 min
    Derbyshire's Stolen Skull and Masterful Magician

    Derbyshire's Stolen Skull and Masterful Magician

    In this month’s episode we will be exploring the spooky tale of a cursed skull that wreaked havoc upon a group of railway workers over in Coombs Moss. Then, the fantastical story of two magicians-in-training, who defied their master and dared to take a look inside his very precious - and very powerful - spellbook.

    • 30 min
    Wales’ Faithful Faerie Bride and Dangerous Dancing

    Wales’ Faithful Faerie Bride and Dangerous Dancing

    Our virtual tour returns to Wales for a look at two different folktales featuring Tylwyth Teg, or Welsh Faerie Folk.

    The first Welsh tale of the day is the story of the young man from Llyn y Dywarchen, who fell in love with a beautiful faerie woman - and the second is the story of a magical faerie harp, infused with the power to enchant all those that hear its music.

    • 32 min
    Wiltshire’s Cursed Church Bell and Mysterious Moonrakers

    Wiltshire’s Cursed Church Bell and Mysterious Moonrakers

    Welcome back virtual travellers! In this month's episode our magical tour takes us over to the county of Wiltshire, to discover the strange origins of a spell said to have been cast upon a vicarage in Wilcot. Then we’re off to the market town, Devizes, to uncover the famous legend of the Wiltshire Moonrakers.

    • 24 min
    Lancashire's Wicked Wishes and Enchanted Fisherman

    Lancashire's Wicked Wishes and Enchanted Fisherman

    In this month’s virtual adventure we're off to Lancashire to meet the man who made a deal with the devil and was granted three wishes, in exchange for his soul. Then over by the sea in Morecambe, we meet the fisherman who found his way to the magical 'Land of the Nodding Flowers' and befriended a group of Lancashire faeries known as the 'Greenies'.

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    • 35 min
    Warwickshire's Brave Knight and Shakespearean Mystery

    Warwickshire's Brave Knight and Shakespearean Mystery

    It’s time for another virtual adventure! In this month’s episode we're off to the English county of Warwickshire, to meet the chivalrous medieval hero, Guy of Warwick. Then over in the beautiful town of Stratford-Upon-Avon, we set out to discover the truth behind the gothic legend connected to the town’s most famous resident - William Shakespeare.

    • 36 min

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