There are many moon superstitions and myths, many of them very ancient. We are fascinated by lunar lore, so come and explore how our ancestors saw the Moon and the stories they created around it
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
The folklore of the West Midlands and of Wales from Robert Plant's childhood that influenced the lyrical content of Led Zeppelin.
The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
I have been a professional storyteller for over 20 years and organise a major UK storytelling festival, so the question: 'what makes a good story?' is an important one for me and all storytellers.
Cultural anthropology of Armenian old wives tales, superstitions, and folk beliefs. Insights into western Armenian beliefs about sex, Christianity, fertility, luck, and evil, before WWI.
Tales both sinister and fun, of the devil across the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Scotland, and Brittany.
As with many mythical heroes, the birth of this hero is a trip into the fantastical, the unbelievable. Paul Bunyan is said to have been delivered to his parents via stork! Actually a normal baby would be delivered by...
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
Young men were warned, but many didn't listen. The Rusalki is out there waiting in the depth of some river ready to lure an unsuspecting boy/man into the raging torrent and to certain death.