DreamSwarm Podcast

Supernatural Film, Stories, Art: Interviews and discussion covering dreams, fairytales, fantasy, folklore, folk horror, magic realism, mythology, psychogeography, supernatural, urban fantasy

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September 20, 2022 00:25:54
Terrors of the Sea - with Sideworld

Terrors of the Sea - with Sideworld

Director George Popov returns to the podcast to dicuss his folklore and folk horror documentary 'Sideworld: Terrors of the Sea'. He explains how they created this mix of documentary and narrative and why there is such faascination with the folklore of the sea. Ghost ships Sea monsters Why the sea is so fascinating You can watch 'Sideworld: Terrors of the Sea' here https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B0B5PVMRM7/ref=atv_dp_share_cu_r You can follow Sideworld on twitter here https://twitter.com/Sideworld_UK ...

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September 01, 2022 00:26:16
Witch Trials - With Newcastle Witches Podcast

Witch Trials - With Newcastle Witches Podcast

We are joined by Maria Galizia and Caitlin Bramwell who are the hosts of the new Newcastle Witches Podcast. We delve into the history of my home city to investigate the Newcastle Witch trials and the nature of witch hunting in the 17th century. Magic and superstition in 17th century Plague and war Similarities between trials in England and Scotland Campaign to pardon convicted witches You can learn more and listen to the Newcastle Witches Podcast here  You can learn more about campaigns to pardon convicted witches with Witches of Scotland here ...

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June 20, 2022 00:26:34
A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1623 Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1623 Theatre

Our Midsummer Special episode celebrating William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. We're joined by expert Shakespeare practitioner Ben Spiller from the 1623 Theatre company to discuss the play and how Ben eplores Shakespeare with marginalised groups of people. A great episode to celebrate the magic of Midsummer. Themes in Midsummer Night's Dream Puck and fairy characters Surreal imagery The supernatural in other Shakespeare plays.   You can follow Ben and 1623 Theatre Company online here 1623 website and on Twitter 1623 Twitter ...

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May 24, 2022 00:38:03
Robin Hood - with Into the Greenwood

Robin Hood - with Into the Greenwood

This episode focuses on the character of Robin Hood. We interview Thadeus Papke, the host of Into the Greenwood podcast which is all about Robin Hood. Thadeus has amazing knowledge and love for this folklore character so we took a deep dive into the origins and depictions of the character. What is Into the Greenwood podcast Origins of Robin Hood Robin's links to the supernatural and fairies Maid Marian and other figures Our favourite Robin Hood films and games We highly recoomend listening to the Into the Greenwood podcast here For further dives into the Robin Hood legend we also recommend The Bold Outlaw website You can follow Into the Greenwood on Twitter, Instagram and facebook @IntoGreenwood ...

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April 23, 2022 00:18:48
Jack in the Green - Hastings Jack

Jack in the Green - Hastings Jack

We are joined by Keith Leech, the organiser of Hastings Jack in the Green Festival. Keith explains the history of the Jack in the Green tradition and how this pageantry is performed all over the South of England to celebrate the coming of spring and summer. - Introduction to Jack in the Green tradition - Links to Green Man and other May Day festivals - How the festival is celebrated in the South of England Hastings Jack in the Green festival takes place 29th April to 2nd May Find out mre at www.hastingstraditionaljackinthegreen.co.uk For other events and more historyof Jack in the Green and the Green Man traditions and more events around the UK look at The COmpany of the Green Man www.thecompanyofthegreenman.wordpress.com ...

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April 08, 2022 00:18:04
Sideworld Haunted Forests Doc - George Popov

Sideworld Haunted Forests Doc - George Popov

We're joined by director George Popov of Rubicon Films to discuss his recent folk horror indie films 'Hex' and 'The Droving' and we learn all about 'Sideworld', his new series of folklore and folk horror documentaries. 'Hex' folk horror indie film 'The Droving' folk horror thriller set in the Lake District 'Sideworld' new folk horror documentary series Exploring haunted forests of England Why the switch to the documentary format? Watch 'Sideworld: Haunted Forests of England' here: Watch Sideworld online Watch 'Hex' here: Hex film Watch 'The Droving' here The Droving film Or watch on Youtube The Droving on Youtube Follow Rubicon films on twitter https://twitter.com/RubiconFilmsUK Or their website https://www.rubiconfilms.co.uk/ ...

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