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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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March 15, 2022 00:27:29
Cornish & Welsh Folklore - Celtic Myths & Legends

Cornish & Welsh Folklore - Celtic Myths & Legends

We are joined by the brilliant Sian Esther Powell, host of the Celtic Myths & Legends podcast for a great discussion on folklore, language and culture from Cornwall and Wales.   Introduction to the Celtic Nations Celtic Myths & Legends podcast The Cornish language Similarities between Wlesh and Cornish folkore and culture You can listen to the Celtic Myths & Legends podcast here https:/celticmythspodcast.com/   You can follow Sian on twitter here https://twitter.com/SianEsther ...

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March 01, 2022 00:22:48
Folklore Filmmaking - Bard of Cumberland

Folklore Filmmaking - Bard of Cumberland

Interview with Stephen Rae 'Bard of Cumberland' about his creative endevours in painting, poetry and especially in fuilmmaking. We discuss his surrealist folkore films and how being a druid and a folklore storyteller have influenced his work. Making folklore short films Why the surrealist style? Influence of his druid practice Background in Ayrshire and Cumbrian folklore To see Stephen's folklore films, paintings and storytelling you can follow on Rae Film & Media ww.raefm.com Twitter @BardCumberland @StephenGeoRae @LandofLoreFilms @BardeaGrnFilms     ...

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December 01, 2021 00:21:29
Krampus - with Al Ridenhour

Krampus - with Al Ridenhour

Krampus special! Interview Part 2 with Al Ridenhour, author of 'Krampus and the Old Dark Christmas'. We discuss his book ann the nature of the folklore and customs surrounding 'The Christmas devil'. Who or what is Krampus? Krampus customs in the alps. Exporting Krampus around the clobe The future of Krampus You can get this fantastic book here: https://feralhouse.com/the-krampus/ You can also listen to Al's podcast Bone and Sickle for dark folklore, history and horror. https://www.boneandsickle.com/   You can listen to Part 1 of the DreamSwarm interview with Al in our previous episode here: https://dreamswarm-podcast.castos.com/episodes/folklore-history-horror-bone-and-sickle   ...

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November 23, 2021 00:16:40
Folklore, History, Horror- Bone and Sickle

Folklore, History, Horror- Bone and Sickle

Interview with Al Ridenhour, host of the Bone and Sickle podcast and author of 'Krampus and the Old Dark Christmas'. It is an incredible podcast, full of spooky atmospheres and high production values to deliver rich research in an entertaining way. Confluence of folklore, history and horror Themes for episodes Creating the distinctive soundtracks You can listen to the Bone and Sickle podcast here www.boneandsickle.com You can also support their Patreon page. You can follow on twitter @BoneandSickle Take a look at Al's book 'Krampus and the Old Dark Christmas', a deep exploration of spooky yuletide folklore from the Alps.       ...

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