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History and Folklore Podcast

Oct 13, 2020

A look at European changeling myths including what changelings are, the folklore surrounding them and the historic cases behind the tales. 
This episode includes a story by the brilliant DD Storyteller. Go to for more of her work.

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Sep 7, 2020

Part 2 of Folk-a-pa-lore-za! You've heard the stories now discover the winning tale!

Apologies for my audio in this episode. It was recorded via zoom and I haven't yet purchased a microphone. It doesn't affect it too much as everyone else's is great. 

Links to the podcasts taking part:

House of Legends: 

Aug 31, 2020

A slightly different episode this week as I joined eleven other folklore podcasters to the battle of our favourite piece of folklore. We have parrots and vampires, ghosts and devils and so much more.

In this episode we listen to the stories and next week we discuss and the participating podcasters vote for...

Aug 19, 2020

The history, stories and folklore of seaweed in the British Isles. 

Apologies for the sound quality at the end. I recorded the last few points on a separate day and had a cold. 


Asala, J., Celtic Folklore Cooking (1998).

Bane, T., Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology (2010).

Daniels, C.L. and Stevens, C.M.,...

Aug 4, 2020

In this episode we will be looking at the changing perceptions of colour in medieval England.

What significance did colour have in the middle ages? Did they see colour in the same way as we do today and what evidence can we use to find out? 


Sources used in this episode:

Barley, N. F., 'Old English Colour...