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EP50 Party with the Fairy Folk: Warning- the fairies of Wales (y tylwyth teg) have been known to prank those who disturb their revelries! Find out more on episode 50 of the Ghosts and Folklore podcast

Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees

Warning: don't disturb the fairy folk as they party by night!The fairy folk of Wales (y tylwyth teg) don't take kindly to being interrupted by nosy humans. In these cautionary tales, find out exactly how they react when curious people get a little too close to their merrymaking for comfort. Join author Mark Rees (Ghosts of Wales) as he celebrates 50 episodes of the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast with a party with the fairy folk, and explores some of the pranks they play on unsuspecting victims. Get the wine and cake, and iechyd da!What is the Ghosts & Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast?In early 2020, Mark Rees launched the world’s first podcast dedicated to Welsh ghost stories, folklore, myths and legends. By combining his unique research and insights from many books and articles with long-lost tales from dusty old tomes, this weird and wonderful podcast takes a fascinating look at the country's countless curious subjects. New episodes are uploaded every Thursday and feature everything from real-life encounters with pesky poltergeists to fantastical beasts from the Mabinogion and the skulled-headed Christmas favourite herself, the Mari Lwyd. Be sure to subscribe, and for more details and to get in touch with Mark Rees, please visit: Mark Rees homepage Mark Rees on social media Books by Mark Rees Ghosts of Wales podcast

28mins

13 May 2021

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3.6 Dancing with the Tylwyth Teg

Celtic Source

The Fairy Rings, Cylchoedd y Tylwyth Teg, are a common feature of Welsh fairy tales, especially those concerning the disappearance of mortals taken up in the fairy dances. But where do the mortals go and how do some of them manage to come back?

26mins

13 Mar 2021

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3.5 Tylwyth Teg Teaching Tales?

Celtic Source

The Welsh storytelling tradition contains what we could call teaching tales, the most famous being The Four Branches of the Mabinogi. But for how long did this tradition persist? Can we find late signs of it in folk tales about the Tylwyth Teg?

22mins

26 Feb 2021

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3.4 Tylwyth Teg, Taliesin and Reincarnation

Celtic Source

Changelings - fairy children exchanged for human infants - are part of several folk traditions across Europe. In Wales, they are the Plant Cyfnewid. What is the origin of this belief?

23mins

26 Feb 2021

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3.3 Tylwyth Teg of the Mist

Celtic Source

The Tylwyth Teg (Welsh Fair Folk) have many attributes that connect them to the earlier supernatural beings of the Mabinogi, attributes that also persisted into the modern era.

19mins

9 Feb 2021

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The Tylwyth Teg, The Fairy Folk of Wales

Dark Wales Tours Podcast

From tormenting mortals to marrying them, the Fair Folk have for centuries both plagued and blessed humankind. Discover the tales of these strange creatures in Wales and the rest of the world, including one of the most famous cases of capturing their image in photographs. Was it a hoax or was it real?   If you have your own stories to share please contact us on darkwales@hotmail.com

27mins

22 Nov 2020

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EP25 The Secret Islands of the Faeries: How the fairies of Wales are connected to King Arthur, why they are called y Tylwyth Teg, and more Welsh folklore about the fair folk who haunted the forests

Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees

Welsh folklore tells us that the fairy folk of Wales can be traced back to the times of King Arthur. But what connection do they have with the legendary island of Avalon, and why are they called y Tylwyth Teg in Welsh? Join Mark Rees (author of "Ghosts of Wales"/ "Paranormal Wales" etc.) as he explores these questions and more in this episode of the Ghosts & Folklore of Wales podcast. Do you believe in the fairy folk? Listen to this podcast before making your mind up!What is the Ghosts & Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast?In early 2020, Mark Rees launched the world’s first podcast dedicated to Welsh ghost stories, folklore, myths and legends. By combining Mark’s research and insights from his books and articles with long-lost tales from dusty old tomes, this weird and wonderful podcast takes a unique look at countless curious subjects. New episodes are uploaded every Thursday, and feature everything from real-life encounters with pesky poltergeists to fantastical beasts from the Mabinogion,  Be sure to subscribe, and for more details and to get in touch with Mark Rees, please visit: Mark Rees homepage Mark Rees on social media Books by Mark Rees Ghosts of Wales

25mins

19 Nov 2020

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Bydwraig y Tylwyth Teg

Yma Mae Dreigiau - Here Be Dragons

Mae'r chwedl hon yn perthyn i'r un teulu a hwnw yn ol ym mhenod 32. Ond mae chwinc i hon sy'n ei wneud iddi sefyll allan. O ble mae'r cenhedlaeth newydd o dylwyth Teg yn dod? Falle yma cawn ni weld... Mae'r podlediad yma yn rhad ac am ddim ond os hoffech chi gadael adolygiad (review) 5 seren ar iTunes neu lle bynnag rydych yn cael eich podlediadau Ac os hoffwch brynu goffi i mi am fy waith caled mae croeso i chi wneud hynny yma www.ko-fi.com/llusern Cerddoriaeth ddi-hawlfraint yng Nghymru diolch i Slic, rhan o Sain. Safle we www.slictrac.com Llun gan Sarah Richter o Pixabay ce8trfe4--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/herebedragons/message

16mins

23 Jul 2020

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Morwyn y Tylwyth Teg

Yma Mae Dreigiau - Here Be Dragons

Chwedl gyntaf o ddwy eithaf tebyg wythnos yma. O dro i dro mae'r Tylwyth Teg a'u tebyg yn dewis gweision sy'n feidrol fel chi a fi. Pam eu bod dim yn dallt pwy yw eu meitrau newydd, oherwydd swyn o'r enw cyfaredd... Mae'r podlediad yma yn rhad ac am ddim ond os hoffech chi gadael adolygiad (review) 5 seren ar iTunes neu lle bynnag rydych yn cael eich podlediadau Ac os hoffwch brynu goffi i mi am fy waith caled mae croeso i chi wneud hynny yma www.ko-fi.com/llusern Cerddoriaeth ddi-hawlfraint yng Nghymru diolch i Slic, rhan o Sain. Safle we www.slictrac.com Llun gan Greg Montani o Pixabay--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/herebedragons/message

15mins

9 Jul 2020

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Elidir a'r Tylwyth Teg

Yma Mae Dreigiau - Here Be Dragons

Hanes go iawn heddiw, allan o lyfr hanes gan Gerallt Gymro. Mi ddwedais i fob fy straeon i gyd yn wir, yn do? Mae'r podlediad yma yn rhad ac am ddim ond os hoffech chi gadael adolygiad (review) 5 seren ar iTunes neu lle bynnag rydych yn cael eich podlediadau Ac os hoffwch brynu goffi i mi am fy waith caled mae croeso i chi wneud hynny yma www.ko-fi.com/llusern Cerddoriaeth ddi-hawlfraint yng Nghymru diolch i Slic, rhan o Sain. Safe we www.slictrac.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/herebedragons/message

16mins

28 May 2020

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