EP37 Pesky Poltergeists in Wild Wales: Evil spirits from the "invisible world" attack unsuspecting victims in Wales' oldest "real-life" ghost stories on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

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Pesky Poltergeists in Wild Wales

Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) for some eerie tales of "evil spirits" - what we might call poltergeists nowadays - from Wales' oldest collection of "real-life" ghost stories.

Dating from as far back as the seventeenth century, while these "most haunted" tales might be old, they are just as terrifying - if not more so! - than modern-day accounts. Because not only do these apparitions go bump in the night, they hurl missiles and even beat the unsuspecting clergy.

To find out more about these pesky poltergeist from the "invisible world," press play now on the Ghosts of Wales podcast... if you dare!

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 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:

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