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On 21st September, 1874, after hearing the cries of the ‘Seven Whistlers’, miners employed in North Warwickshire refused to descend

Hekate: goddess of witchcraft, ghosts and the restless dead, frequently represented as a triple deity, associated with dogs, crossroads and

The burial and subsequent unearthing of cursed objects is an act that is astonishingly common in Folk Horror.

Italian festivals offer glimpses of life in a previous time through food, re-enactments and sporting events. These events will satisfy

This legendary fat-stealer stalks indigenous communities in the rural Andean highlands. In the Peruvian Andes, they say he wanders the

The residents of a Swansea street were shocked to be able to recognise the ghostly spirit haunting their home, but

In the autumn of 1972, numerous Swedish newspapers described how werewolves were causing people to panic in a town in

In rural Spain, the night still belongs to the ánimas, the spirits of the dead who didn’t go straight to

Clarke’s charm collection reveals a range of uses, including cures for sore throats, the protection of seafarers from drowning, and

here is no name from the period of England's witch trials more infamous than that of Matthew Hopkins, the self-styled

When one hears the word “zombie” various images come to mind: usually that of flesh-eating, brain-devouring monsters; that is just

We all know that Halloween, as a festival, is not an invention of the trick-or-treating Americans but it is far

The most interesting parts of Milan are hidden in plain sight. This city, once an ancient Celtic settlement conquered by Romans

These remedies, many of them fairly gruesome to our ears, were recorded only 100 years ago by Mrs Ella Mary

From figures of power to figures of fun, ghosts and apparitions changed dramatically in Punch cartoons over the course of

Reports of Black Dogs that speak are incredibly rare in modern times and, in fact, very unusual in older accounts.

The residents of a Swansea street were shocked to be able to recognise the ghostly spirit haunting their home, but

Caerleon: The location is steeped in history and archaeology with its impressive Roman ruins, and its later associations – it’s

In 1078, William the Conqueror built a white tower on the north bank of the River Thames that would become

Smuggling. The word has been entwined with romantic delusions and depictions for many years. However, in reality this could not

My parents tell me a few last family legends, and I contemplate on how these stories might change in the

On 21st September, 1874, after hearing the cries of the ‘Seven Whistlers’, miners employed in North Warwickshire refused to descend

Fox Robin was a crotchety farmer from Westleigh in Greater Manchester, whose antics in life and death are told in

Scottish lore contains some of the darkest and strangest figures in folkloric history: shape-shifters, blood-suckers, monsters without skin.

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