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The story of the founding of Saint Bartholomew the Great is one that has all the hallmarks of good folklore

David Castleton explores a curious local tradition in Glentham, Lincolnshire, which seems to merge folkloric traditions with Christian rituals.

Here's a fantastic collection of some of the funnies folklore related humour from over the years of #FolkloreThursday

Second Sight is a perplexing subject, both respected and feared in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. For some who possess

The final article in the series exploring common superstitions is ‘fingers crossed.’ Crossing your fingers is a common gesture in

Suffolk might seem the very last place to look for fairylore; after all, most of us have grown up with

closer look at Taiwanese lore reveals the true international, eclectic and intercultural roots of Taiwanese folk culture.

According to some, leaving shoes on the table is a harbinger of death. This originates from the practice of honouring

The narrative of witchcraft in Ireland is a subject often left out of major surveys of the wider history of

An evil magic ring, associated with dwarf and dragon – what a great idea Tolkien had for his books!

Cars and motorbikes have been with us for over 130 years. In that time they’ve gathered superstitions and urban legends

Up until the genocidal removal known as "the Trail of Tears" storytelling was an extremely important part of Cherokee culture.

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