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Mention Maid Marian and Sherwood Forest in the same breath, and most people think of Robin Hood’s lady love. The

In Buddhism and Hinduism, the mandala is a symbol of devotion representing the transformation of the Universe from a state

The Vita Merlini, written by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the twelfth century, tells the story of Merlin after the Battle

The matiasma is an apotropaic amulet designed to ward off the evil eye in Greek folklore.

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How is a gingerbread house tempting if you've gone gluten-free? Who needs pumpkin coaches when there's Uber? It's a question

Serbian storytelling tradition is among the oldest and richest in Europe.

The cursed painting is an enduring urban legend that continues to have the ability to scare us, and also makes

This month, we're delighted that the wonderful folks over at The Countryman magazine have kindly featured #FolkloreThursday in their January edition! 

A horse or a dragon? Anyone who has seen May Day's ‘Obby ‘Oss of Padstow may conclude that it looks

The Vita Merlini, written by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the twelfth century, tells the story of Merlin after the Battle

When we stand beneath a tree and gaze up into its branches, perhaps running our fingers over the textured bark and

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