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The Celtic Myth Podshow will tell you ancient tales, stories, legends, folklore and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles and sagas of the Celts. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, some great information and lots more from the modern Celtic communtiy weaved in among the Story Shows. Come and join Gary, Ruth and their friends as they tell you the great stories from Celtic legend. So sit down, get comfortable and join us for music, chat and a story from Celtic Mythology!

The Celtic Myth Podshow will tell you ancient tales, stories, legends, folklore and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles and sagas of the Celts. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, some great information and lots more from the modern Celtic communtiy weaved in among the Story Shows. Come and join Gary, Ruth and their friends as they tell you the great stories from Celtic legend. So sit down, get comfortable and join us for music, chat and a story from Celtic Mythology!

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Celtic Myth Podshow will tell you ancient tales, stories, legends, folklore and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles and sagas of the Celts. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, some great information and lots more from the modern Celtic communtiy weaved in among the Story Shows. Come and join Gary, Ruth and their friends as they tell you the great stories from Celtic legend. So sit down, get comfortable and join us for music, chat and a story from Celtic Mythology!

Language:

English

Contact:

01323 469162


Episodes

Amielia talks to Santa

12/4/2020
Our roving reporter, Amielia, tracks down Santa Claus for an exclusive pre-Christmas interview. Santa, by his own admission, is 1700 years old and spends most of his year residing at the North Pole with the lovely Mrs. Claus and their magical elves. When Santa is not on duty, he is an accomplished actor, story-teller, and compere and you can find out more at gregdraven.com. Amielia is 13 years old and goes to school in the Eastbourne, UK area. She is a very creative young lady and hopes to...

Duration:00:08:29

Seal Skins & Sea Spray CMP SP44

9/9/2020
The Seals and Selkies of Celtic Folklore This is a huge show all about that magical seal-people of Celtic myth, the Sekies. You'll hear five fantastic pieces of music, two old stories, and one lovely modern story from the Faerytale Apothecary. It also includes some fascinating Selkie folklore from Morgan Daimler's New Dictionary of Fairies. Full show-notes, details, and Contributor pages over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/sealfolk Running Order: 0:391:28Damh the...

Duration:01:16:40

The Assembly of the Wondrous Head CMP054

7/6/2020
The Saga of Branwen reaches its conclusion The Saga of Branwen reaches its conclusion in the company of the Head of Bran on the mystical island of Gwales. This time out of time is known as the Assembly of the Wondrous Head. This episode is the 12th and final episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/assembly Running Order: Intro 0:38 News and Views 1:05 Recap...

Duration:00:22:13

The Bed of Branwen CMP053

6/29/2020
Sorrow upon sorrow as the seven lonely knights return to Anglesey with their dying King... After a great tragedy, the last surviving Seven Men go on towards Harlech in deep sorrow only to discover that the realm of Caradawg has suffered injury while they were away. They hear of the Battle of the Dancing Sword at which many nobles died. This episode is the 11th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at...

Duration:00:29:49

Betrayal and Redemption CMP052

6/22/2020
The gift of the Great House goes horribly wrong and war breaks out between the Irish and the Welsh. Efnissien comes to an important decision and war breaks out amongst the celebrants in the Great House. The war between the Irish and the Welsh takes on a drastic turn as the Irish use the mystic Cauldron of Regeneration to bolster their numbers. This episode is the 10th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main...

Duration:00:34:47

The Two Temptations CMP051

6/15/2020
Brân receives a very tempting offer from the Irish King, Matholwch. Matholwch offers to build Brân the Blessed a house large enough to house him and offers him loyalty in exchange for peace. As a Client King of Brân's, Brân would become the King of the Two Islands. This episode is the 9th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/temptations Running...

Duration:00:29:32

The Hosting of the Island of the Mighty CMP050

6/8/2020
Brân receives some startling news and goes on a trip with his brothers to the green fields of Erin... King Brân gets some very disturbing news about Branwen and gathers the Host of Prydein to avenge the insults done to his sister. A long and bloody war ensues but will Branwen be rescued? This episode is the 8th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/hosting Running...

Duration:00:33:15

Of Kitchens and Kings CMP049

6/1/2020
Branwen goes to reland with her husband but her new bed of roses reveals a few sharp thorns. Matholwch and Branwen set up home in Ireland and a son is born to them. After a while, the King hears whispers from his people and Branwen suffers a terrible fate. This episode is the 7th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/kitchensandkings Running Order: 0:251:282:103:45Greg...

Duration:00:31:08

The Cauldron of Rebirth CMP048

5/25/2020
The High King Bran makes an unparalleled offer to recompense the Irish King's great injury Matholwch accepts the honour price that Bran offers him but Bran soon realises that the Irish King is still not truly happy. The Welsh King comes up with an honour price higher than any ever paid before to ease the heart of the Irish King. This episode is the 6th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at...

Duration:00:28:12

Blood on the Land CMP047

5/18/2020
A hideous and horrific act occurs and the Irish High King suffers a grave insult.. Nissien and Efnissien arrive home from Rome and Efnissien discovers that the marriage between Branwen and the Irish King Matholwch has been arranged without his knowledge or presence. He feels he has suffered a great insult and exacts a most horrific revenge. This episode is the 5th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at...

Duration:00:30:56

The Price of Peace CMP046

5/9/2020
Bran the Blessed and the Irish High King Matholwch sit down to discuss the terms of Branwen's arranged marriage. Is Matholwch going to be the right husband for Branwen? Will Bran and Matholwch agree on a policy of mutual aid should either the Kingdom of Erin or the Island of the Mighty be invaded? And if they do, will Branwen be happy and what exactly will be the Price of Peace. This episode is the 4th episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and...

Duration:00:33:34

Dreaming the Crow CMP045

3/31/2020
A huge Irish fleet arrives on the shores of Wales with an interesting proposal for Bran, the Welsh High King. Matholwch, the Irish High King, arrives on the shores of Wales with a proposition for Bran the Blessed, the High King of Wales. He suggests a marriage between the two islands: the Emerald Isle and the Island of the Mighty by arranging a marriage between Branwen and the Irish High King, Matholowch. This episode is the 3rd episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full...

Duration:00:34:38

The Eagle Strikes CMP044

3/3/2020
Llyr and Penarddun are married with a huge wedding feast, but their joy is short-lived. The great King Llyr marries Penarddun in a great feast attended by the High King, who has a special plan for him. Their marriage is full of joy but sadly interrupted by a terrible tragedy. Penarddun faces a horribe decision. This episode is the second episode of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi. Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at...

Duration:00:44:49

The Fostering of Pryderi CMP043

2/2/2020
The young Pryderi is to be sent away from his parents. Part 1 of the Second Branch of the Mabinogion story. Dyfed's chief Druid, Pendaran has some serious news for Pwyll and Rhiannon. Their young boy Pryderi has to be sent away to be fostered in the the court of Bran the Blessed. Running Order: 0:37 3:015:2931:02Inciting a Riot Podcast 32:16George Nicholas & Cernunnos Rising33:48 The full Show-notes for this show can be found at http://celticmythpodshow.com/fostering We hope you enjoy...

Duration:00:38:48

Celtic Myth Podshow Promo Long

1/30/2020
Grab this promo if you are looking for a slightly longer (1m 23s) version of our promo. Email us at celticmythshow@gmail.com if you would like WAV versions of our promos.

Duration:00:01:23

Celtic Myth Podshow Promo Short

1/30/2020
Grab this promo if you are looking for a short 30-second promo for the Celtic Myth Podshow

Duration:00:00:30

CMP Special 43 Sussex Celts, Fairies & Folklore

5/1/2017
Folklore, Fairies, Cold Iron of Sussex and Puck of Pook's Hill This is our biggest show ever! A real MONSTER of a show with an excerpt from the fascinating book, British Witch Legends of Sussex which you can get hold of from the publisher Country Books, a great story by Rudyard Kipling all about that tricky Fey, Puck and six pieces of great Fairy-inspired music. It's all topped off by two poems - including one poem read by our 9-year old Grand-daughter, Amielia! Full show-notes, details...

Duration:01:50:31

CMP Special 42 2016 News Update Show

5/9/2016
Music and News about what we have been doing! We bring you a Special music show and some news about what we have been doing while we were away, what our plans are as well as 6 amazing pieces of music and a superb piece by Professor Roland Rotherham about St. Nectan, the Cornish saint. Running Order: Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston 2:26 Katie Nicholas & Cernunnos Rising 7:00 Celia 12:08 Roland Rotherham 18:09Kate Flecther & Corwen Broch 35:27 Julia Ecklar 42:29 Damh the Bard 49:28 We...

Duration:01:03:37

CMP Special 42 - 2016 News Update Show

5/9/2016
Always great to hear from you! garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com Speakpipe More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com Show Summary: We bring you a Special music show and some news about what we have been doing while we were away, what our plans are as well as 6 amazing pieces of music and a superb piece by Professor Roland Rotherham about St. Nectan, the Cornish saint. Super Music: Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston 2:26 Katie Nicholas & Cernunnos Rising...

Duration:01:03:37

CMP042 A Mother's Worry, A Mother's Pride

11/2/2015
What really happened to Pwyll & Rhiannon's child? Part 13 and the final episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogion story. Pwyll's long-time friend, Teyrnon has beaten off the Monster from the Deeps and has discovered a beautiful baby boy wrapped in silks left in its wake. He and his wife decide to rear the child, but what of the misery of Rhiannon? In this episode, Teyrnon makes a decision and we finally discover what really happened to Pwyll and Rhiannon's child. This episode is also...

Duration:00:35:56