Celtic Myth Podshow

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The Celtic Myth PostcastThe Celtic Myth Podshow tells ancient tales and legends of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man.

Heroes, heroines, gods, 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.

Gary and Ruthie

So sit down, get comfortable and join us for news, chat and a story from Celtic Mythology.

Come and join Gary & Ruth and their friends as they tell you the great stories from Celtic legend.

Broadcast with kind permission of Gary & Ruthie.

http://celticmythpodshow.com/


Celtic Myth Podshow Show Archive:

CMP Special 43 Sussex Celts, Fairies&Folklore

Monday 1st May 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 ofSussex 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 poemread by our 9-year old Grand-daughter, Amielia! Full show-notes, details and Contributor pages over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/sussex Running Order: Intro 0:41 News & Views 2:05 Sussex Farms, Lore & Augury 3:10 Pica Pica by Kate Fletcher & Corwen Broch 6:17 Ecology and the 'Downs' of Sussex 9:09 Trip to Skye/Dance to your Daddy by Mike Gulston 14:15 British Witch Legends of Sussex, Pt.1 by Shaun Cooper 18:28 Celtic Tribes 23:37 Faerie Tale by Spiral Dance 24:35 British Witch Legends of Sussex, Pt.2 by Shaun Cooper 27:34 Scarborough Faire by Jenna...


CMP Special 42 2016 News Update Show

Monday 9th May 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 18:09 Kate Flecther &Corwen Broch 35:27 Julia Ecklar 42:29 Damh the Bard 49:28 We mention the Professor's other appearance on our show at http://celticmythpodshow.com/ladiesofthegrail We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x It's always great to hear from you! Email garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or leave us a message using Speakpipe   1. Northill May Song & Mwynen Mai by Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston A pair of May Carols. The custom of 'going Maying' included leaving hawthorn blossoms at your beloved's door on May Day morning (assuming you hadn't been out in the woods with her...


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

Monday 2nd November 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 the 13th and final episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogi. Running Order: Intro 0:37 Recap 4:17 Story 5:05 Listener Feedback - Marco 25:38 Promo - CUUPS Podcast 27:45 Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston 29:21 Hoodie Competition Results 33:17 All thecredits for this episode can be found in our show-notes at http://celticmythpodshow.com/firstbranch13 We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x It's always great to hear from you! Email garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or call us Speakpipe News &...


CMP Special 41 A Pint and a Chat with Spiral Dance

Wednesday 22nd July 2015

We go to the Pub with the fantastic Australian band - Spiral Dance! This is the first of an irregular series of informal interviews that we'll be holding as the opportunities arise, and our first is a superb, epic Show with the fabulous Australian band, Spiral Dance. In this show, we all meet up at the pub and talk about where they have come from, how their Spirituality comes out in their music and what their plans are for the future. With five fantastic pieces of Spiral Dance magic, this is a great chat and includes a surprise appearance by some extra special guests! Spiral Dance's Contributor Page Running Order: The Holly Lord ('Woman of the Earth') 2:41 The Gathering ('Over the Nine Waves') 26:26 Cerri Lee join us 51:43 Damh the Bard joins us 1:01:43 Fae Dance ('Through a Sylvan Doorway') 1:01:51 Through a Sylvan Doorway ('Through a Sylvan Doorway') 1:17:53 Wicker Man (single) 1:33:25 Promo - Christy Jackson Nicholas (travel books) 1:42:02 All the credits for this episode can be...


CMP041 Of Sea-Monsters and Golden Hair

Thursday 25th June 2015

A Prize Mare suffers a horrific fate every May Eve! Part 12 of the First Branch of the Mabinogion. We shift our attention now to the Kingdom of Gwent and its' Lord,Teyrnon, who has a terrible problem with his Prize Mare. At the same time as young Pwyll and his Bride, Rhiannon, are being punished for the 'alleged' crime that Rhiannon has committed, Teyrnon and his wife are deciding to end the unspeakable horror that comes upon the Horse every year as she triesto give birth at Beltane. What comes next is a huge surprise..! This episode is also the 12th episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogi. Running Order: Intro 0:40 Recap 3:27 Story 4:22 Listener Feedback - Ben 25:38 Duncaron Competition 18:45 Promo - Story Archaeology 20:48 Cernunnos Rising 22:29 Thanks for iTunes Reviews 26:01 All the credits for this episode can be found in our show-notes at http://celticmythpodshow.com/firstbranch12 We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x It's always great to hear from you!...


CMP040 Betrayal in the Nursery

Saturday 21st March 2015

Can Pwyll & Rhiannon provide an heir to the Kingdom? Part 11 of the First Branch of the Mabinogion. Doubt begins to enter the minds of the people of Dyfed as their Lord and his Lady show no signs of producing an heir. The High Council of Druids put pressure on Pwyll to divorce his Fairy Bride and take a more 'fruitful' woman to his bed! This episode is also the 11th episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogi. Running Order: Intro 0:41 News & Views 2:30 Scarborough Faire by Damh the Bard 3:53 Recap 8:20 Story 9:00 Listener Feedback - Chris 31:35 Promo - Live Wire! Podcast Radio with Savvy 34:30 Sabbat by Damh the Bard 22:29 Thanks for iTunes Reviews 26:01 We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x Released: 21 Mar 2015, 43m, 42Mb It's always great to hear from you! garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, Speakpipe Sabbat by Damh the Bard Damh the Bard Damh tells us that this is an old traditional English folk Song, which has elements of a Scarborough Faire and another song, called...


CMP039 Prophecy of the Druid

Tuesday 26th August 2014

When the happy couple return to Dyfed, they hear an unexpected prophecy! Part 10 of the First Branch of the Mabinogion story. Pwyll and Rhiannon are finally marriedand enjoying the feasting in the Halls of the Otherworld. It is not too long before Pwyll and his Companions get homesick for the land of their Birth. Pwyll and Rhiannon decide to head back to Dyfed and an unexpected prophecy! This episode is also the 10th episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogi. Running Order: Intro 0:26 News & Views 1:43 Recap 2:45 Story 3:25 Listener Feedback - Timothy 24:23 Song of Amergin Chant 25:00 Wickerman by Spiral Dance 27:17 Thanks for iTunes Reviews 35:13 More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x Released: 26 Aug 2014, 38m, 35Mb It's always great to hear from you! garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or call us using Speakpipe Names Used in this Story Listed in order of appearance Pwyll Hevaydd Hen Gwawl Rhiannon...


CMP Special 40 Druid Special #2

Saturday 26th April 2014

Part 2 of our Interview with Philip Shallcrass, Head of the British Druid Order In the second of our unique Druid Interviews, we bring you the second half of our interview with the Head of the British Druid Order, Philip Shallcrass, aka Greywolf. He talks about Druidry, the BDO's Distance Learning Courses, the Ogham, the World Drum and much more. The show also contains 6 fantastic pieces of music, including one by Philip himself which he wrote for his three sons. Truly, an interview not to be missed! More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com Running Order: News & Views 1:56 New album by The Dolmen 2:15 Four-Cornered Castle Songbook by Damh the Bard 2:41 New album by Phil Thornton 3:22 500 Tub Thumbs by Pandora Celtica 4:52 Interview 1 with Philip Shallcrass 8:49 The Green Man by Jonathan Kershaw 27:47 Interview 2 with Philip Shallcrass 34:15 The Lament of Miach by the Bards of Fodla 52:07 Interview 3 with Philip Shallcrass 54:25 Willow by PerKelt...


CMP Special 39 Druid Special #1

Thursday 10th April 2014

Part 1 of our Interview with Philip Shallcrass, Head of the British Druid Order In a ground-breaking show for us, we bring you the first part of an interview with the Head of the British Druid Order, Philip Shallcrass, aka Greywolf. He talks about Druidry, the Order, how he discovered his Path and he even tells us how he got the name 'Greywolf'. The show also contains 4 fantastic pieces of music, including one by Philip himself which re-tells his encounter with the Anglo-Saxon God, Woden. An interview not to be missed! The second half of this interview will be in our next Special show, SP40 Druid Special#2! More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com Running Order: News & Views - Sacred Wells by Roland Rotherham in Druidcast #84 2:01 The Fith-Fath Song by Damh the Bard 3:18 Interview 1 with Philip Shallcrass 10.07 The Ancient Ones by Kellianna 27:51 Interview 2 with Philip Shallcrass 32:05 Song at Wodnesbeorg by the Philip Shallcrass 50:26 Listener...


CMP038 Apple Orchards and Wedding Feasts

Friday 7th March 2014

Can Pwyll regain his Faerie Bride? Part 9 of the First Branch of the Mabinogion story. Having been tricked at his own wedding feast, Pwyll returns to Dyfed in deep depression. There he has to wait for a year before he can return to the Otherworld. Only then will he see whether Rhiannon's plan will work and he can regain his Faerie Bride. But tricking the tricksters is never an easy task! In this episode we see exactly what happens when Pwyll returns on that fateful day! This episode is also the ninth episode of the First Branch of the Mabinogi. More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com Running Order: Intro 0:40 News - Well found at Portsmouth 1:33 Recap 3:10 Story 3:57 Listener Feedback - Helen 22:51 Promo - Irish Fireside 25:53 Thanks for Donations 28:15 We hope you enjoy it! Gary & Ruthie x x x Released: 6 Mar 2014, 30m, 28Mb It's always great to hear from you! garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or call us on Speakpipe News & Views Sacred Well...


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