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The Khavad, Kavad or Kaavad

Find out about the stories that are told using this intriguing box from Rajasthan in India.

Riverturtle Is Not Singing

It’s said a picture can tell a thousand words, this wooden riverturtle helped tell 1043 words.

A constellation of exhibits on Wild Edric

Why does a legend last? The artefacts and images that made up the museum exhibit on Wild Edric of the Stiperstones.

Precious Stone Base Metal / Edric Still Rides

Poets Dave Bingham & Kevin Bamford give voice to the characters in the enduring legend of Wild Edric of the Stiperstones.

5 Prints of Shropshire Stories by Joseph Scrobb

Details about these vibrant illustrations of Shropshire Myths.

9 Paintings of Shropshire Myths

Details of the acrylic paintings at the heart of the Shropshire exhibit in Mythstories museum.

16 Canvas Panels of King Arthur’s Shropshire

Find out about the 16 canvas panels detailing King Arthur’s enduring presence in Shropshire Legend.

Auca, a 17th Century Catalan ‘Comic Strip’

Auca is an evolving tradition still telling stories today. See how Mythstories employed it to tell story of the ‘real life’ Robin Hood.

Bertilak & Morgan Processional Giants

Get the background information on how giants claimed a place in the World’s First Story Museum.

“The Romany Gypsy Storytelling Wagon”

One of the core exhibits in Mythstories Collection: The Romany Gypsy Storytelling Wagon with its Life In A Box activity for Key Stage 2 pupils.

New Merchandise at the Art UK shop

Beautiful new merchandise is now available at the Art UK shop. Every purchase supports Mythstories’ work.

Bertilak & Morgan le Fey get ready for their move

Tuesday 6th September 2022 and it was time to ready Bertie and Morgan for their trip to their new home at Le Maison des Geants in Ath.

Why Flies Buzz

Ever wondered why the average fly is not a gifted raconteur? The answer is only a click away in this African traditional tale.

Elephant Girls

Can girls be turned into elephants? And if they can is it possible for them to become girls again? Your questions are answered in this short story.


Two paintings from Mythstories collection honouring the Hindu God Krishna.

Bharata and the Fawn

The Hindu tale of a King, who became a hermit, a deer and nearly a human sacrifice.

Sure, Sure Archer

An Indian folktale about how a man so intent on proving himself greater than everyone else learnt a valuable lesson.

Skunk has found a new home

A bonus Tante Odette tale of a ‘turnaround Tuesday’ with baking made difficult!

the tale of John Roberts

A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with sinister Welsh fairies where bird song develops a deeper complexity.

the tale of John Gethin

A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with devils and magic and a gory ending.

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