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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.

Krishna

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.

Telling Our Stories

A new research project investigating the effectiveness of setting up mini storytelling museums in schools to engage teachers and pupils in the practice of storytelling.

Home Ed Group find Hidden Waterways

In a partnership with The Hive in Shrewsbury the group enjoyed five pottery workshops during March and April 2022.

How Ganesh got his elephant head

The story of how an elephant gladly parted with his head to a much loved God.

Library on the move

The Society for Storytelling / Mythstories Library finds a new home at The Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic.

The Magic Carpet / Y Carped Hud

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Magic Carpet”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and finger paintings of Rhonabwy’s dream.

The Master Shoemaker / Y Meister Crydd

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Master Shoemaker”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and information about the Montgomeryshire folktales project.

The Hidden Treasure / Y Trysor Cudd

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Hidden Treasure”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two creative video tellings by young storytellers.

Einion’s Harp / Telyn Einion

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Einion’s Harp”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two video tellings by young Key Stage 2 pupils.

Prince Voel and Gwendolen / Tywysog Foel a Gwendolen

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Voel and Gwendolen”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by a young storyteller.

The Fox’s Leap / Cam y Lywnog

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Fox’s Leap”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and information about the Montgomeryshire folktales project.

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