An African tale dealing with magical transformations.
A North Shropshire tale from Hawkstone of a brave old fox and hunting dogs. With Key Stage 2 activities, background facts and a song.
A story from Wroxeter, explaining why the nearby Roman city of Viroconium became a ruin. With Key Stage 2 activities and discussion points, background facts and a song.
A story from South Shropshire about giants and their treasure. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
The story of Robin Hood’s only visit to Ludlow. With background facts French translations and Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
A story from the time of the Romans in Britain that links the creation of Bomere Pool to the Roman city of Viroconium and Caer Caradoc, near Church Stretton. With KS2 activities, interesting facts and a song.
The story of Wild Edric, an 11th Century warrior lord whose spirit lives on in the South Shropshire hills. With a video performance of the fairy tale, audio reminiscences from local residents, KS2 activities, facts and local folklore and a song.
One of the stories of the late 7th Century Saint, Milburga Abbess of Wenlock. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
The story of how The Wrekin hill was made by a giant. With background facts, French translations, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
A story about a famine, a cow and a witch that pre-dates the coming of Christianity to Shropshire. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
Ever wondered why the average fly is not a gifted raconteur? The answer is only a click away in this African traditional tale.
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.
The Hindu tale of a King, who became a hermit, a deer and nearly a human sacrifice.
An Indian folktale about how a man so intent on proving himself greater than everyone else learnt a valuable lesson.
A bonus Tante Odette tale of a ‘turnaround Tuesday’ with baking made difficult!
A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with sinister Welsh fairies where bird song develops a deeper complexity.
A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with devils and magic and a gory ending.
The story of how an elephant gladly parted with his head to a much loved God.
The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Magic Carpet”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and finger paintings of Rhonabwy’s dream.