Stone Circles and Standing Stones: A folklore special edition


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In this special edition we look at the folklore and folk tales associated with the stone circles and standing stones of the British Isles. Our guests are Anna Chorlton, Kevan Manwaring, Amy Boucher, Chloe Germaine and Catherine Munro and we visit stone circles from Cornwall up to Orkney and Shetland taking in Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire and Cumbrian circles along the way.

Our guests in this podcast are Anna Chorlton, Kevan Manwaring, Amy Boucher, Chloe Germaine and Catherine Munro

The presenter of this podcast is Kate Edney
The readers are Sally Walker Taylor and Ilaria Passeri
Music, sound design, editing and mixing were by Chris Gregory
Sound effects were from

As this is a long edition of the podcast we’re providing some timing notes for the various sections. If your podcast player supports it you should be able to use clickable chapter markers to jump straight to these sections. If not the timings below should help you.
1.40 Cornwall with Anna Chorlton

14.00 Wiltshire and Oxfordshire with Kevan Manwaring

39.18 Shropshire with Amy Boucher

46.50 Cumbria with Chloe Germaine

1.13.45 Orkney and Shetland with Catherine Munro

Find out more about our contributors by following them on twitter or visiting their websites

Anna Chorlton
You can find links to buy Anna’s book Cornish Folk Tales of Place which is mentioned in the podcast on her website.

Kevan Manwaring

Amy Boucher.
Here you’ll find links to a number of Amy’s sites including her brilliant Nearly Knowledgeable History Blog

Chloe Germaine

Catherine Munro

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