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Coming soon! A brand new annual of Cornish Folklore.


http://www.lulu.com/shop/alex-langstone/menhir/paperback/product-23039221.html
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A feature about Cornish ghosts and folklore has been published in Cornwall Today, October 2016 issue to coincide with Halloween. Journalist Sally Bell took some time to  chat to me about my folklore research and my favourite Cornish ghost stories, which include the ghostly tale of Patten Peg, the toad witch of Antony, who haunts the churchyard and nearby church steps on dark nights, seeking forgiveness from one whom she cursed. For more Cornish Folklore tales, see here


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"Equinox mother
Looming bright
Night-mare comforter
Of eternal night"

My spooky poem 'Ascending Orb of Bloody Night' has been published in
Folk Horror Revival: Corpse Roads

https://folkhorrorrevival.com/2016/07/03/folk-horror-revival-corpse-roads/
"An epic collection of spellbinding poetry, focusing on folk horror, life, 
death and the eeriness of the landscape" The Moon Lens

https://folkhorrorrevival.com/2016/07/03/folk-horror-revival-corpse-roads/

For more information click  pictures. All proceeds from sales will go to The Wildlife Trusts
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 http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/shop/glitter-and-gravedust-halloween-past-and-present/

  The current exhibition in the Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft and Magic features items and information on the many aspects of Halloween, past and present, and will run throughout 2016. There are many interesting things to look at, including lots of things from around Britain. I wrote a small piece about the Cornish Allantide celebration, which is included in the exhibition. The above booklet contains pictures of many exhibits, plus write ups, including my one on Allantide. Click cover to buy from the museum. 

See here for more

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Spirit Chaser now available as an audio book on CD or digital download

http://www.circleofspears.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html


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My article 'The Many Faces of Helena' and artwork by Paul Atlas-Saunders have recently been published in a beautiful anthology called

'Finding Elen - The Quest for Elen of the Ways'

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Finding-Elen-Quest-Ways/dp/1508644039/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1445539307&sr=8-1&keywords=finding+elen

Edited by Caroline Wise, the volume also includes essays by Caitlin Matthews, Andrew Collins and a Foreword by John Matthews. Click picture to buy!
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My poem "Buckator" and artwork by Paul Atlas-Saunders have been featured in a recent anthology of poetry and prose.

Hoofprints in the Wildwood


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 Spirit Chaser 
collector's hardback edition now available
click picture below to purchase from Amazon
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Now available again, due to popular demand!
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 Lucifer Bridge is now available worldwide on Kindle, click link below to buy.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lucifer-Bridge-Alex-Langstone-ebook/dp/B00JCBQF4S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1396174605&sr=8-1&keywords=lucifer+bridge
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Check out our Cornish Folklore page on 
www.facebook.com/groups/cornishfolklore/ and our Twitter feed @CornishFolklore

Click link below for details of our brand new blog!

www.cornishfolklore.blogspot.com

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Spirit Chaser - free on Kindle until 28th September 2013. Click image below to get your freebie!

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Spirit Chaser, now available on Kindle!
from 15th July 2013

 www.spiritchaser.co.uk

 Previous events

Monday, 18 April 2016.  
St Columb Old Cornwall Society  



The Folklore of Cornish Holywells. 
Illustrated talk by Alex Langstone 
 http://www.oldcornwall.net/st-columb-major-ocs/4576250720






Above: Panel debate at the West Country Folklore Symposium.
 From left to right: Alex Langstone, Mark Norman, Steve Patterson and Jason Semmens.




22nd June 2014

Above: Cornish Folklore day on Bodmin Moor

13th April 2014

 Above: 'Holy Wells of Bodmin Town' event
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Ley Hunters Moot September 2013
Saturday 7 September to Thursday 12 September 2013. Keswick, Cumbria. To book, please contact Laurence Main, 9 Mawddwy Cottages, Minllyn, Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, Wales SY20 9LW. 01650 531354

Tour guides: Robert Farrah, Alex Langstone and Gabriel Blamires

Alex Langstone will be leading a field trip around Bassethwaite Lake on Wednesday 11 September, as part of this moot. We will visit Elva Plain Stone Circle, Castle How fairy hill, St Bega's church and the notorious site of the Eachy, Bassenthwaite Lake's very own lake monster! We will also explore the recently discovered alignment between the Dodd, St Bega's church and Castle How, and how this relates to one of the most psychically charged and magically potent lakes in Britain. To book, please contact Laurence Main at the above address, or give him a call on 01650 531354. Click banner for more details.


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8th August 2013
Liskeard Pagan Moot
The Long Room, Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard, Cornwall.
7.30pm. FFI email: liskeardmoot@yahoo.co.uk


Spirit Chaser - the Quest for Bega.  
An illustrated talk by Alex Langstone 

I will be giving an illustrated talk about my book at Liskeard Pagan Moot on 8th August. Come and say hello, if you are in the area and get yourself  a signed copy. 
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6th June 2013 
Dorset Earth Mysteries Group 
Stapehill Village Hall, 224 Wimborne Road West, Stapehill BH21 2DY 
 7:15pm Entrance £4.50


Spirit Chaser - the Quest for Bega.  
http://www.dorsetmysteries.org/talks2013d.php

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April 2013
 


On April 27th, we will be at the Holistic Mind, Body and Soul event at Wadebridge Town Hall. This event is in support of Macmillan. 
Come and have a chat and grab a signed copy of Spirit Chaser at our stall. See here for more information - http://www.hmbs-events.biz/
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 I will be at the Ley Hunter Moot in Wells on April 6th, 2013 signing and selling copies of Spirit Chaser. Come and chat to us between the lectures! See here for more information - http://www.networkofleyhunters.com/

Above: At the Ley Hunter Moot, Wells. April 2013
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November 2012



Saturday 24th November 2012.

I will be selling and signing copies of Spirit Chaser at the The Mystic and Earth Spirit Fayre at the Assembly Rooms in Glastonbury, Somerset on both Saturday and Sunday 24th and 25th November 2012.

Sunday 25th November 2012.

Will be at the fayre again all day, and I shall be giving a fully illustrated presentation on the background of the writing of Spirit Chaser at 3.30pm.

Hope to see you there!

Alex Langstone 


Assembly Rooms, Glastonbury. November 2012

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