50 – Faerie Celebrations

The Good People enjoy a party as much as we do, probably more, and more often too!

How do they celebrate?

And what does it mean for us?

The Good People don’t observe our ‘festive’ calendar so it follows they don’t celebrate Christmas, New Year or St Patricks Day. But… there are so many sightings and encounters with the good people at play that we know they enjoy sumptuous food and drink on gold and silver laden tables, music, dancing, storytelling, games and a song and dance.

It sounds fabulous doesn’t it?

So why is it that some people who stumble upon, or are invited to join in a Faerie celebration end up disfigured or dead soon after?

Join Kitty to find out!

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Fancy more Encounters with the Good People?

For a daily peek at modern and historical encounters with the Good People, plus loads of great links, conversation starters and otherwise hard-to-find information on the Good People, visit Kitty’s Facebook page:

Or, for a dose of Faerie on the go, drop into Kitty’s ‘Faerie Lucky Dip’ over at Instagram. Kitty posts once a day and you never know what you might get. Faerie top tips, fun facts, art, poems, and short tales.

Hey! Your eyes work hard for you, isn’t it time to give them a treat?! Drop into ‘Encounters with the Good People’ channel on YouTube and feast your eyes on our lovely Podcast videos. Don’t forget to Subscribe and Like.

Who doesn’t like to read a great tale? Our website is bursting with true, and amazing, tales of encounters with the Good People from folk all over the world. You’re sure to find a tale there to get you thinking… Thanks to everyone who has shared their own experiences with us so far.

PODCAST CREDITS.
Edited by Magic Dan.

Tales from duchas.ie
Excerpt from ‘Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’ by J G Campbell.
Excerpt from ‘Hotel California’ written by Frey/Felder/Henley. Read by Simone.
Excerpt from ‘I’m Going Home’ written by Ezrin/Cooper/Wagner. Read by Simone.

Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music:
‘Long Road Ahead’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Enchanted Valley’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Ashton Manor’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Friendly Day’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Heavy Heart’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Colourless Aura’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Celtic Impulse’ by Kevin Macleod.

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