Episode 5 - The Midsummer Tree

Jun 22, 2019, 11:01 PM
This old oak tree standing at the foot of the South Downs in Southern England has a strange tale of skeletons rising up from its roots at midnight on Midsummers Eve. 
I traced the story back to its origins and also learn about the power of stories to affect a place.

There is music in this episode from Crayola Lectern:
https://www.crayolalectern.com

The rest of the music is provided kindly by Adrien Rhodes.

If you'd like a copy of the Monument Zine, which develops the theme of Trees as markers of place, crime and culture then please visit the Monument Podcast website:
https://monumentpodcast.com/shop.html

You can also find an animation I've made about the story, and additional material related to the Broadwater Oak.

Thanks for listening, please subscribe and follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram