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Maps of the Lost

Maps of the Lost

By Maps of the Lost
Maps of the Lost is an audio guidebook to the lost places and the secret histories, its entries showing you what hides in the shadows, what stalks the moors, what is coming from under the ground, and why you should beware the last carriage in the last underground train because you may never get off. Be cautious, though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself.

Starting its second season, Maps is a bite-size podcast for fans of (folk) horror, myth, legend and the eerie.

If you enjoy it and want to say thank you: www.buymeacoffee.com/mapsofthelost
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Maps of the Lost episode 27
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories.  In this episode, be warned about calling the number on a sticker in a phone box, learn how your saviour on the shifting sands may not be what you think, find out the truth behind Baal Hill and more. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself.
11:30
July 4, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 26
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories.  In this episode, you'll find out what signals the end of the world, who's behind the approaching storm clouds, why the hares drum as the sun rises, and more. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself.
12:33
June 20, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 25
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories.  In this episode, you will learn the secrets of the sewers, what you must never take home from a cemetery, and a special gathering at a disused lighthouse. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself.
12:09
June 6, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 24
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. In this episode, you will learn the secrets of the St Pancras caryatids, what the sea whispers, a dream of a hillside spring you should ignore, and why you should never stop for the woman on the road. Enjoy. But, do be careful who you rescue from the black waters.
09:31
May 23, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 23
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. In this episode, we hear about what you might find under the tides, the king of shadows, the secrets of the hum and what comes in the silence. Enjoy. But, do be careful when waiting for your train.
10:18
May 10, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 22
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. In this episode, we hear about a strange stopping in the street, the crossroads to elsewhere, the jolly ritual of the Burryman and the black dog that follows you…and is in front of you at the same time. Enjoy. But, do be careful about who sits next to you, on the bus.
08:37
April 26, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 21
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. In this episode, we hear about a stone head that knows everything, why to watch for witch-burners, a weird wood, how not to doom the detectorists, the terror from the skies, and a mermaid, in a tub. Enjoy. But, do be careful about how you walk in the woods.
10:46
April 10, 2021
Maps of the Lost episode 20
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week  we will be hearing about the watchers of Wolverhampton, what waits in the white cliffs of Dover, and under the streets of Brightlingsea, a very strange bus journey through the Durham countryside, the burner of Blaenavon, and the terrible secret of station 472. Enjoy. But, do be careful about what bus you get on. SFX credits: https://freesound.org/people/sforsman/sounds/381994/
10:40
August 17, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 19
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week on Maps of the Lost we will be hearing about giants that are sleeping - maybe, what the floods bring down, what happens if you hop over a fence on Beltane night, how to ride the white horse of Uffington, the secret of the sound mirrors, and why you must be kind to bees. Enjoy. But, do be careful about what you find on the beach. SFX credits: https://freesound.org/people/Johnnyfarmer/sounds/209770/ https://freesound.org/people/Puniho/sounds/184197/
09:50
August 10, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 18
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week on Maps of the Lost we will be hearing about Glasgow Billy, the legend of the standing stone, those who walk in the night, what happens in an anonymous warehouse on the river, the night when 145,357 people dream the same dream, and the end of the world. SFX credits, with thanks: https://freesound.org/people/craigsmith/sounds/480656/ https://freesound.org/people/keithpeter/sounds/124405/
09:56
August 3, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 17
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week on Maps of the Lost we will be hearing about we will be hearing about the Penny Man and his tin, our little friends, what flutters on the breeze, what your neighbours are really up to, the listeners of lindisfarne, and why you should never believe a squirrel. SFX credits, with thanks: https://freesound.org/people/YourFriendJesse/sounds/424150/ https://freesound.org/people/WIM/sounds/25061/
11:34
July 27, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 16
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week, we will be hearing about the most haunted house there is and who haunts it, the worst part of the play park, the secret of the steps to Whitby Abbey, what you might hear on the tides just up the coast, and about a gentleman at a conference on folk horror who is very pleased to meet you.
08:21
July 20, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 15
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week, we will be hearing about what lies between the maps, why a man in Durham walks so quickly, why you should always mind the gap, how you might meet Mr Clackers, what you’ll see through the rocky window, and what lies under the hill.
10:07
July 13, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 14
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about some devout parishioners, some interesting chess pieces, something to bear in mind when choosing bus stops, the listeners in the bunker beneath the bunker, the shining lights of Hartlepool, and a hole in a hedge you’ll probably want to avoid.
09:58
July 6, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 13
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about local points of interest, why to give a country pub a swerve, your future in a murmur, who lives in the dovecote, the secret of two sticks on the path, the dreamer who dreams of water.
10:37
June 29, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 12
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about a goddess in Whitley Bay, a lottery of a road junction, a lover lost, why it’s vital to hit six, miss one, hit three, how the sea is calling, and why you must never, ever end up on the Other Lines.
08:50
June 22, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 11
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about some alley cats that aren’t, how not to be the hunted, the giants in the hills, how to keep being shadowed, the song of the Welsh sands, and when the sun went down and stayed there. Enjoy. But walk swiftly in Kilburn, now.
09:24
June 15, 2020
Maps of the lost episode 10
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about street light interference, a reason never to shop in a particular phone shop, the night barge, the wicked little ones, how you go round and round until you don’t, and an unpleasant day on a pier. Enjoy. But listen for the bell, now.
10:07
June 8, 2020
Maps of the Lost mini-episode
A mini-episode of Maps of the Lost, showcasing it for the Rode 'My RodeCast 2020' competition. wind sample from RensvdMeijs under CC3 licence.
01:60
June 5, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 9
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about what comes merrily down the stream, the woes of Wistman’s Wood, the strange flaring off on Teesside, a particular line in Greenwich, a hidden county, and why not all juicy oranges are desirable. Enjoy. But thank the tree, now.
08:19
May 30, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 8
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about how to grow the loveliest of flowers, why you may need to hop through Norwich, a department store witch, who it is who is coming, the horror of the hurdy-gurdy and why you never cross the corn-dolly lady. Enjoy - but when you hear the rhyme, close your eyes now.
08:06
May 23, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 7
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about a playground you don’t want to take your child to, being lord of all the world, why you need to make an offering, the day to avoid the sea fog, an important choice, and a man who watches the world go by. Enjoy - but don’t turn that key now.
07:40
May 16, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 6
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about an obscure hero who does two for one on suits, which dogs are the worst kind, the petals in the reeds, a woman who is not a witch, where not to put your hand, and why we must all panic. Enjoy. But listen for the hounds, now.
08:28
May 9, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 5
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be hearing about a Greek lady you may know, the perils of a sin-eater, what walks along the wall, what path to pick in the mist on the moors, what lies through the back door at the amusements, and what you might hear from a small copse of trees. Enjoy. But don’t listen to the voices, now.
08:01
May 2, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 4
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we find out why a bothy is not always a shelter in a storm, why the leaves of an oak and the parts of a fish you throw away might save you, about messages from the birds, hidden tunnels, lonely men, and a crying woman with a most peculiar tin. Enjoy. But don’t look inside, now.
09:42
April 25, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 3
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we will be exploring the sinister conspiracy of horses, learning why the birds sing so, the secret of a Lakeland spring that you should not drink from, and a pub that you should not visit, and hear about a man in the country who has many, many names and may tell you them, and about one of our very old May Day traditions. Enjoy-  but be wary of asking the names of things.
08:03
April 18, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 2
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious though. If you follow these maps, you may become lost yourself. This week we find out about the warning cries of a baby, the importance of mysterious numbers on the shortwave, why you don't want to meet a certain gentleman in Kent, teeth buried on house walls, why it's not just the gap on the underground that you have to mind, and a phone box where you can find out - well, listen and find out. Enjoy - but mind the gap now.
08:42
April 15, 2020
Maps of the Lost episode 1
Welcome to Maps of the Lost: your guide to the lost places and the secret histories. Be cautious, though. If you follow them, you may become lost yourself.  This week, we find out about a very unusual but achingly trendy restaurant, some interesting grafitti, why you should be very careful on a particular road even though there are no bears, the walker between ancient stones with a surprising turn of speed, a scruffy old man with something of a history, and a missing month that you might stumble upon. Enjoy - but be careful where you walk, now.
08:57
April 15, 2020