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You folk are my dear companions along on this curious journey 🌚

Your help enables me to cover the costs of running the show and also dedicate more time to the Podcast.  Thank you 💚

You'll get exclusive access to my Patreon fortnightly personal update posts, plus quarterly behind-the-scenes posts and have the chance to vote on future content

PLUS: you'll join the ⚡️ Discord community⚡️ to get to know one another and also take part in our monthly live chats.

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  • Bonus Episodes
  • Private community on Discord (monthly live chats!)
  • Exclusive access to fortnightly personal update posts.
  • Voting power. Have your say on future content.
  • Behind-the-scenes content

Wyrd Folk of the Woods

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You're wyrd and I love you for it ☆ 

Thank you for being here. I'll give you a shout out on the Podcast and you'll also receive a Modern Fairy Sightings sticker!* plus all lower tier benefits.

Supporting me at this level will make all the difference to the Project. Thank you!


*after three months at this tier. 

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  • I'll give you a shout out on the Podcast
  • Private community on Discord (monthly live chats!)
  • Bonus Episodes
  • Exclusive access to fortnightly personal update posts.
  • Voting power. Have your say on future content.
  • Behind-the-scenes content
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An exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings sticker (by Peter Hall)

Curious Enchanters

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Sweet Enchanters, I bid you welcome 🌿 💫

Joining the crew at this level will make a huge difference and enable me to expand ideas and produce further content for you. Thank you!

'Curious Enchanters' will receive exclusive material every quarter. These bonus podcast episodes feature hand-picked folklore that I'll share with you, along with my thoughts on how it may relate to contemporary sightings. 

You'll also receive a Modern Fairy Sightings mug!* plus all lower tier benefits.


* when you've been a member at this level for 3 months. 

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Includes Discord benefits
  • Bonus Episodes
  • Exclusive quarterly bonus episodes
  • Exclusive access to fortnightly personal update posts.
  • I'll give you a shout out on the Podcast
  • Voting power. Have your say on future content.
  • Private community on Discord (monthly live chats!)
  • Behind-the-scenes content
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive Mug - The original Modern Fairy Sightings Logo by Peter Hall.
  • Exclusive Sticker - An exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings sticker (by Peter Hall)

The Shining Ones

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Wowsers! I can't thank you enough for deciding to support me at this level.

You, Shining Ones ✨ are lighting the path for me and also the many listeners who take great comfort from hearing people's personal stories on the show.  

As well as receiving my love and deep gratitude through the ether, you'll also receive an exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings T-shirt! 

Plus all lower tier benefits. 



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Includes Discord benefits
  • Exclusive quarterly bonus episodes
  • I'll give you a shout out on the Podcast
  • Exclusive access to fortnightly personal update posts.
  • Bonus Episodes
  • Voting power. Have your say on future content.
  • Behind-the-scenes content
  • Private community on Discord (monthly live chats!)
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive T-shirt - The Modern Fairy Sightings logo, designed by Peter Hall.
  • Exclusive Mug - The original Modern Fairy Sightings Logo by Peter Hall.
  • Exclusive Sticker - An exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings sticker (by Peter Hall)

Fairy Kinfolk

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If you're supporting me at this level I can only say, thank you so very much, a million times over 🧚

Kin Folk, you are massively helping to further this research by allowing me to dedicate more of my working time to its cause. Your support brings me closer to making this research my actual day job and for that, I am eternally grateful 🙏🏻

You'll receive an exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings hoodie after three months at this level and it will be imbued with my love and gratitude!

You'll also receive all the lower tier benefits, including a mug, t-shirt, sticker and extra bonus material. 

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Includes Discord benefits
  • Exclusive quarterly bonus episodes
  • I'll give you a shout out on the Podcast
  • Exclusive access to fortnightly personal update posts.
  • Bonus Episodes
  • Voting power. Have your say on future content.
  • Behind-the-scenes content
  • Private community on Discord (monthly live chats!)
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive Hoodie - The hoody! Only available to Fairy Kinfolk. By Peter Hall
  • Exclusive T-shirt - The Modern Fairy Sightings logo, designed by Peter Hall.
  • Exclusive Mug - The original Modern Fairy Sightings Logo by Peter Hall.
  • Exclusive Sticker - An exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings sticker (by Peter Hall)

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About The Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast

Hello and Welcome to my Patreon 😍  thanks for dropping in!

How did The Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast come about? 🐛🦋
In around 2007 I had my own fairy encounter. It was a fascinating experience, one which I previously thought was ridiculous and impossible. I immediately wanted to know more and I began working in a group, with landscape and ritual. With a background in social research, I undertook a Masters in History in 2014 which focused on the portrayal of the fae. In 2016 I co-authored, ‘Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies 500AD to the Present’ and began researching contemporary accounts. In lockdown 2020, I realised it was time to speak publicly with others about these sorts of experiences. Hence, the Podcast was born!

Why is the Podcast so important?
For those who have experienced similar encounters, it helps to hear others talk about it. When I first saw a fairy, I had no one to immediately discuss it with. There's a kind of taboo around these experiences. People often assume that you're mistaken, under the influence of substances or delusional. But ordinary people, with no interest in fairies are regularly having extraordinary encounters all over the world that they cannot explain or discuss for fear of ridicule or fear of the unknown.

What are its aims?
To allow people to share their own fairy encounters, so that their stories can be witnessed.
To provide validation for others who have encountered fairies, so that they don't feel alone with that experience.
To aid further understanding about this mysterious Universe.

What is Patreon?
Patreon is a membership platform where fans can support projects. When you sign up to become my patron, you're supporting me to continue making podcasts and research further into this area. It also pays for my podcast/website hosting costs. In return, you'll get bonus episodes, access to our private community and I'll keep you updated on my research and what I'm getting up to behind the scenes. You will become part of this project, helping with decision making and sharing your ideas. 

Tell me about the different tiers!!
You can support at four different level choices:


£3 - 'Fair Folk' tier will receive bonus episodes, my fortnightly personal update posts plus voting on content and joining monthly live chats on Discord.

£9 - 'Wyrd Folk of the Woods' will get an exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast sticker(!) plus a shout out on my show when they join (if they want this!). They'll also receive bonus episodes and join the monthly live Discord chats, receive my fortnightly personal update posts and vote on content.

£15 - 'Curious Enchanters' will receive exclusive new material every quarter. These might be personally read, hand-picked folklore that resonates with the modern encounters, extra podcast interviews or personally created videos.  You’ll also receive a Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast Mug and all the lower tier benefits (bonus episodes, exclusive sticker, live monthly Discord chats, fortnightly personal updates and voting on content)

£25 - 'Shining Ones' these folks will receive an exclusive Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast T-shirt, plus all the lower tier benefits (exclusive new material every quarter - folklore, videos or interviews - bonus episodes, an exclusive mug and sticker, exclusive sticker, live monthly Discord chats, fortnightly personal updates and voting on content)

If you decide you'd prefer to make a one-off donation, please go to: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/modfairysight

Thank you for your interest and support. If you enjoy the show, please share with one other person you think will enjoy it.

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