Pete Jennings

Author, lecturer, musician, folklorist, historian, actor, broadcaster, Anglo-Saxon re-enactor, storyteller and Pagan activist, Pete Jennings is best known for over 20 years of presenting folk radio shows on both commercial and BBC local radio. His acting started at school, and progressed on with Centre Group and numerous television and radio appearances. Nowadays he also runs Magic Mummers, a traditional folk drama group. 

Born in Ipswich in 1953, he has worked first as a telephone engineer and salesman, but more latterly within learning disabilities, and is a fully qualified psychotherapist. His lifelong love of music includes fronting several folk and rock bands, including ‘WYSIWYG’ and ‘Pyramid of Goats’, as well as singing solo and storytelling at a large number of folk clubs and festivals. Alongside all of this he has had half a dozen books published, including several on Paganism. He was once President of the Pagan Federation. Another passion for Pete is conducting Gemini Ghost Tours around Ipswich, which he has been doing since 1997.

Nowadays he lives on the Essex/Suffolk border, and when not working enjoys drinking real ale and walking two spaniels, but not at the same time. Find out more of his dark secrets at his own website