Halloween Lanterns Halloween is a popular holiday; a time to celebrate the sinister, to play tricks, dress up and have fun. It is also a much more ancient festival than many of us realise, and the unbroken...
A not-so-ordinary approach to explaining the origins and practices of Halloween.
Samhain, Hallowmas, All Hallows' Eve, Hallowe'en: the holiday's Pagan origins.
The fear of Halloween, known as Samhainophobia, can be extremely debilitating. Learn the symptoms, causes and strategies to overcome this common, but not often talked about, phobia.
Halloween wasn't always about kids, dress-up or candy. It has a rich and interesting history steeped in ancient pagan traditions and lore.
It is that time of year again when ghouls, ghosts, goblins and all kinds of spooks start gearing up to go bumping around in the dark corridors of our imaginations and scare as many poor souls as they can. Just around...
This is the time of the year for celebrating Halloween. Ghosts, goblins, jack-o-lanters, witches, bonfires, haunted houses, costumes, trick-or-treating - all these customs and traditions we use in celebration of...
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Christian All Hallow's Eve, Pagan Samhain, imported secular revelry from the US – what is the real history of Halloween in Britain?
Every year, families carve pumpkins and put them out on their doorsteps. But why do we do this, and where did the tradition of doing so actually begin? The Jack O'Lantern is steeped in history.