Samhain, Hallowmas, All Hallows' Eve, Hallowe'en: the holiday's Pagan origins.
The roots of carved pumpkins or Jack O Lanterns lie in ancient Celtic, pagan religious traditions.
Christian All Hallow's Eve, Pagan Samhain, imported secular revelry from the US – what is the real history of Halloween in Britain?
What harsh physical actions actually cause skin to become green? What does the broomstick really represent? Neither are anything for children.
The fascinating history and origin of Halloween. Trick or Treat, Jack-o-lanters, Halloween itself.
There are many versions of Halloween history, but do you know how Halloween really started in the United States? Learn how to separate American Halloween tradition fact from fiction.
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.
The black dog howls...the wind whispers in the trees...the leaves crackle underfoot. It's All Hallows Eve. Here are some creepy traditions our ancestors upheld in ancient times up to present day.
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...
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...