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.
There is a direct connection between the modern celebration of Halloween and the ancient Celtic mysteries of the British Isles
Halloween wasn't always about kids, dress-up or candy. It has a rich and interesting history steeped in ancient pagan traditions and lore.
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...
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.
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...
A tale of when and where Halloween began, more than 2000 years ago. A time when masks were worn for survival and monsters were very real; a time when ghosts stole souls and everyone feared the night.
Things were a little different on Halloween back in the 1950s. If you were a kid back then this may jog your memory. If you weren't then maybe you would like to see how different it was.
Halloween is an ancient pagan festival of Samhain which was observed in the Autumn by the Celts of the British Isles. Over the centuries the observance of the holiday survived with the name change to All Hallows Eve or...
Christian All Hallow's Eve, Pagan Samhain, imported secular revelry from the US – what is the real history of Halloween in Britain?