Halloween in the UK
Why do we celebrate?Nobody knows the true origins, but it is thought that it is a tradition from a very long time ago. Her...
SamhainSamhain is an Irish/Scottish Pagan  (old European tribe) festival. They  call it the Day of the Dead.They honoured ...
All Hallows DayLike much of Pagan culture, the Christians adopted  the celebration.All Hallows Day is the 1st November, an...
In England...These days, children and adults normally dont give a thought to the dead. Not many people know why they celeb...
Pumpkins & TurnipsIn England it was traditional to carve turnips. As  Halloween became more popular in the USA, they  carv...
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Halloween

  1. Halloween in the UK
  2. Why do we celebrate?Nobody knows the true origins, but it is thought that it is a tradition from a very long time ago. Here are two ideas...
  3. SamhainSamhain is an Irish/Scottish Pagan (old European tribe) festival. They call it the Day of the Dead.They honoured the lives of the dead, and reflected on changes in their own lives.There is still a strong Pagan presence in parts of northern Europe and the UK.
  4. All Hallows DayLike much of Pagan culture, the Christians adopted the celebration.All Hallows Day is the 1st November, and they prepared the day before on the 31stOctober, which is called All Hallows Eve.Hallowed means Holy. Today we shorten it to Halloween.
  5. In England...These days, children and adults normally dont give a thought to the dead. Not many people know why they celebrate Halloween.Normally children dress up in costumes and knock on neighbours doors and say Trick or Treat.Usually the adult will give the children sweets or a small amount of money.
  6. Pumpkins & TurnipsIn England it was traditional to carve turnips. As Halloween became more popular in the USA, they carved pumpkins instead.Now the English have adopted the USAs customs.

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