Archive for: October 2015

A Brief History of Halloween

Jack o’lanterns made from turnips
Posted:
26 October 2015
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

As 31 October looms, many people around the country will once again be marking Halloween with what have become traditional activities – carved pumpkins, trick-or-treating and fancy dress. Many people herald this as an Americanised festival of ghosts and ghouls – but did you realise that most of ...

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