Review: Charismatic Celts in Samhain celebration

Review: Charismatic Celts in Samhain celebration

If you go down in the woods today....

You're sure of a spooky surprise.

I was eager to have at least one out-of-town adventure this half-term holiday. And so it was that the Pigeons (Austin and Gwen), Daddy D and I found ourselves driving up to rural Hertfordshire, to the Celtic Harmony camp, to take part in their Samhain Winter celebrations.

Samhain was a Celtic festival, celebrating the end of the harvest season and the beginning of Winter. Hallowe'en takes some of its traditions from Samhain, and I've written a bit more about it in this post. In short: think bonfires, the slaughtering of cattle, and appeasement of Spirits who've hopped through from the underworld.

Read the rest of the post at it's original source by clicking here.

This post was recommended and added to Love All Blogs by the Pigeon Pair and Me

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