Halloween: Send us your pumpkin carving pictures

Last updated at 12:10
Pumpkin being carved.Getty Images

It's almost Halloween, which means dressing up, trick or treating and pumpkin carving for many of you!

Even Martin has been having a go at pumpkin carving this year.

Halloween started as a Celtic festival called Samhain, when Celts thought the barrier between our world and the spirit world was at its thinnest.

It was believed the glowing face of carved pumpkins would scare away evil ghosts.

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