Sunday, December 22, 2013

Druids, pagans and revellers gather in the centre of the famous Stonehenge circle for winter solstice

A woman wearing a unicorn mask watches as druids, pagans and revellers gather, hoping to see the sun rise. Despite the rain and wind, a large crowd gathered at the famous historic stone circle to celebrate the sunrise closest to the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year – an event claimed to be more important in the pagan calendar than the summer solstice, because it marks the 'rebirth' of the sun for the new year.

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