Summer Solstice Is Celebrated At Avebury's Neolithic Henge

Who Goes to Stonehenge?

Burning Man meets Game of Thrones at the Summer Solstice.

Every year, on June 21, they come to Stonehenge to stand beside a ring of 25-ton, 5,000-year-old rocks and celebrate the year's longest day. Who makes the trip? Druids, pagans, and partiers, of course, but also dancers and twirlers, horn-blowers and bubble-blowers, and drum-circle types. And, yes, they dress for the occasion.

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Summer Solstice At Stonehenge
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