Winter Solstice

LOOK: It's Winter Solstice At Stonehenge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK

Stonehenge has hosted winter solstice celebrations on the shortest day of the year. People were allowed access to the ancient stones at sunrise jus...

'Thousands' Gathered At Stonehenge For Winter Solstice, Historians Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK

Ancient people came from across Britain in their thousands to build Stonehenge and celebrate the winter solstice, researchers have said. Experts su...

Apocalypse, How? 21 December 2012 (Not) the End of The World

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home
Ellen Grace Jones

In cultural terms the tiresome doom-and-gloom connotations stem from misguided interpretations of the calendar. It never meant, 'the end of the world', moreover, 'the end of the world as we know it.'

Mystery Of Why Stonehenge Was Built 'Finally Solved'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Over the years there have been many theories about why Stonehenge was built, some credible, some utterly bizarre. Some believe, for instance, that ...

Winter Solstice, Grooving Royalty And Ninja Footballers (Pictures Of The Day)

Huffington Post UK | Gareth Richman | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

Now that the Winter Solstice has passed it's time to start celebrating the lighter side of life. The regular gathering of druids, wiccans and other re...

PICTURES: Druids Gather At Stonehenge To Celebrate Winter Solstice

Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

Druids gathered at Stonehenge to mark the winter solstice, which officially occurred at 5.30am on 22 December 2011. The shortest day of the year, days...

Pictures Of The Day: From Ski Championships To Santa Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

We can all start to look forward to longer days and a stronger sun - the Winter Solstice of 21 December was the shortest day of the year, celebrated i...