People celebrating the winter solstice at Stonehenge
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Stonehenge marks winter solstice despite snow and ice

Snow and ice failed to stop people visiting Stonehenge to watch the sunrise on the winter solstice.

More than 2,000 people gathered at the stones which were surrounded by a thick blanket of snow.

As well as the traditional druid and pagan ceremonies, a spontaneous snowball fight erupted as people enjoyed the cold weather.

Paul Clifton reports.

  • 22 Dec 2010
  • From the section England
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