Yule/Winter Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine

The Winter Solstice or Yule is also the shortest day of the year, and hence – the longest night. This year it takes place on December 21st. various other names for the Winter Solstice include Midwinter, Yuletide (the Teutonic version), Alban Arthan (Caledonii Tradition, or the Druids), Feill Fionnain (Pecti-Wita Tradition, which falls on December […] Yule/Winter Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine Continue reading Yule/Winter Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine

Winter Solstice: Fun facts for Kids

Winter Solstice or Yule takes place on 21 December. It marks the shortest day of the year and the official beginning of winter. Representing rebirth and renewal, many of the traditions now associated with and as being part of Christmas – including Yule logs, mistletoe and Christmas trees – have their roots in winter solstice celebrations. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Winter Solstice: Fun facts for Kids

Brighton’s Burn the Clocks festival celebrates Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice celebrations light up Brighton for the Burning the Clocks ceremony on 21 December. A Brighton tradition for almost two decades, Burning the Clocks, is a unique celebration which brings together the local community by getting them to make their own paper and willow lanterns – using kits made by event organisers, Same Sky – and after parading them through the city, revellers can … Continue reading Brighton’s Burn the Clocks festival celebrates Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice at Stonehenge

Wednesday 21 December heralds in the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night. It signals a time of renewal and rebirth during Winter. For more information, on the significance of the Winter Solstice, check out Ravenhawks Magazine. Sacred site Stonehenge, in England’s Wiltshire, has become a popular site for Winter Solstice revellers from all walks of life. From around 7.45am … Continue reading Winter Solstice at Stonehenge