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Stonehenge Will Livestream the Summer Solstice for the First Time Ever

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It seems like travelers won’t be able to make their usual Stonehenge pilgrimage for the summer solstice in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. But the English Heritage organization has devised the next best thing: a livestream.

The county of Wiltshire, England is a sleepy enclave that happens to be home to one of the world’s most famous monuments. Though its intended purpose remains unknown, Stonehenge’s ancient pagan origins have a mystical element that makes it a prime location for celebrating the summer solstice––also known as midsummer––when the earth reaches its maximum tilt toward the sun. As a measure of safety against Covid-19, English Heritage, which is charged with the site’s care, has opted for a digital gathering instead.

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How to Livestream the Stonehenge Summer Solstice 2020

  • Stonehenge will livestream its annual summer solstice event due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The yearly celebration is typically held at the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, and draws thousands of people.
  • English Heritage will capture the moment on its social media channels on June 21.

    If you’ve ever wanted to watch the sun rise over Stonehenge to mark the summer solstice, now is your chance to do it for free. The yearly celebration is typically held at the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, where loads of people congregate to witness the age-old phenomenon. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic has deemed holding the event unsafe, so English Heritage is bringing it to the world via livestream.

    “We have consulted widely on whether we could have proceeded safely and we would have dearly liked to host the event as per usual, but sadly, in the end, we feel we have no

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