Summer Solstice At the Stonehenge: Tens of Thousands of Odd Balls Gather at the Stonehenge to Celebrate Summer Solstice

Screenshot 2014-06-21 at 8.55.01 AMEditor’s Note: Some people like to gather at music festivals to do hard drugs. Others go to ancient monuments on pagan holidays.

Druids and pagans were among the nearly 40,000 people who gathered at Britain’s ancient Stonehenge monument to hail the summer solstice at dawn on Saturday.

Police said they arrested 25 people, mostly for drug offences, during the all-night celebration to mark the longest day of the year.

“We are pleased that the solstice celebrations have been enjoyable events for the majority of people attending,” said a police spokesman.

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