A jaunt out to another 'Managed Access' to celebrate the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge, at the permission [and conditions] of English Heritage. I had a nice time, met old friends and some wierd and wonderful people, doing wierd and wonderful things. BUT .... it is not as I would have it. I still sadly miss the festival that was / should be there.
This is the Photo - record of my time there.
English Heritage - Summer Solstice Stonehenge 2005
Conditions of Access http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/ConWebDoc.5067
This year is the the 20th anniversary of the 'Battle of the Beanfield'. A police operation called 'Operation Solstice' was initiated for trying to maintain a festival at this place, were were attacked by 1600 policemen.
Stonehenge: Further links about it all.
Beanfield Photo Gallery 1 http://tash.gn.apc.org/gal_beanf1.htm
Beanfield Photo Gallery 2 http://tash.gn.apc.org/gal_beanf2.htm
Solstice Ritual: http://tash.gn.apc.org/solst_0.htm
Injunction Papers: http://tash.gn.apc.org/stonehenge_papers.htm
My cell notes: http://tash.gn.apc.org/sh_bean-notes1.htm
The Story so far: http://tash.gn.apc.org/history.htm
All Systems: http://tash.gn.apc.org/allsystm.htm
For those with Broadband connection, I've also prepared these videos for streaming, do take a peek:
The first in this set, being 'Operation Solstice' :: The definative work on this issue.
To know a little for about the mechanics that this place measures, take a look at :: Archaeoastronomy - http://www.archaeoastronomy.com
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