midsummer

 solstice at Stonehenge in the 80s by Mark Grant

solstice at Stonehenge in the 80s by Mark Grant

with the days stretching long into the night, summer solstice is nearly upon us – a traditional time of celebration and worship. but what causes this annual change, and why was it so important to the ancients? come find out on Monday as Science Fair™ delves into the fascinating world of archaeoastronomy with Professor Andrew Gregory of UCL for our first outdoor event of the summer