With 37000 people expected to attend summer solstice this year, it falling on a Friday
into Saturday, this was going to be a big test of the new management team, police,
marshals and of course our great public following the arrival of the new Stonehenge
Great weather was forecast. Amelia, Frank, Becky, & Kate provided a presence for
the Amesbury Druids, later joined by the new Mayor of Amesbury, Andy Rhind-tutt,
David Cornelius Ried and other friends from Amesbury community.
We were invited to attend a midnight circle organised by Phil the Druid to discuss
Fracking. Lots of people spoke, including Frank who was last to speak. It is encouraging
to see so many people willing to make a stand for the long term well being of our
Notice a red flag with native American face, the gift of a north American tribe to
the Anti frackers in solidarity with the Druids, as their own lands have been devastated
by the process in America. We, as ever, carry a native American flag, the Wiphala
from Bolivia, also a gift of solidarity.
Sunset as the car-park starts to fill up
Indigenous peoples united - three Photo’s below, and one above by Brittany Camp