PEOPLE gathered on Glastonbury Tor yesterday to watch the sunset ahead of the winter solstice.
Today marks the day of the year with the least amount of light — less than eight hours.
Crowds gathered on Glastonbury Tor ahead of the winter solstice[/caption]
It is an important event to Pagans as it welcomes a new sun.
Glastonbury Tor, rising to 518ft above the Somerset Levels, is also of significance to Christians.
Legends claim that Jesus visited Glastonbury as a boy with Joseph.
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Beneath the tor, there is said to be a gateway to the fairy world of Annwn.
Few in the crowd appeared to be wearing masks or maintaining social distancing.
Millions of Brits were plunged into harsh Tier 4 Covid measures on Saturday as PM Boris Johnson battled to halt a rampant strain of coronavirus.
The sun sets over Glastonbury Tor, which rises 518ft above the Somerset Levels[/caption]
Pagans gathered on Glastonbury Tor to welcome a new sun[/caption]
A rainbow appears in the sky ahead of this year’s winter solstice [/caption]
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