Winter Solstice

The actual day of the winter solstice – in this case 22 December 2011 – is commonly known as midwinter, the shortest day, and is the day when the Sun spends least time above the horizon. The further north of the equator you

Winter solstice is a busy time for a Wiccan priestess. Selena Fox talks winter solstice traditions and why our cold-weather solstice is becoming a hot holiday.

On the 21st of December every year, we have “Winter Solstice” – The shortest day of the year.

The omens are good that 2012 will be an excellent year, a druid said today, after the sun shone on Stonehenge during a dawn ceremony to mark the winter solstice. Organisers of next year's London Olympics could perhaps take heart from the positive

The winter solstice is celebrated by many people around the world as the beginning of the return of the sun, and darkness turning into light. The Talmud recognizes the winter solstice as "Tekufat Tevet." In China, the "Dongzhi"