The History of the Summer Solstice

Before we get into the history of the summer solstice, you may be wondering exactly what it is. Due to the tilt of the Earth’s axis, it angles us perfectly towards the sun that it creates the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. This day is the summer solstice and has been celebrated throughout the world for thousands of years. When we have the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere – usually between the 20th to 24th of June – our southern counterparts have their winter solstice,... Read More