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Winter Solstice 2022: Sunrise Live from Stonehenge
December 22, 2022 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 amFree
Watch the winter solstice LIVE from Stonehenge with our FREE live stream! 🌄
Wherever you are in the world, you won’t miss a moment of this special occasion.
Our cameras will capture the best views of Stonehenge set to a relaxing soundtrack, allowing you to connect with this spiritual place from the comfort of your own home.
🔴 WHEN WILL WE BE LIVE?
Our stream will begin at 07:00 GMT on Thursday 22 December. Sunrise is at 08:09 GMT. We’ll be live for approximately one hour before and after.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
⏰ WHAT TIME IS THAT WHERE I LIVE?
Please check the post in our Facebook event for world timings.
💵 IS IT FREE?
Yes. Our coverage is available for free but you can make a donation if you’d like to support our work. Beware of fake/scam events that may ask for your credit card details. We’ll never do this. Always look for the blue tick by our name!
🤔 WHY ISN’T IT EARLIER?
The sunrise immediately after the astronomical winter solstice – when the days begin to get longer – is the moment traditionally marked at Stonehenge, and our live coverage replicates this. This year, winter solstice is at 21:47 GMT on Wednesday 21 Dec.
📺 HOW DO I WATCH?
Make sure you’re following our Facebook page to get a notification when we go live. You can also tap ‘Get Reminder’ on the posts we’ll share to this event beforehand to make sure you join us in plenty of time.
Beware of fake streams, scams and impersonators. Ensure you’re watching the stream only on the official English Heritage channels. We will never ask for credit card details to access the stream.