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University of Middle England #3

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Summer solstice celebrations at the Neolithic stone circle on campus have been a tradition since the University of Middle England was founded in 1962. Some modification to the ceremony will be necessary this year. The university chaplain has advised that chanting will be permitted but that those hoping to dance naked around the stones are likely to be asked to wear a face covering whilst doing so. While the estates team were furloughed, an area of Giant Hogweed has become established within the circle and participants are warned that contact with the leaves can cause severe blistering of the skin.

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    Neville Hunt 6 months ago

    Hope it’s not too cold as it sometimes can be in June otherwise it sounds like there’ll be a real brrrr put in a load of Brummies.

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    Jamie Clapperton 6 months ago

    Think I'd have just stayed in the student bar ;-)))

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    Neville Hunt 6 months ago

    Very wise, Jamie, very wise!

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    Jamie Clapperton 6 months ago

    Mind you after a couple of pints I might have been daft enough to join in..;-)

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    Neville Hunt 6 months ago

    I wonder if people would recognise one with just a face covering on. I guess it might depend upon how distinguishing one’s features might or might not be.

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    Brian Mackinney 5 months ago

    Reminds of the joke that ends......and it’s no one from the golf club either

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    Neville Hunt 5 months ago

    Brian... don’t know that one. Please tell it as a drabble 😁🤞

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