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1978. At the Cerne Abbas Giant, Dorset. Edinburgh Arts 1978.

10-14 August 1978. Edinburgh Arts participants lying down on the phallus of the Cerne Abbas Giant (or 'The Rude Man'), a 180-foot high figure of uncertain antiquity cut into the chalk hillside above Cerne Abbas village, near Dorchester, Dorset. According to local tradition, young women wanting to conceive would spend a night within the giant's phallus. Edinburgh Arts 1978.