Bonfire Prayers

Remember, remember the Fifth of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot, I see no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should

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Sussex By The Sea

Now is the time for marching Now let your hearts be gay Hark to the merry bugles Sounding along our way

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Category for Lewes Bonfire History - Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations

Lewes Bonfire Service

October 25, 2015 at 3:31 pm by v

Starts 3.00pm. Always the Sunday before the Fifth of November : The Annual Lewes Bonfire Service Of Remembrance. Jireh Chapel, Malling Street, Lewes. BN7 2RD #lewesbonfire Continue reading…

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A Southdown Saturnalia

November 3, 2014 at 12:01 am by v

In turning over my collection of Sussex Ana in the early days of one November,

I came across the following extract from an old churchwarden’s account-book belonging to one of the Continue reading…

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Evolution Of Lewes Bonfire

November 2, 2014 at 9:45 pm by v

Jim Etherington traces the development of the 5 November Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations from its early beginnings through to the present day. Particular emphasis is given to the 19th century Continue reading…

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Battles and Bonfires Walk

October 29, 2014 at 4:53 pm by v

Take a 90 minute tour round historic Lewes and find out about its revolutionary history and why it hosts the most famous bonfire celebrations in the world! Learn about the Continue reading…

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Lewes Bonfire Press Magazine Cuttings 2005

September 5, 2014 at 10:00 pm by v

Waterloo celebrates its fortieth…

Waterloo Bonfire Society held its 40th anniversary annual dinner at the White Hart, Lewes, on Saturday, when some 125 members and guests were present. The guest of honour was Lewes Mayor, Cllr Rod Crocker. The society’s president, Cllr Michael Chartier, gave a speech, as did the Continue reading…

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Protestant Martyrs Steps Lewes

July 10, 2014 at 1:20 pm by v

From the High Street, a 14th Century stairway and mutilated doorway led down to a fine medieval barrel-vault undercroft, also approached internally by a spiral stair. Continue reading…

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Lewes Battle Firework Display

May 11, 2014 at 11:11 pm by v

The 1264 Battle of #Lewes 750th anniversary is being marked with a spectacular firework display on the evening of Wednesday the 14th May. The #BattleOfLewes firework display venue is The Dripping Pan, home of the Continue reading…

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Prepare For Battle Of Lewes

May 11, 2014 at 9:22 pm by v

As part of the Lewes Youth Theatre Prepare For Battle Of Lewes Celebration, LYT plans to build a medieval camp where over 150 young people will experience medieval conditions and politicians, media and Continue reading…

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The Montfort’s March

May 10, 2014 at 5:07 pm by v

The Montfort’s March. . . It is the morning before the Battle of Lewes and Simon de Montfort’s army is camped in East Chiltington ready to set off onto the Downs to Lewes, to surprise Henry III. Do you have Continue reading…

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Battle of Lewes Project

May 10, 2014 at 4:44 pm by v

The Battle of Lewes took place on 14th May 1264, when the armies of King Henry III and rebel baron Simon de Montfort clashed just outside the town walls. The king was defeated. After the Battle of Lewes, de Continue reading…

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