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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Tag Archive for "banner effigy tableaux" - Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations

Battle Bonfire Night

November 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm by v

Battel Bonfire Boyes : Bonfire Night Celebration : 6.30pm Start Approx. November 7th (Saturday) Torchlit Processions with Visiting Bonfire Societies, Marching Bands, massive Continue reading…

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Lewes Bonfire Night

November 1, 2015 at 5:56 pm by v

The Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations on November 5th (Thursday) starts about 5.00 pm and continues through to about 1 am for the hardcore bonfire boyes and belles, It consists of the Continue reading…

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Press Magazine Cuttings 2004

March 19, 2014 at 10:59 pm by v

Little support from local RCs for ‘ban No Popery’ campaign…

As a Catholic born of a Catholic family, a number of whom live and freely practise their religion in Lewes, I think I can safely say that Joe O’Keefe (Express December 26) is getting things out of all Continue reading…

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Lewes Bonfire Night Blog

October 7, 2013 at 9:50 pm by v

Welcome to my very own Lewes Bonfire Night Blog page on my rebuilt website, many of you will recognize my style, content etc from my old bonfire night website. This website and my bonfire night Twitter, YouTube and Flickr accounts took ten months of planning and motivation before I Continue reading…

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Damage Caused By Guy Fawkes

July 6, 2013 at 6:47 pm by v

Guy Fawkes could have made a very big bang in Whitehall, according to physicists, Had the Gunpowder Plot succeeded, the blast from more than two tons of explosive would have made a bonfire of the Palace of Westminster, Continue reading…

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Guy Fawkes

July 6, 2013 at 6:18 pm by v

I’ll tell you a doleful tragedy
Guy Fawkes, the prince of sinisters
Who once blew up the House of Lords Continue reading…

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Beat, Beat, Your Drums Of War

July 5, 2013 at 9:15 pm by RootHost388

Beat, Beat, your drums of war,
Be all you can be, you can be no more.
Wave, wave, your banners of gore, Continue reading…

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Devil, Pope and Pretender

July 5, 2013 at 8:54 pm by v

The following article is an old newspaper report on the old ritual of parading the The Devil The Pope and The Pretender, elements of which still exist in todays Bonfire Celebrations. Continue reading…

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Bonfire Night Dictionary

July 5, 2013 at 5:06 pm by v

I got bored one evening waiting for bonfire night so here we go ! . . . Got good ole google to give me a hand here in places to help me build the ultimate bonfire night dictionary Continue reading…

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Bonfires Back On The Streets

November 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm by v

The re-establishment of the Roman Catholic hierarchy in England by Pope Pius IX brought fires, torches, tar barrels, rockets and rousers back on to the streets of Lewes Continue reading…

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