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Press Magazine Cuttings 2002

April 29, 2014 at 10:24 pm by v

Societies Concern` Over Fireworks Bill…

Lewes Bonfire societies say legislation against the indiscriminate sale of fireworks will not affect November 5 celebrations. But there is concern that a complete ban on the sale of fireworks to the Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Supp 2002

April 27, 2014 at 2:21 pm by v

Unending Tradition…

Another spectacular display of colour and costume is promised by the Borough Bonfire Society boys and girls for this year’s November 5. Members will dress as Zulus, Tudors and in a host of other guises for Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Report 2002

April 25, 2014 at 11:17 pm by v

A Year Is A Long Time…

A year is a long time in bonfire politics. Last year it was Osama Bin Laden who incurred the wrath of the societies. This year it was the turn of his arch-enemy George W. Bush who was blown up at two different bonfire sites. Continue reading…

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Argus Press Cutting 2001

April 6, 2014 at 7:48 pm by v

Blazing Anger Ignites Terrorist…

The people of Lewes sent out a message of defiance as thousands gathered to watch their public enemy number one burned at the stake last night. The effigy of Osama Bin Laden was set Continue reading…

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Press Magazine Cuttings 2001

April 5, 2014 at 11:15 pm by v

A Bonfire Question…

A Bonfire historian (Lewes is full of them) wants to know whether Ringmer ever had a bonfire society. And, for good measure, was there ever one in Glynde? Fair question! Both are Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Report 2001

April 5, 2014 at 8:51 pm by v

Bonfire Blows Up Bin Laden…

Lewes bonfire attracted national publicity as Osama Bin Laden became the target of the brilliant effigy builders. A spectacular tableau with a no-holds-barred message was the talking point of Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Supp 2001

April 4, 2014 at 6:45 pm by v

Gunpowder, Treason And Plot…

There’s no doubt about it. Lewes holds the finest bonfire festivities in the world and Monday’s celebrations will be no exception. Bonfire Night is the highlight of the year for Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Supp 2000

March 27, 2014 at 11:35 pm by v

Show Goes On Despite Floods…

Lewes has the finest bonfire celebrations in the world. And the spectacular events of tomorrow (Saturday) evening are particularly significant. Not because they are the first revels of the new Continue reading…

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Sussex Express Report 2000

March 27, 2014 at 8:05 pm by v

Just The Tonic Town Needed!…

Fire triumphed over flood during Saturday’s superb Bonfire Night in Lewes. Four¬†out of the five bonfire displays went ahead – the South Street site on the¬†Railway Land was Continue reading…

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Press Magazine Cuttings 2000

March 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm by v

Lewes On Fire…

What would Guy Fawkes think of the Internet? : He was a man interested in the future, enough to try to change the course of history. Would he be interested in the fuss that has been made about the Continue reading…

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