Lewes Bonfire Celebrations

Agricultural bangers and bird scarers were banned from being thrown this year, but it still not dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd as they simply reverted to other forms of firework including chinese bangers. The BBC branded the largest bonfire event in the UK as unsuitable for children due to the dangers involved http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-20204988

Evolving mainly from the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and Guy Fawkes (Guido Fawkes) and the Seventeen Martyrs burnt at the stake in Lewes, Sussex, during the period 1555–1557, hence the seventeen burning crosses, the Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations are now one of the most well known and talked about traditions within the UK, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors each year.

This year we were playing for Lewes Bonfire society and paraded with them through the streets of Lewes and up to one of six bonfire sites and a massive firework display

Want to know more
http://www.lewesbonfirecelebrations.com/
http://www.lewesbonfirecouncil.org.uk/