On November 5, 2016, four of the six Lewes Bonfire Societies blow up effigies of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at the culmination of an evening of torchlit parades, massive bonfires and […]
Remember, remember, the fifth of November … and the best night of 2015.
When the Last Post sounds I get an enormous lump in my throat.
A field report from an actual field somewhere in southern England, where a bunch of keen volunteers are competing to build the biggest bonfire in town.
One month from tonight on November 5th, it’s England’s biggest Bonfire Night in Lewes, East Sussex.
One month from tomorrow it’s the biggest night of the year in Lewes, East Sussex, unblemished by PC revisionists or the spoil-sports from ‘Elf and Safety.
Again, this year the Waterloo Bonfire Society’s annual summer fundraiser was a huge success. In anticipation of the Lewes Bonfire Night, over the next three days I’m reposting last year’s stories leading […]
There’s lots to visit in my ancestral home of Lewes, East Sussex.