A timely reminder to all smugglers of the correct uniform for marching on the 5th. Be sure to dress correctly as this makes our exceptional ranks of three all the more splendid, and because you may be asked to leave the procession if incorrectly attired.
Tickets for the Southover Bonfire Society firesite 2018 are currently on sale at the Tourist Information Centre, St Pancras Stores, the Kings Head and The Swan. They will also be available on the 5th at the Kings Head. Tickets are £5 each and the public entrance to The Convent Field is via Priory Street (processing members entrance is via Cockshut Road). Gates open at 9:30pm.
We are looking for more SBS-ers to join the Southover Bonfire Society Firesite Force!
We need volunteers at the SBS Firesite running up to and after November 5 at our firesite on the Convent Field, Lewes. Continue reading “Join the Firesite Force”
…or perhaps just one, all contributions welcome! SBS uses loads of kit in its various activities throughout the year so we’ve set up an Amazon wish list to make it easy for members to make a financial contribution to the Society. All donations would be very gratefully received, please visit our wish list page to find out more.
A word from our Commander-in-Chief regarding marine flares:
Rumours have been circulating of late about the use of marine flares in processions and other bonfire events, so to provide clarity here is a summary of the current situation regarding these items.
The police have instructed all bonfire societies that this year they will be adopting a zero-tolerance policy on use of marine flares at all bonfire events, including the 5th Continue reading “Flares Have Gone Out of Fashion”
It’s that time of year again – bonfire season is upon us. We’ve got 5,000 torches to make and we’re hosting sessions on Sundays – 9:30am til 11.30am in The Swan’s garden.
Continue reading “Torchmaking”