Event: Battel Bonfire Boyes

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Event Date: Saturday 7th November 2015
Event Price: Donations welcome
Event Time: 10 am to.. Read description.

Event Description:
Taken from Battel website, 10am – Ringing of the Church bells – Children`s Procession from the top of the high street to the Abbey Green. Children may enter while wearing fancy dress.
10:30am – Judging of Children`s fancy dress and the Guy Contest. Prizes for fancy dress and Guy (Single Entry and Group Entry)
A Stall is open on the Green from 9am till 5pm for Merchandise, programmes and information on the event.

6pm – The Abbey Green is closed off to the Public. NO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE PERMITTED ENTRY after this time. Battle Highstreet Road Closure also comes into effect till 12 midnight, 7:15-7:30pm – The Guy is taken up the High Street to join the start of the procession. The Procession also forms up at Market Street at this time.

7:45pm – A Marroon is launched signaling the start of the procession. It proceeds down High Street, to the Abbey Green. From there, down to the Railway station, back up to the Green. Battel Bonfire Boyes then enter the Abbey via the gate way and turn around. They then proceed back up the High Street, along with the rest of the procession, around, and back to the Abbey Green.
9pm – The Bonfire is lit on the Abbey Green. 9:30pm – The Fireworks are started, followed by the Effigy
The main event normally ends around 10pm but minor fireworks and the fire are still on the green. Entry to the Green by the Pubic is STILL NOT PERMITTED

Please Note: We are unable to offer any form of Parking as this is a small town with limited spaces. Upper Market, Lower Market and Station Approach car Parks are ALL within the Road Closure areas and you will not be able to drive in or out of them between 6pm and 12am (Midnight). Mount Street Carpark is open and accessable via Caldbec Hill

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