Heyshott Bonfire

Bonfire 2017 News | Important Information

Bonfire Build Dates 2017 –
Bonfire build dates for 2017 – coming soon. We really need some assistance this year please, so any help, no matter how small would be very much appreciated.
Please contact enquiry@heyshottbonfire.co.uk if you can help in any way possible.

Parking 2017 –
As per previous years, a Professional Parking Company has been contracted for 2017.
Please follow their instructions at all times.

Admission 2017 –
Heyshott Bonfire runs year to year on the generosity of people’s donations so in order for it to continue our suggested minimum donation is £5 an adult.

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Since 1953 (the Coronation year) for every year, the village of Heyshott has celebrated Guy Fawkes Night with a renowned bonfire and fireworks display.


On the day (Saturday 4th November 2017) the road through Heyshott village is closed at 5pm to all traffic except those who have official passes.


At 6:30pm (approx), the torches go on sale in Hoyle Lane.


At 7pm (approx), the famous torchlight procession commences from Hoyle Lane and meanders through the village to the village green, the site of the bonfire.


At 7:30 (approx) the children will be entertained by the Punch and Judy show commencing.


At 8pm (approx) there is an outstanding display of fireworks to bring the main celebrations to a close.


There is no charge for entry to the Heyshott Bonfire & Fireworks display however there are collection buckets in which to place donations which are used to fund the following years’ festivities.



Please give as generously to ensure this event continues for years to come.
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Bonfire Night

November 4, 2017, 7:00pm - November 4, 2017, 4:00pm

Since 1953 (the Coronation year) for every year, the village of Heyshott has celebrated Guy Fawkes Night with a renowned bonfire and fireworks display. On the day (Saturday 4th November 2017) the road through Heyshott village is closed at 5pm to all traffic except those who have official passes. At 6:30pm (approx), the torches go on sale in Hoyle Lane. At 7pm (approx), the famous torchlight procession commences from Hoyle Lane and meanders through the village to the village green, the site of the bonfire. At 7:30 (approx) the children will be entertained by the Punch and Judy show commencing. At 8pm (approx) there is an outstanding display of fireworks to bring the main celebrations to a close. There is no charge for entry to the Heyshott Bonfire & Fireworks display however there are collection buckets in which to place donations which are used to fund the following years’ festivities. Please give as generously to ensure this event continues for years to come.

A fun village cricket match.
Everyone is welcome - any age/sex/ability!
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Heyshott Cricket Match

July 23, 2017, 1:00pm - July 23, 2017, 11:00am

A fun village cricket match. Everyone is welcome - any age/sex/ability!

Heyshott Bonfire

Heyshott Bonfire Committee wishes to give a Special Thanks to:

The Villagers of Heyshott

WL West & Sons – Who generously provide the timber for the bonfire every year

Unicorn Inn – Who kindly allow us to use their premises and provide invaluable assistance with the event

Link Hire and Sales – Who generously provide the scaffolding to keep us protected from the weather

Lavant Workwear – Who kindly provide the reflective high visibility vests

NFU Mutual Pulborough – For their financial assistance

Selstar Fireworks – for without them, there would be no fireworks

Canon Fire Protection – for providing fire safety equipment

Cowdray Estate – for their ongoing support and assistance

Bonfire Schedule

(Note: Times Approx)

• 18:30 Torches on Sale (Hoyle Lane)
  At the Bonfire Location:
  Bar Open at the Unicorn
  Hot dogs & Soup etc on sale

• 19:00 Procession Commences

• 19:30 Punch & Judy

• 20:00 Fireworks

• 20:30 Raffle Draw

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