As a fitting and moving finale to this year’s display, Rye Bonfire will be launching ashes of two of its well loved members, John Izod and Jimper Sutton, in the last rocket!
Bonfire Societies, drumming groups, and marching bands from all over Sussex will be joining Rye Bonfire Society in celebrating Rye Fawkes Pageant 2016 on Saturday 12 November.
The procession will start following a large signal maroon at 19:50 from Mason Road, on the Tilling Green Estate; the route will follow Ferry Road to the Crown Inn, turn left into Cinque Ports Street, Tower Street, through Landgate Arch, Hilders Cliff (East Cliff) in to High Street, The Mint, turn right into Wish Ward, Cinque Ports Street, Tower Street, left down Landgate, right into Bedford Place and on to the Bonfire site.
At about 20:30 Rye Fawkes 2016, Prince Rostislav R. Romanov III, will be chaired down by Centurions from Robertsbridge Bonfire Society from Hilders Cliff down to the bonfire site ready for him to light the ‘normous bonfire at about 20:45, this will be followed by a grand fireworks display at around 21:00.
As a fitting and moving finale to this year’s display, Rye Bonfire will be launching ashes of two of its well loved members, John Izod and Jimper Sutton, in the last rocket! John and Jimper both sadly passed away this year, but listen carefully on the night for the sound of a couple of chuckles.
“Rye’s Own” will be doing a special feature ‘Bonfire Heroes Remembered’ in the Christmas Issue
“Rye’s Own Bulletin” Saturday 29 October
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