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BONFIRE NIGHT FOR KIDS ????????

 
 
On 5 Oct 2005 at 10:21am Jeff Webber wrote:
I have recently moved to Burgess Hill and wanted to go to Lewes Bonfire Night for the first time - can someone let me know if it is suitable to take my daughter - she is 3 years old - would she enjoy it or is it a bit full-on for kids ?
We were going to go with a load of mates also - would we be able to get there if we hired a mini-bus or would we be better to get the train there ?
Any advice would be gratefully received
Cheers - Jeff
 
 
On 5 Oct 2005 at 2:00pm Expectant spectator wrote:
I understand that there will be an 'early' display this year from the golf course, so maybe worthwhile bringing the kids in to see that and and a couple of the early processions and then leaving before it gets too packed (some chance!)
Personally my mates and I are planning to get our spot in Cliffe Precint (sic) nice and early so that we can see Cliffe's giant Guy Fawkes coming over Cliffe Bridge. I hear it's going to be quite a sight.
The trains are a nightmare, but if you can park out of town on the outskirts, you should be alright, but arrive early. We've been coming in from Brighton for about 3 years and there really is nothing quite like it.
 
 
On 5 Oct 2005 at 6:28pm me wrote:
may well be a bit full on for a 3 year old. its extremely busy to the point of crushing in some places. fireworks within the procession can be very loud also. Don't touch the trains unless you want to queue for hours too and from lewes. Coming by car is the lesser of two evils but you would need to be here early to get into a designated car park otherwise your car will either be towed of target practice for fireworks. Bearing in mind on top of this , it will be on a saturday this year plus it is the 400th anniversary overall. Its also CSBS 150th anniversary as well. if the weather is fine i imagine it will be very very busy.
 
 
On 5 Oct 2005 at 8:02pm Guido Fawkes wrote:
Sozs... What's all this 5th November thing about?
G.F
 
 
On 6 Oct 2005 at 12:04am sewie side borma wrote:
hehe, might be a fun night
 
 
On 6 Oct 2005 at 9:34am Matt wrote:
First time visitor this year.
Any suggestions on whats the best to see and where's the best place to stand? been wanting to come since I saw the bin Laden float in the Times a few years ago. Finally get the chance this year.
Matt
 
 
On 11 Oct 2005 at 7:38pm dolly wrote:
Best place to stand is by the war memorial, but get their early.
 
 
On 15 Oct 2005 at 12:14am Mark C-S-B-S wrote:
Hello there,
i would advise you to stay away this november the 5th unless it was all adults, they best thing to probrably do is to bring the kids to nevill bonfire on the 22nd october its a children orientated event so sould be a fitting event
 
 
On 16 Oct 2005 at 9:13pm flames wrote:
the war memorial is a good place to stand but you will be crushed by people walking up and down the hill (i will be one of those people). Around the old Law Courts is good.
 
 
On 29 Oct 2005 at 9:43pm mahyar wrote:
hello...i just wanted to know will the bonfire night be held at Lewes this november???????
 
 
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On 2 Nov 2005 at 5:22pm me wrote:
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