Bonfire Night

A Memory of Battle

One of the many memories I have of Battle is of Bonfire Night, November 5th.
Every November 5th,Battle had one of the best November 5th bonfire celibrations in Sussex, it was lots of fun. I remember Battle Rousers( home made fire works), they were awesome, aranged in circles and let fly, they would run and then explode with a huge bang, very scarey.
There was also a huge parade down the High Street, Guy Fawkes would be placed on top of the big fire in front of Battle Abbey and the fire would be lit. A rousing cheer would erupt.
Thanks to the Battle Bonfire Boys. What a memory.
The Abbey Hotel across the street did a huge trade that night!

A memory shared by Eric Saunders , on Jan 20th, 2011.

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