Cranleigh Lions Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Please note new times in 2017 for the procession, bonfire and fireworks

All Day: Torches & Grand Draw tickets on sale outside “The Co-Op” & on Stocklund Square. Grand Draw tickets are £1 each.

From 1pm: Benson’s Fun Fair – on The Common. Look out for the Fun Fair on Friday evening too.

3pm: Make-a-Guy competition in Stocklund Square, sponsored by Burns & Webber for the 22nd year! The winning Guy will be carried in the torchlight procession & placed on the top of the Bonfire. All other guys may sit around the fire. Fun Fair in full swing on the Common.

5:45pm: (new time) Assemble for torch-light procession, Park Drive, Park Mead. Slinfold Concert Band plays in Stocklund Square outside Sainsbury’s. Hog Roast and other refreshments ready on The Common.

6:00pm: (new time) Procession starts from Park Drive, Ewhurst Road led by The Friary Guildford Marching Band. There will be traffic delays in the Ewhurst Road and Cranleigh High Street whilst the procession is on.

6:30pm: (new time) Crowds in Stocklund Square join in the Torchlight Procession.

6:45pm (new time) (approx): Bonfire Prayer is read to the crowd, & winning “Guy” is placed on top of the Bonfire, on The Common, Elmbridge Road side, GU6 8LU.

6:50pm (new time) (approx): Bonfire is set ablaze. Torch bearers pass their torches to the Bonfire Marshalls.

7:30pm: (new time) Firework display set to music by Star Fireworks (who won the British Fireworks Championship in 2013) on The Common, Guildford Road side.

8:00pm: Benson’s Fun Fair continues on The Common.

This is a free show, however please give generously to our collectors. Please may we suggest you put a minimum of £2.00 in our buckets. All profits from the event help charitable organisations, families and individuals in Cranleigh and the surrounding area that need our support. Alternatively, you can donate via text message, simply text CRAN44 £2 to 70070. You can donate more by swapping the 2 for the donation of your choice. Please note road closures around Cranleigh All roads around the Bonfire and Fireworks site are closed from 6.00pm until 10.00pm. This includes
Guildford Road from Gaston Gate, Elmbridge Road from Lashmere, The High Street from the roundabout by Superdrug, and Horseshoe Lane. Parking is available behind the Stocklund Square shops and please check to see if charges apply as this is on private land.

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