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november, 2018

3nov1:00 pm- 8:00 pmFeaturedCranleigh Bonfire & Fireworks 2018

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Programme of Events Saturday 3th November 2018

From 1:00pm: 
Benson’s Fun Fair – on The Common. Look out for the Fun Fair on Friday evening too. 

3:00pm: 
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:
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:
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:
Crowds in Stocklund Square join in the Torchlight Procession.

6:45pm:
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: 
Bonfire is set ablaze. Torch bearers pass their torches to the Bonfire Marshalls. 

7:30pm:
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 the collectors. All profits from the event help charitable organisations, families and individuals in Cranleigh and the surrounding area that need 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.

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Cranleigh Fireworks and Bonfire

The Common, Cranleigh GU6 8LU.

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