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The Big Build 2017 - It’s that time of year folks. The tripod will go up on the morning of 23rd September – feel free to come along and add moral support. Building of the bonfire starts the following week on the 30th September. Please come to the green at 9am to help make this the best bonfire in Surrey …
Some photos from 2016 - As the thunderstorms of summer fill the night with light, I thought that I would link to some photos of the 2016 bonfire for your enjoyment http://www.chiddingfoldnews.org.uk/archive/bonfire-2016.html
Outstanding evening thanks to everyone - What an awesome evening. Thanks to all the organisers, helpers, volunteers and the pig who generously got spit roasted for us. Social media tells us that the fireworks were the best ever, the bonfire was hotter than ever and there were more facebook likes and retweets than ever before. In fact the website got so …
21 April 2016 – 8:30pm – Beacon on the Green - On 21st April 2016, Her Majesty the Queen celebrates her 90th Birthday, and in celebration of this wonderful milestone at 8:30pm, Beacons will be lit that night across the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, marking this unique moment in history. The Bonfire Committee has been asked by …
2015 Best Ever! - Many thanks to everyone who came. It was without doubt the best fireworks display that we have seen. Here is a gallery of photos from the night. Please give credit to Chiddingfold Bonfire Association if you use them and link to this website. I have also uploaded super-high-resolution versions that you can download and use with …
2015 The Build - Enjoy some pictures from this year’s build and we’ll see you all on Saturday. Please give generously to the collection buckets. We rely on your support for this legendary bonfire in Chiddingfold.
2014 Grand Draw Winners - Did you win? If you haven’t claimed your prize, then please CONTACT US to do so. If you haven’t completed our survey, then please TELL US WHAT YOU THINK. We need your feedback to make 2015 even better.
What did you think? - Please let us know what you thought of the Fireworks by taking our short survey. We would really appreciate it!
2014 event is GO! - Don’t mind the wind and rain. The event is still on. Buy a burger, some beer and a Grand Draw ticket and you’ll be fine!
2014 Bonfire Finished! - An amazing effort & the Bonfire is ready!. Helper's meeting this Thursday 6th Nov. at 8pm in the Half Crown in Chiddingfold - THERE ARE HELPERS PERKS!!
Thank you Forest Stores - Many thanks to Forest Stores who have been keeping our fine crew of bonfire builders hydrated on Saturday mornings. Why go to Sainsbury when your local shops can keep you going? Drop in a do a week’s shopping locally for a change. You know it makes sense!
2014 Erecting the tripod - Some great photos thanks to Steve Baker.
2014 Build begins - Come on down on Saturday mornings and join in the fun. Always good to see new faces.
2013 Photos - Enjoy the stunning sights from Saturday’s event.
Results of the vote - Awesome: 95% Good: 5% OK: 0% Hmmm… 0% Not Good: 0%
Please do not bring alcohol onto the Green tonight - Surrey Police will be repeating last year’s policy of removing and destroying alcohol brought onto the green by underage drinkers. This policy makes the event safer for everyone and keeps it a family-friendly, fun event for all to enjoy. Please don’t bring alcohol onto the Green. Many thanks
text BONFIRE 5 to 82055 & win a VIP magic show - Thanks to the awesome Craig Longhurst you can win an exclusive trip for four to the Magic Circle to see close up magic at The Magic Circle Headquarters in London. You really won’t believe your eyes. This exclusive prize is only available to people who rate the Chiddingfold bonfire using our texting service. It’s really easy. All you …
Great prizes at this year’s Raffle - 2013  Prize Fund News Every Ticket sold helps to fund the fireworks and Christmas Vouchers valid for local shops given to village’s older people. £1 per ticket, 5 in a ‘book’. Tickets available on the night – or in advance from Chiddingfold Post Office and Committee members. Prize Donated by A helicopter flight into London from …

3 Replies to “Latest News”

  1. The churchbells will ring as is usual from 6pm until the procession is gathered around the bonfire, 7.30pm.
    There may also be ringing of the bells from about 3.30pm from a visiting band of ‘young’ ringers.
    All adds to the occasion!

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