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Chris Hare: Sussex Bonfire Boys: We Burn to Remember

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Chris Hare, will lead you back into Victorian Sussex and tell of the nights of revelry and disorder that occurred regularly in our Sussex towns and villages.  In the last half of the nineteenth century, ‘bonfire boys’ in Sussex turned every November 5th into a night of unbridled anarchy – seizing the streets like an invading army. 

As well as reading from contemporary newspaper accounts and other eye-witness statements, Chris will play extracts from taped oral history interviews of people who remembered the last vestiges of old Bonfire Night tradition in the county.

Tickets: £8:00

Event Location:

Ropetackle Arts Centre

Box Office: Wordfest

boxoffice@shorehamwordfest.com

Box Office: Ropetackle

boxoffice@ropetacklecentre.co.uk

Details

Date:
November 6
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Organiser

Rosalind Turner
Phone:
07515 800957
Email:
boxoffice@shorehamwordfest.com
Website:
www.shorehamwordfest.com

Venue

Ropetackle Arts Centre
High Street
Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5EG United Kingdom
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Phone:
01273 464440
Website:
https://ropetacklecentre.co.uk/