If you want to support this event please buy a programme from HBBS members who will be around the town in the lead-up to the 18th and/or become a member. See programme or click here.
Badges t-shirts fleeces and a range of other merchandising, available from the stall at the fire site on Sat 18th Oct.
Our event is FREE. HBBS is a society of volunteers, who work throughout the year to raise the £15, 000 needed, and who organise this event. Please consider giving a donation to HBBS on our Paypal page , buying a programme, or making a donation at the firesite to a member. Please note sales from street vendors do not support local charities or HBBS. It not organised by Hastings Borough Council, although they have awarded a small grant, as has the Foreshore Trust. We are grateful for the support from many different Council and East Sussex departments including the police, fire brigade and ambulance services, as well as St John's ambulance. The event is supported by many individuals and business who are represented and advertised in our official programme.
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Hastings Borough Bonfire Society recommends suitable clothing, foot and head wear. Some people may be more comfortable with eye and ear protection.
Southeasetern are operating an additional later servcie to Tonbridge after Hastings Bonfire. This additional service will depart Hastings 22.50, St. Leonards Warrior Square 22.53, West St. Leonards 22.57, Crowhurst 23.02, Battle 23.07, Robertsbridge 23.14, Etchingham 23.18, Stonegate 23.23, Wadhurst 23.29, Frant 23.33, Tunbridge Wells 23.39, High Brooms 23.42, Tonbridge 23.50. Full details at www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Bus information can be found at www.stagecoachbus.com/hastings-bexhill
Pelham Place car park will have restricted parking until 3.00pm and be closed from 3.00pm on Sat 18th.
Rock-a-Nore Car Park and Carlisle Parade underground car park will have limited access during the late afternoon and evening of the 18th.
There will be no on-street parking along the route of the procession and we respectfully ask all residents to move their vehicles prior to the procession for the safety of their vehicles, since the event will be very crowded and there will be fire and burning torches.
Parking: Car parks are in the area of TN34 1PH Queens Road / South Terrace / Middle Street
Old Town on street parking is available in the area of TN35 5NA Old London Road but is likely to be crowded.
We have been advised by Sussex Police, that those who appear to be drinking alcohol, whilst under the legal age, may be searched.