Mayfield Bonfire Society
Torchlit Procession
Saturday September 16th 2017


See Below for Important Information Regarding Road Closures and Timetable of Events
 

For the latest arrangements, news & information please see our Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/MayfieldBonfireSociety/


The Mayfield Memorial Hall Field is an alcohol free zone. Please do not bring alcohol to the event.
All alcohol may be confiscated and destroyed by the police

No fireworks to be dropped in the village

 
Timetable of Events

  • Noon - 3:30pm MBBB fun day - Market Stalls, Car Boot and Table Sales, Music and Children’s Entertainment, Bar with local beers, BBQ and Refreshments (Court Meadow and Memorial Hall)
  •  3:00pm - Children’s Fancy Dress competition. (Memorial Hall)
  • 6:30pm - Road Closures begin (starting with High Street)
  • 6:55pm - Ceremonial Laying of the Wreath of Remembrance (with fiery poppy banners)
    (High Street, War Memorial)
     
  • 7:30pm - First Procession
    (Horse Trough, formerly Natwest, to Rose & Crown)

     
  • 8:30pm - Second Procession
    (Rose & Crown, via High Street, West Street, Stone Cross, Station Road, to Horse trough).

     
  • 9:15pm - Grand Procession
    (Horse Trough to Memorial Hall Gates)
     
  • 10:00pm Grand Aerial Firework Display
    (Best viewed from the grass on Court Meadow Playing Fields)

     
  • 10:15pm - Prize-giving for Societies (Memorial Hall)
  • 11:00pm Fairground Closes
  • 11.30pm - Roads Open (Subject to clearance from Event Control)

All timings are approximate.


Refreshment outlets open throughout the day and a Fair operates on Court Meadow.

During the evening please help to support  Mayfield Bonfire Society by using our  Bar  & BBQ  in the High Street.


Road closures  6:30 to 11:30pm

The village will be closed to vehicles between these times. Absolutely no admittance - emergency vehicles only.

The Tunbridge Wells Road will be closed to traffic entering the village from 9.30pm, to allow safe exit for vehicles and emergency services.

Taxi/Lift drop-off and collection points will be publicised in the Programme and around the Village in advance. Please book Taxi firms listed on the Taxi Map, as they will have access to the latest information and access times for pick-ups. Please book well in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN THE AREA AFTER 7.45PM, AND TAXIS ON THE NIGHT WILL BE BUSY, SO YOU NEED TO BOOK YOUR OWN HOMEWARD TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS IN ADVANCE.