LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
In light of the Covid pandemic and discussions with the authorities who licence our event, only South Street Bonfire Society and members of the public with tickets bought in advance will be able to enter the Society's firesite. A limited number of tickets will be on sale at the Tourist Information Centre in the High Street and from SSBS programme sellers on Cliffe Bridge or in the precinct. No tickets will be sold on the Fifth. For test and trace purposes, people buying tickets, up to a maximum of six per person, will be asked for a name and contact number. As in previous years, accompanied children under 16 will be admitted free. No unaccompanied children will be admitted. If you buy tickets please remember that alcohol and personal fireworks, including sparklers, are not allowed on the site.
South Street Bonfire Society coffee morning have made a welcome return in 2021!
These are the best way to meet other members, catch up on news, buy lovely home made cakes and jams and SSBS merchandise.
The next coffee morning will take place at Cliffe Church Hall between 10am and 12pm on Saturday October 30th.
A reminder that the deadline for new applications to join SSBS must be submitted to the Membership Secretary by 30th October.
Existing members wishing to renew their membership may do so at any point, up to and including Badge Night. Failure to renew your membership by this date will result in your membership being cancelled and your removal from the society’s circulation lists and social media groups.
South Street Bonfire Society has a policy of no drop downs/flares in any processions, either in outmeetings or on Bonfire Night in Lewes. Any member ignoring this rule will risk being arrested and may face disciplinary action and/or removal from the Society.
BONUS BALL RAFFLE
A Bonus Ball Raffle is held once a month to raise funds for the society. The Lotto draw on the Saturday of the coffee morning will be used. Numbers are £1 each. Half of the total stake money will be offered as a prize with the other half of the money raised going to the society. Payment can be in cash, PayPal or bank transfer. Please contact Sarah-Jane Penfold on 07816327189, email email@example.com or see her at coffee mornings.
Welcome to South Street Bonfire society
This family society founded in 1913 as a ‘Juvenile’ Society, now has members of all ages but remains a popular choice for families. We hold our annual celebrations on 5th November, and are proud to uphold the traditions of Bonfire Night in Lewes.
The costumes of our First Pioneers are Colonial (c. 1750), and the Second Pioneers, English Civil War. Our smugglers wear brown and cream striped guernseys.
South Street Events Limited present:
THE SOUTH STREET BAR
We have a fantastic mobile bar service that you can hire out for events of all sizes across the South of England. Why not support use our bar for your wedding, birthday party, anniversary party, or anything you can think of!
For more information you can reach the bar team here:
Events email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Silburn: email@example.com 07857336387 01273 473715
Bryonny Marten: firstname.lastname@example.org 0796945479
LEWES RUGBY CLUB BAR
South Street Events Ltd now manage the Rugby Club Bar. The Society gets 50% of any bookings for events that are made through South Street Events. This venue offers a great space for events of all kinds, so if you are planning an event at the Rugby Club, please book it through us.
T-shirts S,M.L,XL XXL - £8
Window/car stickers - £1.50
Key ring with bottle opener and torch - £2.50
Knitted (to order) Smuggler Dolls, small £2.50, large £4.
Merchandise available at SSBS Coffee Mornings
(please put "SSBS Merchandise" in the subject line.)