Rocket FM will be broadcasting complete coverage of the 2016 Lewes Bonfire celebrations, from Badge Night and the 6am maroon right through to Bonfire prayers. Throughout our 2016 broadcast, we’ll be talking to the people who make Bonfire, including representatives from all the Societies. We’ll also be providing details of all the essential Bonfire information – parking restrictions, road closures, opening hours … even the best Bonfire chilli recipe!

Stay tuned to 87.8FM and keep an eye on our website, which will be updated with all sorts of Bonfire information as we near the big day!

Saturday November 5th

6am – 9am
Mike Bonsor – Who Listens To Me In Their Pyjamas?
Up for the maroon, all the Bonfire news as Lewes’s amazing day at last gets underway.

9am to 11am
Erin & Peter – May Seem Closer Than They Appear
A take on the detail of the day, who’s where, and why. An easy slide down to…

11am – 1pm
Paul Shine – From The Conflagration.

1pm – 4pm
Union Music Store Live On The 5th
Jamie Freeman brings Bonfire news & live music with local artistes.

5pm – 9pm
BONFIRE LIVE!
Dino Bishop, Helen Browning-Smith and the team with 4 hours of EVERYTHING live from the War Memorial.

9pm until the small hours
ALL THE SITES – live reports from all the fire sites & around town, sundry survivors in the studio, Bonfire Prayers shortly before midnight and beyond.

Don’t forget to join Dino Bishop from 7am on 6th November to hear reports on the night.


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