Rocket FM will be broadcasting complete coverage of the 2017 Lewes Bonfire celebrations, from Badge Night and the 6am maroon right through to Bonfire prayers. Throughout our 2017 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 4th

6am – 9am
Mike Bonsor – Good morning Bonfire
Up for the maroon, all the Bonfire news as Lewes’s amazing day at last gets underway.

9am to 11am
Ben and Sam – The Final Countdown
A take on the detail of the day, who’s where, and why. An easy slide down to…

11am – 3pm
The Antique Rogue Show – we’re extremely live down in the Cliffe with Dino Bishop as the excitement builds.

3pm – 5pm
Bonfire Bits and Bobs
Andy Thomas presents Bonfire items from this year’s run, and memories from further back in time.

5pm – 9pm
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 us from 9am on 5th November to hear reports on the night.


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