Bonfire events all set to shine

The Scarborough Lions Bonfire on Burniston Road car park Picture by Richard Ponter 104558d  5/11/10    news
The Scarborough Lions Bonfire on Burniston Road car park Picture by Richard Ponter 104558d 5/11/10 news

ORGANISERS are gearing up for Scarborough’s traditional bonfire night celebrations next month.

A numbers of events will be held on Saturday November 5, including the Scarborough Lions bonfire at Burniston Road car park.

The gates open at 5.30pm and the fire will be lit at 6.15pm by Scarborough’s mayor Cllr John Blackburn.

A firework display will start at 7.15pm. Admission costs £2.50 per adult with accompanied children free (unaccompanied children £2.50).

People are asked not to bring their own fireworks and sparklers due to safety reasons.

Anyone wishing to donate wood can do so on the Saturday only, from 9am to 2pm.

Cayton bonfire, held at McCain’s Sports Field, will be lit at 7pm with the fireworks commencing at 7.15pm. No own sparklers permitted.

Refreshments will be available and limited parking is offered at £2 per car.

The bonfire at Burniston and Cloughton Village Hall will be taking place as usual, with times to be announced nearer the event.

Donations of wood can be brought on site from Monday October 24. No mattresses or scrap metal please.

There will be traditional hot food and drinks available on the night.

Filey Lions bonfire will he held in West Avenue car park from 5.30pm.

The fire will be lit at 6.15pm, lantern judging will take place at 6.45pm and fireworks with music will start at 7.15pm.

Admission is free and donations will be gratefully accepted.

Any children wishing to enter the lantern competition are welcome to bring along a home-made lantern on the night.