Programme of Events
|Benson’s Family Funfair Opens
Thanks to Tommy and Denelia Benson and their family for the continued support and help they give to make the bonfire a great success.
|Brian’s Bar Opens
The official bar of the Ripley Bonfire Association opens. Situated on the green, serving the cheapest beer in the village and proceeds go towards the event and the community.
|All food outlets open
|Torchlit Procession Commences
The torchlit procession, led by the Regal Guest of Honour and their attendants, preceded by the band, leaves the village hall and makes its way to the green.
|Lighting of the Bonfire!
The torchlit procession arrives on the green and the Regal Guest lights the bonfire.
|Firework Display Commences
Thanks to Dynamic Fireworks for, year on year, delivering such an outstanding display. (Please note, bar service at Brian’s Bar is suspended during the display.)
|Live Music Begins
Live music, by ‘Sultana’, commences next to Brian’s Bar, as service resumes for the remainder of the evening.