Programme of Events
|1.00 pm||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.
|4.00 pm||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.
|4.00 pm||All food outlets open|
|7.10 pm||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.
|7.30 pm||Lighting of the Bonfire!|
The torchlit procession arrives on the green and the Regal Guest lights the bonfire.
|8.00 pm||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.)
|8.20 pm||Live Music Begins|
Live music, by ‘Sultana’, commences next to Brian’s Bar, as service resumes for the remainder of the evening.