Other Events

Forthcoming LBS Events – What’s on for 2017…

The First Bonfire Celebration – Tuesday 31st January – 4pm till late – the Red Lion,
Lindfield High Street
To mark the origins of our annual Bonfire tradition, Lindfield Bonfire Society is holding a celebration in The Red Lion pub in the High Street. The event starts at 4pm with a book sale, and later there will be a performance by Bonfire drumming group Skull Drummery (7.30 approx.).
The 31st January will be the 411th anniversary of the first bonfire with an effigy of Guy Fawkes on it, lit by King James after the execution of Guy Fawkes and plotters Thomas Wintour, Ambrose Rookwood and Robert Keyes.
Come along to learn more about the Society and to hear the amazing Bonfire Drummers. Children are welcome up till 8pm (in keeping with Sussex licencing laws).

LBS Annual Dinner – Saturday 25th March, The Bent Arms Hotel, Lindfield.

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday 15th April, 1pm til 4pm, The Red Lion
Following last year’s hugely successful event, Peter and Elaine have once again agreed to let us have an Easter Egg Hunt in the garden of the pub. We also hope to run a ‘name the bunny’ game and have Society merchandise for sale.

LBS Annual General Meeting – Thursday 20th April, 8pm til 9pm, King Edward Hall
Our AGM is your chance to hear what the Society has been doing over the last year, ask any questions you may have and vote on (and stand for) posts in Lindfield Bonfire Society.

Vintage Coffee Morning – Saturday 29th April, 10am til 1pm, King Edward Hall, Lindfield
We will be serving coffee, tea, squash and home-made cake in our vintage tea room where you will also have the opportunity to browse the book stall and purchase LBS merchandise as well as Grand Summer Prize Draw tickets. Children and dogs are welcome!

Village Day – Saturday 3rd June, Lindfield Common
This year’s theme is ‘Strictly Lindfield’, we will be participating in the procession as well as running a bric a brac and book stall, Tombola, merchandise and China Smash stalls.

Summer Party & Quiz night – Saturday 17th June, King Edward Hall, Lindfield
We still have some details to finalise for this social event, but can confirm that Craig from the Sounds
Wicked Disco will be running a quiz and disco for the night. There will be a licenced bar. Tickets are
£5 on the door on the night, with crisps & snacks included in the price.

19th October 2017: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshall’s Meeting
Marshall’s, Collectors and volunteers meeting at the King Edward Hall. Starts 19:30. This is a must for all those who wish to help out on the 4th. For more information contact Wendy Box.

4th November 2017 Lindfield Bonfire Night!
As always! We will add details of this years event to our main  This Years Bonfire page as they are confirmed.

18th November 2017: Christmas Craft Fair
We will again be holding our annual Christmas craft fair  in the King Edward Hall. Help is needed first thing in the morning to help set up the tables and also later in the afternoon to pack away. Also we need help to run our tombola stall throughout the day.

…and for 2018

The First Bonfire Celebration – Wednesday 31st January 2018 – 7.30pm till late – the Red Lion,
Lindfield High Street
To mark the origins of our annual Bonfire tradition, Lindfield Bonfire Society is again holding a celebration in The Red Lion pub in the High Street with a performance by Bonfire drumming group Skull Drummery (7.30 approx.).

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Events in 2016…

19th March 2016: LBS Annual Dinner, Bent Arms, Lindfield
This year’s dinner will once again be held at The Bent Arms beginning at 7pm for dinner at 7.30pm. If you would like to attend please contact Wendy Box or use the Contact Us page. Payment in advance to Wendy please, with no refunds on cancellations made after Mon 14th March. We will be having a raffle as part of the evenings entertainment so don’t forget to buy your tickets.

26th April 2016: LBS Easter Egg Hunt at the Red Lion, Lindfield
The Lindfeld Easter Egg Hunt will be on Easter Saturday 26th March from 1pm to 4pm.

16th April 2016: LBS Vintage Coffee Morning & Tabletop Sale at the King Edward Hall
Due to popular demand we will once again be serving tea and coffee in proper cups and saucers, and home made cake on proper tea plates at our Vintage Coffee Morning. Everyone is welcome to come along and browse the book stall and other stalls yet to be confirmed. This event will be held at the King Edwards Hall in Lindfield.

21st April 2016: LBS Annual General Meeting
This will take place at the King Edward Hall, Lindfield. Start time is 8pm. The annual accounts will be presented, along with elections of officers and the committee for the year ahead.

The Ted Haskell Memorial Shield will also be voted on. This goes to the member who has been deemed to of done most for the society in the past year.

Please attend this meeting if you can. It is your Society and your input is appreciated.

30th May 2016: Lindfield Village Day
The Bonfire Society will be entering a float in the Village Day procession. We will have our bric-a-brac stall, the china smash and a fun game to play on the Common in the afternoon and be selling the 2016 Village Calendar and LBS merchandise.

We look forward to seeing you there and, if you can help us with the preparations or on the day please get in touch.

September 2016: LBS Badge Night
An important part of bonfire tradition, Badge Night is an opportunity to get you new season badge and catch up with Society members ahead of the first out-meeting of the Season. Date & venue to be confirmed.

20th October 2016: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshall’s Meeting
Marshall’s, Collectors and volunteers meeting at the King Edward Hall. Starts 19:30. This is a must for all those who wish to help out on the 5th. For more information contact Wendy Box.

5th November 2016 Lindfield Bonfire Night!
As always! We will add details of this years event to our main  This Years Bonfire page as they are confirmed.

 

Events in 2015…

7th March 2015: LBS Annual Dinner, Bent Arms, Lindfield
24th March 2015: Quiz at the Stand Up Inn, Lindfield
16th April 2015: LBS Annual General Meeting
18th April 2015: LBS Vintage Coffee Morning at the King Edward Hall
30th May 2015: Lindfield Village Day
1st September 2015: LBS Badge Night
15th October 2015: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshall’s Meeting
5th November 2015: Lindfield Bonfire Night!

Events in 2014…

22nd March 2014: LBS Annual Dinner
1st April 2014: Music Quiz
12th April 2014: Vintage Coffee Morning
17th April 2014: LBS Annual General Meeting
31st May 2014: Lindfield Village Day

28th June 2014: Lindfield Bonfire Society 120th Birthday Party
Help celebrate 120 years of Lindfield Bonfire at the King Edward Hall. With music, bar and a grand raffle this is sure to be a great night out! Tickets on sale in advance.

16th October 2014: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshall’s Meeting
Marshall’s, Collectors and volunteers meeting at the King Edward Hall. Starts 19:30. This is a must for all those who wish to help out on the 5th. For more information contact Wendy Box.

5th November 2014: Lindfield Bonfire Night!
No surprise on this date! We will add details of this years event to our This Years Bonfire page as they are confirmed.

15th November 2014: Christmas Craft Fair
We will again be holding our annual Christmas craft fair on Saturday 15th November in the King Edward Hall. Help is needed first thing in the morning to help set up the tables and also later in the afternoon to pack away. Also we need help to man our tombola stall throughout the day.

Events in 2013

16th March. 2013: LBS Annual Dinner
18th April 2013: LBS Annual General Meeting
27th April 2013: Vintage Coffee Morning
1st June 2013: Lindfield Village Day
17th October 2013: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshalls Meeting
26th October 2013: Haywards Heath Orchards Fund Raising
5th November 2013: Lindfield Bonfire Night!
23rd November 2013: Christmas Craft Fair, King Edward Hall, Lindfield

Events in 2012

17th March 2012: LBS Annual Dinner
19th April 2012: LBS Annual General Meeting
11-13 May 2012: Lindfield Arts Festival
2-4 June 2012: Lindfield Village Day and the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations
18th October 2012: Lindfield Bonfire Night Marshalls Meeting
27th October 2012: Haywards Heath Orchards Fund Raising
5th November 2012: Lindfield Bonfire Night
24th November: Christmas Craft Fair, King Edward Hall, Lindfield

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