Hastings Bonfire Celebrations



Hastings Beach, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5BT

Tel: +44(0)1424 440604

Hastings Bonfire Celebrations


Stealing a march on most other bonfires, Hastings Beach is the venue for the Hastings Bonfire Celebrations.

The spectacular torchlit procession, starting from The Stade, bonfire and fireworks commemorate the Battle of Hastings, as well as the traditional gunpowder plot.

In a nutshell we celebrate the foiling of the gunpowder plot of 1605 and hold our event to coincide with Hastings week which celebrates the Battle of Hastings. There is a torchlit procession through the streets followed by a bonfire and fireworks on the beach.

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This volunteer-run event is free and no tickets are required. Donations welcome.


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Hastings Bonfire 2023 (12 Oct 2024)

* Procession begins at 7.15pm.
Bonfire and fireworks from 9.00pm.

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Hastings Green Festival, West SussexHastings, HastingsSet in the heart of 1066 Country and the remains of William the Conqueror's first English castle, Hastings is an historic town with many points of interest, events and things to do.