Chiddingfold Bonfire

Saturday 6th November 2021

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Whats happening and when. Find out below!

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Parking and Directions

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Procession & Food

Look at whats going on during the evening, and what to eat!

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Grand Draw

See whats in the grand draw this year, check out who won in previous years!

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Stay Up to Date

Our blog is where we post updates, like raffle prizes and winners.

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On the night

Road Closures, Diversions, Park & Ride and Events on the day.

  • 2:00pm Final requests for disabled parking. New requests cannot be taken.
  • 3:00pm South side of Village Green (by the Spar and the Chemist) road closes. The bus slip road closes.
  • 5:00pm Stalls open for business.
  • 5:00pm A283 Petworth Road from the junction with Woodside Road to the Crown closes, traffic diverted along Coxcombe Lane
  • 5:00pm North side of the Village Green from Petworth Road to Pockford Road closes, traffic diverted via Pockford Road / Skinner’s Lane
  • 5:15pm Park & Ride shuttle buses start operating. Please note that once the car parks are full we have no further availability.
  • 6:30pm Torches go on sale at St Mary’s School.
  • 7:00pm Procession of 400 torches departs St Mary’s School.
  • 7:15pm (approx) Bonfire set alight.
  • 8:00pm (approx) Fireworks
  • 8:30pm (approx) Grand Draw
  • 9.30pm (approx) Last shuttle bus back to car parks
  • 10:00pm (approx) Roads re-open.

It is NOT possible to let cars through into the closed area after the road blocks are in place and cars should not park in these areas. The only exceptions are for disabled access proving you have requested a place beforehand.

Getting Ready Dates 2019.

2021 dates coming!

  • 28 July – Final applications for stalls considered
  • 21 September – Tripod goes up
  • 28 September – 9am on Green – building bonfire – all welcome
  • 5 October – No Dumping of any more waste on the green (except Saturday mornings for the team who are constructing the bonfire)
  • 12 October – 9am on Green – building bonfire – all welcome
  • 19 October – 9am on Green – building bonfire – all welcome
  • 26 October – 9am on Green – building bonfire – all welcome
  • 31 October – Thursday 8pm Marshals briefing in the Half Crown
  • 2 November – Bonfire Night
  • 3 November – 8am Tidying the Green – Please, please, please come and help


The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn for fine food, beers, wine and rooms.

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The Swan

Set on the edge of the stunning Surrey countryside, The Swan Inn at Chiddingfold is the perfect Home Counties retreat.

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DNS Landscapes

For your next landscaping project.

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Regency Lettings and Property Management

Independently owned and managed lettings agency offering a bespoke lettings and property management service.

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For that extension or patio you’re planning.

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Burns and Webber

Burns & Webber are part of Curchods, making us the largest independently owned estate agent in Surrey.

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