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Chid Pitfire @ the Winterton

18 October 2020


Our Friends over at The Winterton Arms are having an outdoor covid secure Pitfire feast, we recommend you join them! View full screen here

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We will see you in November 2021

7 September 2020


It is with a heavy heart that the Chiddingfold Bonfire committee have decided to cancel our 2020 Bonfire Night event and so the next Chiddingfold Bonfire will now be on: Saturday 6th November 2021 Our plans for this year’s event had been to make this an extra special Bonfire Night because the records in our archive indicated that November 2020 would be the 180th year of the Chiddingfold Bonfire. Once the true impact of the pandemic became clear we realized we would need to take all possible precautions about the staging of this year’s event but remained hopeful it would be able to go ahead. In late July our hopes were raised as the Government indicated some initial public outdoor test events would be staged with a view to this leading to more such events, including ones such as our annual November celebration, being able to take place. However, those...

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Helping Hands

22 April 2020


Fresh food deliveries in Chiddingfold during the coronavirus lock-down. We are helping Farncombe Fresh Food Wholesalers aka 3FW.co.uk to provide fresh fruit and veg box deliveries to Chiddingfold. Order deadline Noon on Monday collect the following Wednesday drive-through at the Catholic Church on Woodside Road. No delivery charge! PLEASE: bring a box or a shopping bag, so if we run out of boxes your produce can be transferred into it. Leave it in the boot of your car. Thank you! Here are the details - also on Facebook Chiddingfold Community Page. If you cannot collect, let us know on Facebook or the NextDoor App; we will aim to find a way to help you out! Fresh fruit and vegetable boxes to Chiddingfold residents. Contact 3FW to place your order on their site. The online form is available between 9am & 3pm each day. Pay on line direct with 3FW. No...

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2019 FAQs

6 October 2019


The day is nearly here, so we’ve written up some FAQs that can help you out! When is Chiddingfold Bonfire this year? This year it’s the 2nd of November 2019, the closest weekend to the 5th of November. And yes it will still be on if its a bit drizzly! How much are tickets? There are no tickets to attend, just rock up and enjoy! There will be folk with donation buckets so please donate if you enjoy the event! There are tickets for the Grand Draw though. What time is the procession? 6:30 pm Torches go on sale at St Mary’s School. 7:00 pm Procession of 400 torches departs St Mary’s School. Make sure you get yours before then! See the main page for a full run-down of the night. What time does the bonfire get lit? Approximately 7:15, grab yourself some mulled wine or a burger and enjoy...

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Tripod is up!

29 September 2019


As you will of noticed the tripod is now up and the greenery has arrived! This Saturday 21st, the hard work of building the bonfire begins, and if you could spare a few hours on Saturday morning please meet us on the Village Green at 8.30am. There will be the usual tea and coffee provided, but to help minimise our environment waste please could you bring a cup or mug for your drink. Thank you. We look forward to seeing our regular bonfire builders and welcome any new helpers!

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Help Us Make The Bonfire!

22 May 2019


Those of you passing through the village recently might have noticed that the Bonfire tripod has made its annual appearance on the Green. The Helpers are back in action, once again, building the bonfire for the annual Chiddingfold Bonfire night. It’s starting to take shape already, but we could do with some more willing helpers on the green on Saturday mornings to help build it. It’s great fun and we even provide you with bacon butties, cake and coffee.

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Your Bonfire 2019

21 May 2018


28 July - Final Application for Stalls considered21 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 Road Closures, Diversions, Park & Ride and Events programme 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...

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