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Traditional Village Bonfire Night Celebrated in Towcester Villages

Author: James Rudd Published: 9th November 2009 09:59

Don stokes the bonfireDon stokes the bonfire

Graham's firework display put Sydney Olympics to shameGraham's firework display put Sydney Olympics to shame

No Alderton outside event would be complete without Doris' soup, this time Anna's recipe from the Alderton CookbookNo Alderton outside event would be complete without Doris' soup, this time Anna's recipe from the Alderton Cookbook

Guy Fawkes night was celebrated on both 5th, 6th and 7th November around Towcester this year. The editor went to his village event - low key but very good.

The weather was cold, the night clear and dry, the stars in evidence.

From the field before the bonfire got underway rockets could be seen over Towcester and towards Stoke Bruerne.

Graham soldiered on with getting set up, Organising olympian fireworks and struggling with a generator.

At the appointed hour the village descended.

A guy was appeared on a barrow courtesy of Alison, Roger and the girls, he rather foolishly sat on top of the tinder.

Soup was prepared, the BBQ for bangers and burgers was roaring and a great time was had by all.

Not the safest seat in the houseNot the safest seat in the house


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