Bonfire & Fireworks

Saturday 2nd November 2019

All Day:
Torches & Grand Draw tickets on sale outside “The Co-Op” & on Stocklund Square. Grand Draw tickets are £1 each.  Torches  will also be available from 5.30pm at the Park Mead shops prior to the procession.

From 1pm:
Benson’s Fun Fair – on The Common. Look out for the Fun Fair on Friday evening too.

3pm:
Make-a-Guy competition in Stocklund Square, sponsored by Burns & Webber for the 24th year! The winning Guy will be carried in the torchlight procession & placed on the top of the Bonfire. All other guys may sit around the fire. Fun Fair in full swing on the Common.

5:45pm:
Assemble for torch-light procession, Park Drive, Park Mead.
Slinfold Concert Band plays in Stocklund Square outside Sainsbury’s.
Hog Roast and other refreshments ready on The Common.

6:00pm:
Procession starts from Park Drive, Ewhurst Road led by The Royal Stuart Piper. There will be traffic delays in the Ewhurst Road and Cranleigh High Street whilst the procession is on.

6:30pm:
Crowds in Stocklund Square join in the Torchlight Procession.

6:45pm (approx):
Bonfire Prayer is read to the crowd, & winning “Guy” is placed on top of the Bonfire, on The Common, Elmbridge Road side, GU6 8LU. The winning guy at the 2018 at the Cranleigh Bonfire & Fireworks

6:50pm (approx):
Bonfire is set ablaze. Torch bearers pass their torches to the Bonfire Marshalls.

7:30pm:
Firework display set to music by Star Fireworks (who won the British Fireworks Championship in 2013) on The Common, Guildford Road side.

8:00pm:
Benson’s Fun Fair continues on The Common.

This is a free show, however please give generously to our collectors. Please may we suggest you put a minimum of £5.00 in our buckets. All profits from the event help charitable organisations, families and individuals in Cranleigh and the surrounding area that need our support.

Please note road closures around Cranleigh
All roads around the Bonfire and Fireworks site are closed from 6.00pm until 10.00pm. This includes Guildford Road from Gaston Gate, Elmbridge Road from Lashmere, The High Street from the roundabout by Superdrug, and Horseshoe Lane. Parking is available behind the Stocklund Square shops and please check to see if charges apply as this is on private land.

As usual we will be delivering your free programme of events in time for the 2nd November.

Make a Guy

We’re delighted that Estate Agents Burns & Webber are once again this year sponsored the Make-a-Guy competition.

We hope lots of children will make their own guys & bring them along to outside Sainsbury’s at 3.00pm.

Road closure information and procession route

Click on the links below for all the information on road closures and procession routes

Bonfire and fireworks road closures

Procession route