Events for November 2015
Come and Celebrate a Revival!
Every Sunday from 3- 5:30, Afternoon teas are back at Kester House in Sedlescombe in the original Old Tithe Barn tea rooms from the 1950's. Indulge yourself in gorgeous scones, savouries, pastries and cakes whilst relaxing in the sofas and leather chairs in our centuries old sitting rooms. Add a glass of sparkling to your Tea for true indulgence!
Please call to book 01424 870035
Battle Bonfire Night
7th November 2015
Guy Fawkes is said to have sourced his gunpowder from the Battle powder mills and the Battel Bonfire Boyes, one of the world's oldest membership societies.
6pm - The Abbey Green is closed off to the Public. NO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE PERMITTED ENTRY after this time. Battle High Street Road Closure also comes into effect till 12 midnight
7:15-7:30pm - The Guy is taken up the High Street to join the start of the procession. The Procession also forms up at Market Street.
7:45pm - A Maroon is launched signalling the start of the procession. It proceeds down High Street, to the Abbey Green. From there, down to the Railway station, back up to the Green. Battel Bonfire Boyes then enter the Abbey via the gate way and turn around. They then proceed back up the High Street, along with the rest of the procession, around, and back to the Abbey Green.
9pm - The Bonfire is lit on the Abbey Green.
9:30pm - The Fireworks are started, followed by the Effigy.
12th Sept - January 2016
Kettles Yard - Explore key pieces from Jim and Helen Ede's impressive collection of Modern British and European art at Jerwood Gallery. The display will be accompanied by complementary works from the Jerwood Collection.
RYE Bonfire Night
14th November 2015
Procession through the town to the salts where a large bonfire will be lit and fireworks to follow.