Current News

1st August 2015 only 4 weeks to go!

Everything is coming together now. The road closures are now in place after a bit of a panic and the signage will be finalised next week. Car parks are all agreed and the ticket sales are going well.

Today on the Trumpton site we were busy clearing the site, a digger created a level area far behind the bonfire for our massive finale fireworks. Thanks to Nick Roach for the loan of the digger.

3 shops now have been completed; The Bakery, Fish shop and the Sweet shop.

ITV Westcountry video clip

ITV Westcountry news played a news story of Trumpton & more.

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ITV Westcountry

ITV Westcountry has been to Trumpton and will be shown tonight from 6pm.

"Trumpton" to be set alight in a huge bonfire

Three Great Torrington Cavaliers celebrate their 80th birthdays

News Story from the North Devon Journal.

THREE members of a charity group who have been building and burning iconic landmarks since 1970 have celebrated their 80th birthday.

Our first meeting in the Murray Arms

Tuesday evening 21st July.

A working party for a few hours and then we had our first bonfire planning meeting onsite in the murray arms!

18th July update - 6 weeks until the burn!

The North Devon Journal visited site today to photograph our 3 oldest members who are in their 80`s - Bob Fisher, Tony Easton and Dave Marker.

Bonfire entrance programs and childs wrist bands now on sale

We are pleased to announce that advance tickets / programs are now on sale via the Online Shop and Ticket Sales page.

If you are near Torrington then you can buy them in various locations in town and at the bonfire site.

Advance tickets will allow you to enter the site quicker without having to queue.

11th July 2015 - Build status

A warm dry day and good working party. Dont forget to get your bonfire tickets in advance to avoid the queue. Tickets / programs are available now on this website, on the bonfire site on many days or in shops in town; Xanadu, Ferrry's Home Hardware and Jack & Mollies.