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Crowning of the Windmill and Clock Tower - Update 23rd May 2015

The weather was perfect for the craning in place of Windy's Windmill and the town hall clock tower. There was no wind and a beautiful blue sky.

We called Brian Smith of KAS Crane Hire a week ago and there was no hesitation for this weekend. Thank You for your ongoing support.

The first to be lifted in place was the windmills top:

Trumpton Bonfire Grand Draw Tickets

Our online shop is now open and taking orders for adult entrance programs, childs entrance wrist bands, family entry packs, our Built to Burn Book and our Grand Bonfire Draw.

The draw prizes are:

1st prize ia a unique engraved glass bowl made by Gibraltar Crystal

2nd Prize £250

3rd Prize £100

plus many more

May Fair Day and the Carnival with the Cavaliers!

It was a busy day as usual but we had a very enjoyable time. We arrived in the square at 07:00 to get everything ready for the day's proceedings and then retired to the Black Horse for breakfast.

The "dancing" Cavaliers met in the Globe Hotel to change into thier fireman costumes, kindly made by Toni Alexander;

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.

Draw prize presentation - Gibraltar 2015

As usual we like to have something unique for our draw prize and Gibraltar Crystal have made us a fantastic commemorative bowl. Gibraltar Crystal is situated in Casemates square and 3 of our Torrington Friends, Paul Alexander (Zoony), Stuart Shute and Stuart Quick, make the crystal which is shipped all over the world.

10 cavaliers travelled to Gibraltar last weekend for a hand over ceremomy of the bowl outside the factory and showroom;

Bonfire progress - 18th April 2015

The sun was shining and this made the team onsite even more enthusiastic:

Andy Pitcher has started making the roof of the Town hall and the Mayor is keeping a close eye:

Trumpton Trailer for the Plough.

This video clip is a trailer that will be shown before every film showing.

It was created by our Secretary's son Oliver.

Thank you to both Oliver and the Plough.