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Ellie Carter,15, the UK's youngest female pilot Ellie Carter,15, the UK's youngest female pilot We are very proud to have Ellie on board helping us with some fundraising activities.   Meet Ellie Carter, the 14-year-old girl who just became Britain’s youngest pilot More detail
Trees are being felled The trees that will be the masts and the main structure of the Mayflower started to be felled on 4th December. RHS Rosemoor had to fell several trees on their land for safety reasons and they have donated... More detail
Bonfire 2020 planning permission granted TDC have now granted the planning permission for our 2020 bonfire and are refunding the fee to us, so we are OK to go for the build start Easter 2018. Thank you.   More detail
Illuminate 2017 - Plymouth "As one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled has shown unto many." - Governor William Bradford of Plimoth Plantation. More detail
November bonfire Thank you! The Great Torrington Cavaliers would like to thank you all for attending our annual bonfire and fireworks spectacular last weekend. We hope you enjoyed the excellent  display by Two Tigers Fireworks. We... More detail

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  • Here is a list of all our past bonfires in time order:


    1970 - The First Bonfire

    1971 - Worlds Tallest Bonfire

    1972 - SS Defuego

    1973 - Battleship Bismark

    1974 - Viking Ship

    1975 - American Fort

    1976 - Worlds Tallest Guy

    1977 -Silver Jubilee Bonfire

    1990 - Houses of Parliament

    1991 - The Great Train Robbery

    1996 - Torrington Church 1646

    2000 - Great Fire of London

    2005 - HMS Victory

    2010 -Torrington Castle

    2015 - Trumpton Gallery

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