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The Annual Lewes Bonfire Night Parade

LEWES, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: Revelers walk with burning crosses during the Bonfire Night celebrations on November 5, 2012 in Lewes, Sussex in England. Bonfire Night is related to the ancient festival of Samhain, the Celtic New Year. Processions held across the South of England culminate in Lewes on November 5, commemorating the memory of the seventeen Protestant martyrs. Thousands of people attend the parade as Bonfire Societies parade through the narrow streets until the evening comes to an end with the burning of an effigy, or 'guy,' usually representing Guy Fawkes, who died in 1605 after an unsuccessful attempt to blow up The Houses of Parliament. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Bonfire Night: Lewes holds spectacular Guy Fawkes procession

The night of November 5 saw millions up and down the country celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. As temperatures plummeted, some parts of the UK braved the cold in the coldest Bonfire Night in 14 years. The small East Sussex market town of Lewes held a particularly spectacular procession, where tens of thousands lined the streets in an anti-papist display of flaming torches.