In Pictures: East Sussex town lit up for Bonfire Night celebrations

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Crowds have flocked to the East Sussex town of Lewes for the annual Bonfire Night celebrations.

Bonfire Night 2021
Participants during the parade through the town of Lewes (Gareth Fuller/PA)

The town’s parade has attracted up to 60,000 spectators previously, but local councils and the emergency services called for a low-key event this year due to Covid concerns.

Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)

The event is famous for burning celebrity effigies – including Prime Minister Boris Johnson in 2019.

Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)

The hugely popular parade is organised by seven bonfire societies, many of which date to the 19th century.

Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Bonfire Night 2021
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
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