Uckfield Bonfire & Carnival Society
Here at Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre we held a temporary exhibition on the history of the Uckfield Bonfire and Carnival Society (UBCS) on Saturday 2nd September in commemoration of the 190th Anniversary. The Society was formed in 1827.
Left: Here pictured are Uckfield Bonfire Society members outside the Foresters’ Hall in Harcourt Road. The moustached gentleman is thought to be Eddie Oliver – bass player in the Town Band for many years. c.1908 Archive ref: 2016.PHT.123
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The exhibition displayed numerous programmes, costumes and photographs, as shown below.