Can you guess what it will be this year..?

According to Geoff Mitchell, our ‘long term Resident Bonfire Designer/Engineer’, one year the wood started to resemble an object and ‘a theme’ emerged. Ever since that day the Scouts have taken great pride in helping design, build and burn the themed bonfire.

2018 – ‘The Greatest Showman’

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  2017 – 50 years since colour TV

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  2016 – Great Fire of London Anniversary

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  2015 – A birthday cake with candles and a book of Scouts, celebrating 100 years of ‘1st Lightwater Scouts’

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  2014 – Remembrance Candle – 100 years since World War 1
  2013 – 50 years since Mount Everest was first summited
  2012 – A crown – Anniversary of the Queens Jubilee
  2011 – Hogwarts Castle
  2010 – Oil Rig
  2009 – Lunar Module
  2008 – Beijing Olympics Birds Nest Stadium
  2007 – 100 years since first ever Scout Camp – Campfire and Billy can
  2006 – Volcano
  2005 – Battle of Trafalgar – French Frigate
  2004 – Arc de Triomphe (ish)
  2003 – modern art cake
  2002 – Hogwarts Express
2001 – Millenium Dome
2000 – Lighthouse & Wrecked boat
  1999 – Windmill
1998 – Fort 
1997 – Pirates Galleon 
1996 – Mound of stuff!
1995 – Mound of stuff!

Photos kindly provided by Richard Newman, Chrissy Welding and Geoff Mitchell