LOOKING BACK - VE (Victory in Europe) Day afternoon tea party celebration.

The current hall and its predecessor have played a large part in the life of the bonfire society, being the location of coffee mornings and children's Christmas tea parties such as the one illustrated here from 1960.
The current hall and its predecessor have played a large part in the life of the bonfire society, being the location of coffee mornings and children's Christmas tea parties such as the one illustrated here from 1960.
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South Street Bonfire Society is holding a vintage tea party at Cliffe Church Hall on Monday, May 4 at 3-6pm.

Everyone is invited to join in to commemorate 70 years since of the end of the Second World War in Europe. 1940s costume is optional but welcomed. Contact 01273 814445 for tickets, price £7.50 adults and £4 child. Limited number, but there are a few remaining.

Members at the back of the Thatched House pub 37 South Street, Lewes on VE day. The pub has since gone

Members at the back of the Thatched House pub 37 South Street, Lewes on VE day. The pub has since gone

Chairman Steve Newman said: “We in South Street feel that it is important not to miss marking this important date”. South Street Bonfire Society celebrated its own 100th anniversary with a centenary exhibition in Cliffe Church Hall in 2013. The hall and its predecessor have played a large part in the life of the bonfire society, being the location of coffee mornings and children’s Christmas tea parties such as the one illustrated from 1960.