It's one of the biggest bonfire night festivals in the world - with more than 25,000 people taking to the narrow streets of one Sussex town in a celebration of illumination and tradition.
But within hours of events getting underway in Lewes last night, more than 80 people were injured with six needing hospital treatment.
And there were five arrests for drugs, criminal damage and being drunk and disorderly.
So how safe is the event for the thousands of families that attend? Malcolm Shaw reports.
The former Bishop of Lewes is due to be sentenced today for a string of sexual offences against young men.
Peter Ball, 83, has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting 18 young men in the 1970s, 80s and 90s. He's the most senior figure in the Church of England to be convicted of such attacks.
An investigation is to be launched into how the Church of England responded to allegations of abuse by the former Bishop of Lewes Peter Ball.
The 83-year-old is due to be sentenced this week for a string of offences against young men in the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
Lawyers for his victims say the church should no longer be trusted to police itself. The Church said the review will be published next year.
He will be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Wednesday.
A motorcyclist who died after his motorbike collided with a tractor pulling a trailer on the A27 in Sussex has been named.
Rene Weise, 31, was a German man who lived in Alice Street in Hove. He was riding a green Kawasaki ZR800 at Ashcombe near Lewes when it collided with a tractor driven by a 20-year-old man from Plumpton. The motorcyclist died at the scene of the crash.
Following the accident the police closed the eastbound dual carriageway between Falmer and Lewes for several hours. Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to telephone the police on 101 quoting Operation Principal or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Police say they are concerned about the welfare of a missing 21-year-old from Lewes.
Joshua Davey was last seen leaving his home in South Way last Thursday at around lunchtime to go to Brighton.
He is described as white, 5' 9" and of large build with short brown hair.
The first regatta to be held on the River Ouse in Sussex takes place later.
Boats and canoes will be part of the Lewes to Newhaven Raft Race which will travel through the centre of Lewes for the first time in in its 40-year history, giving people the chance to throw missiles of eggs and flour bombs at competitors.
Lewes Rowing Club and Lewes Round Table say they are are keen for it to be a summer highlight that will become as much of a fixture as Bonfire.
Rafts decorated in a 1970s theme to celebrate the event's 40th anniversary.
Service has been suspended on Southern trains between Lewes and Seaford due to a signalling problem. There is no estimate for when services will resume.
A rescue team was called out after a fox was spotted on the roof of Lewes Castle.
Visitors could see the animal when they looked down from the castle keep. They called East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service as they were concerned it could not get down.
Rescuers found the fox curled up in the shade asleep. They managed to climb onto the roof, but the fox got up and ran away.
A nurse from Eastbourne is one of five people charged with conspiracy charges after prescription drugs and three mobile phones were seized at Lewes Prison.
The offences are alleged to have taken place on various dates between September and November 2014.
Two women and three man are due in Brighton Magistrates Court later this month.
The new MP for Lewes, Conservative Maria Caulfield, has called on the Government to improve rail services throughout Sussex.