Bonfire capital of the world gears up for celebration

Last year's torchlit parade Credit: ITV News Meridian

Thousands of people gathered to see a series of torchlit processions winding through Lewes last year. There will be similar scenes this evening as 6 different societies compete at the event.

Colourful scenes on the streets of Lewes last year Credit: ITV News Meridian

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Bonfire night in the South

Bonfire night preparations are underway across the South, but the biggest celebration will take place in Lewes in Sussex. 6 different societies compete at the event.