It is the 5th of November. Guy Fawkes Night. Bonfire Night. But here in Britain, we’re don’t just resort to burning effigies of Catholic terrorists sentenced to death for years ago…
Does anyone else think putting an effigy on the bonfire is creepy and a bloody weird tradition?
— Lisa (@lisaloulaa) November 5, 2017
…anyone is game. Here are a few figures that Brits have been sticking on a bonfire and sending up in flames this weekend.
Lewes has gone with a popular choice, Donald Trump.
— Will Black (@WillBlackWriter) November 4, 2017
But they weren’t prejudiced, he was joined by Kim Jong Un as well.
Donald Trump tied to Kim Jong Un at Lewes bonfire night. pic.twitter.com/xVda1wucKA
— Tom Holder (@tomholder) November 4, 2017
Tied to a rocket with Kim..
And, as is traditional, the sitting Prime Minister, Theresa May.
So last night Lewes Bonfire extravaganza burned 2 Kim Jong Uns , a Theresa May and a baby Trump pic.twitter.com/VWW4yCoFog
— Broughton & Birnie (@brobirn) November 5, 2017
Providers of broadband services in rural areas (or not), BT Broadband has also been sentenced to the flames in the village of Templeton.
— BBC News England (@BBCEngland) November 5, 2017
And of course, of course, Harvey Weinstein at Edenbridge
An 11m effigy of Harvey Weinstein was unveiled today, and will go up in flames on 4th Nov at the Edenbridge annual bonfire celebrations 🔥 pic.twitter.com/JKLJbspCjR
— Edenbridge Bonfire🔥 (@edenbonfire) November 1, 2017
— Russian Market (@russian_market) November 5, 2017
But he was joined by Guy Fawkes too.
— Edenbridge Bonfire🔥 (@edenbonfire) November 4, 2017
Just to make it traditional.
And with that we’ll play out with Vicious Cabaret, the song from V For Vendetta, as written by Alan Moore, with art from David Lloyd and performed by Bauhaus‘s David J,