Funny Guy Fawkes Pictures
Funny Guy Fawkes Pictures
Funny Guy Fawkes pictures and cartoons to celebrate the 5th of November.
Making your own Guy used to be an essential part of Bonfire Night in Will and Guy's childhood. Children used to wheel their efforts around town in an old pram or pushchair, or even a supermarket trolley, asking for a "penny" with which to buy sweets or sparklers or if lucky to donate to parents to buy some fireworks to set off in the back garden. The Guy was then often thrown onto the home-made bonfire in the evening. Even though these traditions have long died out, you can still have fun making your own "Guy" for Bonfire Night.
Could this be Will and Guy with their "Guy Fawkes" in Portsmouth, November 5th 1957?
There was a new development for Guy Fawkes celebrations in 2007 - fake bonfires. The reason is because of the astronomic increase in cost of public liability insurance, which is now required for November 5th celebrations. Curiously, the problem is the cost of insuring the bonfire and not the firework display.
Trowse, Norwich, in Norfolk England
The Trowsers community group organised a fake bonfire display, which was projected onto a 30 ft by 15 ft screen. The idea of using a film came after they brainstormed alternatives when insurers refused to cover their bonfire.
But Paul Billing, spokesman for The Trowsers, said: 'Quite a few people came and I think it went down rather well.' The three-hour film featured a bonfire that Mr Billing filmed in his back garden before the recent concern over public liability insurance, and the unwillingness of companies to provide cover at a reasonable cost.
The fake bonfire was popular with parents of young children who didn't have to worry about their little ones getting too near any real flames. See more examples of red tape killing fun
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Bournemouth England August 2009
With firework, usually all you see is spectacular pictures and video footage that seems to go on for hours, however, firework displays don't always go smoothly. For example, in August 2009 over 100,000 people assembled in Bournemouth for a "heart-pounding, roaring, glowing, explosive event like no other - the launch of 110,000 fireworks in 60 seconds or less".
What happened was 100,000 rockets were all let off at the same time from a barge just off the shore. People turned to one another said, 'was that it?' or 'what was that?'
London, England Millennium Eve
The "River of Fire" was supposed to be a spectacular firework display intended to engulf the Thames, however it fizzled out like a damp squib.
Pittston, Pennsylvania USA 4th of July 2007
With firework display's it's easy to forget that sometimes things go wrong and people get hurt. What probably happened in this Pittson accident was that the fireworks went of nearer horizontally than vertically, and injured about 20 people in the crowd.
The mayor said the most serious injuries were suffered by two or three people from the pyrotechnics company. He said two of the three were classified as serious. One suffered burns and smoke inhalation and another suffered a "shrapnel gash to the upper left leg."
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