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To mark the release of the BBC’s drama series Gunpowder, we look at how our ancestors celebrated Guy Fawkes Night
Celebrations of Guy Fawkes Night
All in a day’s work It’s 1933, and women at Brock’s Fireworks Ltd, in Cheam, Surrey, are proudly displaying a range of fireworks that they have made – accompanied by an effigy of Guy Fawkes. Brock’s was at one time the largest firework maker in the world and employed many women workers on a seasonal basis. Who Do You Think You Are?