Slideshow: Hastings Week 2011

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Thousands of people flocked to a host of events during Hastings Week.

It is estimated a 20,000-strong crowd joined in the bonfire and fireworks celebrations on Saturday evening including the traditional procession and burning of effigies.

Other events to mark the 945th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings included the Town Crier’s competition, and Sprat and Winkle Run.

• For full coverage and more pictures see Friday’s Observer (October 21).