Bonfire night


Want your Bonfire Night to go off with a bang? From fireworks to food, planning your own (safe) pyrotechnic party or finding a cracking event round your way, we've got it covered.




Fireworks Night party ideas

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Some grounded Mumsnet advice on ensuring that your Bonfire Night celebrations achieve lift off, whether you're at home or heading out.

Bonfire Night events near you

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Our Local editors have the low down on great Guy Fawkes Night events around the UK – bonfires, fireworks, autumnal feasts and more.

Safety tips


Advice on keeping children and pets safe around fireworks and bonfires (and not incinerating half your garden – or worse, your neighbours' garden).

Bonfire Night food

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Need warming grub and sweet treats while you're watching the fireworks? Have a look at MNers' recipes, from soups and stews to treacle toffee and parkin.