Bonfire Night activities in your area


Remember, remember the fifth of November - by getting out to see some fireworks and gathering round a bonfire.

Our Local editors have rounded up the best displays around the UK for you and your family. 





prioryThe Priory C of E Fireworks Display Wimbledon

Fantastic fireworks and a bonfire, a great range of stalls, BBQ, penny for the guy, a bar and lots of other entertainment. What's more, it's on a Friday evening, so no pressure to get the children early to bed! 7 November


kingstonKingston Fireworks Kingston

Children's funfair and rides will be available before the show from 6.30pm. A Radio Jackie team will entertain you before the display. Fireworks designed to flow with the music from 8pm. 7 November 


ealingEaling Cricket Club Fireworks Display Ealing

This display will be set to music and includes a laser display. There will be entertainment for the whole family - bars (serving mulled wine), BBQs, candy floss, children's fun rides and glow novelties. 8 November


hackneyHackney's first fireworks in 10 years Stoke Newington

Hackney residents are set to have a blast as the council prepares to host the first public fireworks display in the borough in more than 10 years. The spectacular Bonfire Night celebration in Clissold Park will be synchronised to music. Illuminated stilt-walkers, an aerialist performing on an 11m-high installation, fire walkers, plus food and drink stalls, are just some of the entertainment that will be on offer. 8 November


vauxhallFire festival Vauxhall

Vauxhall is bringing together dancers, acrobats, fire jugglers and story tellers for the spectacular Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Fire Festival. Performances will focus on the story of fire and All Hallows traditions from around the world, accompanied by show-stopping fireworks and a traditional Guy Fawkes bonfire. 31 October


hollickwoodHollickwood School fireworks display Barnet

Hollickwood's ever-popular Fireworks Extravaganza is back on 4 November, promising hot food and refreshments, autumnal fun and games and, of course, a spectacular display for the whole family. 4 November


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South East



winchesterWinchester Bonfire and Fireworks Winchester

Get down early to the bottom of Winchester High Street and join the torch-lit procession, gathering on the broadway. Then the bonfire procession will be led by the Mayor of Winchester and the chairman of Winchester Round Table, meandering through the city centre all the way to the Bonfire site for the bonfire and fireworks display. 8 November


kemptonKempton Fireworks Sunbury-on-Thames

The Round Table Kempton Park Fireworks consistently provides the largest public displays in the west London area, offering an impressive and safe display. 8 November


maidstoneBonfire & Firework Spectacular Maidstone

Be stunned by the fire breathers lighting the bonfire and witness the countdown to the spectacular firework display, all set to a themed soundtrack. The evening will be entertaining for all ages with activities including face painting, water zorbing, children's fairground rides, glow sticks galore and a bar. 8 November


hitchinFamily Fireworks Display Hitchin


Strathmore school's annual family fireworks display - book tickets in advance so as not to be disappointed! There will be hot food on offer as well as bars selling soft drinks, alcohol, snacks and glowsticks. 8 November


hatfieldFireworks display Hatfield

This space-themed evening will include entertainment in the build-up to the fireworks display, which will be set off to a mix of spacey music. There will also be a funfair and catering units offering hot food and drinks. 1 November


readingLions Club of Reading Fireworks Spectacular Reading

Fireworks galore with plenty of hot food, beer tent and funfair. All proceeds will go towards the Lions prostate cancer evening at the Circle Hospital. 1 November



barnhamBarnham Bonfire and Fireworks Barnham

Barnham's biggest fireworks and big bonfire event 2014 will be a terrific evening featuring a Guy competition, children's stalls, refreshments and an Arundel Brewery Real Ale Bar. 1 November



gunwharfFireworks Spectacular Gunwharf Quays

This year, Portsmouth's popular Fireworks Spectacular will feature entertainment from Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro, who will be taking to the stage for an explosive performance of tracks from their number one album. 31 October


brockenhurstRock Legends Fireworks Brokenhurst

To accompany the fireworks, you can have fun on the Beaulieu rides and drives and old-time fairground entertainments, including a big wheel, coconut shy and test-your-strength hammer bell. Everyone is invited to get into the spirit of the night in fancy dress, with prizes going to the best dressed. 1 November


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South West



boy sparklerBournemouth Fireworks Littledown 

Bournemouth Fireworks is the biggest firework display in Dorset, with three displays throughout the evening. In addition to the spectacular fireworks, there is a funfair, an indoor family zone with disco, licensed bar, food stalls and entertainment. 8 November


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East of England




firework displayWilburton Fireworks Spectacular East Cambridgeshire 

As well as one of the best firework displays in the region, there will be music, fairground rides and stalls, novelties, a BBQ, hot drinks and a bar. 8 November


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beetsonFireworks Spectacular Beeston

Come along for this family-friendly fireworks event, set to music and accompanied by hot food, refreshments and light-up toys for sale. All proceeds in aid of the school. 7 November


west bridgfordWillford Village Charity Fireworks West Bridgford

Stand by for a stunning display of impressive fireworks from the locally renowned pyrotechnic team at Crescendo Fireworks. There's also a real ale marquee, hog roast, bonfire, children's fantasy fireworks and a Guy Fawkes fireworks finale to round off the evening. 8 November


abbey parkAbbey Park Bonfire and Fireworks Leicester 

Around 15,000 visitors will be attending the city's biggest official celebration; enjoy a fantastic family event with food stalls and live entertainment on stage with Gem 106. In addition to the main fireworks, there is also a children's firework display and a spectacular fire performance by Juggling Inferno. 1 November


oakhamOakham annual fireworks Oakham

Get down to Rutland Lions' Rugby Club for the annual fireworks display, which will deliver an even bigger bang than last year. 1 November



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Northern Ireland




downpatickDownpatrick Hallowtides Festival Downpatrick

To coincide with Downpatrick's spooky Halloween event, there will be a fireworks display held at Downpatrick Cricket Club, plus a showing of Ghostbusters at the Eclipse Cinema prior to the display. 1 November


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North East



beverleyBeverley Westwood Bonfire Night Beverley

Each year the Beverley Lions Club organises its annual fireworks display on Guy Fawkes Night. The Bonfire will be lit by the Mayor of Beverley and Lions President before a spectacular fireworks display. 5 November


south shieldsFireworks display South Shields

Back with a bang! This annual free fireworks display returns to South Shields seafront, with two firework performances at 6.30pm and 8pm. 2 November



Single firework exploding Fireworks at the Fort Wallsend

Bring along friends and family to one of the largest free displays in the north east. As well as the firework extravaganza, why not explore the museum exhibits or have a bite to eat in the cafe before selecting the best spot outside to watch the display. 5 November


kirkley hallKirkley Hall Bonfire Night Ponteland

It's that time of year again, so head down to Kirkley Hall to celebrate Bonfire Night. As well as an array of fireworks and a beautiful bonfire there will be a hog roast and refreshments available to purchase. 5 November


highhamHigham Lakes Bonfire Night County Wide

Come down to the picturesque Higham Lakes for Bonfire Night with a great bonfire and fireworks display. Proceeds will go to the North East Air Ambulance. 5 November


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buiole hill

Buile Hill Park Bonfire Salford

A traditional fireworks display featuring a roaring bonfire and funfair rides, with delicious food including traditional toffee apples and burgers. 5 November


wiganBonfire Extravaganza Wigan

Haigh Hall hosts one of the region's top bonfire celebrations. There will be live music, a Wish FM DJ, family fairground rides, food stands and, of course, the big bonfire and firework finale. As part of the bonfire extravaganza, enjoy a hot supper with traditional parkin cake and tea and coffee. 2 November


bonfireBonfire Night Fallowfield

The annual fireworks display returns to Platt Fields, complete with a funfair and bonfire followed by fireworks, sure to be just as stunning as last year. 5 November



stockportBonfire and Firework Display Stockport

The annual bonfire at Heaton Norris Park, organised by the Bridgway Church, will take place on Bonfire Night, but the council has not confirmed the times for the bonfire and fireworks yet. Check the Local listing for confirmation nearer the time. 5 November


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