Local Bonfire Night events and firework displays 2016

Whether your children love the bright lights of fireworks displays, or Guy Fawkes is the perfect excuse for you to cosy up by a bonfire with mulled wine, celebrate Bonfire Night at one of these recommended events across the UK

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Greater London

If you're going to be in the capital for Bonfire Night, you'll find festivities in just about every borough, including the iconic Fireworks Festival at Alexandra Palace (which is already sold out for 5 November - so grab your tickets for the Friday now). Other displays sure to be popular are The Great Fire of London Fireworks in Victoria Park and Southwark Fireworks Night.

Fireworks in Morden Park 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Green Lane School Firework Spectacular, Motspur Park 4 November (tickets online or on the night)

Carshalton Park Firework Display 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Kingston RFC Firework and Bonfire Night, Chessington 5 November (tickets on the night)

Crystal Palace Fireworks 5 November (tickets in advance only)

Annual Charity Fireworks Display, Barking 5 November (tickets on the night)

Romford Bonfire BIG Baby & Childrens Market 5 November (free)

Battersea Park Fireworks 5 November (tickets in advance only)

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival 4 November (tickets in advance recommended - sold out on the 5th)

Burbage Road Bonfire, Dulwich 5 November (tickets on the night, under 10s free)

Southwark Fireworks Night 5 November (apply for free tickets in advance)

The Great Fire of London Fireworks, Victoria Park 5 November (free)

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The North

Encompassing Yorkshire, Lancashire and Merseyside, there's an awful lot to see and do this weekend up North. Take your pick from the bright lights of Blackpool Pleasure Beach's Late Night Riding and fireworks display or the popular Liverpool's River of Lights. If you're closer to Yorkshire, try Poppleton's Bonfire & Fireworks Spectacular or the Roundhay Bonfire in Leeds.

Roundhay Bonfire, Leeds 5 November (free)

Middleton Park Bonfire Night (free)

Springhead Park Bonfire Night, Rothwell (free)

Cullingworth Fireworks at the Flappit, Allerton (free)

Oxenhope Cricket Club Fireworks, Haworth (free)

Drighlington Bonfire Night (free)

Hullenedge Park Bonfire, Elland 5 November (tickets on the night)

Bonfire Night at the Eithad Stadium, Manchester 5 November (free)

Wythenshawe Bonfire Night, Manchester 5 November (free)

Poppleton Bonfire & Firework Spectacular, York 5 November (tickets in advance only)

Dunnington Bonfire & Fireworks 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Bonfire Night Late Night Riding, Blackpool 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Blackpool Cricket Club's Annual Bonfire 5 November (tickets in advance in person or on the night)

River of Light Fireworks, Liverpool 5 November (free)

St Helens Spark in the Park 5 November (free)

Heaton Norris Bonfire Night, Stockport (tickets on the night)

Irlam Bonfire Night, Irlam (free)

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The Midlands

Alton Towers is hosting its annual Fireworks Spectacular, where attendees can enjoy rides in the park until 9pm as well as a 20-minute firework display.

Wicksteed Park Fireworks Display, Kettering 5 November (tickets on the night)

Robin Hood Festival of Fireworks, Wilford Village 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Bonfire Night at Stonebridge City Farm, Nottingham city centre, 5 November (free)

Bonfire Night at King George V Rec Ground, Carlton 5 November (tickets on the night)

Rowheath Pavilion Firework Display, Bourneville 4 November (tickets online or on the night)

Alton Towers Fireworks Spectacular 5 and 6 November (tickets in advance recommended)

Warwick Town Bonfire & Fireworks 5 November (tickets on the night)

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East of England

St Albans' Fireworks Spectacular sees a 25-minute display set to music, and all the proceeds go to charity - so you can splash out on food and drink knowing your money's going to a good cause.

Clifftop Firework Display, Hunstanton 5 November (tickets on the night)

St Albans Fireworks Spectacular 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

1st Wormley Fireworks Display, Broxbourne 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Fireworks in the Park, Ipswich 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

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South of England

The annual Bonfire Night Celebration in Lewes is touted as the biggest in the UK and is quite unlike anything else. Elsewhere, the Hove Family Firework Spectacular offers a professional display complete with poi performers.

Fireworks Spectacular, Sunbury-on-Thames 5 November (tickets online or on the night, under-5s free)

Wizarding Fireworks Night, Arundel 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Lewes Bonfire Celebrations, Lewes 5 November (all bonfire society fires are advance tickets only)

Rye Bonfire, Rye 12 November (free)

Family Firework Spectacular, Hove central 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Downend Round Table Fireworks, Downend 4 November (tickets online or on the night, under-3s free)

Fireworks Spectacular, Yeovil 5 November (tickets online or on the night, under-3s free)

Bonfire Night, Plymouth central 5 November (free)

Round Table Charity Fireworks Display 2016, Exeter 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Legoland Windsor Resort Fireworks, Windsor 5 November (advance booking recommended)

Tywardreath School PSA Fireworks Display, St Austell 5 November (tickets in person from the school or on the night)

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Scottish Love in Action (SLA) is hosting two events across Edinburgh over the weekend, featuring live music and costume parades as well as fireworks. Elsewhere in Scotland, check out the funfair and free firework display on Glasgow Green.

SLA Lightastic Fireworks Extravaganza, Edinburgh 4 & 6 November (tickets online or on the night)

Meadowbank Fireworks, Babington 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

Glasgow Green Fireworks 5 November (free)

Dumbarton Firework Display 5 November (free)

Aberdeen Beach Fireworks Spectacular 5 November (tickets on the night)

Bridge of Allan & Dunblane Bonfire & Fireworks Spectacular 4 November (tickets online or on the night, under 3's free)

Galashiels Gala Fawkes 5 November (tickets on the night, children free)

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For a family night out, check out Sparks in the Park in Cardiff - there are two seperate displays, with one especially for younger children.

Sparks in the Park, Cardiff central 5 November (tickets on the night)

Swansea Fireworks Display 5 November (tickets online or on the night)

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