Bonfire night at Brockwell Park, Norwood Road, Brixton, Free
The bonfire night in Clapham Common has moved to Brockwell Park. Enjoy the fireworks and have a drink at ‘Brixton’s Beach’.
Billericay Round Table Charity Fireworks Event, 3 November, Lake Meadows Park, Billericay, Essex, £20
For the 43rd year the charity arranges a massive bonfire and a £20k firework show as well as Heart FM’s live roadshow introducing some special guests. There will be plenty of food and drink and a few surprises.
Battle Bonfire, 3 November, 7.45pm, Battlefield, Sussex, Free
Starting with Guy competition in the morning, this night will start with a walk through the little town followed by a massive firework display in the old battle fields.
Lewes Bonfire Night, 5 Novermber, 5pm, Lewes, East Sussex, free
This place seems obsessed with bonfire celebrations. Attracting around 20,000 people Lewes’s six bonfire societies carry out what they call ‘the most celebrated 5 November in the world’. Everything points at the little town where roads are shut off will end up in a chaos. A happy chaos with fireworks in the background.
Dinner and dance at Beales Hotel West Lodge Park, 3 November, 7.30, a short taxi ride from Cockfosters Tube, £66.
If you don’t want to get dirty on some field, join this tenth Black Tie event with Champagne and canapé reception, four-course dinner, fireworks and dance to live band.
Ottery St Mary, Devon, 5 November, free
Watch out as the townspeople according to old tradition carry flaming barrels through the streets. Locals are very proud of this tradition that no one remembers the origin of but add a 30ft bonfire and it will be with a trip to the South West.
Vikings and Fireworks at Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire, 2,3 and 4 November, 6pm, £7.50
Voted one of UK’s best firework displays, the Castle will this year have the fireworks for three nights in a row at the mystical castle. Another popular feature, the Vikings, are there with a battle in the dark and a Viking ‘funeral’.
Legoland fireworks display, 27 and 28 October, 2,3 and 4 November, Windsor, £33.30
Watch a contemporary Bonfire tale of evil Lord Vampyre and his army battling the monster fighters. With 3D glasses the explosions will show thousands of lego bricks. After the monster fighter show the big pyrotechnic events kickstart.
Sheffield After Dark, 5 November, 5.30pm, Don Valley Grass Bowl, Sheffield, £10
Since starting in 1996, After Dark has become Yorkshire’s no 1 spectacular with 20,000 visitors each year. Apart from funfair, food stalls, fireworks set to music and bonfire After Dark this year also has a line-up with Real Radio Live Music Stage and, obviously, the band Bonfire.
Thames Bonfire Night Cruise, 3 November, 18.30-21.30, Westminster Pier, Westminster Tube, £45
Get on the cruise at Westminster, dig into the BBQ buffet and get a drink from the bar while enjoying the London landmarks. The boat will moor-up in a perfect position to see the Battersea Park fireworks.
Fireworks at Cheltenham Racecourse, 3 November, 7pm, Cheltenham Racecourse, £6
Before the South West region’s largest firework display that attracts 10,000 people, there will be street performers, a funfair and Star 107.0 FM local radio entertaining. The charity event in the amphitheatre also serves food and drinks.
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