Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Family Friendly Bonfire Nights Across the UK

by Sam Sanchez

Guy Fawkes Night
In and Around London:

Visit IanVisits for an excellent and fairly comprehensive list of Bonfire Night celebrations across London. There are a good few family friendly events in his list.

Across the UK:

Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular , Maidstone, Kent
7 November, fireworks begin 5.30pm, event site opens at 2pm with live music and entertainment.
Hailed as one of the finest fireworks displays in the country. All ages are welcome.

Wizard’s Fireworks- The grand Tournament of Spells, Legoland, Windsor
6 November, fireworks begin 5.30pm
The popular family attraction is putting on a fun packed day with spellbinding activities including secret potion classes for ages 5 and up and a wizard treasure trail, plus selected rides will remain open for 1 hour after the fireworks.

Cambridge Bonfire Night on Midsummer Common
5 November, fireworks begin 7.30pm, £1 per person (donation)
The biggest free firework display in East Anglia. The fireworks will be preceded by a spectacular fire performance between 7-7.20pm. There will be a bonfire lit after the fireworks. There will also be a family fun fair from 6pm to 10pm.

Lincolnshire Fireworks 2010
5 November, children’s fireworks begin 6.30pm, main firework display begins 8.30pm
Under 2s free, Children £2.70, Adults £5.40
A night of family fun with a traditional bonfire food stalls, children's entertainment, side shows and stalls and free car park. Gates open at 4pm.

Bonfire Night at Ragley Hall Park & Gardens, Warwickshire
6 November, fireworks begin 8pm, £5 with children, under 2s free
A spectacular fireworks display set to music, a bonfire by the lake with entertainment and food stalls. Children’s entertainment.

Pypes Hayes Park, Erdington, North Birmingham
5 November, fireworks begin 8.30pm, free admission.
A night out under the stars at Pypes Park with a traditional bonfire night with fireworks and a funfair. One the best and safest bonfire nights in Birmingham.

Guy Fawkes Experience, Waltham Abbey, Essex
6-7 November, fireworks begin 6.30pm,
Enjoy a fireworks display at this historic site where gunpowder was made, a host of children activities including Guy Fawkes lantern making. Activities run from 3.30pm-5.45pm. Food and drink are available until 7pm.

Manchester Heaton Park Bonfire and Firework Display
5 November, fireworks begin 7.30pm.
Variety of entertainment and food and drink will be available. A funfair will run from 5pm-9.30pm.

Kempton Park Fireworks, Sunbury
6 November, Fireworks begin 7.45pm, Kids under 5 free, tickets £6 in advance and £8 on the night.
A fund raising event organised by a number of local Round Tables with the aim of distributing proceeds to local causes and charities. A more intimate and smaller fireworks display.


Waterloo Rugby Club, Crosby, Liverpool
7 November, Fireworks begin 7pm, family ticket £14.50 consisting of 2 adults and 2 children, £7 for adults and £3 for children.
A great fun night out for all the family at the annual fireworks display. Food and refreshments will be available.

Round Table Fireworks at Anstey Park, Alton
6 November, fireworks 7.30pm, Tickets in advance adults £5, children £3, £1 extra on the night.
A very popular family evening out, with a grand firework display held at the park. Special appearance by Mark Chivers and Eagle Radio Love Crew. Gates open from 6.30pm.

Woodhouse Moor, Leeds
5 November, fireworks begin 7.30pm, Admission free
Hundreds of people will visit this park to see the spectacular fireworks and bonfire brighten up the city’s skyline to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night this year.

Please add your favourites below too!
  
Thanks @sjwarnes @JAD73 @nige270 @creepycrawlies @Netmums @LawMum and Hayley for all your Bonfire Night suggestions!

3 comments:

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  2. @EmBoylan on Twitter says:
    Kids firework display in Watford on Saturday 6th Nov. Click here for details

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  3. @Nige270 on Twitter says:
    These Cornwall ones SHOULD be kid friendly: http://www.intocornwall.com/special/fireworks.asp

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