Places to enjoy Bonfire Night in the UK

Posted on 02/11/2015 by Room to Grow

Places to Enjoy Bonfire Night in the UK

These are just a few of the amazing places you could go to this week to see a fireworks display. If we are missing one of your favourite displays let us know over at our Room To Grow Facebook page 


Alexandra Palace, London (7th November)

With beautiful views across London, this North London tradition offers a huge amount of entertainment. The ticketed event starts at 3pm, with the firework display kicking off at 8pm. Other things on offer include the German Bier Festival, a funfair, bonfires and ice skating to name but a few.


Midsummer Common, Cambridge (5th November)

Cambridge’s free Bonfire Night event has been running for over 20 years and draws in huge crowds. The firework show starts at 7.30pm and a bonfire is lit immediately after the display. There is also a Fun Fair until 10pm.

Lewes, East Sussex (5th November)

The biggest bonfire night event in the UK, the Lewes celebrations are in fact six separate Lewes Bonfire Society’s all celebrating the day in various parts of the town, all with their own processions, traditions, costumes, fire sites and fireworks. Tickets need to be purchased for each fire site.

Leeds Castle, Kent (7th & 8th November)

The Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular is a huge ticketed event. This year’s incredible fireworks will be timed to music from the movies. Movie images will be projected to the side of the Castle during the display.  The event also includes live music, food and drinks stalls, a carousel and swing boats.

Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night, Edinburgh (7th November)

The fireworks display takes place against the backdrop of the Hopetoun House. A family friendly event which includes pre-show entertainment, food stalls and a huge bonfire. The evening of festivities climaxes with a fabulous finale of fireworks set to music. The display begins at 6.30pm but the doors open at 4pm.

Don Valley Grass Bowl, Sheffield (5th November)

This huge event attracts around 20,000 spectators. The event includes a fun fair, a bonfire, food stalls, a live music stage and of course the fireworks display set to music! Doors open at 5:30pm with the display starting at 9pm.

Cooper’s Field, Cardiff (7th November)

‘Sparks in the Park’ is an annual event organised by Cardiff Round Table. The annual fireworks display has been running since 1981 and has become the biggest display in Wales as well as one of the biggest in the UK, attracting around 20,000 people. The ticketed evening includes a children’s display, as well as the main display and live entertainment. Doors open at 4.30pm.

Cattows Farm, Leicestershire (7th November)

‘The Midlands Biggest Bonfire & Fireworks & Laser show’ is a huge event which includes, much as the name suggests, a bonfire, fireworks display and a laser show.  The doors open at 5pm with the firework display kicking off at 7:30pm.


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