Remember remember the 5th November!

With bonfire night falling on a Sunday this year, there are plenty of firework displays across the whole weekend across the whole weekend for everyone to enjoy.

To make sure you make the most of the colourful occasion, we’ve created a list of 10 firework displays across England, Scotland and Wales that will be popular this coming weekend. So wrap up warm and enjoy some of the best fireworks the country has to offer!


Manchester – Heaton Park

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Whilst there are many firework displays taking place in Manchester this weekend, this is the biggest, and best of all, it’s free for everyone to enjoy. Thousands of people are expected to attend so it is advised to get their early!


Event Details

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Heaton Park

Time: Gates open at 5pm

  • Bonfire at 7:30pm with fireworks to follow
  • Funfair 5pm – 9:30pm
  • Food & drink stalls

For more information head to the Manchester Evening News website.


Cardiff – Sparks In The Park

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The biggest annual fireworks display in Wales is back for another year! The event has changed to a larger location due to high demand in previous years.

This will be a ticket only event, with the profits made being donated to local charities,  so tickets need to be bought in advance.


Event Details

When: Saturday 4th November

Where: Blackwier Fields

Time: Gates open at 4:30pm

  • Children’s fireworks – 5:45
  • Main firework’s – 7pm
  • Food stalls
  • Funfair

You can get your tickets in advance here.


Edinburgh – Meadowbank Stadium

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The Meadow Hall Stadium has become a proud part of the city’s heritage, after being built for the 1970 Commonwealth Games. It has since hosted many concerts and events, including the city’s annual firework display! However this year will be the final bonfire night for a while, with the stadium set to close for serious refurbishment in early December.  For a spectacular send off, this years theme is sci-fi.

As the biggest and longest running fireworks display in Edinburgh, booking for the event is strongly recommended!


Event Details

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Meadowbank Stadium

Time: Doors open at 6pm

  • Pre-show entertainment 6:30pm
  • Fireworks 7:30pm

To book your tickets, click here.


Liverpool – River of Light

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Taking place on the famous River Mersey, the incredible display by Titanium Fireworks is to return to Liverpool again this year for the second year running. Combining music from Capital Liverpool, and light, the free event will be visible from both the city of Liverpool and the Wirral.


Event Details

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Liverpool waterfront

Time: Fireworks begin at 6:30pm

For more information, visit the Culture Liverpool website.


Bath – Recreation Ground

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Bath Rotary Club will host their annual charity fireworks display at The Recreation Ground this year, with money being donated to two local charities – Bath Trauma Recovery and Bath Focus Counseling. You can either pay on the door for standing or pay in advance for seated tickets, although it’s recommended to book in advance to avoid disappointment.


Event Details

When: Saturday 4th November

Where: Bath Recreation Ground

When: Gates open at 5:30pm

  • Display starts at 7pm

For more information, click here.


Nottingham – Nottingham Castle

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The annual firework display will return to the momentous Nottingham Castle along with the traditional Firewalk where you can walk across 20 feet of burning flames – all for charity! If fire walking isn’t for you, you can still enjoy live music from local artists as well as food and drink, all followed by an amazing firework display!


Event Details

When: Saturday 4th Novemeber

Where: Nottingham Castle

Time: Gates open at 7pm

  • Firewalk 8:30pm
  • Fireworks 9pm

For more information or to book your tickets, click here.


London – Alexandrea Palace

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If you’re in London this weekend, you won’t want to miss the annual firework festival at Alexandrea Palace spread out across 2 days! As well as the amazing firework display, there will also be laser shows, ice skating, a funfair, live music, food and drink.


Event Details

When: Friday 3rd November & Saturday 4th November

Where: Alexandra Palace

Time:

  • Friday – gates open at 5pm
  • Saturday – gates open at 4pm

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Fireworks Festival website.


Glasgow – Glasgow Green

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This is the biggest annual fireworks display the city has to offer and it’s free! Set in the picturesque Glasgow Green, you can enjoy food, drink, merchandise stalls and a funfair all against the colorful firework backdrop.


Event Details

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Glasgow Green

Time: Gates open at 5pm

  • Fireworks start at 7:30pm

For more information about this event, click here.


Birmingham – Edgbaston Stadium

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The stadium is set to play host to thousands of spectators for this years firework display, which has been a sell out success in previous years. There will also be a funfair, laser show and food and drink available alongside the display. It’s advised to by tickets asap as they are selling fast!


Event Details

When: Saturday 4th November

Where: Edgbaston Stadium

Time: Gates open at 5pm

  • Entry closes at 7:15pm
  • Fireworks at 7:30pm

For further information and to book your tickets, visit the Edgbaston Stadium website.


London – Crystal Palace Park

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London’s longest running firework display returns on Sunday with a host of two firework shows; one for the children and one for the adults meaning fun for all the family! The event has sold out in previous years so you should get your tickets soon if you want to attend.


Event Details

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Crystal Palace Park

Time: Gates open 6pm

  • Children’s show – 7pm
  • Main family show – 8:30pm

For more information and to get your tickets go to the Crystal Palace Fireworks website.


Whatever your plans are this weekend, we hope you have a wonderful and safe bonfire night!

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