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Lists of displays provided by other sites:
UK General www.easier.com/137392-best-bonfire-night-displays-in-the-uk.html
UK General www.thesun.co.uk/
Berkshire www.wokinghampaper.com/firework-displays-2017/
Bradford www.list.co.uk/article/65897-where-to-see-bonfire-night-fireworks-display-near-leeds-and-bradford-2017/
Bristol www.bristolpost.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/ultimate-guide-bonfires-firework-displays-515407
Bromley www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/bromley-firework-displays-2017
Buckinghamshire - Recommended site by Buckinghamshire County Council (Email:   familyinfo@buckscc.gov.ukhttps://www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/kb5/buckinghamshire/fsd/advice.page?id=11ZMm8VXdMI&
Cambridge www.cambridge-news.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/fireworks-bonfire-night-cambridge-2017-13777522
Cheshire www.so-cheshire.co.uk/shows-festivals/13362/cheshire-firework-displays-2017
Cornwall www.intocornwall.com/special/fireworks.asp
Dorset & New Forest www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/
Exeter www.list.co.uk/article
Kent www.kentonline.co.uk/whats-on/news/kent-fireworks
Leeds www.list.co.uk/article/65897-where-to-see-bonfire-night-fireworks-display-near-leeds-and-bradford-2017/
Lincolnshire www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids/find-bonfire-night-fireworks-display-638880
London www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/bonfire-night-2017
London www.list.co.uk/article/96694-where-to-see-bonfire-night-fireworks-displays-in-london-2017/
Manchester (Greater) www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/
Nottingham www.nottinghampost.com/
Plymouth www.list.co.uk/article
Surrey www.getsurrey.co.uk/
Torquay www.list.co.uk/article

1 October 2017

Macau
Macau International Firework Display Contest
'The world's biggest firework competition'
At Macau Tower and Macau Tower on the city's seafront
Website: http://fireworks.macautourism.gov.mo/

Southport
British Musical Fireworks Championship
Website: www.visitsouthport.com/#things-to-do

Wellingborough
Santa Pod Raceway Fireworks Frenzy
It's Bonfire night to the max at the home of European Drag Racing with fireworks, stunt driving and monster trucks as well as live music, funfair rides and a fire show.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/334579-santa-pod-raceway-fireworks-frenzy/

5 October 2017

St Andrews
Alfred Dunhill Links Championships
European tour event which teams professional golfers with celebrities from film, sport and television, and firework
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/86923-alfred-dunhill-links-championships/

6 October 2017

St Andrews
Alfred Dunhill Links Championships
European tour event which teams professional golfers with celebrities from film, sport and television, and firework
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/86923-alfred-dunhill-links-championships/

7 October 2017

Eastbourne
Eastbourne Bonfire Society celebrations with Madness concert at Bandstand
Website: www.eastbournebonfiresociety.com/

Matlock Bath
Firework display - Matlock Bath Illuminations - Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath DE4 3NR
The firework displays form part of Matlock Bath Illuminations which starts at 7pm. The firework nights get incredibly busy so
please arrive early and use the Park & Ride service provided. Fireworks: 9pm (Illuminations event starts at 7pm – please arrive
early)
Tel: 01629 761390 (Contact: Nicola Wildgoose)
Email: illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
Website: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations

Rhine, Germany
Rhine River Lights
Firework display round boat trip
Website: www.rhine-river-lights.com/oberwesel-wine-festival/index.html

Rostock, Germany
Duel of the Pyrotechnicians (Pyro Games). Start 6pm. Tickets from 16 euros
email: info@pyrogames.de
Website: http://pyrogames.de/tickets-rostock/

St Andrews
Alfred Dunhill Links Championships
European tour event which teams professional golfers with celebrities from film, sport and television, and firework
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/86923-alfred-dunhill-links-championships/

Southend on Sea
Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/

8 October 2017

St Andrews
Alfred Dunhill Links Championships
European tour event which teams professional golfers with celebrities from film, sport and television, and firework
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/86923-alfred-dunhill-links-championships/

Edinburgh
Dusherra
15:00 – 20:30
Indian festival with both Indian and Scottish music and dance, a dedicated children's marquee and food stalls serving Indian cuisine. After dark there is a firework display and burning of demon effigies.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/526357-dusherra/

14 October 2017

Bournemouth
Dr. Kronovator’s Fire Laboratory at Bournemouth Arts By the Sea Festival
Fire and Fireworks by Emergency Exit Arts
Website: www.eea.org.uk/whatson/events/world_premiere_-_dr_kronovators_fire_laboratory/

Hastings
Hastings Bonfire celebrations
Website: www.hbbs.info/

Matlock Bath
Firework display - Matlock Bath Illuminations - Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath DE4 3NR
The firework displays form part of Matlock Bath Illuminations which starts at 7pm. The firework nights get incredibly busy so
please arrive early and use the Park & Ride service provided. Fireworks: 9pm (Illuminations event starts at 7pm – please arrive
early)
Tel: 01629 761390 (Contact: Nicola Wildgoose)
Email: illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
Website: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations

Rhine, Germany
Rhine River Lights
Firework display round boat trip
Website: www.rhine-river-lights.com/oberwesel-wine-festival/index.html

Rostock, Germany
Duel of the Pyrotechnicians (Pyro Games). Start 6pm. Tickets from 16 euros
email: info@pyrogames.de
Website: http://pyrogames.de/tickets-rostock/

Southend on Sea
Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/

19 October 2017

Leicester
Diwali Day
15:00 – 21:00
The Diwali Day Village opens at 3pm with entertainment, children's funfair, food and craft stalls. There is also a stage programme and a fireworks display over Belgrave road.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/526727-diwali-day/

21 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Fletching
Fletching Bonfire Society celebrations

Lewes
Nevill Juniors Bonfire Society 50th anniversary celebrations
Website: www.njbs.co.uk/page.asp?id=2

Hailsham
Hailsham Bonfire Society celebrations
Website: www.hailshambonfire.org.uk/

Matlock Bath
Firework display - Matlock Bath Illuminations - Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath DE4 3NR
The firework displays form part of Matlock Bath Illuminations which starts at 7pm. The firework nights get incredibly busy so
please arrive early and use the Park & Ride service provided. Fireworks: 9pm (Illuminations event starts at 7pm – please arrive
early)
Tel: 01629 761390 (Contact: Nicola Wildgoose)
Email: illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
Website: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations

Milton Keynes
Feast of Fire
18:30 – 22:30
Fireworks display celebrating the 50th birthday of Milton Keynes.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/828989-feast-of-fire/

Ninfield
Ninfield Bonfire Society celebrations
Website: www.ninfieldbonfire.co.uk/

Northiam
Northiam Bonfire Society celebrations
Website: http://northiambonfiresociety.co.uk/bonfire-night-2016/

Rostock, Germany
Duel of the Pyrotechnicians (Pyro Games). Start 6pm. Tickets from 16 euros
email: info@pyrogames.de
Website: http://pyrogames.de/tickets-rostock/

Seaford
Seaford Bonfire celebrations
Website: www.seafordbonfire.co.uk/

Slough
Bandhi Chor Divas Fireworks Display. 9pm approx
Venue: Khalsa Primary School, Wexham Road, Slough SL2 5QR Gates open: Musical Fireworks Display 9.00pm (approx)
10 minute pyromusical display produced by Milkhu Pyro Poductions
Featuring a unique soundtrack and concert style sound system.  This will be the ONLY pyromusical display for the festival of Bandi Chor Divas in the UK
Ticket prices : Free
Websites: www.facebook.com/milkhupyroproductions/
http://csmilkhu.wix.com/milkhupyroproduction

Southend on Sea
Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/

Turriff
Turriff Fireworks
17:00 – 22:10
Charity fireworks display with fireworks from 8pm.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/866381-turriff-fireworks/

Uley
Firework Display on the Millennium Field. Gates open 6pm; display 7pm
Free - collection for charity
Website: www.gazetteseries.co.uk/

Windsor
Fireworks at Legoland
Website: www.legoland.co.uk/explore-the-resort/special-events/legoland-fireworks-2017/

22 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Windsor
Fireworks at Legoland
Website: www.legoland.co.uk/explore-the-resort/special-events/legoland-fireworks-2017/

23 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Stroud
The Rotary Five Valleys Fireworks at Marling School playing fields in Cainscross Road, Stroud.
The largest professional firework event across the area organised by the Rotary Clubs of Stroud, Stonehouse and Nailsworth.
For more than 50 years, the ever-popular family friendly event has raised almost £250,000 for various charities
Website: www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/

24 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

25 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Helston
Firework Spectacular at Flambards
Website: www.flambards.co.uk/events/detail/firework-spectaculars-8

26 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

27 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Epsom
Tadworth Court Firework Display
Website: www.epsomguardian.co.uk/

Lasham
Firework display on Lasham Airfield held by Lasham Gliding Society
Website: www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/15603854.Winter_talks_at_Lasham_Gliding_Society/

Tamworth
Sky-Fi Fireworks Spectacular at Drayton Manor Theme Park
Website: www.draytonmanor.co.uk/fireworks/?gclid=CMD57qSH99YCFaIW0wod3BoGIA

Windsor
Fireworks at Legoland
Website: www.legoland.co.uk/explore-the-resort/special-events/legoland-fireworks-2017/

28 October 2017

Abergele
Pensarn Beach Firework Display
6.15 Toddler display; 7.30 Main display
Location: Pensarn Beach, Abergele, Ll22
Price: £2.50 (Adults); £1.00 (Child); £7.00 (Family of Four)
Tel: 01745 822922
Website: www.whitchurchherald.co.uk/events/2017/10/09/events/pensarn-beach-firework-display-96944/

Anderton, Chorley
Anderton Boat Lift Firework Display by Blitz Fireworks
Website: www.northwichguardian.co.uk/Anderton_Boat_Lift_spectacular/

Beaulieu
Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular, National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7ZN
10am opening, 7.30pm display
Be wowed by the explosive and dynamic fireworks display. Everyone is invited to get in the spirit of the night in fancy dress
tel: 01590 612345
Email: events@beaulieu.co.uk
Website: www.beaulieufireworks.co.uk

Bloxwich
Bloxwich Bonfire & Fireworks Display
19:00 – 22:00
The gates open at 6pm, before the bonfire is lit at 7pm and the display starts at 8pm.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/334713-bloxwich-bonfire-and-fireworks-display/

Ceredigion
Llangrannog Beach Bonfire and Fireworks Display
18:30
Annual bonfire and fireworks display complete with food stalls and hog roast.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/336680-llangrannog-beach-bonfire-and-fireworks-display/

Chobham
Chobham Firework Extravaganza
18:00
Chobham Rugby Club host a fireworks night, lighting the bonfire at 7pm and the fireworks at 8pm. A BBQ will be provided, as well as a beer tent and Glow in the Dark novelties.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/334764-chobham-firework-extravaganza/

Ellon
Ellon Bonfire and Fireworks Display
17:30
Community Bonfire Night event organised by Ellon Round Table with music, bonfire and fireworks display.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/336586-ellon-bonfire-and-fireworks-display/

Ewhurst and Staplecross
Ewhurst and Staplecross Bonfire celebrations, held at Staplecross
Website: www.esbs.org.uk/

Firle, nr Lewes
Bonfire Society procession and fireworks

Huntingdon
Annual Hallowe'en Firework Festival
Website: www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Cambridgeshire/Ely

Lincoln
Firework Spooktacular
Comprises family event for children with no-bang fireworks followed by major display
Website: www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/

Littlehampton
Traditional Bonfire Celebrations in Town centre and on seafront, Littlehampton, West Sussex
Organised by Littlehampton Bonfire Society Limited. From 5.00p.m
Torchlight processions featuring costumed members of Sussex and Kent bonfire and carnival societies, marching bands,
illuminated floats and steam engines. Seafront firework display, mammoth bonfire, fairground and catering
Admission Free. Charity street collections
Tel: 01903 721866
Website www.littlehamptonbonfiresociety.co.uk
Email littlehamptonbonfiresociety@hotmail.co.uk

Matlock Bath
Firework display - Matlock Bath Illuminations - Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath DE4 3NR
The firework displays form part of Matlock Bath Illuminations which starts at 7pm. The firework nights get incredibly busy so
please arrive early and use the Park & Ride service provided. Fireworks: 9pm (Illuminations event starts at 7pm – please arrive
early)
Tel: 01629 761390 (Contact: Nicola Wildgoose)
Email: illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
Website: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations

Menheniot
Menheniot Bonfire and Fireworks Display
17:45
Bonfire, BBQ and fireworks display organised by Menheniot School Association. There is food available from 5.45pm, with the display beginning at 7pm.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/336180-menheniot-bonfire-and-fireworks-display/

Newick
Newick Bonfire celebrations
Website: www.newickbonfire.com/

Northwich
Anderton Boat Lift firework spectacular
Website: www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/anderton-boat-lift-stage-musical-13605149

Paddock Wood, Kent
Hop Farm Firework Spectacular at Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6PY
18.00 Gates Open, 20.00 Display; Fun fair, food stalls, late night bar and much more
Tel: 01622 872068
Email: info@thehopfarm.co.uk
Website: https://thehopfarm.co.uk/events/fireworks-spectacular

Rostock, Germany
Duel of the Pyrotechnicians (Pyro Games). Start 6pm. Tickets from 16 euros
email: info@pyrogames.de
Website: http://pyrogames.de/tickets-rostock/

Southend on Sea
Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/

Tamworth
Sky-Fi Fireworks Spectacular at Drayton Manor Theme Park
Website: www.draytonmanor.co.uk/fireworks/?gclid=CMD57qSH99YCFaIW0wod3BoGIA

Upton Grey
Upton Grey Autumn Festival Fireworks
14:00
A day-long festival of Halloween and Bonfire Night celebrations. During the afternoon there are Autumn competitions, games and local produce stalls. At 6pm a procession, including Guy Fawkes and with lit Jack O' Lanterns heads to Hoddington Park for the bonfire and fireworks. Afterwards, its back to the Hodd for food…
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/336552-upton-grey-autumn-festival-fireworks/

Wembley
Carnival of Lights at 6.15pm – 7.15pm
Wembley Park, Wembley Park, London, HA9
Firework finale - fireworks by Emergency Exit Arts.
Website: www.eea.org.uk/whatson/events/london_mela_presents_colors_festival_of_fire_light/

Windsor
Fireworks at Legoland
Website: www.legoland.co.uk/explore-the-resort/special-events/legoland-fireworks-2017/

29 October 2017

Beaulieu
October Half Term
10:00 – 17:00
Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October Half Term with seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for the whole family.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/841446-october-half-term/

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Diwali, with fireworks
Diwali, also known as the 'Festival of Lights' symbolises the victory of light over dark, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. Enjoy music, dance, food and fireworks.
Website: www.edinburghdiwali.co.uk/

Gorton
Debdale Park Bonfire and Firework Night
17:00
Traditional Bonfire Night celebration with funfair, bonfire and firework display, which begins at 7.30pm.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/335701-debdale-park-bonfire-and-firework-night/

Tamworth
Sky-Fi Fireworks Spectacular at Drayton Manor Theme Park
Website: www.draytonmanor.co.uk/fireworks/?gclid=CMD57qSH99YCFaIW0wod3BoGIA

Tranmere
Spooky Sunday - Sparks in the Park firework display at Tranmere Rovers FC, Prenton Park
Organised by Heswall Round Table
Website: www.wirralglobe.co.uk/

30 October 2017

Gosport
Fireworks At Explosions! Museum Of Naval Firepower, with firework display
17:00 – 20:00
As experts on firepower and explosives, this year's Fireworks at The National Museum of the Royal Navy's Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower looks set to be even bigger and better than before. The sky above Explosion at Priddy's Hard in Gosport will be lit up with an array of colours, timed with music; The event starts at 5pm and the fireworks start at 7pm. Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children (under 5s go free) and £15 for a family ticket (up to two adults and three children). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets sold on the night will be cash only.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/20975528-fireworks-at-explosions-museum-of-naval-firepower/

31 October 2017

Manchester
Firework display and funfair at Manchester City Football Ground, Etihad Stadium
Website: www.list.co.uk/event/525357-etihad-stadium-fireworks-display/

Rostock, Germany
Duel of the Pyrotechnicians (Pyro Games). Start 6pm. Tickets from 16 euros
email: info@pyrogames.de
Website: http://pyrogames.de/tickets-rostock/

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