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Please note that, at its peak, the Events Calendar lists many hundreds of firework displays and events. However these do not begin to populate until late April - with Summer events - and, more significantly, later in the year with Guy Fawkes' events.

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Other good sites which list firework displays:
Visit South East England
http://www.visitsoutheastengland.com/information/site-search-results?search=fireworks&prodtype=EVEN

1 October 2018

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/

5 October 2018

Blackpool
World Firework Championships
Venue: Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BJ
Postponed from 28 September
Tel: 01253 478222
Email: information@visitblackpool.com
Website: www.visitblackpool.com/whats-on/world-fireworks-championships-45090

6 October 2018

Eastbourne
Eastbourne Bonfire Society fireworks
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

Southend
Southend Bid Seafront Fireworks
(Purple Festival)
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/seafront-fireworks.aspx

13 October 2018

Eastbourne
Jersey Boys Tribute Show with Fireworks
Website: www.eastbournebandstand.co.uk

Hastings
Hastings Bonfire Society fireworks
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

Southend
Southend Bid Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/seafront-fireworks.aspx

17 October 2018

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

19 October 2018

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

20 October 2018

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

Lewes
Nevill Bonfire Society fireworks
Website: www.njbs.co.uk/page.asp?id=2

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

Northiam
Northiam Bonfire Society fireworks
Website: https://northiambonfiresociety.co.uk/

Seaford
Seaford Bonfire Society fireworks
Website: www.seafordbonfire.co.uk/

Southend
Southend Bid Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/seafront-fireworks.aspx

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

25 October 2018

Chippenham
St Crispin's day bonfire & sparklers
13:30 – 16:00
Join us around the fire for tasty roasted apples and you'll be given a sparkler. Perfect for children who don't like fireworks to join in with a seasonal highlight. £3 per child. Booking recommended as tickets are limited.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/1092127-st-crispins-day-bonfire-and-sparklers/

26 October 2018

Isfield
Isfield and Little Horsted Bonfire Society fireworks

Stoke-on-Trent
Bonfire, fireworks and lantern walk
18:00 – 20:00
Collect a sparkler on your way in, have your face painted, then enjoy a walk around the candle lit garden, brave the spooky gothic tunnel, then wander to the tennis lawn to try the BBQ and bar. Then it's time to light your sparklers, enjoy the bonfire and watch the fireworks. Enter the free annual costume competition on…
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/1091885-bonfire-fireworks-and-lantern-walk/

27 October 2018

Beaulieu
Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular at National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7ZN:
Gates at 3pm Display at 7.30pm
One of the largest firework displays in the south on Saturday 27th October, choreographed to music with a range of entertainment for the whole family. This year's theme is 'Back to the Eighties'! Arrive early and enjoy the attractions of Beaulieu before fireworks and live entertainment. For a great value extra charge enjoy old time fairground entertainments, including a big wheel, gallopers and a coconut shy. We're all set to make this a firework party to remember.
tel: 01590612345
email: events@beaulieu.co.uk
Website: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/beaulieu-fireworks/

Ewhurst
Ewhurst and Staplecross Bonfire Society fireworks
Website: http://esbs.org.uk/

Littlehampton
Littlehampton Bonfire Society fireworks
Website: www.littlehamptonbonfiresociety.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

Southend
Southend Bid Seafront Fireworks
Website: www.visitsouthend.co.uk/whats-on/seafront-fireworks.aspx

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: www.santapod.co.uk/calendar.php#dec17

28 October 2018

Chingford
Gilwell Park Fireworks Display
16:00 – 21:00
Fireworks and laser display (from 7pm) plus adventureous activities from rock climbing to high ropes and dodgems, plus a bar and catering vans.
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/1063319-gilwell-park-fireworks-display/

Sheffield
Halloween Party
16:00 – 19:30
outdoor event with entertainment on a stage, bouncy castle, disco, magician, fireworks
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/926023-halloween-party/

Stoke-on-Trent
Bonfire, fireworks and lantern walk
18:00 – 20:00
Collect a sparkler on your way in, have your face painted, then enjoy a walk around the candle lit garden, brave the spooky gothic tunnel, then wander to the tennis lawn to try the BBQ and bar. Then it's time to light your sparklers, enjoy the bonfire and watch the fireworks. Enter the free annual costume competition on…
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/1091885-bonfire-fireworks-and-lantern-walk/

31 October 2018

Edinburgh
Samhuinn Fire Festival
21:00 – 23:00
Hosted by Beltane Fire Society, the Samhuinn Fire Festival celebrates the Celtic New Year, marking the end of summer and welcoming the onset of winter. It takes the form of a stunning torchlit performance along the Royal Mile to West Parliament Square, with acrobatics, fireworks, beautiful costumes and breathtaking…
Website: https://www.list.co.uk/event/241191-samhuinn-fire-festival/

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