The 13 best places to see fireworks in Norfolk this Bonfire Night
PUBLISHED: 07:23 01 November 2018 | UPDATED: 10:12 01 November 2018
Get your sparklers at the ready and celebrate Bonfire Night in style at these fabulous fireworks displays across the county.
Big Boom Fireworks
Norwich city centre, NR2 1NH, November 2, from 7.30pm
Norfolk’s biggest fireworks event returns to Norwich for 2018 and best of all it’s completely free. The fireworks are fired from Norwich Castle, lighting up the city skies and set to a soundtrack of pop and film tunes. Each year, over 10,000 spectators line the streets with the countdown kicking off from the Norwich City Council building in St Peters Street. Many of the market stalls also stay open until late so you can grab some hot food to warm you up.
Fawkes in the Walks
The Walks, King’s Lynn, PE30 1PE. November 2, bonfire lit 6.30pm, fireworks 8pm
The event celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and attracts thousands of people to the 18th century park. A traditional bonfire will be followed by a dazzling firework display and there will also be stalls and rides for all the family to enjoy.
The Lighthouse Inn, Walcott, NR12 0PE, November 2, gates open 5.30pm
Advance tickets - Family ticket £20 (£30 on the night) Single £10 (£15 on night) 01692 650371/www.lighthouseinn.co.uk
The Lighthouse Inn’s annual firework display returns and begins at 7.15pm with a display set to music from children’s films followed by a larger rock and pop themed display at 8.30pm. There will also be entertainment from local children’s entertainers Dave Doughnut. Razz the Clown and Auntie Pearl. There will be a bar, hog roast and a barbecue with beef burgers and hot dogs at the event.
Cromer Family Fireworks
Suffield Park Infant School, Mill Road, Cromer, NR27 OAD, November 3, gates open 5pm
Advance tickets - adult £2.50/child £1.50, on the gate - adult £3/child £2 The fireworks will start at 6.30pm and raises money for the Infant School and Cromer Junior School. There will be a barbecue and food stalls alongside sweet treats and a bar. There will also be glitter tattoos, glow face painting and glow toys available. You can purchase early bird tickets at both schools.
Brundall Primary School, Braydeston Avenue, NR13 5JX, November 2, gates open 6pm
Advance tickets - adult £4.50/child £3.50, on the gate - adult £5/child £4
A popular annual display run by the Friends of Brundall School. The fireworks will start at 7.30pm and there will also be a barbecue, bar, tombola, mulled wine, hot drinks and novelties.
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Tuttles Lane, Wymondham, November 2, gates open 6.30pm
Adults £5, children £4, under fours free
Wymondham Rugby Club say goodbye to their old premises in style with their last annual fireworks display there. Hot food and drink will be in addition to a real ale bar, music and children’s rides. There is also free parking.
Drayton Community Infant School, School Road, Drayton, November 3, gates open 6.15pm
Friends of Drayton Community Infant School’s Fireworks Spectacular. There will be a quieter display at 6.45pm, followed by main display at 7.30pm. Expect hog roast, candy floss, doughnuts, drinks, treats and more. Tickets are on sale at the school every morning and afternoon.
Cliff Top Car Park, Hunstanton, PE36 6EL November 3, gates open 5pm,
Cars £15, on foot - £5 adults, £2 under 16s and over 65s
One of the biggest firework displays organised by Hunstanton Round Table and a proper Bonfire Night party with fireworks that illuminate the lighthouse. Highlights include firework display, funfair and stalls, live music and refreshments. Bonfire will be lit at 6pm and the fireworks will start at 7.30pm. Thee will be entertainment including music from Rock Choir.
Fitzmaurice Park, Thorpe St Andrew, NR7 0UN, November 5
£3 adults, £2 children, under-2s free, £10 family
The annual Thorpe St Andrew Town Council large fireworks display with food, drinks, funfair and many other stalls and activities. Fireworks will start at 7pm. Free parking at Sainsburys Pound Lane.
Filby Playing Field, Main Road, Filby, Great Yarmouth, NR29 3HN, November 4, gates open 5pm
Adults £4, children £2
Gates open at 5pm with the fireworks display starting at 7pm. Music by DJ Ross Stanton, enjoy children’s funfair rides, hot food and drinks, soup and a bar.
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Fireworks at Rectory Meadow
Diss Cricket Club, IP22 4HA, November 10, gates open 5pm
Veteran firework display man Billy Ellwood puts on this year’s show. Refreshments by Ma Hubbard’s Burger Van and Dave Harris will be serving his popular Hog Roast Rolls with sage and onion stuffing, homemade apple sauce and crackling. The event comes to a close at 9pm.
Thetford Firework Spectacular
Barnham Cross Common, November 4, IP24 3EB, gates open 3pm, fireworks at 5.45pm and 7.45pm
Family Fun Day complete with fairground rides, sideshows, food vendors and charity stalls. Car parking at Charles Burrell Centre, Staniforth Road.
Connaught Hall, Station Road. November 2, 6pm to 10pm
Adults £4, under 16s £2, under fives free, family ticket £10
Prepare for fire eaters, stilt walkers, a fun fair, stalls, lots of food stalls, face painting, mascots, and much more at this bonfire night extravaganza. A mini disco will start at 8pm. Tickets available from AW Myhill and The Bakery.