Bonfire night 2018 - where to celebrate in the Great Yarmouth area

Big Boom fireworks display at Norwich Castle from City Hall. Pictured are Jeff Appleton, Samuel Bix,

Big Boom fireworks display at Norwich Castle from City Hall. Pictured are Jeff Appleton, Samuel Bix, Abigayle Bix and Antoinette Bix. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE - Credit: Mark Bullimore/Mark Bullimore Ph

Bonfire night will soon be upon us with displays happening all over the weekend up to Monday.

Big Boom Fireworks, Norwich Credit: Mark Bullimore

Big Boom Fireworks, Norwich Credit: Mark Bullimore - Credit: Archant

As well as colourful fireworks amid whizzes and bangs many public displays promise much more with food, entertainment and fairground rides.

Here's our round-up of what's on within reach of Great Yarmouth.

Filby Fireworks


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Sunday November 4

This popular annual fixture is again staged at Filby Playing field on the main A149.

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As well as the display it features music by DJ Ross Stanton, children's funfair rides, hot food and drinks, soup and a bar.

Admission £4 and £2, gates open at 5pm, fireworks start at 7pm.

Hemsby Fireworks

Monday November 5

Another family-friendly favourite the grand fireworks display is at Hemsby Playing Field in Water's Lane.

Expect fireworks launched to soaring music, fairground rides, beer tent, and barbecue.

Admission £4, gates open at 5pm.

Great Yarmouth Stadium

Sunday November 4

The stadium's gala night fireworks spectacular features Back to Basics banger racing with National Saloon Stock Cars and Superstox

Hoosier Racing Tire Series Round 17.

Racing from 5pm. Tickets £7 to £17, family (two adults three children) £43

Brundall Primary School

Friday November 2

The school in Braydeston Avenue is staging its popular annual display once more.

Run by the Friends of Brundall School there will also be a barbecue, bar, tombola, mulled wine, hot drinks and novelties.

Gates open at 6pm, fireworks will start at 7.30pm.

Advance tickets - adult £4.50/child £3.50, on the gate - adult £5/child £4

The Lighthouse Inn at Walcott

Friday November 2

A little up the coast 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. Gates open at 5.30pm.

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.

Advance tickets - Family ticket £20 (£30 on the night) Single £10 (£15 on night) 01692 650371/www.lighthouseinn.co.uk

Big Boom Fireworks, Norwich City Centre

Friday November 2

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.

From 7.30pm

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