Fireworks hotspots

Enjoy all the whizz and bang of Guy Fawkes in safety at an organised event. Check out where to go in our special bonfire and firework display guide.

Enjoy all the whizz and bang of Guy Fawkes in safety at an organised event. Check out where to go in our special bonfire and firework display guide.


t The firework display at Baconsthorpe village hall starts with a procession from the village shop at 7pm. The fireworks will be let off at 730pm and there is a barbecue. There is no charge, but a bucket collection will be in aid of village hall funds. t A best guy and fancy dress competition are all part of the fun at the village hall in Bawburgh for their bonfire and firework display. Soup and mulled wine are on offer and the event starts at 6pm. Adults £2, children (under 14) £1.

t Fireworks with a difference can be seen at Bramerton Wood's End. The display takes place on a barge moored in the river at 8pm. Due to the nature of the narrow roads a one-way system will be in operation and people should either park at the village hall or in the lane leading to the pub. Malcolm James will be providing music. Parking controls will apply. Entry is free, but donations will help Macmillan Cancer Relief and the Bryan Gunn appeal.

t A fireworks party is being held at Cawston VC Primary School with gates opening at 6.30pm. There is a barbecue, home-made cake stall and raffle. The display starts at 7pm. Adults £2, children £1.

t There is live music and a hog roast from 7pm as well as fireworks (9pm) at the Ugly Bug Inn in Colton. The venue opens at 6pm and the event is free.

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t Diss Town Football Club has a bonfire and firework display at its Brewers Green site. Hot food and drink is available and the gates open at 6pm with the bonfire and fireworks at 7pm. Adults £2, children (under 16) £1.

t Little Plumstead's annual bonfire and firework display takes place at Sandhole Lane and organisers advise early arrival to avoid the queues. Gates open 6pm, fireworks 7pm. Adults £3, children £1.

t International clowns Razz and Auntie Pearl entertain the crowds at the Firework Spectacular at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott. Also appearing are fire jugglers the Cluballs. Plus there's a family disco, charity stalls, mini funfair, barbecue and hot roast and bar. In the interests of health and safety, the public are not allowed to bring their own fireworks. Gates open at 5.30pm and there are firework displays at 6.45pm and 8.15pm. Admission is £5 per person with under-fives free.

t The recreation ground in Wells Road, Walsingham is the place to be for the village's bonfire and fireworks event starting at 7pm. There is also a bar, barbecue and raffle. Adults £2.50, concessions £1.50.

t Easton Festival holds its third annual bonfire and fireworks party at Easton Farm Park near Wickham Market in Suffolk. Guys for the fire are made by pupils from Easton School and refreshments. Gates open at 6pm with the firework display at 7.30pm. Adults £3, children £2.


t The village hall at Bawdeswell is the venue for fireworks and a bonfire as well as live music, bar and barbecue from 6.30pm. Entry is free.

t A traditional bonfire and firework party with hot refreshments, novelty gifts, sparklers and a firework display takes place in Beetley. Follow the signs from the village to the site. Start time is 6pm. Family admission (two adults, three children) by programme in advance is £5 or £6 on the night. 01362 869040

t There's a large aerial display of fireworks as well as a barbecue at the Forge Inn, Bintree Road, Billingford (near Dereham). The free event runs from 6pm to midnight.

t Fireworks, hot dogs, mulled wine, raffle plus bars for children and adults will all be at the school in Brundall where the gates open at 6.15pm. The evening is a fundraiser for the school's playground equipment fund. Adults £3, children £2 in advance from the school, or £3.50, children £2.50 on the gate.

t A costumed torchlit procession adds to the atmosphere of bonfire night on the village green at Corpusty. The procession begins at 6pm with the bonfire being lit at 8pm followed by fireworks. Hot dogs and soup are available. The Corpusty and Saxthorpe fireworks display has been going on for over 100 years and is firmly rooted in village tradition, making it an evening to remember. There is no admission charge, but donations for village projects are very welcome.

t The 2nd Hellesdon Scout Group's fireworks and barbecue is at Firside Middle School in Middleton's Lane, Hellesdon, with free parking at Norwich Airport park and ride from 6pm. Hot dogs, burgers and other refreshments are available and there sideshows include coconut shy, swingboats, speed kick, lucky dip, crockery smashing and tombola. The organisers state that no alcohol, fireworks or sparklers may be brought into the grounds. Gates open at 6.30pm and the firework displays are at 7.30pm and 8.45pm. Advance tickets are £2.50 from Skyplane Worldchoice Travel in Middleton's Lane or are available on the gate, adults £3, children £2, under-fives free.

t Join in the firework party at the village hall in Limpenhoe where a barbecue and other refreshments are also on offer. It starts at 6pm and a bucket collection will be held in aid of village hall funds.

t The biggest firework display in and around Norwich has to be Sparks in the Park at Earlham Park. Gates open at 5pm. Programme: Broadland 102 Roadshow, funfair and fire jugglers; toddlers show set to music (6.30pm), giant guy and lantern parade (6.40pm), bonfire lit (7.15pm), the Big Bang show (8.30pm), closes 10pm. For public safety please do not bring fireworks or sparklers into the park, also no glass bottles will be allowed on the park. The park and ride service will operate between Costessey and Earlham Park from 5-10pm and the No 25 bus from Thorpe Station, Castle Meadow, Earlham Road to the university runs every 15-20 minutes. There will be car parks at Earlham Park and the university with the entrance off Earlham Road. Please do not park on Earlham Road as this will block access to emergency vehicles – traffic wardens will be on site.

Admission up to November 5: Adults £4, children £2 (under- fives free). On the day: Adults £5, children £2.50 (under-fives free). Pre-sale outlets at Norwich Tourist Information Centre in The Forum (01603 727927), Castle Mall information desk (01603 766430), UEA LCR box office (01603 508050), Norman Centre (01603 408140). Information line: 01603 212626

t Anglian Windows Sports and Social Club on Holt Road, Norwich (Cromer Road/Holt Road roundabout near Norwich International Airport) have two firework displays plus a funfair, food and bar. Gates open at 6.30pm. Advance tickets: Adults £2, children £1 (01603 404723) or £10 per car.

t Seething and Mundham Village Hall Committee holds its firework display at Seething Airfield with gates opening at 6pm. There is also live music, a bar, barbecue and other refreshments. No personal fireworks or sparklers are allowed. The fire will be lit at 6.30pm with the fireworks going off at 7pm. Adults £3, children £1.50.

t Bonfire night celebrations at the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket will be enhanced with the sights and smell of a museum engine in steam and the sound of a 30 keyless Leach organ filling the air. Refreshments are available throughout the event. Gates 6.30pm, bonfire lit on top field 7pm, fireworks 7.30pm. Adults £4, children £3, family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £12 in advance or £4.50, children £3.50 on night. 01449 612229

t Watton Fire Service holds its annual bonfire and fireworks display at Thetford Road, Watton. Refreshments are on offer and there will be some spectacular fireworks to enjoy. Gates open 6pm, bonfire lit 6.30pm, fireworks 7pm. Adults £3, children £2, under 3 free or £10 per car. Disabled parking is available. All proceeds are for charity.


t There's fireworks and a bonfire plus refreshments and barbecue at Bodham playing field from 7pm. Adults £2, children £1, family entrance £5.

t A bonfire and firework spectacular is being held on the playing field at Filby with gates opening at 5pm. So you don't get hungry there will be burgers and fish and chips available, plus a bar and tombola. The bonfire will be lit at 6pm. Adults £2.50, children £1.50.

t Over the years the Great Massingham firework spectacular has become the major firework event in West Norfolk and has built up a well-deserved reputation for spectacular fireworks in a safely controlled environment. As well as the fireworks there is the usual attractions of rides and sideshows, a bonfire, refreshments (including barbecued hog roast, burgers and hot dogs), hot and cold drinks, a bar and the KLFM Roadshow. The firework display is designed and staged by Premier Fireworks Limited and proceeds from ticket sales and refreshment stalls go to village organisations and societies.

The show starts promptly at 7pm. Gates open at 4.30pm for the fairground rides, the KFLM Roadshow and refreshments. Parking is free but as traffic builds up considerably, you are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment. Pre-event tickets: Adults £3, children £2, 01485 520393, 520539 or 520307 for details of your nearest outlet. On the night: Adults £4, children £3.

t As well as a bonfire and fireworks there's a guy competition, funfair, bar, barbecue and other refreshments at the recreation ground and village hall in Mundford. The event is free with a bucket collection. The fun starts at 6.30pm.

t Wroxham Football Club and Wroxham Sea Scouts are putting on a firework display at Trafford Park, Skinners Lane, Wroxham. Burgers and a bar are available. The bonfire will be lit at 7pm followed by fireworks at 7.30pm. Adults £3, children £2.

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