Best fireworks displays for Bonfire Night 2014 Reuters

Fireworks displays will be taking place across the UK to mark Bonfire Night 2014.

IBTimes UK looks at some of the biggest and best displays taking place in cities across the country over the next week.


Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival – 1 November, doors from 3pm

One of the biggest displays in London will take place at 7.30pm. Tickets are £9 for adults and there is a German Bier Festival, Street Food Village and Family Funfair taking place at the event. The Bier Festival will run until 11pm where there will be live music, including performances by tribute acts Blurb and Noasis.

Battersea Park Fireworks Display – 8 November, doors from 6pm

Early adult tickets start from £6.50, increasing to £10 on the night. There will be food stalls and a bar, with a pre-show by FlameOz at 6.30pm. The main display by Jubilee Fireworks will start at 8pm.

Brockwell Park Fireworks – 5 November, doors from 5pm

Tickets for Lambeth residents cost £6, while non-residents will be charged £7. From 5.30pm Emergency Exit Arts will be putting on entertainment. The 7m high bonfire will be lit at 7pm, followed by a 20 minute fireworks display at 8pm.

Hackney Firework Pyromusical – 8 November, doors from 5pm

The first pubic fireworks display in Hackney for over 10 years. Adult tickets for residents are £7.50 and £8.50 for non-residents. Taking place in Clissold Park, the display will be synchronised to music. There will also be illuminated stilt walkers, fire performers and an aerialist performing on a 11m installation.


Pype Hayes Park, Fireworks Spectacular - 5 November, doors from 5pm

The Pyle Hayes Park free fireworks display will take place at 8pm. This year's theme is First World War Commemorations and the display will last for 20 minutes. There will also be one of the largest one day funfairs in the country, music and competitions.

Moseley Round Table Sparks In The Park Charity Firework Display – 1 November, doors from 5pm

Family tickets for the event cost £10, while single adult tickets cost £5. There will be a fun fair, bar and food stalls.

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Bonfire night at Battersea Park. Gaetan Lee/Creative Commons


Wythenshawe Park, Platt Fields Park, Heaton Park – 5 November, doors from 5pm

All three sites will be putting on a funfair, which will begin at 5pm to 9.30pm. The main display will take place at 7.30pm. This will be followed by a bonfire. Entry to the event is free and there will be a market offering food and gifts from across the globe.


Leeds Castle Fireworks 'Go Wild' – 8 and 9 November

Taking place in the Castle grounds, music inspired by animals will be used to put on an "incredible" display of fireworks that will be synchronised with moving images and music. There will be entertainment all afternoon, as well as food, drinks and stalls. Adult tickets cost £19.

Roundhay Park Bonfire Night – 5 November

One of the biggest displays in Leeds, the free event wills see thousands of people gather in Roundhay Park with a bonfire from 7.30pm and the main display at 8pm.


Abbey Park Bonfire and Firework Display - 1 November, doors from 5pm

Advance adult tickets for the event cost £4.50, while on the day will cost £6. The city's biggest bonfire and fireworks display will see about 15,000 visitors. There will be live performances by Hudson Taylor and Camilla Kent, as well as a fire performance by Juggling Inferno.

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Bonfire night at Cooper\'s Field in 2011 mattappleby/Flickr


Sparks in the Park – 1 November, doors from 4.30pm

Held in Cooper's Field, the display is the largest regular annual fireworks event in Wales. There will be funfair rides, live entertainment and food. There will be a children's fireworks display at 5.45, while the main display will begin at 7pm and last about 30 minutes. The bonfire will be lit at 6.15. Adult tickets cost £7.50.

Rhiwbina Firework Display – 5 November, doors from 6pm

Held at the Whitchurch Fire Station, the annual display will begin at 7pm and will last about 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 for an adult and £15 for a family.


Downend Fireworks Show – 7 November, doors from 5.30pm

The event will take place in the King George V Playing Fields and the children's display will take place at 6.30pm, with the main event at 8pm. Advance adult tickets are £4.50, while attendees will be charged £5 on the night. There will also be a fire show, live entertainment, food and drinks.

Bristol Zoo's Family Friendly Fireworks – 4, 5 and 6 November, doors open at 5pm

The family friendly event at Bristol Zoo uses low-noise fireworks and will run for three nights. There is also a games stage for children and hot drinks. Adult tickets cost £6.75, while children's will be priced at £5.25.