Choosing where to go on Bonfire Night can be difficult with so many events around Nottinghamshire, so here’s a Notts TV guide to some of the biggest this year.
From the big and loud, to the child-friendly and intimate there’s something for everyone over the next few days.
Some are run by councils and others are put together by private organisations. Most events are running across Thursday to Saturday.
Forest Recreation Ground
This free event is organised by Nottingham City Council every year and is very popular with families who want to enjoy the celebrations.
The park’s Facebook firework display page has over 6000 people attending the event on November 5.
There will be a funfair and a children’s firework display at 7.15pm so kids can enjoy the event without having to stay out too late.
The council is advising people to arrive early to allow enough time to find a good spot to see the fireworks.
You are not allowed to bring your own fireworks or sparklers. You will be standing around a lot so dressing appropriately is advised.
- 5.30pm – 10.30pm – Funfair
- 7.15pm – Children’s fireworks display
- 7.45pm – Bonfire lit
- 9.00pm – Main fireworks display
(Times are approximate)
Picture: Fireworks at Forest Recreation Ground. (Mattbuck)
Newark Rugby Club Firework Night Extravaganza
Newark Rugby Club will be hosting a firework display on November 5, tickets are £5 per person or £15 per car.
There will be fairground rides, food stalls, a licensed bar and many more attractions.
The gates will open at 6pm and the firework display will begin at 7.45 pm.
- Gates open at 6pm
- 7.30pm bonfire lit
- 7.45pm firework display.
Rushcliffe: Keyworth Rugby Football Club Display
This event is being held at the Keyworth Rugby Football Club in Widmerpool on Friday November 6.
Hot food, drinks, free parking and a big firework display will be available for a fun night out.
Ticket prices are £4 per adult, under 16’s £2, and under 5’s can go in for free.
- Gates open at 6.45pm
- Bonfire at 7pm
- Firework display 7.30pm
Broxtowe: Fireworks Spectacular
This annual Bonfire Night event is organised by Broxtowe Council for a family friendly firework do to attend on Friday November 6.
The event will start at 6 pm and will last for around three hours.
It will take place at College House Junior School, all proceeds will go in aid of the school.
Hot food, refreshments and light up toys will be available for sale.
Tickets can be bought at the gate, adults are £3.50, child tickets £2.50, under 5’s go in for free.
More information is available by contacting College House on 07760 237 485.
Southwell Rugby Club Firework Display
This year the Southwell Bonfire Night celebration at the club will see a lot more bars and food stalls outside with lots of variety on offer.
The event will take place on Thursday November 5 with the firework display starting at 7.30pm.
The only entrance to the event will be from the access road which is behind the leisure centre near the over flow car park.
You will not be allowed to bring your own fireworks or sparklers to the event.
- Gates open at 6pm
- Bonfire lit at 6.30pm
- Firework display at 7.30pm
Gedling: King George V Recreation Ground Display
The organised event by Gedling Borough council will be a safe and enjoyable event for all the family.
It will take place on Saturday November 8, tickets £5 for an adult, child tickets £2 or a family ticket is £12 (2 adults, 2 children).
The gates will open around 7pm and the firework display will take place at 8pm.
- Gates open at 7pm
- Bonfire lit at 7.15pm
- Firework display at 8pm