Remember, remember the fifth of November… visit one of London’s many fireworks displays to enjoy the Bonfire night celebrations across the city.
Back with a Bang! is sure to please with its fireworks display by Star Fireworks. German beer festival, family funfair, street food village and ice skating. Gates open at 15.00 with the main event taking place at 19.30.
1 November – Standard tickets £6.50 for children, £9 for adults
The display in Battersea Park is the largest and most impressive in South London, with a beautiful riverside setting. Crowds often reach 45,000 so buy your ticket early to avoid disappointment. The bonfire will be lit at 19.30.
8 November – Tickets will not be available on the gate. Tickets purchased between 1 – 7 November will cost £8; tickets bought on the 8th will cost £10. Under 10’s are admitted free of charge but still require a ticket.
This family-friendly event in Bloombsury will take place at 17.15 with a short and sweet fireworks display, homemade treats and hot drinks to warm you up.
7 November – Free (with a charitable donation recommended)
Crystal Palace Park
Enjoy two fireworks displays for the price of one at Crystal Palace Park. At 19.00 there is a children’s display featuring less noisy and more colourful fireworks. This is followed by the grand display at 20.30, set to music with all the bangs! Gates open at 18.00.
5 November – Adults £6, children £4
Ealing Cricket Club
The fireworks display is set to popular movie soundtracks such as Harry Potter, Indiana Jones and Crocodile Dundee. There are bars, BBQs, mulled wine, candy floss and rides for the little ones. Gates open at 18.00.
8 November – Adults £6, children £4
As part of their fire festival, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens are celebrating bonfire night on 31 October. The event runs from 18.30 to 22.00 with the evening finishing with a spectacular firework display.
31 October – Free
Watch in Style
If you would prefer to watch many displays all at once from the comfort of a luxury bar whilst indulging in your favourite cocktail, then head to the bar at Galvin at Windows in Mayfair, Hutong and Aqua Shard in The Shard or Duck & Waffle and Sushisamba in The City.
Lord Mayor’s Show – 8 November
A week after Bonfire Night on Saturday 8 November, the most spectacular fireworks display in London will occur at the Lord Mayor’s Show, which finishes at 17.15 with a display from a barge moored in the Thames between Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges.
If you’re hosting your own fireworks display, you wish to consider the services of Serena Foyle, who will devise a music soundtrack to accompany your display. Now that will impress the neighbours!