What to Expect from Bonfire Night 2017



 

What to expect from this year’s Bonfire Night in West Midlands

Remember, remember the fifth of November… This is probably the most notable phrase from a poem about the Bonfire night- a festivity celebrated all over the world that brings a certain amount of entertainment to people. In Great Britain, it is associated with a historical figure- Guy Fawkes, who in the early 17th century failed the Gunpowder Plot. In other words- to blow up the House of Lords. Every year on 5th of November, people gather all over the country to enjoy singing and dancing by the fire, while watching spectacular firework shows. So get yourselves ready for a non-stop marshmallow and mulled wine wave, cause you are about to find out the best places to celebrate Bonfire night in West Midlands.

Edgbaston Fireworks Spectacular, Birmingham

 

The event will take place on Saturday 4th November, offering an exciting and entertaining evening for families. The main firework and laser show begins at 7.30pm. Food and beverage service is up until 10pm. If you wish to experience a fancier celebration, including Wi-Fi and a private bar, there is a chance to get VIP tickets and enjoy the night in 1882 Suite and Tom Dollery Member’s Lounge. Find out more on Edgbaston website

Moseley & Kings Heath Round Table Charity Fireworks display

 

Moseley Round Table is hosting the firework show on Saturday 4th November. What can you expect? Children’s funfair, licensed bar, hot food stalls and lot of fun. Check this event out

Solihull Fireworks at Old Edwardians

 

Described as best place to enjoy fireworks display, this year organisers are aiming for bigger and better event. On Saturday 4th November at Old Edwardian’s you can expect an outdoor real ale bar, BBQs, fairground attractions and, of course, the bonfire. Gates open at 6.30pm, so be there or be square. More information here

Solihull Round Table Charity Fireworks

 

A very successful year on year family-oriented community event with lots of entertainment. Funfair, licensed bar, many various food stalls and a fireworks display. This year the event is ticketed and all the profits will go to local charities and good causes. What a great way to have fun, while helping others. The start is at 4.30pm. Tickets available here

Firework Festival Weekend

 

Listen up, you really don’t want to miss this one! A whole weekend in West Midlands Safari Park, Worcestershire with amazing fireworks, bonfire, late-night rides and music. There is more. Other park attractions, including: Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World, Twilight Cave, SeaQuarium, Creepy Crawlies, Land of the Living Dinosaurs will be open and welcoming people until late. If this is not enough, how about Sea lions’ show? On both days, Saturday 4th November and Sunday 5th November gates open at 1pm. Read more on their website

Himley Bonfire & Fireworks

 

Having the status of the biggest local authority fireworks display, the legendary Himley Fireworks will light the sky once again. This year’s theme- Girl’s Power, so expect some kick-ass activities and good music. To book tickets visit the page

Wolverhampton Bonfire and Fireworks Night

Wolverhampton Racecourse is hosting the bonfire night on Saturday 4th November from 5pm. and this year it promises lots of music throughout the evening from a local radio station. The bonfire will be lit up by no other than Councilor Elias Mattu. There will be fair ground rides, food court, bars, stilt walkers and many more other activities, including special ones for children. Check out their website

Weston Park Bonfire and Fireworks

One of the most spectacular places to celebrate Bonfire night is taking place on Sunday 5th November in Weston Park, Shifnal. Come along and enjoy plenty of activities in fun fair, try tasty food in different food stalls and if you feel like getting a drink, good news- licensed bar will be all set up to please all your needs. To get more information visit this page

Guy Fawkes Night is just around the corner, which place will be in yours ‘must-go-to’ list this year? Don’t forget, bonfires and fireworks aren’t only sunshine and rainbows, be always aware of any situation and keep yourself safe.

Viktorija Lipkaite

 

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