If, like me, you’ve left it a bit late to make plans for Bonfire night, don’t despair. Here’s a round -up of the best displays taking place in and around Bristol this weekend.
With some places still practising social distancing and limiting numbers, you might need to book in advance – so please double check with the organiser before making a special trip.
- Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park – Fri 5 to Sun 7
Choose to celebrate Friday, Saturday or Sunday night and enjoy fabulous fireworks to a backdrop of music. Tickets in advance only, from £9.50.
2. Chew Valley fireworks – Fri Nov 5
A community firework display held at Chew Valley Rugby Club, next to Chew Valley School. Ticket prices start at £2.50 and doors open at 6pm.
3. Friends of Henleaze Infant School – Fri Nov 5
The display is tonight (Friday November 5) so if you want to go along you better hurry and pick up a ticket from the infant school, Eastfield Inn, Chandos Deli, Westbury Park Pub & Kitchen or CJ Hole. Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children and doors open at 6pm.
4. Disney fireworks at Almondsbury – Fri Nov 5
Now this one will keep the kids entertained – not only will there be your favourite Disney characters but a fun fair and craft stalls. Tickets are £5 for kids, £10 adults.
5. Lockleaze community fireworks night – Fri Nov 5
If you’re local why not pop in, tickets start from £2.74 on Eventbrite.
6. Old Down Country Park – low noise fireworks – Fri Nov 5
This looks spectacular – though it aint cheap. A family ticket will set you back £28.50.
7. Downend Round Table – Fri Nov 5 SOLD OUT!!
Tickets start from £5 and some are still available – follow their Facebook page for more details.
8. Thornbury Round Table fireworks – Sat Nov 6
This annual event raises money for good causes and tickets start from £3.28 – booking in advance is essentail.
9. Knowle Cricket Club – Sunday Nov 7
Gates open for family fun at 4pm, with the display starting at 7pm. You can buy a family ticket for £15.
10 Bradley Stoke – low noise firework display – Sunday Nov 7
Not only is this low noise which is nice for the animals but it’s also free entry – donations will be expected. Taking place at the Jubilee Centre, there will be various collection points in aid of the two Mayor’s Charities: Dogs for Good and St Peter’s Hospice.
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