Bonfire Night in London

No plans for Bonfire Night yet? Not to worry, see below the biggest and brightest displays in London to choose from this November!

1) Alexandra Palace, November 1 & 2

Ally Pally aren’t satisfied with just delivering a fireworks display, so they’re taking Bonfire Night a step further. What they’re promising is a fireworks festival and a proverbial feast for the senses. Aside from the main event, you can scoff your face in the StrEATlife Village, catch some cult classic films in their Victorian Theatre, or skate your socks off at the Ice Disco. Add to your experience by grabbing a ticket for the German Bier Festival, where The Killers and Elton John tribute acts will get you up and dancing. DJs will also play in the StrEATlife Village on both the Friday and Saturday night. The display itself has been curated to a special soundtrack put together by Radio 1 and BBC6 Music presenter, Rob Da Bank. Pretty cool right?

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Tickets & information here

Entry: Friday 6pm – 11pm, Saturday 4pm – 10.30pm
Firework Display start: Friday 9pm sharp, Saturday 8pm sharp
Price: £12.50

 


2) ‘Light up the Night 2019’ at Wembley Park, November 2

This FREE festival celebrates the best of Diwali and Bonfire Night with a jam-packed line up including a carnival parade, live performances and the ultimate fireworks display across Wembley Park. And this really is a full day event, with lantern-making workshops in the day, street food markets in the evening, performers throughout, a lantern and light parade at 6pm and fireworks at 7pm! Boxpark Wembley are also hosting henna, lantern making, Bollywood films, and a DJ set pre and post display, while London Designer Outlet will get you firework ready with light up dancers, kohl drummers and firework themed cocktails.

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 5pm – 7pm (with lots more activities before and after)
Firework Display start: 7pm
Price: FREE

 


3) Coram’s Field, November 1

Fairgrounds, food and drinks, and fireworks! Another amazing free event… but a popular one. So if you want to be able to arrive when you want, avoid crowds and still have the best view in the whole park, you’re best grabbing a ticket for their premium viewing zone. These cost £10 but will avoid the stress. Otherwise, get down early!

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Entry: From 3.30pm
Firework Display start: 6pm
Price: FREE, or premium tickets for £10 (+ booking fee)

 

 

 


4) Harrow Fireworks, November 2

While standard tickets are pretty cheap, VIP tickets include fast track entry, an unlimited ride band, a main meal and side from their food outlet, access to the VIP area and front row viewing area, a glowing novelty on entry, and up to 50% off next year’s ticket. Either way, it’s a worthwhile purchase for eight and a half hours of fireworks and fun! Cultural entertainment, and Indian Henna Art will also celebrate the beautiful festival of light, Diwali!

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 12pm – 8.30pm
Firework Display start: 7.45pm (for 20 minutes)
Price: FREE until 3pm. Later: standard tickets £6.50 (inc. booking fee), VIP tickets £22.95 (inc. booking fee)


5) Southwark Park, November 5

Back for a sixteenth year, Southwark’s display is a great chance to watch fireworks by the Thames. Given that 30,000 people are expected to attend, they’ll be shutting the gates at 6:30pm, so get down there early.

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 5pm – 8pm (last entry 6.30pm)
Firework Display start: ‘once everyone is safely inside the park’
Price: FREE for residents, £9.50 for non-residents

 

 

 

 


6) Crystal Palace Park Fireworks, November 2

As well as providing a firework display with lasers, this South London event will also boast masses of food, loads of bars, fairgrounds, tented entertainment arenas AND an amazing live show from the Lords of Lightning. Not bad, right? Funds from the show will support St Christopher’s Hospice, so you can enjoy the show knowing that you’ve helped out a good cause.

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 5pm – 10.30pm
Firework Display start: not yet confirmed
Price: £10.30

 

 

 


7) Blackheath Fireworks, November 2

Another completely, entirely, undeniably FREE event! Free to get in, we mean. Secret London accepts no liability if you choose to walk off with grub from one of their food stalls without paying. The display will commence at 8pm, but get down anytime from midday to go wild at the funfair, or from 5pm to enjoy food and drinks. They’re still looking for donations to keep this fantastic display going, so head to their website to donate, and you might even get to start the display!

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Tickets & information here

Entry: From 12pm
Firework Display start: 8pm, will last around 15 minutes
Price: FREE

 

 


8) Battersea Park Fireworks, November 2

Jubilee Fireworks are the pyromancers behind this display, and since it’s slightly longer than anyone else’s, they’ll give you a little more bang for your buck (not to mention the many food and drink options on site). New to the display this year is The Afterparty! Held in the heart of Battersea Park in Battersea Evolution, the party will take place directly after the display – 8.30pm until 1am 😎 Make sure to grab your Afterparty ticket with your Battersea Park Fireworks ticket, as it is an exclusive party for ticket holders only!

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 6pm – 10pm (last entry 8pm)
Firework Display start: 8pm
Price: Standard ticket – £10.00 (+ booking fee), Afterparty – £20.00 (+ booking fee)

 

 


9) Morden Park, November 2 &

10) Wimbledon Park, November 5

Merton Borough Council are bringing back the big guns this year, with four firework displays across two locations. Steady on, Merton! Wimbledon Park will play host first, before Morden Park takes the stage a day later. Each event has two displays, one at 6:45pm and one at 8:30pm. Though the 6.45pm is intended for children, the theme is The Greatest Showman this year…(we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us). The later show’s musical theme is ‘Outer Space’, to collaborate with the 50 year anniversary of the moon landings 🌚🌙 A brand new addition to this year’s events are fire and light show performers Flame Oz and Halo, who will make for exciting warm up acts before the displays.

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 5.15pm – 10.00pm
Firework Display start: 6.45pm (first show), 8.30pm (second show)
Price: £9.09

 


11) Victoria Park/ Tower Hamlets Fireworks, November 3

Victoria Park’s display is one of the last remaining FREE fireworks events in the city. This display also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landings this year, and their site says that, weather permitting, the moon should be half visible: ‘something to stare up at between bouts of fireworks and space-inspired fun’ 🚀 The display will start at 7pm – arrive early to guarantee a good spot, and enjoy some mulled wine, of course.

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Entry: From 5.30pm
Firework Display start: 7pm
Price: FREE

 

 

 


12) Clissold Park Fireworks, Hackney, November 2

This year’s event in the East will be enhanced with live music, street food and bars, plus children’s entertainment. Due to the animals in the park, this will be a reduced noise display which is choreographed to a musical soundtrack.

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Entry: 5pm – 9pm
Firework Display start: 7.30pm (for 20 minutes)
Price: Non-residents £8.75, Residents £7.75

 

 

 

 

 


13) Ravencourt Park, November 3

Unfortunately the normal sister to the Bishop’s Park display will have to go on alone this year, as the Bishop’s Park display will not take place in Fulham due to building works 😢 This does mean, however, that all care and attention will go into the Ravenscourt Park fireworks event, which will play host to two displays, a fun fair, street food stalls and bars (with more drinks than ever before!)

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 4pm – 10pm (last entry 8pm)
Firework Display start: 6.30pm (children’s display), 8.30pm (main firework display)
Price: £8.30

 

 

 


14) Barnes Sports Club, November 9

Celebrate with the traditional Bonfire, hot mulled wine, a large bar, and a BBQ selling burgers and hot dogs. Listen to music from Barnes Sports Club’s favourite DJ – and don’t forget to dress for your chance to win the best Guy Fawkes lookalike competition! 

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Tickets & information here

Entry: 5.30pm
Firework Display start: 6.30pm (children’s display), 8.30pm (main firework display)
Price: £10

 


 

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