Remember, remember, the 5th of November falls on a Monday this year. With this in mind, the best South West firework displays 2018 take place across the weekends surrounding the historic day.
Here are the best places to celebrate the tradition of bonfire night and fireworks in style!
When: Saturday 3rd November. Gates Open 5:30PM, Firework Display 7PM
Where: Bath Recreation Ground, BA2 4DS
Entry: £5.50 Adults, £3.50 Children
The annual fireworks display at Bath’s Recreation Ground is set to be another spectacular display. Whether opting for the green (standing) zone at the Pavilion end or the yellow (seated) zone on the Riverside Stand, there will be fun, food, and entertainment for all the family. When it comes to firework shows, the Bath Rotary Club never disappoints.
When: Saturday 3rd November. Gates Open 4:30PM, Firework Display 7PM
Where: Blackweir Fields, Cardiff, CF10 3DX
Entry: £4. Under 3s Go Free
Join 15,000 spectators at Blackweir Fields for the premier annual fireworks display in the Welsh capital. In addition to the fireworks at 7PM, a kids bonfire night showcase will take commence at 5:45PM. Food, drink, and fun fair entertainment will be aplenty at the massive venue while the energetic HeartFM are hosting. Perfect fun for all the family.
When: Saturday 10th November. Gates Open 5:30PM, Firework Display 7PM
Where: Canford Park, Westbury-On-Trym, BS9 3DE
Entry: £5 Advance, £6 On The Day
Bristol’s most prominent fireworks display is sure to be another brilliant night as it returns for 2018 at the stunning Canford Park. The entertainment at this community event may be lacking, but the firework display is one of the best throughout the glorious South West region. Besides, you can do the additional entertainment bits at an event on the weekend before.
When: Monday 5th November. Gates Open 5:30PM, Firework Display 7:30PM
Where: Well Parc Hotel, Trevone, PL28 8QN
While November 5th displays are a little harder to find this year, Cornwall has a few to offer. The Trevone event includes a traditional bonfire at 6:30PM before a fantastic firework display at 7:30PM. With live music thrown into the mix too, this is the perfect place to get your fireworks fix on November 5th.
When: Saturday 3rd November. Gates Open 5M, Firework Display 7PM
Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, GL50 4SH
Entry: £8 Adults, £5 Children. Save £1 In Advance
Recognised as one of the largest in the South West, Cheltenham’s iconic racecourse plays host to an incredible night of fun for all the family. Over 10,000 spectators are expected to watch the spectacle while a fairground, food and drink, and PJ Masks should provide oodles of entertainment for kids of all ages – including the big kids.
With so many quality displays taking place across several days throughout early November, simply hop in your car and enjoy the traditions. Still need help getting your licence? Then remember to get in touch, so we can help.