Bangin’ bonfire nights

See the most spectacular firework displays across the GWR network. From whizzing Catherine wheels to popping sparklers, grab your cosiest clothes and head outdoors for Guy Fawkes. Here’s our guide to some of the best bonfire night gatherings.


Battersea Park, 3 November
Gates 6pm / Bonfire 7:30pm / Fireworks 8pm (no entry after 8pm)
Watch the night sky light up with an award-winning firework display lasting 22 minutes at Battersea Park. This year’s bangin’ theme is ‘circus’, so expect plenty of colour, noise and family-fun. You’ll also be able to grab some dinner from one of the many food and drinks stalls.
Standard ticket are £10 plus booking fee. Children under 10 go free but must have a ticket.


Sparks in the Park, Blackweir Fields, 3 November
Gates opens 4:30pm / Junior firework display 5:45pm / Main firework display 7pm
Wales’ biggest firework display is back for another year of eye-popping rockets, firecrackers, sparkling wheels and more! Enjoy the funfair and revel in the carnival vibes. There will be plenty of food and drink to purchase on site too.
Standard adult ticket – £10. Family ticket – £25. Child – £5. Children under three go free.


Legoland, 20, 21, 26–27 October and 2 November
Fireworks begin at 7pm
For the ultimate family fireworks event, take your little ones to Legoland for a night they’ll never forget. Set to music, the awesome fireworks – with the help of special ‘Brick glasses’ – explode into LEGO bricks. We’re not sure what that means, but it sounds pretty cool.
Day tickets for the park and the firework display start from £47 per person.


Worcester Racecourse, 3 November
Gates 5:30pm / Bonfire 6:15pm / Fireworks 7:30pm
This Guy Fawkes Night, Worcester Racecourse is hosting the ultimate bonfire night celebrations, all in aid of charity. Expect a huge firework display, fairground rides and plenty of food stalls.
Tickets at the gate: adult £6, children £2.50, family £15. Price reductions are available for pre-purchased tickets online.


The Grand Pier, 17 November
Gates 6pm / Firework display 7pm
Okay, so it’s not a traditional date for bonfire night but hear us out, this firework display in Weston-Super-Mare is out at sea and the best views are from the pier itself – pretty spectacular, right? And when all the other firework shows have been and gone you’ll have this one to look forward to. For an extra special show in a great setting, add this one to your diary.
Tickets from £7.50.