Things to do on Bonfire Night in London
This weekend London’s skyline is set to be more breathtaking than ever! With a multitude of firework displays taking place across the city, the sky will be alive with colour as we mark the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 that must never be forgotten.
Here at the Original Tour, we’re all set to hop-off our tour bus and enjoy one of the magnificent bonfire night events in London. You might struggle to choose which display you would like to go to if you’re visiting London over Bonfire weekend. So, we’ve listed our top 10 picks of the best fireworks shows in London to make sure that you have a night to remember.
1. Alexandra Palace Bonfire Night
With fabulous views of London, the Firework Festival hosted at Alexandra Palace is set to be a lively affair. The firework display will start at 9 pm on Friday 2nd and 8 pm on Saturday 3rd. The audience is in for a real treat. First, they will witness an epic laser show before the main display even begins. If that wasn’t enough, there’s a German Bier Festival, a fairground, performers breathing fire and an ice skating rink. If you get a bit peckish be sure to visit one of the many street food stalls on offer! Alexandra Palace welcomes those of all ages to the event, so purchase your ticket before it’s too late.
2. Richmond Family Fireworks
The Richmond Family Fireworks Display is a hugely popular event that takes place every year at the Athletic Ground on Twickenham Road. Gates will open from 4.30pm and families can enjoy live entertainment, funfair rides, candyfloss and popcorn stalls. There’s also hot food and mulled wine for the adults to enjoy too! The display will kick-off at 7 pm and this year’s theme is 90’s music night. It has all the makings of a fantastic evening! Click here for further information on ticket prices.
3. Kingston Fireworks
Colour, noise and top-notch entertainment are promised by the organisers of the Kingston Firework Display. The firework show takes place at Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium and gates open at 6.30pm. The event will be accompanied by good music, tasty refreshments and thrilling fairground rides, which can all be enjoyed before the main display begins at 8.00pm. Click here to buy your advanced tickets now!
4. Guy Fawkes Night in Newham
Wrap up warm for bonfire night 2018 and head to Guy Fawkes Night in London, Newham! Held at Silvertown Quays, this event will be a treat to your ears as well as your eyes because Jean Michel Jarre and Primal Scream are providing this year’s soundtrack. There will also be a variety of tasty treats on offer along with stalls selling beer and mulled wine. Gates open at 6pm- just in time for the bonfire spectacular at 7.30pm. For more information about this event, click here.
5. Wimbledon Park Fireworks
Wimbledon Park will be hosting two firework displays this year - both on the same evening! The first display begins at 6.30pm and will be a musical themed extravaganza. Take your children to enjoy a colourful show full of majestic fireworks explosions. The second show kicks off at 8.30pm and also has a musical theme. A funfair, refreshments and a bar will add a little extra to your experience. Click here for information on ticket prices and shows.