Bonfire Night: Firework displays in the Cotswolds

PUBLISHED: 09:21 29 October 2019 | UPDATED: 10:57 31 October 2019

The Cotswold has plenty of Bonfire Night celebrations for you to enjoy (c) nd300 / Shutterstock

The Cotswold has plenty of Bonfire Night celebrations for you to enjoy (c) nd300 / Shutterstock

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It's that wonderful time of year again when we warm ourselves by roaring bonfires and enjoy dazzling firework displays that light up the skies. Gather your loved ones, wrap up warm and enjoy an evening of Guy Fawkes celebrations in the Cotswolds

Cheltenham Round Table Fireworks Extravanganza, Cheltenham Racecourse

When: Saturday November 2 (from 5pm)

Click here to buy tickets.

One of the largest firework displays in the South West region that's been running for over 30 years returns to Cheltenham Racecourse for a Bonfire Night extravaganza. Gates open at 5pm with fairground attractions, appearances from Alex and Private from Madagascar and plenty of refreshments all to enjoy before a dazzling array of fireworks lights up the sky.

All profits will be awarded to local charities and good causes. 

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Cirencester Fireworks

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 5pm)

The skies of Cirencester will once again be ignited with colour with the Cirencester Round Table fireworks display taking place at Victoria Road Field. New for 2019, there will also be a child-friendly display with quieter bangs. As well as a dazzling display of fireworks, there's plenty of family-friendly entertainment to enjoy during the evening.

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Dursley Fireworks 2019

When: Saturday, November 2

After three successful years, Dursley's Recreation Ground on Kingshill Road will once again be home to the town's annual Guy Fawkes celebrations, hosted by the Girlguiding Dursley District. As well as fireworks, there'll be live entertainment to enjoy, a BBQ, beer tent, tuck shop and hot drinks.

This year's chosen charity is the Longfield Hospice Care.

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Ebrington Bonfire & Firework Display

When: Saturday, November 2

Back for the fourth year, promising to be bigger and better than ever, the Ebrington Bonfire & Fireworks Display will take place at the top of the village, just past the Village Hall. Make sure to bring cash along for foodie treats including sausages, burgers, homemade samosas, mulled wine and hot chocolate. 

There's a small charge for entry with charity donations taken at the event. Profits go to Ebrington PTFA and Ebrington playing fields maintenance fund.

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LIONS annual Speech House Fireworks and FERN Bonfire 

When: Saturday, November 2 (5pm-9.30pm)

Enjoy the attractions of Danter's funfair, sideshow amusements and lighting of the bonfire at 6pm, before fireworks illuminate the sky at 7.30pm.

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Five Valleys Firework Display, Stroud

When: Monday, October 28

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On Stroud's Marling School Field, the reigning British Firework Champions of Champions Star Fireworks will put on a display that will dazzle and delight its audiences. Gates will open at 6pm, and John Coneley's Fun Fair, Punch and Judy shows and balloon bending will keep the whole family entertained before the firework display.

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Gordon League RFC Fireworks Night

When: Friday, November 8 (from 6pm)

Buy advance at Hempsted CofE Primary School, Hempsted Post Office & Stores and Gordon League

For those who may not catch a Bonfire Night display on the November 3, or perhaps want to enjoy another, the Gordon League RFC will be celebrating Guy Fawkes Night on the 8th. Visitors can enjoy stalls, delicious BBQ food and a bar, all before a dazzling firework display.

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Bonfire Night at Hillside Brewery, Longhope

When: Saturday, November 9

Click here to buy tickets (now sold out)

Ideal for ale lovers, Hillside Brewery will be putting on a fantastic bonfire and fireworks evening for all the family. They'll be plenty of Hillside craft beers, wine, soft drinks and tasty locally sourced food to sample while you enjoy the celebrations, and plenty to keep children (young and old) entertained.

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Kingham Village Fireworks & Bonfire 2019, Kingham Village Green

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 5.30pm)

Admission is free with donations welcome

The charming Oxfordshire village of Kingham will be home to a delightful evening of Bonfire Night celebrations.

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Firework Celebrations, Red Lion at Wainlode (THIS EVENT HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN CANCELLED)

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 5pm)

Tickets are available from the Red Lion, The Royal Exchange, The Swan and Ashleworth Post Office

Following its previous successes, the Red Lion will be hosting its third charity fireworks night raising money for the Great Western Air Ambulance. Delicious bonfire night food will be served before the dazzling display, followed by live music.

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Oxford Round Table's 52nd Annual Charity Fireworks Display, South Park in Oxford

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 4.30pm)

Click here to buy tickets 

With a funfair, catering village and an enormous roaring bonfire, there's plenty to enjoy alongside the impressive pyrotechnics. There's even a family tent for little ones to get a great view of the illuminations! All profits from the event will be donated to local charities - with more than £1 million raised since the first display in 1967.

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The Rotary Club of the South Cotswolds Fireworks Display

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 6pm)

Organised by the The Rotary Club of the South Cotswolds, expect a roaring bonfire and impressive firework display held at Sir William Romney's School on Lowfield Road in Tetbury.

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Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display, Tewkesbury (THIS EVENT HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING)

When: Saturday, November 2 (from 6pm)

Admission is free with donations welcome

With the stunning Tewkesbury Abbey as a backdrop to the town's Bonfire Night celebrations, views don't get much prettier than the Tewkesbury Rotary Club's Bonfire Night and Fireworks Display at the Vineyards Field in Tewkesbury. Enjoy children's amusements, a roaring bonfire and refreshments before fireworks at 7pm.

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Wotton Firework Display

When: Saturday, November 9 (from 5.30pm)

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Held at Wotton Community Sports Foundation Field, the Wotton-under-Edge and District Round Table will host a fantastic firework display, and a smaller one suitable for children. 

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