This Saturday is Guy Fawkes Night and there are plenty of firework displays across the capital this year.
We’ve picked out some of the most popular events around London this weekend:
Friday the 4th of November
This year’s bonfire night in Wimbledon Park features two firework displays. The first is aimed at children and has a Disney theme with a “Best of British” show later in the evening. There are is also a fairground plus stalls, food and drink.
Gate open at 5.15pm.Photo courtesy of MercerBalls
Saturday the 5th of November
Battersea Park Fireworks – £10 on the door
The fireworks at this year’s display in Battersea Park are being organised by the same company that has created displays for St. Patrick’s Day Festival and The Lord Mayor’s Thames Festival. Food and drink is available from a range of stalls including traditional fare such as toffee apples and roasted chestnuts.
Gates open at 6pmPhoto courtesy of jocopelondon
Royal Gunpowder Mills Fireworks – £8.50
Watch fireworks in a historic setting along the River Lea at the Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey as part of the weekend of celebrations surrounding the story of Guy Fawkes. Secret Island opens at 2pm on Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of November.
Saturday the 12th of November
Yup, we know this isn’t actually for this weekend but we just couldn’t miss this off our list. Featuring more than half a tonne of huge fireworks, this display is set to be a spectacular site on the River Thames. Head to the riverside to watch what the organisers are calling “one of London’s grandest” displays.
The show starts at 5pm.
We’d recommend checking the organiser’s website if the weather is bad just in case the event gets cancelled or moved plus remember to wrap up warm as you’ll be standing around in the open for several hours (warm footwear is a must for us!)
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