Where to find your firework fun
Published: 28 Oct 2013 10:300 comments
Take your pick of fireworks fun for all the family with our super guide. And if you are running a display and would like a mention contact firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0118 955 3309 and we'll add you to the list.
Friday November 1:
BRADFIELD C of E Primary School Fireworks to Music 2013, Cock Lane, Bradfield. Gates open 5.30pm, fireworks at 7pm. Adult tickets in advance £5, child over three £3, family £15 (two adults and up to four children). On the gate, £7 adult, £5 child, £20 family. Advanced tickets available from www.bradfieldprimarypta.co.uk
CAVERSHAM Heath Golf Club, Mapledurham, fireworks and bonfire evening. Gates open 6.30pm. Family ticket £15, single £4. Call 0118 947 8600
ST MARGARET Clitherow Primary School, Annual Fireworks Display, Pembroke. Bracknell, from 7.30pm. Hog roast, burgers, hotdogs and drinks selection. Tickets £6.50 adults, £4.50 children.
LEGO DC Universe Superhero fireworks extravaganza at Legoland, in Winkfield Road, Windsor, tonight and tomorrow.
Featuring a superhero story including iconic movie soundtracks as well as a display of fireworks.
To book and for more details, visit http://www.legoland.co.uk/Plan/Events/LEGOLAND-Fireworks/
Saturday, November 2
SECOND Reading Lions’ Fireworks Spectacular, bigger and better than last year, at Reading Town Football Club, Scours Lane, Tilehurst. Gates open at 4.30pm with more than two hours of entertainment before fireworks start at 7pm.
Sponsored by funeral directors Miles & Daughters and London Irish rugby club with non-firework entertainment provided by Reading 107, a military band, Irish dancing, Mason’s fun fair and face painting.
Tickets in advance (Adult £4, Child £3, Family Ticket £12) on www.reading107.com and other outlets throughout the town. Family tickets not available on the gate and parking limited so everyone is urged to use public transport (number 17 bus). Details from http://www.reading107.com/club/vouchers/voucher/adult-tickets-to-2013-fireworks-extravaganza-132/
Watch the fireworks from Rivers Ibis Health Club with bangers & mash and sticky toffee pudding. Adults £9.95 and children £4.95. Tickets from the club reception or call 0118 942 4130. More information at www.riversibishealthclub.co.uk
SANDHURST Firework Display, Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst, from 5-9pm with fireworks starting at 7.30pm. Funfair, live music from Sandhurst Corp of Drums, community stalls and hot food stands. Free admission but there is limited car parking. For more information visit www.sandhurstpride.co.uk
ASCOT Round Table Fireworks Display, Ascot Racecourse, following the Unity House race meeting. Adults (over 13s) £6, children £4 in advance. Free for under fives. On the night adults £7, children £5. Gates open 4pm, with funfair, refreshments and fireworks at 6pm. All-weather location, easy access and excellent car parking. Contact www.ascotfireworks.org.uk/oltickets.php (tickets must be printed out).
LIONS Club of Newbury firework display at Newbury Racecourse, compered by Heart FM drivetime presenter Luke Smith with a performance by the Aldershot Military Wives choir, fancy dress contest for under 11s and 30-minute firework show from 7.30pm. Gates open at 5.30pm and tickets £4 for adults, £3.50 for youngsters aged five-16 and £12 for a family (two adults, two children) in advance from Tesco in Pinchington Lane and London Road, Newbury Building Society branches in Newbury and Thatcham and the Corn Exchange. Tickets £5 on the night with under-fives free.
MAPLEDURHAM Golf and Country Club, Chazey Heath. Gates open 5pm. Children’s entertainer 6-7pm, fireworks start 7.15pm. Advance tickets: £7.50 adults, £5 children (under 16), £20 family (two adults two children), under fives free. Contact 0118 946 3353
ABBEY Rugby Club, Rosehill, Emmer Green. Gates open at 6pm, bonfire at 7.15pm and fireworks at 8pm. Barbecue, bar and music. Family tickets (one car with up to six people) £17 in advance or £20 on the night. Single tickets £6 in advance or £8 on the night. Tickets avalable from the clubhouse from 2-5pm on Saturday. Details from http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/readingabbey/ or call 07760 198555
WOODLEY and Earley Lions Club Fireworks Extravaganza, Laurel Park, Rushey Way, Lower Earley. Gates open 6pm, fireworks 7pm. Refreshments available. Tickets are £7 adults, £4 under 14s, family (two adults two children) £20.
WOKINGHAM Charity Fireworks Spectacular at Cantley Field. Torchlight procession from town centre at 6.30pm, fireworks and bonfire at 7.30pm. Admission by programme, £4 in advance, £6 on the night, under sevens free. Town centre car parks will be free on the night. Details from http://www.unicorn-club.co.uk/html/fireworks_2013.htm
ANNUAL bonfire and firework spectacular at Upton Court Park.
Gates will open at 5.30pm, fireworks start at 7.45pm. Visitors are encouraged to arrive by 7pm at the latest. There will also be refreshments from around the world and a fun fair.
Advanced tickets are on sale at discounted prices - £4.50 for adults, £2.50 for children and senior citizens and £12 for a family ticket. It is free for under-4s.
Tickets are available at MyCouncil, Slough, Langley, Cippenham and Britwell libraries, Montem and Langley leisure centres and Absolutely Ice.
Tickets will also be on sale on the night priced £6 for adults and £4 for children and senior citizens.
For more information, contact 01753 875194 or e-mail email@example.com
MAIDENHEAD United Football Club, in York Road, will be lit up by fireworks raising money for the Link Foundation.
More than 1,700 people enjoyed the event last year with similar numbers expected to return to enjoy an inflatable slide, a coconut shy and galleon ride as well as the fireworks display, from 5-7.30pm.
Tickets cost £5 on the gates for adults, £3 for children and under-3s go free.
COOKHAM Scouts fireworks and bonfire display at Formosa Meadow, in Mill Lane.
Gates open at 5.30pm, bonfire being lit at 6.30pm and fireworks display starting at 7pm.
Tickets cost £5 in advance when bought at the Countrystore, Cookham Hardware and Hillside stores, or £6 on the gate. Senior citizens and under-5s get in for free.
Parking is free at the end of Mill Lane, but due to recent heavy rain, visitors are encouraged to walk to Formosa Meadow.
ETON Wick Fireworks Association display will be lit from 7.30pm on the common behind The Greyhound pub, in Common Road.
There is no admission charge and there will be free sweets and glowsticks given out to kids.
Collections will be made for the Thames Valley Adventure Playground.
For more information, call Geoff Low on 01753 840513.
Sunday, November 3
STOKE Place Hotel, Stoke Green, Stoke Poges. Gates open 6.15pm. bonfire at 7.15pm with firework display at 8pm. There will also be face painting, a fiore performance, award winning DJ, food and drink and the event finishes at 9pm. Adults £10, children £5 and families (two adults, two children) £15
BEARWOOD College Fabulous Fireworks, Bearwood Road, Sindlesham. Hotdogs, cakes, glo-sticks, mulled wine and sparklers. Gates open at 6.45pm. Adults £7, children under 10, £5, family (two adults, two children) £20. Under fives free.
Monday, November 4
WARGRAVE round the campfire at Camp Mowhawk, Highfield Lane, Crazies Hill. Bonfire and fireworks and refreshments. Gates open 6pm, fireworks at 8pm. Adults £5, children £3 children, advance booking only. See www.campmohawk.org.uk
Tuesday, November 5
THE COTTAGE Inn in Broad Lane, Upper Bucklebury. Gates open at 6pm, the bonfire lighting at 7.30pm and fireworks at 8pm. Advance tickets are available from the pub at £4 and £6 on the night. Family tickets £12 and £15 on the gate. Under fives go free.
CHIEVELEY fireworks and bonfire. The Recreation Centre, High Street, Chieveley. Traditional Guy Fawkes celebration with bar, refreshments, barbecue, bonfire and fireworks. Gates open 6.15pm, best guy contest 6.45pm, torchlight procession 7pm, bonfire 7.15pm, fireworks 7.45pm. Family tickets £13.50 and £4 singles in advance. On the night, £18 family, £5 single. Details from www.mychieveley.co.uk
THE Palmer Arms, in Village Road, Dorney, fireworks display event from 6pm.
Fireworks begin at around 7.30pm, and there will be an outside bar and hog roast.
Admission is free. For more information, call the pub on 01628 666612.
RICHINGS Park Sports Club’s annual Guy Fawkes night celebrations.
Gates open at 6.45pm, bonfire lit at 7.30pm and fireworks display commencing around 8pm.
Tickets cost £6 for adults and £1 for accompanying children under 12.
There will be a barbecue and a licensed bar, but no sparklers, fireworks or alcohol will be permitted into the grounds.
Those going along are encouraged to leave their cars at home and walk as there is limited parking space.
Friday, November 8
A PIRATE themed bonfire night will set sail at King George’s Field in Fulmer Common Road from 6pm.
There will be a best dressed competition for adults and children, a treasure hunt and musket shooting.
Advance tickets cost £5 for adults, £2 for children under-16 or £15 for a family of four or five.
FARNHAM Royal Cricket Club will open its doors at 6.30pm for its annual display at the club in Church Road.
There will be fireworks, with indoor and outdoor bars and a barbecue.
Tickets are available from the club, priced £6 for adults, £3 for children, or £15 for a family of two adults and two children.
THE annual Datchet Cricket Club bonfire and fireworks extravaganza, which has been running for more than 20 years, will be held at the Wally Gage Memorial Ground, in London Road.
Gates will open at 6.15pm with seasonal food and a raffle on offer, and the display will begin at 7.30pm.
Entry costs £5 for adults and is free for children under the age of 12 with non-club members invited to attend.
For further details, go to www.datchetcc.com
TREVELYAN Middle School, in Wood Close, will be hosting its annual firework display from 7.30pm.
Gates will open at 6.30pm for visitors to enjoy a barbecue, a bar with mulled wine, cake and sweet stalls and pick up some glowsticks for sale.
Tickets cost £5 on the night or £4 in advance from the school.
Saturday, November 9
PANGBOURNE Fireworks Fiesta, Pangbourne Primary School, Kennedy Drive. Fireworks, bonfire, barbecue and bar plus family games. Gates open at 5.30pm. Tickets £7.50 in advance for adults and over 12s, £10 on the night. All accompanied primary school children got free. Details from www.fopps.org.uk
SPARKS in the Park. Swallowfield Park, Swallowfield. Fireworks, bonfire, refreshments and souvenirs. Gate open 6pm. Family tickets £15, adults £7, children £2.50 in advance. On the might family £17, adults £8, children £3. In aid of Farley Hill School Association.
WELLINGTON College Fireworks Spectacular, Crowthorne, gates and funfair air open 6pm, bonfire 8pm, fireworks 8.30pm. Live music, face painting, glow novelties, delicious food and sweet treat stalls plus more rides than ever before. Family tickets (two adults, two children) £20 advance, £30 on the night. Adults and over 17s, £10 advance, £15 on the night; children five-16 and iver 65s, £5 and £10, with under fours free. School groups of 10 or more with chaperone, £5.