Remember, Remember the 5th (6th and 7th) of November

It’s time to start thinking about the annual celebration of the downfall of a Papist Plot to kill the Monarch and install a more pliant Catholic monarch on the throne of England.

Sadly, the burning of effigies is somewhat frowned upon by most venues, but they slightly make up for it by the provision of a good night of fireworks instead.

I’ve trawled around looking for a calendar of firework nights and below is a list of what’s on and when.

If I’ve missed any (as I am bound to have), then send me a note and I’ll update the details.

Having skimmed their websites as I was compiling the list – I would suggest that Alexandra Palace will have the best additional entertainments in the run up to the fireworks.

Personally, I tend to stay at home as I can see a couple of them – in the distance – from my flat :)

Region Area Date Gates
Open
Fireworks Cost Notes
East Barking 7th Nov 5.30pm 8pm £5 Activities include a concert stage from 6.15pm
East Victoria
Park
7th Nov tba 7:30pm Free
North Enfield 7th Nov 6pm 7:30pm £5
North Southgate 7th Nov 5pm 8pm £6
North Alexandra
Park
7th Nov 4pm 7:30pm £4 Entertainments start at 4:30pm
North East Brent 5th Nov 6.45pm 8pm Free If cancelled (weather?) it will be held on Sat 7th Nov.
South Crystal Palace 5th Nov 5pm 8pm £5 A smaller "children’s display" occurs at 7pm
South Croydon 7th Nov 6pm 8pm £5 Entertainments start at 7pm
South Morden
Park
7th Nov 5:15pm 8:15pm £7 A smaller "children’s display" occurs at 6:30pm
South East Blackheath 7th Nov 8pm Free Estimated to be around 30 minutes long
South East Bexley 7th Nov 5.30pm 8pm £6
South West Battersea 7th Nov 6pm 8pm £6
South West Brentford 5th Nov 7pm 8pm £5
South West Fulham 6th Nov 6pm 8pm £6 A smaller "children’s display" occurs at 7:15pm
South West Kingston
upon Thames
6th Nov 6.30pm 8pm £6
South West Wimbledon 7th Nov 5:15pm 8:15pm £7 A smaller "children’s display" occurs at 6:30pm
West Ealing 7th Nov 6pm 7:30pm £5
West Hamersmith 7th Nov 6pm 8pm £6 A smaller "children’s display" occurs at 7:15pm
West Lambeth 5th Nov tba 7:30pm Free Held at three locations at once
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2 Comments

  1. Bonfire night? But it was only March a couple of weeks ago!

  2. sinisteroictures or sinisterpictures even!

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