Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch. Sadly, the burning of effigies seems to be frowned upon now, although a few venues will have bonfires this year.

Thanks to a rare conjunction of the calendar and history, Bonfire Night this year will be on a Monday, so with clever planning it can be possible to attend four firework displays, spread over the whole weekend!

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

NB — there wont be a firework display after the Lord Mayor’s show this year, so Bonfire night is your best chance for some aerial displays before New Years Eve.

Prices displayed are for purchases on the gate – some venues offer cheaper tickets if purchased in advance (shown in brackets) — not to mention the ability to avoid the queue at the gate.

Fireworks at Greenwich this evening

 

Clever bit: Click on the headers in the table below to sort the columns as you might prefer.

 

Area Date Gates Open Main Fireworks Cost (price in advance) Notes
Bloomsbury/Holborn 2nd Nov tba 5pm Free Primarily for children
Brockwell Park 2nd Nov 4:30pm 7:30pm Free   
Hammersmith (Bishops Park) 2nd Nov 6pm 8pm £7 (£5) Children’s fireworks at 7:15pm
Kingston 2nd Nov 6:30pm 8pm £6 (£5)  
Streatham Common 2nd Nov tba  8pm Free   
Totteridge 2nd Nov 6pm 7:15pm £10 (£7) Bonfire lit at 6:30pm
Barnes 3rd Nov 5:30pm 7:45pm £10 Bonfire lit at 7pm
Battersea 3rd Nov 6pm 8pm From £6:50 in advance only A large food court and bar will open from 6pm. Bonfire lit at 7:30pm
Beckenham 3rd Nov 6pm 8pm £5 Funfair 6.00-10.00pm 
Bexley/Welling 3rd Nov 6pm 8pm £5 (£4) Funfair and food. One of the largest displays in Sth London.
Blackheath 3rd Nov 4pm 8pm Free Funfair, food stalls and a fully licensed bar before and after the display.
Brockham 3rd Nov 6:15pm 8:15pm Free Huge event with parade and bonfire.
Bromley 3rd Nov 5pm 8pm £5 Bonfire lit at 7:30pm
Carshalton 3rd Nov 5pm 7pm £7.50 (£5) Bonfire lit at 7:30pm
Chislehurst 3rd Nov 6pm 7:30pm £6 (£5) Bonfire lit at 7pm
Dulwich 3rd Nov 5:45pm 7pm £5 Bonfire lit at 6:30pm. Has BBQ with mulled Wine & Real Ale bar.
Ealing 3rd Nov 6pm 7:30pm £6 Bonfire lit after the fireworks.
Enfield 3rd Nov 6pm 7:30pm £6 (£5)  
Epsom 3rd Nov 5:30pm 7:30pm £7.50 (£5) Funfair
Hammersmith (Ravenscourt Park) 3rd Nov 6pm 8pm £7 (£5) Children’s fireworks at 7:15pm
Havering 3rd Nov 7pm tba £3.50  
Hayes/Hillingdon 3rd Nov 6pm 7:45pm £6  
Kempton Park 3rd Nov 5:30pm 8pm £8 (£6)  
Morden Park 3rd Nov 5:15pm 8:30pm £8 Bonfires lit at 6:30 and 8:15. Children’s fireworks at 6:45pm
Southgate 3rd Nov 5pm 8pm £6 (£5) Food and funfair
Waltham Abbey 3rd Nov 2pm 7pm £9 (£8) Themed events throughout the afternoon
Watford 3rd Nov 6pm 7:30pm Free Kids display at 6:15pm. Bonfire lit at 7pm
Barking 4th Nov 4pm 6pm £5 Funfair with a range of traditional and extreme rides.
Cheshunt 4th Nov 4:30pm 6:45pm £6 (£4) Bonfire, funfair and food concessions.
Barkingsid/Hainault 4th Nov 5pm 8pm tba (£4 last year) Kids display at 7pm
Richmond 4th Nov 4:30pm 7pm £10 (£8) Fairground rides and bonfire.
Tower Hamlets (E14) 4th Nov tba 7:30pm Free At Bartlett Park
Tower Hamlets (E14) 4th Nov tba 7:30pm Free At Millwall Park
Tower Hamlets (E2) 4th Nov tba 7:30pm Free At Weavers Fields
Waltham Abbey 4th Nov 2pm 7pm £9 (£8) Themed events throughout the afternoon
Wanstead Flats 4th Nov 5:45pm 6:45pm Free Includes a laser show.
Brent/Willesden 5th Nov 7pm 8:30pm Free George Irwin Funfair will also be available
Crystal Palace 5th Nov 6pm 8:30pm £5 Children’s fireworks at 7pm
North Kensington 5th Nov 6pm tba Free  
Paddington 5th Nov 6pm 7:30pm £9 in advance only Bonfire lit at 6:30pm
Southwark Park 5th Nov 6pm 7pm Free  
Uxbridge 5th Nov 6pm 7pm tba (£3 last year)  
Walthamstow 5th Nov 5pm tba (normally 8pm) Free Fairground and food
Wimbledon 5th Nov 5:15pm 8:30pm £8 Bonfires lit at 6:30 and 8:15. Children’s fireworks at 6:45pm

 
Caveat Emptor: The details are believed to be correct, but you should always check with the venue for changes.

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4 Comments

  1. Paul Singh

    Many thanks for taking the time to compile this list – it’s very much appreciated :)

  2. Tim

    No fireworks in Clapham?

  3. Dinah

    Very helpful to see a list for the whole of London, many thanks.

  4. Rob

    Good list (thanks!), but it doesn’t sort properly :)

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