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List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays
List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays

List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays

This year is also a good one as Guy Fawkes Night is on a Friday, so with planning, you could have a whole weekend of fireworks and bonfires.

Oct
05
2021
London’s bonfire night firework displays 2020
London’s bonfire night firework displays 2020

London’s bonfire night firework displays 2020

Most venues are cancelling, or haven't committed to anything yet -- but, at time of writing, three venues seem to be going ahead with firework displays.

Oct
06
2020
London’s bonfire night firework displays 2019
London’s bonfire night firework displays 2019

London’s bonfire night firework displays 2019

It’s time to start plotting how we shall remember the downfall of a papist plot, and watch the skies over London explode with fireworks.

Oct
05
2019
Tickets Alert: New Years Eve fireworks
Tickets Alert: New Years Eve fireworks

Tickets Alert: New Years Eve fireworks

The first release of tickets for London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will go on sale at midday on Friday 27 September.

Sep
24
2019
London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays
London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays

London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays

It’s time to start plotting how we shall remember the downfall of a papist plot, and watch the skies over London explode with fireworks.

Sep
29
2018
London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks – The 2017 Displays
London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks – The 2017 Displays

London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks – The 2017 Displays

It's time to start plotting how we shall remember the downfall of a papist plot, and watch the skies over London explode with fireworks.

Oct
31
2017
Three fireworks displays on the Thames
Three fireworks displays on the Thames

Three fireworks displays on the Thames

A date for your diaries, as next month, there will be three separate fireworks displays on the Thames in central London.

May
18
2017
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays

List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays

It's time to start plotting how we shall remember the downfall of a papist plot, and watch the skies over London explode with fireworks.

Oct
08
2016
London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays
London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays

London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays

Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.

Oct
02
2015
List of London’s 2014 Bonfire Night Fireworks
List of London’s 2014 Bonfire Night Fireworks

List of London’s 2014 Bonfire Night Fireworks

Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.

Oct
05
2014
£10 charge to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks
£10 charge to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks

£10 charge to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks

From this year, it will cost £10 to watch the London Eye fireworks. Well, only if you want to be really close to them.

Sep
17
2014
List of London’s 2013 Bonfire Night Fireworks
List of London’s 2013 Bonfire Night Fireworks

List of London’s 2013 Bonfire Night Fireworks

Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.

Oct
09
2013
Happy New Year
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

I am not actually a huge "oh, the calendar is changing - lets have a party" sort of chap, and only stay up for the fireworks, and even then only because the bed is 10 seconds from the balcony.

Jan
01
2013
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2012
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2012

List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2012

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

Oct
19
2012
Photos – Fireworks by Parliament
Photos – Fireworks by Parliament

Photos – Fireworks by Parliament

Last night, as anyone who subscribes to my weekly newsletter would have known, a firework display took place by the Millbank Tower in Westminster. Not knowing if this would be a tiddly display on a barge, or a gigantic display

Oct
11
2012
Tower Bridge Fireworks – Photos
Tower Bridge Fireworks – Photos

Tower Bridge Fireworks – Photos

If you watched the last moments of the Paralympics closing ceremony last night when the fireworks went off at Stratford, you might have seen a short clip of a small display happening at Tower Bridge as well.

Sep
10
2012
Two firework displays on the Thames this Sunday evening
Two firework displays on the Thames this Sunday evening

Two firework displays on the Thames this Sunday evening

If you are going to have a fireworks display on the river you might want to check that the timing doesn’t clash with someone else doing exactly the same thing a couple of hundred yards up the river. Yet this

Sep
03
2012
Photos of the Greenwich Fireworks
Photos of the Greenwich Fireworks

Photos of the Greenwich Fireworks

Despite Greenwich council’s notorious antipathy to fireworks for Guy Fawkes Night, they laid on a decent enough spectacle last night with a river based display next to the Old Royal Naval College. I am still indifferent to the seemingly recent

Feb
06
2012
Big firework display in Greenwich
Big firework display in Greenwich

Big firework display in Greenwich

If you like taking photos of fireworks, and have a camera that is at all larger than a mobile phone, then the evening of Sun 5th Feb will be right up your street. Well, right up a hill more accurately.

Jan
19
2012
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2011
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2011

List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2011

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

Oct
17
2011

List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks for 2010

Update 5th Nov: The fire strike has been cancelled, so the fireworks are scheduled to go ahead as planned – but the weather is looking unreliable, with a good chance of rain from about 7pm onwards, which may affect some

Oct
18
2010

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

Oct
14
2009

Fireworks over HMS Illustrious tonight

After seeing photos of HMS Illustrious at Greenwich once before with fireworks, on a whim I just checked the PLA website, and they have a navigation warning that advises that there will be fireworks tonight (Thur 7th May). The barge

May
07
2009