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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

£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.

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.

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.

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

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

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. That was one

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

Today marks the 800th Anniversary of the Great Fire of Southwark

Today marks what is possibly the 800th anniversary of the Great Fire of Southwark – which burst forth around the 10th July 1212. The date is difficult to pin down exactly, with reports varying from the 10th to the 12th

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