Where to go in Wilts, Bath and Bristol to get the best bangs for your bucks
Fantastic Fireworks, Longleat House & Gardens, nr Warminster, 25-26 Oct, 1-2 Nov
Ensure your Longleat experience is truly unforgettable and join an epic fireworks display set within the stunning grounds, bursting with beautiful, bright and bold autumnal colours. The dazzling displays are guaranteed to delight the young and young at heart as Longleat is illuminated to a sensational soundtrack. The Fantastic Fireworks are included with your Day Ticket or Annual Pass, so you can help us celebrate the Great British Autumn in the day (think incredible owl displays, pumpkin carving and mini ride-on tractors), before night falls and the fireworks light up the sky.
Family Friendly Fireworks, Roves Farm, 26 Oct
This fireworks event has been organised especially with families in mind. The display will have plenty of sparkle, without the big bangs. Bonfire and fireworks will start from 6:30pm.
Calne Bonfire & Fireworks Night, Fri 1 Nov
This year, Calne Bonfire & Fireworks night will have a ‘Circus’ theme. Expect amazing entertainment from jugglers, as well as live music, funfair rides, and circus skills.
Fireworks at Lydiard Park, Sat 2 Nov
Join the crew at Lydiard Park on Saturday 2nd November for a fantastic fireworks display. There will be hot food and drink, as well as glow in the dark accessories.
Swindon Lions Fireworks, Sat 2 Nov
On Saturday 2nd November, they will be having a fireworks display and funfair at Swindon Lions Club.The gates and funfair will be open from 5:00pm, with the fireworks starting from 6:45pm.
Fireworks on the Farm, Neston Farm Shop, Mon 3 Nov
Neston Farm Shop will be hosting a child-friendly fireworks display on the 3rd November.
Light up Lansdown, Bath Racecourse, Bath, Fri 1 Nov
A biggie, with fairground, assorted kids’ entertainment, massive bonfire and fireworks. The jacket potato feasts sound good too. Gates opens 5pm, with fireworks at approx 7.45pm.
Downend Round Table Fireworks, Downend, Bristol, Fri 1 Nov
Now in its 48th year, with pulled pork, burgers, candy floss and Great Western Brewing in charge of the bar. Gates open 5.30pm; children’s display (more visual effects than loud bangs) 6.30pm; main display (some ear cracking whoppers), 8pm.
Fireworks at Forde, Forde Abbey, nr Chard, Sat 2 Nov
Eco glitter bar and glow jewellery, fire dancers, theatre, pipes and drums, burgers, Otter beers, wine and a bonfire procession – then let the music and fireworks begin! Set within a Capability Brown garden with the historic Abbey as a backdrop, this should be spectacular. Buy tickets online and get a 20% discount. Gates open from 5.30pm; procession 6.20pm; fireworks from 7pm.
Fireworks to Music Spectacular, Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Sun 3 Nov
Get ready for a magnificent fireworks display, funfair and more at Avon Valley on the Sunday 3rd November. The hugely popular annual Fireworks with Music Spectacular is back with a bang where again they literally light up the sky. Continuing their 30th Birthday theme, the music will span the years 1989 – 2019, it’s one explosive megamix!