Firework displays 2018: The South

Prepare to be amazed as the skies of the south are lit up by fantastic fireworks for Bonfire Night, 2018.

Check out our round-up of the very best displays the south of England has to offer, and make sure you don’t miss out on a night to remember. We’ve done our research and here are our favourite displays across the south of England for 2018. Have a suggestion to add to the list? Let us know in the comments below!

Fireworks in Kent 2018

Find some of the best firework displays in Kent with this easy guide to where and when they’re on.

Bonfire and Firework Spectacular, Kent Life

This is a display with a difference, as the bonfire will be lit by fire breathers! Fireworks and all other kinds of fun will follow.
When? 3rd – 4th November, bonfire is lit from 6.15pm, fireworks at 6.45pm
Where? Kent Life Lock Lane Maidstone ME14 3AU
How much? Adults £12, children £10
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Bonfire and Fireworks, Quex Park Estate, Kent

Enjoy one of Kent’s biggest displays with two Pyrotechnic displays in one night. Attendees will also be treated to live music and a funfair. This year’s Marvel comics theme promises family fun for all. Booking in advance is advisable.
When? Saturday 3rd November, 2-9pm
Where? Quex Park Estate Birchington CT7 0BH
How much? Adults £13.50, children £11.50
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Fireworks Spectacular, Hop Farm Family Park

Kent’s favourite firework display not only has all the usual wonders of bonfire night but the added attractions of a funfair plus the magic castle and animal farm will be open in the day before the display.
When? 26th-27th October, 4.30pm – 10pm
Where? Hop Farm Family Park, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood TN12 6PY
How much? £7 in advance or £10 OTD
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Bath and Bristol fireworks 2018

Looking for fireworks in Bath fireworks or Bristol fireworks for 2018? These are our favourite displays…

Bath Rotary Fireworks Display, Bath

Bath residents and visitors can enjoy Bath’s biggest fireworks display at the Bath Recreation Ground.
When? 4th November, gates from 5.30pm, fireworks at 7pm
Where? The Recreation Ground (The ‘Rec’), Bath, BA2 4DS
How much? TBBA
More info: Rotary club of Bath

Downend Fireworks, Bristol

Bundle up in your warmest coats and head to this fireworks display set to light up the skies.
When? 2nd November 2018
Where? King George V Playing Fields, Sutherland Avenue, Downend, Bristol.
How much? TBC
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Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park Fireworks

Don your wellies and get yourself ready for a huge night full of incredible fireworks set to music as well as having all the fun of the farm, a funfair and lots of tasty treats.
When? 5th November, 5.30-9pm
Where? Pixash Lane, Bath Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1TP
How much? Tickets from £3.50

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Swindon, Cirencester, Windsor, and Cheltenham fireworks 2018

Our favourite three firework displays in the south west including Swindon, Cirencester and Cheltenham.

Roves Farm Fireworks and Bonfire Party, Swindon

Roves Farm plays host to the No Big Bang Fireworks – especially designed so that the kids will enjoy every moment. A children’s disco follows the fireworks display. It’s a ticket only event so make sure to buy yours in advance.
When? Saturday 27th October, gates from 4.45pm, bonfire followed by fireworks at 6.30pm
Where? Roves Farm, Sevenhampton, Swindon, Wilts SN6 7Q
How much? £9.50 per person
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Cirencester Firework Display, Cirencester, Gloucester

Get ready to see the skies of Cirencester illuminated in beautiful colours at this display.
When? 2018 date TBA
Where? Victoria Road Field, Cirencester
How much? £7 in advance, £8 on the gate
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Windsor Racecourse Fireworks 2018

A full themed night awaits you at Windsor Racecourse this year as the whole event embraces the spectacular and the spooky with a ‘Spookfest’ theme. Expect lots of sweet treats, and a wonderful fireworks display choreographed to the music of your favourite spooky movies – including The Addams family, Scooby Dooby Doo and Ghostbusters!
When? Saturday 3rd November, gates 4pm, fireworks at 6.30pm
Where? Maidenhead Road, Berkshire, Windsor SL4 5JJ
How much? Adults £12 in advance, children £6, under 5s FREE
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Firework Display at Cheltenham Racecourse

This display is recognised as the largest in the South West region attracting a crowd of around 10,000 people, so you’ll be in good company at the event! As well as a spectacular fireworks display there will also be a funfair and street performers to keep attendees amused.
When? Saturday 3rd November, gates open at 5pm
Where? Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH
How much? Adults £8, children £5
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Fireworks Devon for 2018

Treat the kids to a great night out at one of these fun firework evenings in Devon for 2018.

Round Table Charity Fireworks Display, Exeter

Exeter Round Table’s Annual charity fireworks display is being held at Westpoint again this year. This spectacular event has grown to become the biggest fireworks display in Exeter, and taken on a new dimension since moving to Westpoint. Expect a great fun night out for everyone with autumnal nibbles and fairground rides.
When? 2018 date TBA
Where? Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ
How much? TBA
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Bonfire Extravaganza at River Dart, Devon

Don’t miss the explosive firework display at River Dart Country Park – in addition to the mesmerising firework display, young guests can also enjoy a bouncy castle, fun activities and a range of refreshments.
When? 2018 date TBA
Where? River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7NP
How much? Last year it cost £6.50 per person, family of four £22
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Plymouth Fireworks & Bonfire

Celebrate bonfire night in Plymouth Hoe this year by gathering around a spectacular bonfire to watch a dazzling fireworks display. Fairground rides and food stalls will also be on offer at this free event.
When? Monday 5th November – from 4pm
Where? The Hoe, Devon
How much? Free
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Dorset and Cornwall fireworks 2018

These are our top three places to go if you’re looking for Dorset fireworks or Cornwall fireworks.

Fireworks display on Poole Quay, Dorset

Get ready to ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at the spectacular display in Poole, lighting up the skies to the sound of music and accompanying light displays. In addition to the fireworks there will be a funfair, a fancy dress parade and a kids’ circus, too!
When? Monday 5th November, starting at 5pm, fireworks at 8pm
Where? Poole Quay, BH15 1HJ
How much? FREE
More info: For more information Contact Poole Tourism office on 01202 262600

Bonfire and Fireworks Display in Tregony

After over a decade of spectacular fireworks displays over Cornwall, head down to this display in November for a memorable evening the whole family will enjoy.

When? 2018 date TBA – gates open at 6.30pm.
Where? Tregony Sports Field
How much? Last year’s pricing: Adults £4.00 / Children £3.00 / Under 5’s free.
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