Where to watch fireworks on Bonfire Night 2017 in London

2 November 2017, 17:14

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Along with New Year's Eve, Bonfire Night is THE night for awesome firework displays.

Not only that, but it signals the lead-up to Christmas, as there's usually plenty of mulled cider and warm mittens to go around.

But it can also be difficult to figure out where to go, especially in London. So, we've put together a handy list of potential events for you to choose from:

North London

Alexandra Palace - November 3 and 4
 
The Fireworks Festival returns for another year. Expect huge fireworks, lasers, street food, a German Bier Festival, funfair, ice skating and even a Day of the Dead Parade.
 
Book in advance: £11 adults, £8.50 children; ice skating and bier festival extra.
 
Harrow - November 4
 
This year's Harrow Firework Display's theme is 'Space'. It will start at 12pm with a funfair, food stalls, live DJs and more.
 
Book in advance: £7 adults, £4.50 children

Brent Fireworks - November 4

This free event takes place over Wembley Stadium's iconic archway, and there will be plenty of family entertainment and food stalls.

Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks - November 4 and 5

Taking place at the Royal Gunpowder Mills, this is a full day of activities all about the main man himself: Guy Fawkes. The fireworks finale kicks off at 7pm.

Book in advance: £10.50 adults, £8.50 children

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South London

Bexleyheath - November 4

Welling Round Table will hold a charity event at Danson Park, with a 25 minute display over the lake, choreographed to live music.

Book in advance: £7 adults, £4 children

Crystal Palace - November 5

The Crystal Palace fireworks display includes a children's show at 7pm and a later family show at 8.30pm, with plenty of food and drink available.

Book in advance: £8.50 adults, £4.50 children

Lambeth - November 4

The festival of fireworks will feature live entertainment and street food, and this year's theme is 'A Night at the Movies'. It opens at 5pm, with the fireworks at 8pm.

Book in advance: £8.50 adults, £4 children

Battersea - November 4

One of London's biggest displays is at Battersea Park, and there will as usual be a bar, food stall and general entertainment running alongside the impressive display.

Book in advance: £10 adults, children under 10 free

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West London

Richmond - November 5

The Richmond annual family fireworks take place at Richmond Athletics Ground, with an 80s-themed display, funfair, live music, food and drink stalls and more.

Book in advance: £8 adults, £5 children

Ravenscourt Park - November 4

Held by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, this event will also feature plenty of bars, food stalls, and a funfair.

Book in advance - £6

Bishops Park - November 3

And the same goes for Bishop Park!

Book in advance - £6

East London

Victoria Park - November 5

This is a free, council-run display, and up to 90,000 people are expected to attend. It usually begins at around 7pm, with food and drink available earlier.

Blackheath - November 4

Set in one of London's biggest outdoor spaces, this free event hosts around 80,000 people. Perfect for families, the funfair opens at 12pm, followed by the fireworks at 8pm.