Your Guide To Celebrating Guy Fawkes Night

ncs 3/11/2016

"Remember, remember the fifth of November…"

As ever, November 5th is a chance to get your mates together and celebrate the anniversary of Guy Fawkes’ arrest – you know, the failed Gunpowder Plot against King James I. Just as importantly, that means it’s time to enjoy some fireworks, bask in the warmth of a bonfire, and plan your own Funpowder Plot (sorry, couldn’t resist). Don’t miss out on all the fun – read our guide on how to spend your 5th of November! 

 

FIREWORKS & EVENTS

London – Battersea Park

Watch some amazing fireworks in the beautiful park and enjoy some grub from a wide array of tasty food stalls! What more do you need?

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London – Southwark Park

The fireworks display brings around 30,000 people and it’s the city’s largest display. There will be lots of food, entertainment and of course fireworks. Plus it’s free!

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Manchester

Check out Heaton Park for a bonfire at 7:30pm followed by fireworks. There’s also a funfair from 5:00pm-9:30pm and guess what? It’s free!

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Windsor

If you think Legoland is magical on your average day, imagine it during the bonfire event! Get your Lego fix and a great view of fireworks all in one.

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Liverpool

Watch the the amazing fireworks by the city’s waterfront with some street performers – think fire dancers, circus performers and some mind blowing drumming!

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Birmingham

Star Wars fans keep reading. There will be a laser show at Drayton Manor (over the park lake) with a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And of course the evening will include fireworks as well! May the 5th of November be with you…

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Bath

This stunning city makes for the ultimate backdrop for fireworks. The show hosted by The Rotary Club of Bath will be held at the cricket pavilion, which is right in the city centre. But you should hurry and buy your ticket before it’s sold out!

Photo credit: www.bath.ac.uk

FOOD

Why not use Guy Fawkes Night to brush up on your cooking skills? Get your hands dirty and whip up some food for the festivities. Try out the catherine wheel toad-in-the-hole recipe for you and your mates. Check out this recipe!

For the crisp November night, try out some out-of-this-world hot chocolate recipes to keep you warm throughout the fireworks bonanza. Summon your inner barista skills and check out this delicious marshmallowy recipe.

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