Bonfire night, or Guy Fawkes night, is upon us! For 410 years we have celebrated with huge bonfires and fireworks up and down the country.
This is great time for students across London to experience this simultaneous celebration as autumn kicks in. Fight back the November chill with fireworks, warm food and mulled wine!
We’ve put together a list of places in London to view 2015’s celebrations.
The London Eye – from £19.35 – 5 November
The Eye gives you the opportunity to experience a 360 degree of London. As Thursday 5th is the main night for celebrations, you are guaranteed an extraordinary time. There’s also the option to have a champagne or whiskey tasting experience in a pod to make your orbit a particularly special one.
Wanstead Flats fireworks – FREE – 1 November @ 6.30 pm
To celebrate Newham’s 50 years as a council, Wanstead Flats will host a dazzling pyrotechnic treat to music from 1965 to 2015.
Southwark Park fireworks – FREE – 5 November @ 6.30 pm
Last year saw 33,000 people enjoy these fireworks, so get your free ticket early for this event. There will be food, drink and a children’s funfair.
Blackheath Fireworks – FREE – 7 November @ 8 pm
Blackheath will host thousands to London’s biggest free fireworks display. Between 5 pm and 10 pm you can enjoy a funfair, bar, food stall and more!
Crystal Palace Fireworks – from £6 – 7 November @ 7 pm
Crystal Palace celebrates 150 years of public fireworks displays with a ‘dancing through the decades’ theme.
Ealing Cricket Club Fireworks – £6 – 7 November @ 7.30 pm
A fantasy themed display including music from Avatar and Stargate. This is annual, mostly family, event. There will be barbecues and mulled wine to ward of the autumn chill!
Battersea Park Fireworks – from £6 – 7 November @ 8 pm
An exciting display from Battersea this year will be set to the ‘Royal Night Out’ theme to celebrate our longest reigning monarch. A great selection of food and drink will be available
Alexandra Palace Fireworks – from £6 – 7 November @ 8 pm
Enjoy unrivalled panoramic views of London as this famous annual display includes an epic laser show, a very popular German Bier Festival with flee flowing live music, beer and tasty food! Doors open at 3 pm and last year 50,000 visitors enjoyed this famous show. Check out their website for more info.
Allianz Park Fireworks – £8 – 1 November @ 7.30 pm
Saracens fans and the local community will come together for this annual display. Enjoy pizzas, burgers, sausage rolls, pies/pasties, pop corn, candy floss and a fully stocked bar. Mulled wine, of course, will be served.
What fireworks will you be going to see? Let us know in the comments!