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When and where to celebrate Bonfire Night

Every year in the UK on 5th November, firework and bonfire displays can be seen all around, as people celebrate Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Night. The history behind the event is interesting – more info here. The night now is seen an opportunity to get outside and have some fun as the darker evenings draw in! Here are some events taking place in the area:

Sherwell Valley School Bonfire Night

When? Monday 5th November, gates open 5:00pm

Where?  Sherwell Valley Primary School, Hawkins Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 6ES

How much? £5

Known as one of the best firework displays in the bay, the event also offers a range of food stalls. Please note, the event is ticket only - advance tickets available here

Watcombe Primary School Bonfire and Fireworks

When? Monday 5th November, from 5:30pm

Where? Watcombe Primary School Moor Lane, Torquay TQ2 8NU

How much? £4

A bonfire and firework display taking place on Monday night that's easy to get to using the Stagecoach 31 bus. 

Westpoint Charity Fireworks Display

When? Monday 5th November, Gates open 5:30pm

Where? Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ

How much? Advance tickets £6, £9 on the door

The event claims to be the "largest pyro-musical charity firework display in Devon" along with food stalls and a fun fair. Tickets are cheaper in advance (they can be purchased from various locations in Exeter including from Exeter bus station). For advance ticket holders, Stagecoach are offering £2 return buses to and from Westpoint.

Lupton House Bonfire and Fireworks Party

When? Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November, 4-6pm

Where? Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0LD

How much? £7.50

This popular event actually takes place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November, so a good excuse to visit the beautiful grounds of Lupton House. The Stagecoach 12 bus drops outside the drive to Lupton House (in between Brixham and Paignton). The event is ticket only – More info here