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