Where and when to celebrate Bonfire Night 2019

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:

Shaldon Bonfire and Fireworks

When? 2nd November

Where? Shaldon Beach

How much? Free

A great free firework and bonfire display set with the river Teign as a picturesque backdrop.

Westpoint Charity Fireworks Display

When? Sunday 3rd 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 – click here for details).

Sherwell Valley School Bonfire Night

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

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

How much? £4

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? Tuesday 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 Tuesday night that's easy to get to using the Stagecoach 31 bus.