Bonfire Night soon arrives in London, bringing with it an abundance of colour and warmth. With a couple of weeks to go, we’ve located the best displays and alternative events in every area across London that will light up the skies this year
Words Charlotte Emerson
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival (4th-6th November) 4pm
This hugely popular firework display also provides an ice skating rink, a parade, a funfair and a German Beer Festival. Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill, N22 7AY, London. Tickets: Adults (16+) £11, Age 11-15 £8.50, Under 10’s Free.
Finchley Cricket Club Fireworks (5th November) 7pm
Head to this charming cricket club for a bonfire, music, fresh food and a spectacular display. Finchley, Cricket Club, 33-45 E End Rd, London, N3 2TA. Tickets: £5.
Bonfire special with Live PA Shelly Nelson (21+) (5th November) 10pm – 4am
The Legendary vocal talents of Shelly Nelson performing the No 1 Hit ‘Something In Your Eyes along with the UK’s best DJ’s and musicians in London’s newest clubbing venue. The Crowndale in London, 65 Crowndale Road, Camden,London, NW1 3JB. Tickets: £15.
Bonfire Night Pirate Party (5th- 6th November) 8pm- 2am
Dress up, show up and dance the night away at a Pirate themed party, providing enchanting, bonfire tales, DJ’s, fireworks and of course, plenty of rum. PStyx, 5 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ. Tickets £8-10.
Party Animal: The Caribbean Bonfire Party Edition Ft. QQ (4th November) 10:30pm
Playing the best in dancehall, reggae, hip hop, RnB, Afrobeats and soca, this is the night for true party animals. O2 Academy, Islington. Tickets: £11.25
Wildfire Bonfire and Fireworks (5th November) 7:30pm
Kids’ games, Norwegian waffles and a crackling bonfire make this an annual favourite for Bounds Green. Scout Park, Bounds Green. Tickets: £5.
Southwark Park Fireworks (5th November) 6:30pm
Expect fireworks to be set to music, a family funfair, hot food stalls and warming drinks to keep crowds feeling toasty. Southwark Park , Rotherhithe. Tickets: Free.
Morden Park Fireworks (5th November) 6:00pm
Morden Park fireworks involve bonfires, two displays, fairground rides and food stalls. Morden Park , Morden, SM4 5JD. Tickets: £9.
Battersea Park Fireworks (5th November) 8pm
View a display that’s choreographed to a musical soundtrack, plus a bar, food stalls and concessions selling glow products to make everything even more colourful. Battersea Park, Queenstown Rd, Battersea. Tickets: £9-11. Under 10’s Free.
Nocturnal 1st Birthday *Boat Party* (5th November) 7:45pm – 3:00am
Don’t miss an EXCLUSIVE Boat party. Not only do you get to enjoy the vibes of London’s freshest Hip Hop Party on the River Thames, but also celebrating on Bonfire Night means you get to soak up the fireworks in style! The Pride Of London Festival Pier, Southbank, London, SE1 8XZ. Tickets: £22.
Guy Fawkes Night in Newham (5th November) 5:30pm
This free fireworks display takes place on Wanstead Flats to the sounds of much-loved film themes. (No dogs or Sparklers.) Wanstead Flats, Manor Park, E7 0DJ. Tickets: Free.
Love Krush Bonfire Night Party (4th November) 10pm-4am
Dance the night away to your favourite House, Underground, Hip-hop and Dancehall music whilst enjoying a selection of bonfire night special cocktails. 58 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AJ, Nomad Nightclub. Tickets: £5.
TFFC Bonfire Scorpio Edition and Birthday Party For Ricardo Rocafella (4th November) 10pm- 4am
London’s finest DJs keep you moving into the small hours of the morning. The Tunnel 87 -89 Aldgate High Street London EC3N 2ER. Tickets: £11
The ArcelorOrbit Bonfire Night (7th November) 5pm – 9pm
The ArcelorMittal Orbit will stay open until 9pm so you can enjoy panoramic views of the London skyline on one of the most exciting night’s of the year – Bonfire Night! Take in the twinkling lights of the city and professional displays with a glass of Prosecco (and without having to stand in the cold). Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 2ST. Tickets: Adults: £12. Children £6.
Richmond Family Fireworks (6th November) 4:30pm
Expect a bonfire, sparklers, live entertainment and a funfair, with mulled wine and hot food to warm up with. Richmond Athletic Ground, Richmond Sunday, Twickenham Rd, London, TW9 2SF Tickets: £8
Ealing Cricket Club Fireworks (5th November) 7pm
Visitors can expect some pretty epic musical accompaniment during this dazzling display. Refreshments will involve mulled wine, a barbecue and candy-floss stalls, and family-friendly entertainment, rides and glow novelties. Corfton Rd, London, W5 2HS Tickets: Adults: £6, Children: £4.
WIMBLEDON PARK Fireworks (3rd November) 8pm
Expect fairground rides and food stalls to make an appearance, along with two displays and bonfires.. Tickets: £9. Revelstoke Road, London, SW19 7HU.