2016 Bonfire Night events in Nottinghamshire


The 5th of November is always a special day in Nottinghamshire, as people from across the county come together to celebrate bonfire night, and the legend of Guy Fawkes.

2016 is no exception, and there are plenty of sparkling events lined up for you to enjoy. So here’s our round-up of some of the best from across the county.

Let us know if we’ve missed any, and we’ll keep this blog updated as the big day approaches.

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest – 2nd/6th November

My Sight Nottinghamshire Charity Firewalk – 4th November

This charity firewalk gives you a chance to test your nerves walking the hot coals, or if you’d rather cheer on the brave fundraisers from the sidelines, to enjoy a fantastic firework display – and lots of family fun – at Nottingham Castle.

With live music, food and drink, it promises to be a great night, and the perfect way to warm up for the bonfire weekend.

Tickets are on sale from Nottingham Tourism Centre, just off Old Market Square in the city centre.

Riverbank Bar and Kitchen Family Fireworks – 4th November

See fireworks lighting up the water of the River Trent, during Riverbank’s family-friendly event. Featuring magic, balloon modelling, and much more, there’s lots for young and old to enjoy.

See here for more details.

Riverbank Bar and Kitchen Adult’s Only Firework Party – 5th November

With bonfire cocktails, live music and a DJ until late, this is one bonfire night party that’s not to be missed!

See here for more details.

FREE Bonfire Night Display – Forest Recreation Ground Nottingham – 5th November

2016 will once again see the Forest Recreation Ground lit up with a spectacular bonfire and a colourful firework display, during this huge free event.

With fairground rides and plenty of fun in-store, this is sure to be one of the biggest and best Bonfire Night event in Notts.

Great Central Railway – Nottingham Firework Spectacular – 5th November

Join GCRN for a spectacular evening firework display, fun-fair rides, candy stalls, hot food, live music and a licensed bar.

Find more information here.

The Walton Hotel – 5th November

Featuring free entry, and a light and sound show by Britannia fireworks. You can can also keep warm with the delicious barbecue food on offer.

More info here.

Kelham Hall Firework Extravaganza – 6th November

Round off the bonfire weekend by enjoying a stunning show at the beautiful Kelham Hall. With some live music in advance of the choreographed firework show, this will be a great Sunday evening display.

See more info here.

Elsewhere, the south-west Nottinghamshire Scouts will be putting on their District Fireworks Extravaganza in Bramcote – while just over the border, you can enjoy an incredible day of firework fun and theme park excitement at Twinlakes All Action Theme Park.

If you are going to a Bonfire Night event, share your pictures with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #lovenotts.

It’s important to keep safe whilst attending a bonfire event, visit official website for Bonfire Nights safety for more information.

Posted on 14 October 2016
Featured author: Alistair

Originally from Preston - but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

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