Remember, remember the 5th of November and celebrate bonfire night on The Suffolk Coast!
Although Guy Fawkes’ failure to execute the Gunpowder Plot at the House of Lords in Westminster has been celebrated in Britain since 1605, today Bonfire Night it’s all about family, friends and communities coming together for a thrilling display of shooting stars, heart-stopping explosions and vibrant sparks and darts of colour lighting up the night sky!
When the dark, chilly Autumn nights descend upon The Suffolk Coast this year we certainly know how to commemorate firework night with a big bang!
We’ve plucked out just a few bonfire night bonanzas which are taking place over the weekend…
Friday 4th November
You are invited to the St John's Family Fireworks Display at Ransomes Sports and Social Club, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich, IP4 4JJ for their highly acclaimed fireworks display with family friendly entertainment and refreshments. Gates open at 6.15pm with the display starting at 7.30pm.
All proceeds are in aid of St John's CEVAP School. Advance tickets £4 per Adult and £3 per child (contact email@example.com). On the gate £5 per adult and £4 per child. Children under 4 go free.
Saturday 5th November
At Heveningham Hall a huge bonfire sets the scene for a spectacular fireworks display along with a traditional funfair, bar, fish & chips, hog roast, BBQ and a variety of tasty local foods, served from 5.30 pm.
There will be live music from The Matadors and the spectacular LED drummers will be circulating through the crowd and performing on stage before the fireworks.
Or there's Framlingham’s Firework Spectacular at The Pageant Field, Badingham Road, Framlingham
. Gates open at 6pm, bonfire lit at 6.30pm with the firework display at 7.30pm
There will be a designated area for sparklers which may be bought on the night, (no sparklers may be brought onto the field). Refreshments will be on sale, including mulled wine, Earl Soham beer, chips, candy floss, speciality coffees, waffles, as well as the popular Mexican Chili, hog roast. Framlingham Guides will also be providing hot and cold drinks.
Tickets are £6 adults & £4 children (3-16) on the night. Advance tickets on sale until 4th November £5 adults and £2.50 children from Framlingham Town Council.
Over in Orford, head to Bonfire Field to see the huge bonfire from 6pm whilst enjoying the delicious BBQ offerings available throughout the evening. Fireworks whizz into action at 7pm.
Ipswich is celebrating bonfire night in style this year at Christchurch Park – Enjoy a short fun filled comedy production in the 'Horrible Histories' style depicting the story of Guy Fawkes and Robert Catesby's failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Gates open at 6pm with fireworks following at 8pm
Advanced Tickets: Children £4, Adults £6. Online: Children £5, Adults £7. On the day: Children £6, Adults £8.
To book online tickets visit www.ipswichfireworks.co.uk
Sunday 6th November
Felixstowe Firework Spectacular is coming back with a bang!
Not only can you expect a dazzling display of fireworks set to music at the 9th annual Felixstowe Firework Spectacular this year, but there will also be a food village, fire performers, a funfair and much more!
Head to Felixstowe & Walton Utd FC, Dellwood Avenue, Felixstowe, IP11 9HT from 4.30pm and the display is at 6.30pm.
Tickets: Advance- Adults £5, Under 16's £3, Family (2+2) £13. On the Gate- Adults £7, Under 16's £5.
So, keep warm, stay safe, remember the firework code and have a fantastic, fun filled firework weekend on The Suffolk Coast!