Where To Watch Fireworks On Bonfire Night 2017 In London

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Where To Watch Fireworks On Bonfire Night 2017 In London

London fireworks are among the best in the country. This year's offerings range from council displays to children’s fireworks, ticketed-only events and fundraising conflagrations. In many cases there's also funfairs and food to go with the fireworks. Here’s our guide to displays, whatever part of London you're in.

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Firework displays in north London

ALEXANDRA PALACE: The Fireworks Festival is back at Alexandra Palace this year. It includes a huge firework display, laser display, street food market, a German Bier Festival, funfair, ice skating and Day of the Dead Parade. £11 adults, £8.50 children; ice skating and bier festival extra. Book in advance. 3-4 November

BOUNDS GREEN: The Scout fireworks display takes place at Scout Park in Bounds Green. The family-friendly event has food stalls, children's games, marshmallow toasting and more. £5/£4, book in advance, 4 November

HARROW: The theme for this year's Harrow fireworks display and fun day is Space. The fun starts at 12pm with a funfair, food stalls, live DJs and more. £5-£12, book in advance, 4 November

HIGHGATE: Highgate School hosts both an early show and a late show complete with street food and entertainment in the form of fairground rides, live music and more. Their 2017 display is yet to be announced but it should be on the way. £15/£10, book in advance, date TBC

Alexandra Palace fireworks 2015. Photo: Jet Nepomuceno

Firework displays in south London

BEXLEYHEATH: Welling Round Table holds a charity fireworks event in Danson Park, with a 25 miniute display over the lake, choreographed to live music. £5-£10, book in advance, 4 November

CHISLEHURST: Head to Chislehurst Recreation Ground for the Rotary Club of Chislehurst's firework display. £4-£20, book in advance, 4 November

CRYSTAL PALACE: Crystal Palace fireworks consists of a children's show at 7pm and a later family show at 8.30pm. Food and drink are available to buy. £8.50/£4.50, book in advance, 5 November

BLACKHEATH: Blackheath Fireworks event kicks off with a funfair from noon, food stalls and a bar from 5pm, with the display kicking off at 8pm. Free, 4 November

LAMBETH: The festival of fireworks will include a spectacular display, live entertainment and street food traders. 2017's theme is A Night at the Movies, and the event opens at 5pm with an 8pm fireworks display. £3.50-£50, book ahead, 4th November

SOUTHWARK PARK: Food, drink and entertainment will be on from 5pm and fireworks from 6.30pm. Tickets for Southwark's fireworks event will be announced soon. 5 November

WIMBLEDON PARK: The firework display takes place near the athletic track in Wimbledon Park, with a funfair and stalls in the vicinity too. £8/£6/£25, book ahead, 4 November

MORDEN PARK: The London Borough of Merton will also be setting off fireworks in the middle of Morden Park with funfair rides and candy apples galore. £6/£8/£25, book ahead, 5 November

CARSHALTON: Wallington & Carshalton Round Table puts on a charity firework display in Carshalton Park. £6/£10, book in advance, 4 November

BATTERSEA PARK: One of London's biggest firework displays takes place in Battersea Park, with a bar, food stall and entertainment running alongside the display. £9.50-£11, book in advance, 4 November

BECKENHAM: Beckenham Fireworks in the Park is organised by the 5th Beckenham South Scouts. There is a quiet display at 6pm, a main display at 7.45pm plus food stalls and a funfair. Primary school children go free then £5-£10 or a family ticket for £20. Gates open 5pm, 4 November

MORDEN PARK: Head to the centre of Morden Park for the firework display, along with food stalls, refreshments and a fun fair. £8/£6/£25, book ahead, 5 November

Blackheath fireworks 2015 (Image credit: glosszoom)

Firework displays in east London

CLISSOLD PARK: The Clissold Park firework display has a fine array of kids fun fair rides, street performers, and food and drink stalls. Gates usually open at 5.30pm for a 7.30pm display. More details to follow. £2.50-£8.50, book in advance, date TBC

WANSTEAD FLATS: Fireworks and pyrotechnics light up the skies over Wanstead Flats in Forest Gate for the annual free display. More details to follow. Free, just turn up, date TBC

VICTORIA PARK: The council-run display in Victoria Park claims to be London's biggest, with up to 90,000 people expected to attend. The display usually begins at 7pm but food and drink are available to buy earlier. Free, just turn up, date TBC

Victoria Park fireworks. Photo: tributory)

Firework displays in west London

BISHOPS PARK: London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham holds a firework display in Bishops Park. More information to follow. 3 or 4 November

RAVENSCOURT PARK: London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham holds a firework display in Ravenscourt Park. More information to follow. 3 or 4 November

Wimbledon Park fireworks in 2012. Photo: ken_tsuda

DUKES MEADOW: Chiswick's Dukes Meadow Golf Course hosts a 'tennis & firework extravaganza', with a family display, main firework display, live music and food. Price TBC, just turn up, 4 November

KENSINGTON: The Roof Gardens are bringing Bonfire Night to a stylish new height with a firework display and BBQ. Doors open 7pm, fireworks at 11.45pm. £20, book ahead, 4 November

RICHMOND: The Richmond annual family fireworks take place at Richmond Athletics Ground with a display composed to music, plus a funfair, live music, food and drink stalls and more. More details to follow. Usually £8/£5, book in advance, 5 November

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Last Updated 04 October 2017