Firework displays in Norfolk: 11 Bonfire Night celebrations

PUBLISHED: 10:11 07 October 2016 | UPDATED: 16:56 26 October 2016

Firework displays in Norfolk you can't miss (pic: Zoblinski, Thinkstock)

Firework displays in Norfolk you can't miss (pic: Zoblinski, Thinkstock)


“Remember remember the fifth of November!” It’s almost that time again, so break out your woolly hat and gather your loved ones up to enjoy a roaring bonfire and loud, glittering fireworks

1. Big Boom! Norwich Castle Fireworks

Coming to the heart of Norwich again this year is the Big Boom! at Norwich Castle. Gather round with your loved ones and enjoy an evening of entertainment with music and fireworks galore. The display starts at 7.30pm on Friday 4th November.


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2. Corpusty Bonfire

Saturday 5th November sees the annual Corpusty Bonfire which starts with a procession at 6pm and the main display will light up the sky from 8pm. Make sure to wrap up warm and enjoy safely. Keep up to date with food info on the Facebook page.

3. Hunstanton Fireworks Display

What could be better than fireworks by the beach? Head to the Hunstanton Cliff Top car park from 5pm on Saturday 5th November for the Hunstanton and District Roundtable Fireworks Display, back again for another spectacular display. The bonfire will be lit at 6pm with the fireworks kicking off at 7.30pm. Entry price for a car of people is £15, £5 per person on foot and £2 for over 65s. No pre-booking available, so head down early to secure a prime spot. All proceeds go back into the local community.

4. Crusaders Bonfire Night

Bonfire night celebrations are go at the Crusaders Rugby Club in Little Melton. There will be a hog roast, BBQ, stalls and much more to explore before the sky is lit up with an amazing firework display. The fun starts at 6.30pm on Friday 4th November and a car of people is £10 to enter.

5. Hemsby Fireworks

The lovely seaside village of Hemsby is holding its fireworks display on Thursday 3rd of November this year. There will be lots to do including a delicious BBQ and rides that the kids will love! And we can’t forget the firework display too. Open from 8pm.

6. The Lighthouse Inn

Tucked away in Walcott is The Lighthouse Inn which hosts the village’s annual firework display. This year features not one but TWO displays with different themes. The first starts at 7.15pm to the soundtrack of Disney’s Frozen and the second is the main display which incorporates sparkling fireworks and soundtracks from the last 50 years of film. These displays are on Friday 4th of November and gates open at 5.30pm with lots of activities for children to enjoy including clowns and more. Check website for ticket information and pricing. Discounted if purchased before.

7. Fawkes in the Walks, King’s Lynn

Taking place in The Walks again this year on Friday 4th November is Fawkes in the Walks, the Bonfire Night celebration bonanza that lights up the streets of King’s Lynn. Starting at 6pm there will be lots of stalls and rides to enjoy head over to the bonfire which will be lit at 6.30pm and enjoy a warming hot drink before the main fireworks start at 8pm. This event is free.

8. Taverham Scouts firework display

Head down to the Taverham Scouts headquarters on Saturday 5th November at 6pm to enjoy the ever-popular firework display that is back again with a bang. There will be a bar and BBQ on offer so you can enjoy some tasty food and drink before the firework displays which are at 7pm and 8pm. Check the website to buy tickets online. This is highly recommended as the event normally sells out prior to the day.

9. Hempnall Village Hall fireworks

For a village celebration this year, why not visit Hempnall Village Hall for Hempnall Primary School’s firework display? There will be burgers and hot drinks to keep your energy levels high as eyes wander skyward for the 6.45pm main display. Gates open at 5pm. Check the website for details.

10. Bodham Fireworks

Held on Bodham Playing Field on Sunday 6th November is the Bodham Fireworks Display and Bonfire. This promises to be an excellent evening to enjoy with friends and family with a BBQ to start off the festivities followed by the fireworks display. Gates will open at 6pm and you can warm yourself by the bonfire from 6.45pm before the 7pm main display. Adult tickets are £2, child tickets are £1 and a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is £5. There is free parking available.


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