It’s that fun time of year again when fireworks light up the sky and for just a minute, you forget about the fact that its -5 degrees outside, brrrrr ⛄. To make things easy for you we’ve found the top spots you’ll be able to catch a spectacular show at this year! Whether you want a cute hangout with your BFF’s, some downtime with your family or a cosy place for your first tinder date to take place at, we’ve laid out all the options for you, so you don’t have to worry!
Central London
Place: Lambeth
Date: 5th November
Cost: Prices vary
Did someone say two displays for the price of one?! In collaboration with Heart Radio a serious show like no other is planned to take place this weekend over in Brockwell Park. With the fireworks kicking off at 6pm, the first show is a family film-off with music from films including The Greatest Showman, Moana, Frozen and Trolls (perfect to take your little brother or sister to!). Next up at 8pm will be a Heart Time Tunnel of the biggest anthems from the 90’s to now, so get your dancing shoes at the ready because this show is set to be a big one! PS. There’s a funfair too!
North London
Place: Alexander Palace
Date: 2nd & 3rd November
Cost: £12
The most famous of all the Bonfire night celebrations is Alexander Palace and of course if you are a real Londoner… it’s the ‘Ally Pally’, and let’s just say if this firework show was a pop star it would definitely be Beyoncé. The best part about Ally Pally’s display is that you also have a panoramic view of the London skyline as a backdrop, and it really is great for friends, families and couples to enjoy. There’s also lots of fab food vendors and places to buy drinks to keep your stomach full and happy during the chilly winter evening, we’re sold!
East London
Place: Victoria Park
Date: 4th November
Cost: Free
If you’re still buzzing from Halloween and just not ready to let go yet, then you definitely need to check out Victoria Park this year! Their Bonfire night theme is all about monsters and inspired by the best monster of all, the one and only Frankenstein. The event has a live soundtrack plus super spooky pyrotechnics displays and is really is one not to be missed!
South London
Place: Blackheath
Date: 3rd November
Cost: Free
Another alternative that won’t break the bank balance (giving you more money for food and wine obvs) is Blackheath’s free Fireworks show on November 3rd. This event attracts crowds of over 100,000 so arrive early to get yourself a good viewing point, grab yourself a bevvie and find some yummy vendor food before the main event starts at 8pm.
West London
Place: Byron Park
Date: 3rd November
Cost: Prices vary
The North-West Harrow event is certainly going to be a show like no other, as this year they are celebrating both Diwali the Hindu festival of light, mixed in with the quintessentially British Guy Fawkes night. The first half of the light show will have explosive Hindi anthems that will transform you to the cultural country of India, and then the second half will be blasting out some of the best UK chart pop tunes around. This sounds like a perfect evening to go out with your BFF’S where you can get henna hand art, face painting and some tasty Indian food whilst dancing your socks off!