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The Guide: Fireworks night

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Guy Fawkes Night, or Bonfire Night, is just around the corner, which means it is time to put on your wellies, dig out your mittens, wrap up in as many layers as you can find and head to your local, organised display.

Check out our guide to some of the celebrations taking place in Nottinghamshire.

And if you cannot find details of the event you are looking for, it means we probably have not been told about it!

Wednesday 4 November

Friends of Coppice Park, St Ann's, stage a family firework display in Coppice Park. The free event, which starts at 6.30pm, will include fire dancers, a professional firework display and food from local providers Ecoworks.

Thursday 5 November

Nottingham City Council's official bonfire, fireworks display and funfair on the Forest Recreation Ground. The entertainment starts at 5.30pm. The bonfire is lit at 7.45pm and the main display starts at 9.00pm. The event is free.

Mansfield Town Football Club are putting on a firework display at Field Mill with undercover seating and a guaranteed view. There will also be a funfair, stalls and traditional food. Gates open at 5.30pm and the fireworks display starts at 6.45pm. Tickets are £5.

Celebrate Guy Fawkes by taking part in a firewalk experience at Nottingham Castle for the Nottinghamshire Royal Society for the Blind. There will also be live local music, stilt walkers, special guest Robin Hood, food and fireworks finale.

The 4th Carlton Scout Group are putting on a bonfire and fireworks display at Standhill Park. Gates open at 7.00pm and entrance is £4 for adults and £2 for children.

Mansfield Volunteer Centre has organised a free bonfire event at Mansfield Woodhouse Millennium Greens promising live music, food and drink and live music. The event, to be opened by Mansfield mayor Tony Eggington, starts at 5.00pm.

Woodborough Fireworks Display on Main Street starts at 7.00pm. Free admission and BBQ available.

Friday 6 November

Hucknall Town Netball Club host a race evening and fireworks display at Rolls Royce Leisure Centre, Watnall Road, Hucknall. There will be a pumpkin carving competition, raffle, fireworks and bar. Tickets are £2 for adults and £1 for children and doors open at 7.00pm.

Saturday 7 November

A firework display is being held at Clifton Football Club, with a bonfire, fireworks, food, stalls, barbecue, bar and lots more. It all starts at 6.30pm at Clifton Football ground on Green Lane. Tickets on the door are £1.

Gates open for fireworks at Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Ruddington at 5.30pm. The bonfire is being lit at 7.00pm and the display starts at 7.30pm. In addition to the fireworks there will be a beer tent, miniature train rides, funfair attractions and food and drink. Tickets are £4 for adults and £2 for children.

Gamston Village bonfire party on Gamston Village Green starts at 5.00pm. The fire is lit at 5.45pm and display starts at 6.30pm. Tickets are £2 for adults and £1 for children on the gate.

Farnsfield Bonfire and Fireworks Display takes place in a field on Southwell Road (as you head out of Farnsfield towards Edingley). The bonfire is lit at 6.30pm with the show starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are £3 for adults and £2 for children.

2nd Kimberley Scout Group bonfire and firework display is taking place at Kettlebrooke Lodge, Eastwood Road, Kimberley. It all starts at 7.00pm. Entry is £2. Under 5s are free.

South West Notts District Scouts are holding a bonfire and fireworks display at the Scout Campsite, Common Lane, Bramcote. Gates open at 5.30pm, the bonfire is lit at 6.00pm and fireworks start at 7.30pm. Entry is £4 for adults and £2 for children.

Sunday 8 November

A Fireworks display at Forest Town Welfare Sports Field featuring a low noise display for young children and a large display for everyone. There will also be fair rides, stalls and a disco. Advance tickets cost £2, under 12s £1 while under fives are free with an adult. Entrance on the night is £2. Tickets available on 01623 624678.

Friday 13 November

Have a Frightful Friday 13th at Wollaton Hall where you will be taken on a tour of the halls and spooked by tales of hauntings past and present. Tours run from 5.30pm but £10 tickets need to be purchased in advance on 0115 915 3911. Not suitable for children under eight.


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