Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night (or Guy Fawkes Day), ignites every November 5 to mark the failed 17th-century attempt to blow up Parliament and assassinate King James I. You can mark the occasion by lighting your own bonfire, going to a fireworks show, or learning more about the Gunpowder Plot.

Everything You Need To Know About Bonfire Night UK 2021

While we may have missed out on Bonfire Night celebrations and fireworks last year due to the pandemic, the annual event is back with a bang for 2021.

Despite the event being a month away, celebrations across the nation have already begun to be announced.

And, Dulwich Sports Club is set to hold Britain’s first ‘green’ Bonfire Night with a virtual bonfire and sparklers banned from the event. However, there will still be a traditional fireworks display.

But what is the meaning behind Bonfire Night and when is it being held in 2021?

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Best Bonfire Night Events To Attend This November

Remember, remember the 5th of November; once famous for the failed Gunpowder Plot of Guy Fawkes and his associates, but now a more modern association would be with sparklers, fireworks and hotdogs.

With most English towns and cities hosting their own Bonfire Night celebrations, we have selected some of 2021's highly anticipated annual firework displays and Bonfire events taking place across the country.

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Your Local Guide To Bonfire Night 2021

Find your local bonfire night 2021 guide with Skiddle! Select your local guide to Bonfire Night 2021 for a selection of events from across the UK.

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