“Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot…” Remembered now with epic firework displays that light up the sky with chrysanthemum shaped bursts of colour. We’ve put together a guide to find the best fireworks display London has to offer, so grab a sparkler and turn your gaze skyward for an evening of oooohs and ahhhhhhs.
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Back with a Bang at Alexandra Palace 1st November
An extravaganza of pyrotechnics, the Alexandra Palace will be holding a gigantic fireworks display. There will be a funfair, street food village, ice skating and live bands. The gates open at 15:00, tickets essential.
Guy Fawkes Night Wanstead Flats 1st November
There will be plenty of illuminations at this Saturday show, with both fireworks and laser shows. Entrance is free and the gates open at 5.30pm.
Crystal Palace Fireworks Display 5th November
The Crystal Palace show will feature an earlier children’s show with quieter explosions and brighter colours. The adults show at 8.30 will be banging.
Brockwell Park 5th November
An extravagant display from Lambeth Council accompanied by a bonfire, funfair and food stalls. The gates open at 5pm and the good times go on until 10pm!
Lord Mayor’s Show and Fireworks 8th November
To usher in the new mayoral year the Lord Mayor’s Show will be putting on a dazzling fireworks display along the riverside. The show will be visible from between Waterloo and Blackfriars Bridge.