Friday, November 4, 2011
THERE’S nothing quite like bonfire night to get you ready for winter – so wrap up warm, get a hot drink in hand and enjoy one of Huntingdonshire’s fantastic fireworks displays.
THERES nothing quite like bonfire night to get you ready for winter so wrap up warm, get a hot drink in hand and enjoy one of Huntingdonshires fantastic fireworks displays.
Whether its a hog roast, your first mulled wine of the year, or a ride on the waltzers youre after, theres plenty to make sure your bonfire night goes with a bang.
From the free event at Coneygear Park in Huntingdon, to the largest bonfire in the area at Hemingford Grey and one of Europes biggest firework displays at Kimbolton, youll find something to suit your tastes in the district this Guy Fawkes night.
THE sky over Grafham will be lit up with a bonfire and firework extravaganza on Saturday.
INFORMATION: The event takes place at Grafham village hall and kicks off from 6.30pm with hot dogs, jacket potatoes and cheese, soup and mulled wine.
Display starts at 7.15pm and organisers are keen for people to deliver organic, combustible materials to the village hall bonfire site by 4pm on the Saturday.
Tickets 4 adults and 2 children.
The Kimbolton fireworks and laser spectacular is one of Europes biggest displays, and this year the event features a fun fair, bar, and hog roast, with Heart FMs Stuart and Natalie presenting.
INFORMATION: Kimbolton Castle from 6pm on Wednesday, November 2. Tickets 9 (10 on the gate, children under 16 free). Contact email@example.com
Godmanchesters annual bonfire night celebration at Judiths Field offers a fair, food and sweet stalls and an incredible firework display.
INFORMATION: Saturday November 5 from 6.15pm onwards. Advance tickets 3.50 for adults, 1.50 for children (4/2.50 on the gate) from Godmanchester schools, Crazy Glazy or Bellmans Bakery.
ONE of the regions biggest bonfires also features a spectacular 20-minute firework display. Money will be raised for village groups and charities.
INFORMATION: Event signposted from London Road, and starts at 5pm on Saturday, November 5. Contact Avril Radford at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07784 86267.
SAWTRY will once again be treated to a professional firework display by Cambridge Fireworks with food and drink stalls as well as a bonfire.
INFORMATION: Greenfields, Straight Drove, Sawtry from 6pm on Friday, November 4. Advance tickets 3 for adults, 2 for under-14s (4/3 on the gate) from Coopers Garage, Tillys Coffee Shop, Flower Patch and Sawtry Parish Council offices. Contact 01487 830837.
A FUNFAIR, refreshments, candyfloss, music and glow-sticks are all available for free in Huntingdon. Collection buckets will be out for funds for the 2012 display.
INFORMATION: Coneygear Park, Huntingdon, from 5pm onwards on Friday, November 4.
FIREWORKS at Bluntisham will be hosted by the 1st EBC Scout Group at Mayhews Field, and food is included in the entry price.
INFORMATION: Gates open 5.30pm on Saturday, November 5. Tickets from Bluntisham Garage & Bridge End Stores, Earith. Adults 7, children 3.50 (8/4 on the gate).
EYNESBURY Rovers FCs annual show includes karaoke, bouncy castle and a barbecue as well as a bonfire and fireworks from 6.30pm.
INFORMATION: At the football club in Hall Road, from 5pm on Sunday, November 6. Entry 4 adults, 2 concessions.
THE Offords bonfire and fireworks display takes place on Saturday, November 5 on the Millennium Green.
INFORMATION: BBQ with burgers and hot dogs, soup, mulled wine and hot chocolate. Entry 5 adults, 3 under-14s and family tickets 12.