Where to watch fireworks displays in Cambridgeshire for 2014

There are a number of fireworks displays taking place with a variety of attractions.

There are a number of fireworks displays taking place with a variety of attractions. - Credit: Alan Davies

Grab your family and friends and gather to enjoy dazzling displays throughout the county.


There will be fireworks galore at Jubilee Park.

The event, organised by the Oxmoor Community Action Group and Huntingdon Town Football Club, has been moved from Coneygear Park for safety reasons. There will be a bonfire, funfair, and tasty treats to enjoy.

INFORMATION: Gates open at 5pm, the bonfire at 6pm, and fireworks start at 7pm, on Friday, November 7. Entry £2, free for fives and under.


Tuck in to burgers and candy floss and sip mulled wine as you watch the firework display at Judith’s Field. A bonfire and fairground will also be on site on Wednesday, November 5.

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INFORMATION: Gates open at 6.15pm, with the bonfire at 7pm and fireworks at 7.30pm. In advance, tickets cost £4 for adults and £1.50 for children from Bellmans Bakery, Serendipity, and Godmanchester schools. Entry costs £5 for adults and £2.50 for children on the gate.


A dazzling display is promised when Fireworks in Hemingford makes a return.

Gather together around the bonfire and marvel at the rockets as they explode across the sky.

INFORMATION: On Saturday, November 8, in a field near the bridge, London Road, St Ives. Gates open at 5pm, the bonfire will be lit at 5.30pm, and fireworks start at 6.30pm.

Tickets £5 for adults, £2 for children, and £10 for a family from a range of sellers which can be viewed at www.fireworksinhemingford.uk. Free car parking. For more, call 07784 586267 or email info@fireworksinhemingford.uk.


Winter warmers and a memorable fireworks display can be enjoyed at The Wilderness.

On Saturday, November 1, the gates will open at 6pm to give guests time to buy burgers, hot dogs, soup, hot chocolate and mulled wine by the glow of the bonfire.

INFORMATION: Fireworks start at 7pm. Entry £3 for adults and £1 for children.


Celebrate Hallowe’en and fireworks night in one go at Alconbury Sports and Social Club.

On Friday, October 31, there will be a fancy dress parade from 6.30pm and a firework display from Kimbolton Fireworks at 7.30pm, plus music and a barbecue.

INFORMATION: Starts at 6pm. Tickets cost £5 for adults, £3 for children and £12 for a family in advance from the club in person or on 01480 891313, or The Manor, Chapel Street.

Alternatively, entry costs £6 for adults, £4 for children and £15 for a family on the night. Children under five go free.


Enjoy tasty treats while watching the fireworks display in Sawtry.

Held at Greenfield, Straight Drove, on Sunday, November 2, there will also be a bonfire, food, and hot drinks.

INFORMATION: Gates open at 5.45pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm, and the fireworks will start at 7pm. Advance tickets from Cooper’s Garage, CARESCO charity shop, Tilly’s Coffee Shop, and the Sawtry Parish Council Office cost £4 for adults and Year 7 pupils upwards, or free for children in Year 6 and below when accompanied by a paying adult, with a maximum of two children per adult. On the gate, entry costs £5 for adults and Year 7 pupils upwards, and remains free for younger children.


The village hall will play host to a fireworks display on Saturday, November 8.

Enjoy treats including hot dogs, jacket potatoes and mulled wine while celebrating the occasion.

INFORMATION: Gates open at 5.30pm, with fireworks at 6.30pm. Entry £4 for adults, £2 for children, and free for under fives.


Soak up the atmosphere at a firework display at Buckden Marina.

On Friday, November 7, visitors will be able to celebrate the occasion in style.

INFORMATION: The bonfire starts at 6.30pm, with a firework display at 7.30pm. Advance tickets cost £8 for adults, £4 for children and £20 for a family by dropping in to Waterside Community Leisure. On the night, entry costs £10 for adults, £5 for children, and £24 for a family.


The grounds of Kimbolton School and the historic castle will be lit up for a spectacular display.

This year’s extravaganza, which will be set to uplifting music, will take place on Friday, November 7.

In addition to a chance to see a display from the renowned Kimbolton Fireworks, visitors can enjoy a fun fair and laser show. There will also be plenty of food and drink stalls.

INFORMATION: Organised by Kimbolton School Parents’ Association. Gates open at 6pm, before the main event starts at 8pm. Entry £10 for adults and children under 16 go free. There will be ample parking on the site.


Families can once again celebrate fireworks night at the Eynesbury Rovers’ ground. On Sunday, November 2, the world famous Kimbolton Fireworks team will put on a marvellous display.

Other attractions will include a barbecue, children’s rides, a licensed bar, plus hot and cold drinks.

INFORMATION: Gates open at 5pm, and the display starts at about 6.30pm. Entry £5 for adults, £2 for children and OAPs, and £10 for a family of two adults and two children. Family tickets can be bought in advance for £8 from the ERFC clubhouse, which is open Saturday afternoons.


Guests can enjoy an evening to remember at Midsummer Common.

Held on Wednesday, November 5, the fireworks display will kick off at 7.30pm, followed by the lighting of the bonfire.

To top it all off, there will be a funfair on site, which will be open from 6pm-10pm, and a stunning fire show from 6.45pm-7.20pm.

INFORMATION: Donations of at least £1 per person are encouraged. Parking will be free at Cambridge’s park and ride sites from 3pm.


Expect a fantastic family night out when Peterborough Arena holds its Firework Fiesta.

On Saturday, November 1, there will be an impressive display, bonfire, live music, and fun fair.

Also, there will be trade and charity stands, food outlets and a licensed bar.

INFORMATION: Gates open at 5pm, with the lighting of the bonfire at 6pm. Fireworks start at 7.30pm, and the gates close at 9.30pm.

Advance tickets £7 for adults, and £3 for children from www.fireworkfiesta.com.

Entry on the night costs £10 for adults and £5 for children. Car parking is free.