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Brilliant bonfires and fantastic fireworks

Ka-boom! Celebrate bonfire night in style across Surrey with our pick of the top family-friendly events.

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BEST BIG BANG

Chipstead Fireworks

Where: Chipstead Meads
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: The event is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a night to remember. Main entrance to the event will be by the Chipstead Rugby Club. 
The timings: Fireworks from 5.30pm, bonfire lit at 6pm
Cost: Advance adults £7, children £3, family of 2 adults and 2 children £18, family of 2 adults and 4 children £25. On the day, adults £8, children £4, small family £24, large family £32
tickettailor.com

BEST LOW BANG

Low Bang Fireworks – Godstone Farm

Where: Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone
When: Thurs 31 Oct and Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: The low-bang fireworks are good for sensitive ears, so younger kids needn’t miss out on the fireworks action.
The timings: Fireworks at 5.30pm
Cost: £14.90 per person; children under 2 years £7.90
godstonefarm.co.uk



The Children’s Trust Fireworks

Where: Children’s Trust, Tadworth
When: Fri 25 Oct
Good to know: There will be a child-friendly display in addition to the main performance, with food and drink aplenty.
The timings: Children-friendly display 7pm and main display 8pm
Cost: Adults £10, child £5
reigate-banstead.gov.uk

Newdigate Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: The Brocus, Henfold Lane, Newdigate
When: Fri 25 Oct
Good to know: BBQ available with burgers, hot dogs and soft drinks, in addition to a fully licensed bar  at The Village Club. Parking on The Brocus via entrance in Henfold Lane. All the profits will be distributed to local charities in the village.
The timings: Bonfire lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7.45pm
Cost: Suggested donations of £5 for adults, £2 for children and £10 per family
facebook.com

The Legendary Ripley Bonfire

Where: Ripley
When: Sat 26 Oct
Good to know: This one’s a biggie, with up to 15,000 people turning out creating a real carnival vibe. As well as the bonfire and firework display, there’s s funfair, food stalls, a torch-lit procession, fancy dress and float competitions, and a bar with live music. Parking can be tricky, but here are some suggestions.
The timings: Funfair opens 1pm, street procession and lighting of the bonfire 7.30pm, fireworks 8pm, and the funfair closes 11pm
Cost: Free, but donations are welcome.
ripleybonfire.co.uk

Low Bang Fireworks – Godstone Farm

Where: Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone
When: Thurs 31 Oct and Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: The low-bang fireworks are good for sensitive ears, so younger kids needn’t miss out on the fireworks action.
The timings: Fireworks at 5.30pm
Cost: £14.90 per person; children under 2 years £7.90
godstonefarm.co.uk

Lingfield Fireworks Extravaganza

Where: Lingfield Park Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Lingfield
When: Fri 1 Nov
Good to know: Plenty of food and drinks stalls, bonfire and fireworks display.
The timings: Gates open 5pm, bonfire lit 6.45pm, fireworks 7.30pm.
Cost: £6 adults, £3.50 children
lingfieldpark.co.uk

Chipstead Fireworks

Where: Chipstead Meads
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: The event is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a night to remember. Main entrance to the event will be by the Chipstead Rugby Club. 
The timings: Fireworks from 5.30pm, bonfire lit at 6pm
Cost: Advance adults £7, children £3, family of 2 adults and 2 children £18, family of 2 adults and 4 children £25. On the day, adults £8, children £4, small family £24, large family £32
tickettailor.com

Horley Town Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: Horley Lions Club
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Horley Lions will have their barbeque bar on site serving burgers, hot dogs, bacon and egg rolls and tea, coffee and canned Drinks. There will also be a small fun fair.
The timings: Bonfire at 7pm, fireworks at 7.30pm
Cost: Adult £5, child £3, family (2 adults, 3 children) £15
horleylions.org.uk

Merton Park Fireworks

Where: Merton Park
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Fire and light show performers Flame Oz and Halo will warm up proceedings, with the first fireworks show taking place with tunes from The Greatest Showman aimed at young children. The second show is musically themed to The Outer Space in celebration of the 50 year anniversary of landing on the moon. There will also be a funfair on site.
The timings: Flame Oz and Halo will perform at 6.30pm and 8.15pm. The first firework show will be at 6.45pm, the second at 8.30pm. Tickets will reflect session one or two.
Cost: Adults £8.50, 5-15 years £7, family £30, under 4s free
merton.gov.uk

Warlingham Fireworks

Where: Post Office Club, Trenham Drive, Warlingham
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: A family event complete with children’s funfair, stalls, games and bouncy castles, there will be a low noise show and large pyro musical display.
The timings: Low noise show at 6.30pm, large pyro display at 8pm
Cost: All tickets £5, under 4s go free
warlinghamfireworks.co.uk

Cranleigh Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: Cranleigh Common
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Another one where the action starts early, with a fun fair during the day, music, a torchlit procession, make-a-guy competition, bonfire and fireworks. Road closure and car parking info here.
The timings: Fun fair from 1pm, make-a-guy competition at 3pm, procession starts at 6pm at Park Drive, bonfire lit at 6.50pm, fireworks at 7.30pm.
Cost: Free, but donations are welcome
cranleighlions.org

Caterham Fireworks

Where: Dene Field, Church Road, Caterham
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Torchlit procession, bonfire and fireworks. There will be hot food, mulled wine, prosecco and beer for sale. There is no carparking at the venue.
The timings: Gates open at 6pm, Procession departs Westway Library at 6.30pm, bonfire lit at 7pm and fireworks to follow.
Cost: Advance tickets are £5 plus booking fee, or £10 on the night.
Caterham fireworks

Woking Fireworks

Where: Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Funfair, food stalls and entertainment.
The timings: Gates open for fun fair at 5.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm, fairground open til 9.30pm.
Cost: Adults £5 and children £3 in advance, under 5s free, family £12.
celebratewoking.info

Round Table Carshalton Fireworks 

Where: Carshalton Park, Carshalton
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Now in its 62nd year, these are billed as being one of the biggest charity fireworks displays in the south east of England with both a bonfire and fireworks. Roads are closed in the area, so get there early. Click here to find out which roads are closed and where to park.
The timings: The display starts at 7pm, but they recommend that you get there much earlier.
Cost: Tickets are £6 per person up to 1 Nov and £10 on the gate. Children 5 and under are free.
carshaltonfireworks.org.uk

Brockham Bonfire

Where: Brockham
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: The Brockham Bonfire night has a history that goes back 140 years. Fun fair during the day, and a fancy dress competition at Brockham Village Hall at 2pm. Food and drinks stalls available.
The timings: Procession starts at 6.15pm, bonfire lit at 7.45pm, fireworks at 8.15pm
Cost: Free, but a donation of £5 is asked.
brockhambonfire.com

Chiddingfold Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: Chiddingfold Village Green,
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Food and drink stalls available, torchlit procession of 400 torches from St Mary’s School to the Village Green.
The timings: Stalls open 5pm, procession of 400 torches departs at 7pm, bonfire lit at 7.15pm, fireworks at 8pm.
Cost: Free, but donations welcome.
chiddingfoldbonfire.org.uk

Guildford Lions Fireworks Fiesta

Where: Stoke Park, Guildford
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Torchlit procession leaves Guildford High Street at 7pm. Peter Gordon from Eagle Radio will be there commenting on events.
The timings: Procession arrives at 7.45pm, fireworks at 8pm.
Cost: Donation of £5 per person or £10 for a family
guildfordlions.com

Epsom Fireworks

Where: Hook Road Arena, Epsom
When: Sat 2 Nov
Good to know: Funfair and fireworks synchronised to music.
The timings: Gate opens at 5.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm, bonfire lit after the fireworks finish
Cost: Adult tickets cost £8.50 before October 7 or £10 on the day. Children under 5 free.
epsomfireworks.com

Cleves Fireworks: The Greatest Show

Where: Cleves School, Oatlands Avenue, Weybridge
When: Sun 3 Nov
Good to know: There will be a live DJ, mini funfair, plenty of food, drinks, a glow-in-the-dark stall and a fireworks display to music.
The timings: Gates open 5,30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm.
Cost: Adults £10 (£8 advance), children £5 (£4 advance), family £20 advance only, under 5s free.
cleves.co.uk

Richmond Annual Family Fireworks

Where: Richmond Athletic Ground, Twickenham Road, Richmond
When: Sun 3 Nov
Good to know: The theme is 00s music and fancy dress is encouraged. There are food and drinks, a traditional fun fair and live entertainment, ending with the fireworks display.
The timings: Gates open at 4.30pm, entertainment from 5.30pm, fireworks at 7pm.
Cost: Adults £9, kids £6, family £25.
the-raa.co.uk

Musical Fireworks Display, Wimbledon Park

Where: Wimbledon Park
When: Tues 5 Nov
Good to know:  Fire and light show performers Flame Oz and Halo will warm up proceedings, with the first fireworks show taking place with tunes from The Greatest Showman aimed at young children. The second show is musically themed to The Outer Space in celebration of the 50 year anniversary of landing on the moon. There will also be a funfair on site.
The timings: Flame Oz and Halo will perform at 6.30pm and 8.15pm. The first firework show will be at 6.45pm, the second at 8.30pm. Tickets will reflect session one or two.
Cost: Adults £8.50, 5-15 years £7, family £30, under 4s free
merton.gov.uk

50 Years of Fireworks at Imber Court

Where: Imber Court, East Moseley
When: Tues 5 Nov
Good to know: Family fun afternoon with live music by Ariana Grande tribute Hariana Grande, pool open all afternoon, BBQ and carvery plus, and fireworks.
The timings: Bonfire at 6.30pm, music at 7pm and fireworks from 7.30pm
Cost: Advance tickets cost £9 adults, £4.50 kids, £20 family tickets. On the day, it’s £10 for adults, £5 for kids and £25 for the whole family.
imbercourt.com

Kingston Fireworks

Where: Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium, Kingston Road, Kingston
When: Fri 8 Nov
Good to know: Fireworks set to music, as well as children’s fairground rides, refreshments, and music by Radio Jackie DJs live in the arena before the display.
The timings: Gate opens 6.30pm, fireworks at 8pm.
Cost: Tickets are £5 in advance or £6 on the day and under 5s free.
kingstonrotaryclub.org.uk

Bramley Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: Bonfire field, Park Drive, Bramley,
When: Sat 9 Nov
Good to know: Torchlit procession from Bramley Library, bonfire and fireworks.
The timings: Procession from 6.40pm, bonfire lit at 7.10pm, fireworks at 7.45pm.
Cost: Free
bramleyparish.co.uk

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