BONFIRE NIGHTS IN CORNWALL: 11 OF THE BEST FIREWORK DISPLAYS
Gather family and friends, wrap up warm and enjoy spectacular Bonfire Night celebrations across the county. We have chosen 11 of the best firework displays across Cornwall for you to enjoy.
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On the 5th November, the skies of Bodmin will be full of light as the Guy Fawkes celebrations commence. The hosts of the Priory Park display have decided to remove the zones so you are free to walk around without restrictions, and this year the firework display will be synchronised to a soundtrack written by composer John Williams so expect the dramatic sounds of Harry Potter, Superman, ET and Jaws. The gates will open at 6pm with plenty of amusements, fairground attractions and refreshments available at the bar to keep you busy before the firework display at 7:30pm.
Tremorvah playing field, Truro
In Truro’s Tremorvah playing field, expect sparks in the sky on the 4th November between 5 and 7pm. This explosive event is sponsored by local solicitors Stephens Scown and all of the money raised will go towards the Cornwall Air Ambulance and Penhaligon’s Friends. Wave your sparklers in the air as the sky fills up with beautiful colours and tuck into the array of hot food and refreshments on offer.
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In the southeast gem of Polperro on 5th November there will be sparks flying, painting astonishing art across the sky and gorgeous reflections on the calm waters of the Cornish fishing village. Treat yourself to a delicious tasty treat from the barbecue on the Fish Quay. Be prepared for a great night starting from 6:30pm.
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Rosemellin County Primary School, Cambourne
On the west coast of Cornwall you will find a vibrant display of pyrotechnics with a bustling atmosphere as people gather in the sports field to watch. The community all gets involved in Rosemellin County Primary School’s Guy Fawkes celebrations, with enthusiastic young volunteers from the air and army cadets and the girl guides helping at the event. With a strong selling point of FREE mulled wine, which is limited so being early is key, why wouldn’t you want to go to this display?
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Liskears Rugby club, Liskeard
On the night of the 4th November the pretty Cornish market town of Liskeard will be hosting a fun-packed Bonfire Night. Enjoy a plethora of hot and cold drinks, and delicious foodie treats, throughout the evening while you admire the fantastic firework display.
Home of good family holiday fun, Tencreek Holiday Park is hosting its own firework show for this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations on November 5. Non-residents of the holiday park are more than welcome; all donations collected on the day will go to local youth charities of Looe. Children will be happily entertained before the explosive display of pyrotechnics at 7pm; with special guests Dino the Dolphin and Sparky the Sharky greeting younger guests.
Magpies Football Ground, Penzance
Organised by The Rotary Club of Penzance Entertainment, Magpies Football Ground will play host to an amazing firework display in Penzance. With hot food to keep you warm in the evening and music provided by the Golowan Band to create a theatrical atmosphere, expect a truly magical Bonfire Night. The gates to the football ground will open at 6pm and the fireworks will start at about 7pm, leaving you an hour to get stuck into the popcorn and grab your glow sticks!
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Parsons Meadow, Rilla Mill
Rilla Mill are taking the early bird approach to Guy Fawkes Night by having them on 29th October, between the county’s Halloween and Bonfire Night events. This family friendly evening brings the entire community together; encouraging a lively atmosphere. Parsons Meadow gates will open at 6pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6:45pm and the fireworks will go off with a bang at 7:30pm. Enter the Guy Fawkes themed competition for fantastic prizes presented on October 29. All you have to do is display your Guy’ around the village and bring it along with you on the night!
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Camels RFC, Wadebridge
Situated in northern Cornwall is Wadebridge, a charming town sitting on the edge of the River Camel. On the 3rd November, the typically peaceful town will be alive with colours and bangs when the annual Guy Fawkes Night celebrations take place. Enjoy the dazzling display with a delicious platter of barbecue food for available to enjoy all evening. From 8pm an auction will be held with items generously donated by locals and face painting for children. Gates will open at 6:30pm and the fireworks begin at 7:30pm.
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This four star restaurant and hotel host their own beach bonfire and firework display on Tuesday 8th November; during the evening Port Gaverne will provide a mouthwatering array of wholesome food including jacket potatoes and Cornish sausages to warm you up. At 7pm huddle up and get cosy around the bonfire to watch the firework display over the sea from 7.15pm.
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Situated in west Cornwall is the Heartlands, which once was a tin mine, however when the industry shutdown in 1998, plans started to get put into place to create this beautiful family attraction. On Saturday 5th November the sky over Pool will be lit up with the displays of bright lights; with fairground rides, live music and food stalls to enjoy all evening. The community will all start to gather at 6:30pm; from there your night will be full of endless entertainment.