Bonfire and fireworks events in and around Derbyshire

Markeaton Bonfire & Fireworks, near Derby Photo: Graham Whitmore

Markeaton Bonfire & Fireworks, near Derby Photo: Graham Whitmore - Credit: Archant

The continuing uncertainty over Covid has led to a number of high profile bonfire events to be postponed this year. Here is a list of the venues that have confirmed their events for 2021. We will continue to update this page with more news as we receive it.

30th-31st October
Bonfire and Fireworks at Chatsworth
Wrap up and enjoy a traditional bonfire and two dazzling firework displays as well as live entertainment. Plus, on Sunday just for Halloween, enjoy a few spooky surprises.
Chatsworth, Bakewell, DE45 1PP

5th November 
Fireworks Night & Fun Fair
Derbyshire County Cricket Club's popular Fireworks Night and Fun Fair will return to the Derby venue.
Incora County Ground, Nottingham Rd, Derby DE21 6DA

5th-6th November
Vikings and Fireworks at Tutbury Castle
Referred to as 'one of the best firework displays in the UK', Tutbury Castle is opening its gates once again for two nights of fireworks. By popular demand, the Vikings will be back with a great moonlit battle, followed by a Viking 'funeral'. There will also be a living history camp with activities for the whole family. Booking recommended. 
Tutbury Castle, Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF

5th-6th November
Fireworks at Conkers
A family fireworks display plus fairground attractions, face painting, balloon modelling and refreshments and a laser show. Doors open at 5pm. 
Conkers, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6GA,

5th-7th November
Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular at Alton Towers
Celebrate the end of the Theme Park season over the weekend at the resort's ultimate fireworks event. The Theme Park is open daily until 9pm, with fireworks at 7pm - so guests can enjoy a day of rides and entertainment. 
Alton Towers Resort, Staffordshire

6th November 
Fireworks at Eyam
Eyam popular Bonfire Night spectacular returns for another year with a bonfire, procession and firework display. 
Eyam, S32 5QP, More details at

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