Put Some Fizz Into Your Fireworks Fun

Wrap up warm, dig out the sparklers and get set for bonfire night

Fireworks If you're looking for fireworks displays to set your world alight this Autumn, check out our Events and Attractions area.

Search by location, date and/or event name and it includes public displays across the British Isles, including Cambridge, Birmingham, Durham, Liverpool, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Derby, Lancaster, Winchester, Plymouth, Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff, Stockton and Paddock Wood.

Theme Park spectacles

Dust off your lightsaber and head to Windsor for the Lego Star Wars end of season fireworks spectacular at Legoland. The fun takes place on
31 October, and 1, 2, and 8 November.

Fireworks over Edinburgh Castle Or head to Thorpe Park, near Staines, for Thorpe Blast fireworks parties from 7 to 9 November. The park stays open later than usual for fireworks set to pop music.

The big smoke

The AA convoy at a previous Lord Mayor's Show There are public displays at spots across London in early November, including Alexandra Palace, Blackheath and Battersea Park.

And the finale of the annual Lord Mayor's Show is marked with a spectacular fireworks display above the Thames, on 8 November.

The Lord Mayor of the City of London travels in his 251-year-old gold coachChildren in The Lord Mayor's Show procession

Look out for our impressive convoy of historic AA vehicles in the street procession, before the fireworks are launched from a barge moored on the Thames between Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges at 5pm.

Get away

The AA Key Guide to London If you despair at the end of British Summer Time and you need a change of scene though, why not flee to the Continent, with AA Getaways?


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30 October
Lord Mayor's Show fireworks image by Chris Powell
Lord Mayor's Show coach and procession images by Clive Totman
Edinburgh fireworks image courtesy Edinburgh's Winter Festivals, VisitScotland/ScottishViewpoint