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Fireworks displays around the district

Your guide to bonfire night celebrations around the district

John Garvey

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Fireworks displays around the district

WE'VE compiled a list of bonfire night celebrations around the district.

If you know of one that we haven't included, let us know about it by emailing john.garvey@newburynews.co.uk 

Friends of Pangbourne Primary School Firework Fiesta

Gates open at 5.30pm at Pangbourne Primary School Field, Kennedy Drive.

Alongside the 20 minute firework display, there will be a bonfire, barbecue, bar and more.

Food, drink, the bonfire and entertainment will be from 5.30pm with the display taking place around 7pm.

Children under 11 go free accompanied by an adult, adults and children 12 years and over get in for £7.50 each in advance  

(or £10 on the gate), or buy a family ticket (up to five family members 12 years and over) for £30.

Mortimer Bonfire Night and Fireworks Display

Gates open at 5pm at Drury Lane, Mortimer.

As well as the display, there will be a licensed bar, food and family entertainment.

Advance tickets are available from St. John's school office, Budgens, Dad's Shop, McColl's, The Baobab, Parkers and Weller's.

Advance tickets are £4 per adult and £3 per child (tickets on the night are £5 per adult and £4 per child).

Chieveley fireworks display is on Saturday, November 5, but the ticket-only event has sold out.

In Newbury the Lions Club fireworks display at Newbury Racecourse takes place

Tickets are available from Tesco stores at Pinchington Lane, Northbrook Street, London Road and Northfield Road in  

Thatcham, Newbury Building Society branches in Newbury, Thatcham and Hungerford, Metro Bank Newbury and The Corn

Exchange, Newbury.

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, November 12.

In Lambourn a community bonfire night with fireworks and barbecue takes place on Saturday, November 5, at the Bockhampton Road Sports Club.

Gates open at 6.30pm, the bonfire is lit at 7pm and the display starts at 7.30pm. Advance tickets cost £3.50 per adult and £1.50 per child. (£4 and £2 on the gate).

Advance tickets from the Universal Stores or Lambourn Sports Club.

Charity fundraisers Loddon Valley Lions have pulled out all the stops to organise a firework extravaganza on Saturday night (Nov 7) at Barlows Park, Silchester Road, Tadley, with fireworks set to music and special effects lighting.

A best-dressed guy competition offers free entry to any children who takes along a guy and there will be prizes for the best entries.

Also available will be tasty food treats and a bar, organised by Tadley Calleva FC.

Two displays are planned – one for children at 6.30pm and the main display at 7.30pm.

Gates open at 5pm. Pedestrian access is at either end of car park, and cars can park on the Sunday market site.

All cars must be removed by 10pm.

For tickets and more information visit www.loddonvalleylions.org. All profits will go to local charities.

In Kingsclere, a public firework and bonfire display will be held in aid of Kingsclere Primary School at the Fieldgate Centre in Fox’s Lane on Saturday evening.

Gates open at 5.30pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6pm and the display will begin at 6.30pm.

Refreshments include a barbecue, with vegetarian option, and bar.

No pets or sparklers are allowed. Advance tickets cost £5 for adults (£7 on the gate), £3 for under 16s (£4), and pre-school age children go free.

Tickets are available from Swan Street Stores or the school.

Silchester Association’s ever-popular annual bonfire, in aid of the association’s funds, will take place at Silchester House.

There will be a pumpkin competition with judging at 6.30pm.

Fireworks start at 7.30pm, and a barbecue and drinks also on offer.

Tickets – available from the Calleva Arms and Pamber Heath Stores – are £7 for adults, £3.50 for children, £18 for a family in advance.

On the gate they are priced at £8, £3.50 and £20.

In East End, gates open at 5.30pm for St Martin’s Primary School’s family bonfire night at the school.

The bonfire will be lit at 6pm with the firework display at 6.30pm. A barbecue, mulled wine and glow sticks will be available – but strictly no sparklers. Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children.

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