Suffolk: Fireworks event roundup

THOUSANDS of people across the county will enjoy bonfire night celebrations this weekend - here’s where they are if you’ve yet to plan your weekend.

- Friday, November 5

BAWBURGH. Village Hall: Bonfire night, children’s fancy dress competition, barbecue and bar, bonfire 7pm fireworks 7.30pm �3/children (under 12) �1.50.

BRADFIELD ST. GEORGE. Fox & Hounds Pub, Felsham Road: Fireworks Display, 6pm bonfire & barbecue, 7pm fireworks, donations.

BURY ST EDMUNDS, Bury Rugby Club, gates open at 5.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm. Food, licensed bar, music. Tickets �5 on foot, �15 per car, �3 children up to 12-years-old, children under 5 free.

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COPDOCK. Village Hall: Bonfire & Fireworks, gates 6pm, bonfire 6.30pm, �4 adults, �2 child, family �10, bbq and refreshments available, iao St Peter’s Church.

DISS. Football Club: Bonfire night, hot food and drinks, gates 6.30pm for bonfire at 7pm followed by fireworks.

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HARLESTON. Magpies Hockey Club: Firework spectacular, set to music, gates open 6 for 7pm �6/children �4 (5-16) or �5/�4 if purchased from Card and Party Shop, Jacksons Fruiterers, Kitchen Sense or Whiskers Pet Shop in advance.

HOLBROOK. Broom Hill: Firework Extravaganzer, gates 6pm, fireworks 7pm, BBQ, Jacket potatoes, hot & cold drinks, �5 adults, �2.50 U16’s.

LAKENHEATH. Football Club, Back Street: Fireworks display, gates open at 6.30pm, display starts at 7.30pm �3.50/children and concs �2.50 in advance or �4.50/�3.50 on gate, 01842 860163.

NEWBOURNE. Village Hall: Fireworks Display, gates 6pm, fireworks 7.30pm, �2.50.

SPROUGHTON. Millennium Green: Bonfire, Fireworks & BBQ, 7pm bbq, 7.15pm bonfire, 8pm fireworkes, �3 adult, �1 child, iao All Saints Sproughton Church Fabric Fund.

THURSTON. Heath Road Recreation Ground: Firework & Bonfire Night, gates 6pm, start 6.30pm, inc guy competition at 4.30pm, tickets from Thurston butchers or Post Office or available on gate.


Saturday, November 6

BADINGHAM. Village: Fireworks, bonfire lit 6.30pm, fireworks 7.15pm, �3 adults, �1 child on the gate, guy for the bonfire with prizes, refreshments available.

BRETTENHAM, IPSWICH. Old Buckenham Hall School: Fireworks in the Park, Gates open 5.45pm, big bonfire 6pm, firework display 7pm, refreshments & stalls.

BURY ST EDMUNDS: Abbey Gardens, gates open at 6pm, fireworks at 7.30pm Tickets up to �20 (family ticket), available from Sainsburys and Tesco.

CAVENDISH. On the Green: Bonfire with fireworks, From 6pm, bonfire 7pm, fireworks 7.30pm, donations.

CHELMONDISTON. Village Playing Field: Fireworks Display, From 6pm, advance tickets �4.50, children 4-16 �2.50, extra 50p at gate on night, bbq, soft drinks & light toys available.

HELLESDON. Firside Junior School, Middletons Lane: Fireworks and barbecue, organised by 2nd Hellesdon Scout group, gates open 6.30pm, fireworks 7.30pm and 8.45pm �4.

HEMPNALL. Playing field: Fireworks display, organised by Hempnall School, refreshments and licenced bar, gates 5pm, fireworks 6.30pm �4/chiildren �2 or in advance �3.50/�1.50 from 01508 499780/499633.

HORHAM. Community Centre Meadow, B1117 between Eye and Stradbroke: Fireworks, bar, hot dogs, chips, raffle, gates open 6pm, bonfire 6.30pm �4/concs �2, accompanied young children free; proceeds to Horham and Athelington Community Council.

IPSWICH. Christchurch Park: Explosive Rock, music from Dean Vinyard, Rob Idol, Take That tribute. Gates open 6pm, fireworks at 8pm. Tickets up to �9, visit

STOWLANGTOFT. Primrose Meadow, Kiln Lane: Charity Bonfire Night, gates 6pm, fireworks 7.15pm, refreshments and licensed bar available, �4 adults, �2 child, U5s free.

STOWMARKET. Museum of East Anglian Life: Bonfire Night Celebrations, 7pm bonfire, 7.30pm fireworks, �4 adults, �3 child, �12 family, tel. 01449 676800.

WEST BERGHOLT. Primary School, New Church Road: Grand Firework display, gates 5.30pm, fireworks 7pm, �3 pre purchased or �4 on night, U3s free, tel. 01206 240288.


Sunday, November 7

FELIXSTOWE. Felixstowe & Walton United FC, Dellwood Avenue: Firework Spectacular, Gates 5pm, display 7pm, advance tickets �4 adults, �2 under 16’s, from You’re Having A Laugh, Hamilton Rd, Underwoods Hardware, Hamilton Rd, the football clubhouse, on gate �5 adults, �3 under 16s, iao club and the Blue Cross Felixstowe.

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