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Fireworks and Bonfire Night events in and around Leeds

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Shaun Curnow
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There's no shortage of Bonfire Night and fireworks displays this year, with Leeds City Council organising half a dozen events across the city. These are complemented by parties large and small offering the chance to eat, drink, listen to live music and warm yourself by the fire while the night sky is filled with colours.

Here's where you can find a display near you:

Thursday November 5

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Roundhay Park Firework Display
Join tens of thousands of others for what is considered the biggest and most popular firework display in the city, held in Roundhay Park's Soldiers Field. 

Rounday Park Firework Display. Bonfire lit 7.30pm, fireworks from 8pm. Rounday Park, Princes Avenue, Leeds, LS8 2HH. Free entry. More details here.

The Gunpowder Conspiracy at Sheaf Street Cafeteria
Join the Flying Dog Brewery for an alternative Guy Fawkes party, the Gunpowder Conspiracy. Expect craft beer, street food, toasted marshmallows and sparklers for everyone – not forgetting live music from the famous Old Dirty Brasstards.

The Gunpowder Conspiracy. 6pm-1am. Sheaf Street Cafeteria, 3 Sheaf Street, Leeds, LS10 1HD. Tickets £10. More details here.

Bramley Park Fireworks Display
After Roundhay Park, this is one of six traditional bonfire and firework displays run by Leeds City Council, held at community parks across the city. Better still, they're free to attend.

Bramley Park Fireworks Display. Bonfire lit 7pm, fireworks from 7.30pm. Bramley Park, Westover Road, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3PG. Free. More details here

East End Park Fireworks Display
A traditional bonfire and firework displays run by Leeds City Council. For those based east of the centre, head to East End Park for this free display.

East End Park Fireworks Display. Bonfire lit 7pm, fireworks from 7.30pm. East End Park, East End Parade, Leeds, LS9 9NG. Free. More details here

Middleton Park Fireworks Display
Another bonfire and firework display organised by Leeds City Council. This one is held in the impressive Middleton Park in south Leeds.  

Middleton Park Fireworks Display. Bonfire lit 7pm, fireworks from 7.30pm. Middleton Park, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4HX. Free. More details here.

Springhead Park Fireworks Display
Yet another free bonfire and firework display to thank the council for. This event will light up the sky above Springhead Park in Rothwell.

Springhead Park Fireworks Display. Bonfire lit 7pm, fireworks from 7.30pm. Springhead Park, Park Lane, Rothwell, Leeds, LS26 0ET. Free. More details here.

Woodhouse Moor Fireworks Display
Located next to the University of Leeds, the Woodhouse Moor community park will be hosting a free bonfire and fireworks display for those in the city centre to enjoy. 

Woodhouse Moor Fireworks Display. Bonfire lit 7pm, fireworks from 7.30pm. Woodhouse Moor, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS6. Free. More details here. 

Bonfire Night at The Mustard Pot
With only a limited garden, the Mustard Pot in Chapel Allerton admits that it cannot host the most spectacular fireworks display. However, it plans to make up for this lack of grandness with a bonfire, homemade chilli, pie and peas, Yorkshire parkin and winter Pimms.

The Mustard Pot Bonfire Night. From 6pm. The Mustard Pot, 20 Stainbeck Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3QY. More details here

Saturday November 7

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The Chemic Tavern Bonfire Party
Live music pub The Chemic Tavern is hosting a bonfire party, which will be less about fireworks and more about an evening of ska, punk, roots, reggae and dancehall hip hop. 

The Chemic Tavern Bonfire Party. 6pm-1am. The Chemic Tavern, 9 Johnston Street, Leeds, LS6 2NG. Free entry. More details here.  

Fulneck Golf Club Bonfire Night
Promising to be even bigger and better than ever, you can watch this family friendly bonfire and fireworks night from the club terrace, while enjoying pie and peas or a toffee apple.

Fulneck Golf Club Bonfire Night. From 6pm. Fulneck Golf Club, Fulneck, Pudsey, LS28 8NT. More details here.

South Milford Cricket Club Bonfire and Fireworks Display
Enjoy a bonfire and fireworks display in South Milford village. This family event will have food, including pie and peas, burgers, toffee apples and parkin, along with hot punch and cold drinks. You can also grab a pint at The Swan next door, which is having a night of live music. 

South Milford Cricket Club. 5.30-9pm. Mill Lane, South Milford, Leeds, LS25 5BL. Tickets £6, under 5s free. More details here.

The Hunslet Club Fireworks Night
This youth activity club in Hunslet is hosting a free fireworks night from 6pm. Along with the display, you can tuck into pie and peas, hot dogs, chips and tuck shop sweets.

The Hunslet Club Fireworks Night. From 6pm. The Hunslet Club, Hillidge Road, Leeds, LS10 1BP. Free entry. More details here.  

Fireworks at Holbeck Working Mens Club
Finally, you could head to Holbeck Working Mens club for fireworks, hot food and something to drink, too.

Fireworks at Holbeck. From 7pm. Holbeck Working Men's Club, Jenkinson Lawn, Leeds, LS11 9QX. More details here.  

Have we missed a display? Let us know.

If you're preparing for the festive season, take a look at our ever-growing guide to Christmas in Leeds

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