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Bonfire Night firework displays in London

Ooooh, ahhhh, wow... Admire London’s biggest and best fireworks displays this Bonfire Night

Lambeth Fireworks
By Katie McCabe and Charlie Allenby |

Gone are the days when Bonfire night meant twirling a few sparklers while watching a piddly display that lasts all of 30 seconds. Now fireworks come with dodgems, laser shows and banging tunes to boot. So wrap up snug and head to one of the capital’s many bonfire displays to enjoy a high tech spectacle over London’s top attractions and beyond. 

When is Bonfire Night?

Remember, remember the fifth of November (the main firework action takes places on Tuesday November 5 2019, although events will run before and afterwards). Start planning your night of pyrotechnic fun using our listings below. Missing out this year? Don’t get firework fomo, just make sure you’re in the Capital in November for the Lord Mayor's Show and Fireworks.

What is Bonfire Night?

Bonfire Night a.k.a. Fireworks Night, a.k.a Guy Fawkes Night traditionally marks the anniversary of the end of the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. 

Where is Bonfire Night?

Firework displays take place across the whole of London. Stay in your local area, or venture further afield, and pick a fireworks party that’s sure to end with a bang. 

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