As the autumn evenings grow crisp and cool, November in London begins with an abundance of Bonfire Night fireworks to warm us all up (Sunday November 5 2017). Wrap up snug, head to one of the capital's many firework displays, and enjoy a show of spectacular colours over London's top attractions and beyond.
When is Bonfire Night?
Remember, remember the fifth of November (the main firework action takes places on Sunday November 5 2017, but events will run before and afterwards). Check our listings below for more details, and if you can't make them, you can see more firework action later in November at 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. Select your local area below, or venture further afield, and pick a fireworks party that's sure to end with a bang.
Check back nearer the time for all the best Bonfire Night firework displays in London.
Bonfire Night events in London 2017
The lofty palace is a famous spot for illuminating the skies of north London every year. As well as impressive firework displays with a glittering panoramic view of the city as its backdrop, tickets include entrance to a family zone with funfair rides and entertainment, an adult funfair and a street food and craft beer village. Check back nearer the time for more details.
For a couple of years now, Vicky Park has hosted Bonfire Night fireworks that draw crowds of east Londoners to watch the skies as they light up with a whizzing, banging, sparkling display over Hackney. The event has always been free in the past and there should be stalls selling food, mulled wine and other refreshments. Check back soon for more details.
The Wimbledon Park fireworks involve bonfires and two displays, the first of which is suitable for young children, followed by a more elaborate adult display, again beginning with a bonfire. Expect fairground rides and food stalls to make an appearance and check the website from October to book tickets.
See London's best fireworks in photos
Bringing a bit of sparkle to the dull nights of winter is Bonfire Night (and New Year's Eve, let's not forget), when an array of glittering firework displays light up London's skies. But if standing out in the cold isn't your vibe, flick through our gallery of fireworks and enjoy the beauty of the occasion from the comfort of your seat.
There's plenty of flexibility at this all-day dining room on Marylebone Lane - you can head down for everything from breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner or just a drink at the bar. They've even got a 'pantry' - a separate dining area for more informal bites. The menu goes from continental breakfasts to lunches and dinners featuring seared tuna with soy and ginger dressing and pickled radish, seared Isle of Skye scallops with chorizo crumbs, and free-range Suffolk pork chops given a cider glaze and cooked on the Josper grill. Keep an eye out for daily specials and desserts that employ that Josper, too - grilled pineapple, say, served with coconut sorbet.