Saturday 25 November 2017


Gloucestershire fireworks and bonfires guide

Gloucestershire fireworks displays and bonfires will be lighting up the county’s skies in October and November 2017. Find out where all the action is taking place thanks to SoGlos's dedicated guide.

Find fireworks displays and bonfire nights across Gloucestershire in 2017, with SoGlos’s comprehensive guide to Guy Fawkes celebrations in the county, sponsored by Cheltenham Round Table.

With plenty of events happening across Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury this autumn, there has never been a better excuse to bundle the family up in hats and scarves and prepare to oooh and aaah at the spectacular displays planned.


Cheltenham fireworks displays and bonfires 2017



Guide Sponsor – Cheltenham Round Table


Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse
Perfect for: Happy families to enjoy a night of spectacular entertainment at Gloucestershire’s biggest fireworks event, hosted by Cheltenham Round Table and with proceeds going to support worthwhile local causes.
What's happening: Recognised as the largest display in the south west, visitors can expect a fantastic fireworks show, alongside fairground attractions; music from samba drummers; hot and cold food; drinks; and children's entertainment. Meanwhile, a surprise visit from children's television heroes are sure to delight little ones, with Marshall and Skye from Paw Patrol scheduled to make an appearance.
SoGlos loves: Now in its 31st year, the Cheltenham Round Table fireworks display will raise funds for local charities with worthwhile causes which help to support the community.
How much: Tickets cost £7 on the door for adults, and £5 for children, while family tickets purchased in advance cost £19 for two adults and two children.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more information: See Cheltenham Racecourse fireworks display or visit facebook.com/CheltenhamRT directly.
To book: Visit eventbrite.co.uk directly.


St Edward’s Preparatory School bonfire

Venue: St Edward’s Preparatory School, London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6NR
What’s happening: Families from Charlton Kings can enjoy the annual fireworks display and bonfire at St Edward’s Preparatory School this autumn.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See St Edward’s Preparatory School bonfire.


Fairview Fireworks Party in Cheltenham

Venue: Cheltenham Cricket Club
What’s happening: With two displays – one without bangs for kiddies followed by a main display – the family-friendly event is set to light up Cheltenham Cricket Club for another year, with fairground stalls; music; food; and more.
When: Scheduled for Friday 3 November 2017
For more info: See Fairview Fireworks Party in Cheltenham.


Bishop's Cleeve Primary Academy bonfire and fireworks

Venue: Bishop’s Cleeve Primary Academy, Tobyfield Road, Bishop’s Cleeve, GL52 8NN
What’s happening: The school’s annual fireworks display is always a popular event, with this year’s festivities sure to dazzle local families.
When: Scheduled for Friday 3 November 2017
For more info: See Bishop's Cleeve Primary Academy bonfire and fireworks.


Cotswolds fireworks displays and bonfires 2017

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Cirencester fireworks display

Venue: Victoria Road Field, Cirencester
What’s happening: A highlight on the town’s annual calendar, Cirencester Round Table’s fantastic fireworks display is set to draw crowds in their thousands, with a dazzling display and host of exciting activities promising a fun family event.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Cirencester fireworks display.


Kemble Primary School fireworks display

Venue: Kemble Primary School, School Road, Kemble, GL7 6AG
What’s happening: Alongside a delightful fireworks display, Kemble Primary School’s autumn event will have tasty treats, hot chocolate, tipples for the adults, and a mini disco and glow toys for children.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: see Kemble Primary School fireworks display.


Bonfire and Fireworks display in Stow-on-the-Wold

Venue: QEII Field, Stow-on-the-Wold
What’s happening: Families can look forward to a professional fireworks display, in addition to a sizzling pig roast, bar, and roaring bonfire at this year’s annual event in Stow-on-the-Wold.
When: Friday 3 November 2017
For more info: See Bonfire and Fireworks display in Stow-on-the-Wold.


Chipping Campden bonfire and fireworks display

Venue: Chipping Campden Recreation Ground, George Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6DA
What’s happening: Families can look forward to a roaring bonfire and a spectacular fireworks display, alongside an array of enticing food and drink including homemade cakes, hot dogs, a hog roast, mulled wine, and hot chocolate.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Chipping Campden bonfire and fireworks display.


Kingham Village Fireworks

Venue: Kingham Village, Kingham
What’s happening: Warming mulled wine, a blazing bonfire, funfair, and live music are sure to delight families heading to Kingham Village Fireworks this autumn, with a collection to support village causes.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Kingham Village Fireworks.


Forest of Dean fireworks displays and bonfires 2017

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Fireworks evening at Hillside Brewery

Venue: Hillside Brewery
What's happening: The skies over the Forest of Dean will be lit up with a fantastic fireworks display, while visitors stay toasty and warm next to a blazing bonfire. What’s more, to prevent any rumbling stomachs, there will be plenty of delicious locally-sourced food, and – for the older visitors – Hillside Brewery’s famous beer. Please note, this is a ticket only event, with no walk ins allowed.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017.
For more information: See Fireworks evening at Hillside Brewery.
To book: This event has now sold out, and there are no walk ins on the night.


Bathurst Park fireworks display

Venue: Bathurst Park, Whitecross Road, Lydney, Glos, GL15 5DQ
What’s happening: The Bathurst Park and Recreation Trust charity will be once again be putting on a fantastic 20-minute fireworks display in Lydney.
When: Scheduled for Friday 3 November 2017
For more info: See Bathurst Park fireworks display.


Gloucester fireworks displays and bonfires 2017

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Quedgeley fireworks display

Venue: Fishers Meadow, School Lane

What’s happening: A dazzling display organised by Quedgeley Parish Council is set to wow audiences at Fisher’s Meadow this November.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 11 November 2017
For more info: See Quedgeley fireworks display.


Fireworks and Halloween Fun at Churchdown Village Junior School

Venue: Churchdown Village Junior School, Station Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2JX
What’s happening: Families can enjoy an evening of tasty treats and impressive fireworks, with a spooky Halloween theme.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 28 October 2017
For more info: See Fireworks and Halloween Fun at Churchdown Village Junior School


Fireworks Display at Coney Hill Rugby Club

Venue: Coney Hill Rugby Club, Metz Way, Gloucester, GL4 4RT
What’s happening: Enjoy a fantastic display of fireworks for all ages, with hot food and scrumptious sweets available to buy.
When: Scheduled for Sunday 5 November 2017
For more info: See Fireworks Display at Coney Hill Rugby Club


Birdlip Primary School Bonfire Night and Fireworks

Venue:Birdlip Primary School, Birdlip, GL4 8JH
What’s happening: The primary school will be putting on a family friendly evening complete with impressive fireworks and a tasty barbeque.
When: Scheduled for Friday 3 November 2017
For more info: See Birdlip Primary School Bonfire Night and Fireworks


Fireworks Night at Gordon League RFC

Venue: Gordon League RFC, Hempsted Lane, Gloucester, GL2 5JN
What’s happening: Visitors of all ages will be entertained with traditional games, candy floss, music and more at Gordon League RFC’s Fireworks Night.
When: Friday 10 November 2017
For more info: See Fireworks Night at Gordon League RFC


Stroud fireworks displays and bonfires 2017

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Five Valleys fireworks display

Venue: Marling School, Caincross Road, Stroud, GL5 4HE
What’s happening: Expect another huge and impressive fireworks display on the Marling School playing fields at this family friendly event – with a fun fair, arts activities, and plenty of warming refreshments.
When: Scheduled for Monday 23 October 2017
For more info: See Five Valleys fireworks display.


Wotton Firework Display

Venue: WCSF Sports Field, New Road, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 8JW
What’s happening: Families can look forward to a child-friendly display early in the evening, followed by a spectacular main display, along with food, drink, and entertainment too.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Wotton Firework Display.


Bisley Fireworks display-

Venue: Bisley Recreation Grounds, Vanderbreen Street, Bisley
What’s happening: A spectacular fireworks display, delicious food, warming mulled wine, and a daring performance by Magic Steve are all on the exciting agenda for Bisley’s annual event, organised by Bisley Blue Coat School PTA.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Bisley Fireworks display.


Dursley fireworks display

Venue: War Memorial Recreational Ground, Dursley
What’s happening: Aside from a brilliant fireworks display, families visiting Dursley can look forward to live music entertainment from Rednock Swing Band, a barbecue, beer tent, hot drinks, glow stall, and more, with the fireworks set to commence at 6pm.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Dursley fireworks display.


Tewkesbury fireworks displays and bonfires 2017

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Tewkesbury bonfire and fireworks display

Venue: Vineyards Playing Fields, behind Tewkesbury Abbey
What’s happening: Families can expect another dazzling fireworks display and burning bonfire on the Vineyards Playing Fields in Tewkesbury, with iconic landmark Tewkesbury Abbey serving as a beautiful backdrop.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017
For more info: See Tewkesbury bonfire and fireworks display.


The SoGlos team will be updating this central guide as more spectacular events are announced, so keep checking back or sign-up to SoGlos’s free newsletter for the very latest information.

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