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Gloucestershire fireworks and bonfires guide

Gloucestershire fireworks displays and bonfires will be lighting up the county’s skies in October and November 2015. Find out where all the action is taking place in Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury.

Find fireworks displays and bonfire nights across Gloucestershire in 2015, with SoGlos’s comprehensive guide to Guy Fawkes celebrations in the county.

With 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 2015


Cheltenham Racecourse fireworks display

Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse
What’s happening: The largest fireworks display in the area is sure to wow audiences at Cheltenham Racecourse, with a plethora of extra entertainment including samba drummers, fun fair, and special guest appearances also on the packed programme.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Cheltenham Racecourse fireworks display.


CACSSA firework display in Cheltenham

Venue: Cheltenham Area Civil Sports Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, GL51 9SL
What’s happening: The 2015 CACSSA fireworks display in Cheltenham will feature a licensed bar and on-site burger van in addition to the main attraction.
When: Scheduled for Sunday 8 November 2015
For more info: See CACSSA firework display in Cheltenham.


Bishops Cleeve Primary School bonfire and fireworks

Venue: Bishop’s Cleeve Primary School, 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 6 November 2015
For more info: See Bishops Cleeve Primary School bonfire and fireworks.


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 it set to light up Cheltenham Cricket Club for another year, with fairground stalls; music; food; and more.
When: Scheduled for Friday 6 November 2015
For more info: See Fairview Fireworks Party in Cheltenham.


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 7 November 2015
For more info: See St Edward’s Preparatory School bonfire.


Burley Fields fireworks display

Venue: Burley Field Lakes, Leckhampton Lane, Cheltenham
What’s happening: If you’ve forgotten, forgotten the fifth of November, celebrate Bonfire night a little later at the Burley Fields display in Cheltenham, with a dedicated children’s show, roaring bonfire, pig roast, fun fair, licensed bar and grand finale.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 14 November 2015
For more info: See Burley Fields fireworks display.


Cotswolds fireworks displays and bonfires 2015


Tetbury fireworks display and bonfire

Venue: Sir William Romney’s School, Lowfield Road, Tetbury, GL8 8AE
What’s happening: The Rotary Club of the South Cotswolds is set to host Tetbury’s popular annual event for another year, with a bonfire and brilliant fireworks display set to wow local families.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Tetbury fireworks display and bonfire.


Cirencester fireworks display

Venue: Cirencester Rugby Club, The Whiteway, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2ER
What’s happening: A fun fair; inflatable slides; food and drink; and guest appearance from everyone’s favourite clown, Tweedy, are all part of the fun-filled programme in Cirencester. The highlight of the evening will undoubtedly be the fabulous firework display, provided by Firework Effects.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Cirencester fireworks display.


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, music, and a spectacular fireworks display, alongside an array of enticing refreshments including candyfloss, hot dogs, burgers, mulled wine, and hot chocolate.
When: Scheduled for Thursday 5 November 2015
For more info: See Chipping Campden bonfire and 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 barbecue, bar, candyfloss, and roaring bonfire complete with a guy from Stow Primary School.
When: Scheduled for Friday 6 November 2015
For more info: See Bonfire and Fireworks display in Stow-on-the-Wold.


Forest of Dean fireworks displays and bonfires 2015


Bonfire and Fireworks Night at Hillside Brewery

Fireworks evening at Hillside Brewery

Venue: Hillside Brewery
Perfect for: Families to enjoy a night of spectacular entertainment along with delicious food and drink, and – for the older visitors – Hillside Brewery’s famous beer.
What's happening: The skies over the Forest of Dean will be lit up with a fantastic fireworks display, whilst visitors stay toasty and warm next to a blazing bonfire. What’s more, to prevent any rumbling stomachs, there will be plenty of delicious refreshments such as cheesy chips, burgers and sausages. There’s also the chance for local beer lovers to visit Hillside’s shop, and stock up on a range of premium ales, with popular labels including Legend of Hillside; Over the Hill; Legless Cow; and more.
SoGlos loves: Famous for its expertly crafted real ales, Hillside Brewery will be serving up a range of its premium beer and mulled cider on the night, which will complement the locally sourced fayre to perfection.
How much: Tickets cost £5 per car, £10 per min-bus, and £20 per coach.
When: Friday 6 November 2015.
For more information: See Fireworks evening at Hillside Brewery.
To book: Call Hillside Brewery on (01452) 830222.


FERN bonfire in Coleford

Venue: The Speech House Hotel
What’s happening: Families can warm up by the huge bonfire and marvel at the fireworks display in Coleford, with free parking, a fun fair and more, promising a fun night out raising funds for worthy local causes.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See FERN bonfire in Coleford.


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 putting on a fantastic 20-minute fireworks display in Lydney, to raise money for a brilliant cause.
When: Scheduled for Thursday 5 November 2015
For more info: See Bathurst Park fireworks display.


Gloucester fireworks displays and bonfires 2015


Venue: Gloucester Docks
What’s happening: Laser light show, funfair, hot food and refreshments, and a spectacular fireworks display is sure to delight local families heading for Gloucester Docks this autumn.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Fireworks on the Quays in Gloucester.


Quedgeley fireworks display

Venue: Fishers Meadow, School Lane
What’s happening: A professional display organised by Quedgeley Parish Council is set to wow audiences at Fisher’s Meadow this November.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 14 November 2015
For more info: See Quedgeley fireworks display.


Hempsted Fireworks Display

Venue: Gordon League RFC, Hempsted Lane, Hempsted, GL2 5JN
What’s happening: Gordon League RFC will host celebrations in association with Hempsted C of E Primary School, offering a blazing bonfire and brilliant firework display to entertain local families.
When: Scheduled for Friday 6 November 2015
For more info: See Hempsted Fireworks Display.


Stroud fireworks displays and bonfires 2015


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 and crafts activities, and plenty of warming refreshments.
When: Scheduled for Monday 26 October 2015
For more info: See Five Valleys fireworks display.


Minchinhampton Fireworks Night

Venue: Minchinhampton School, School Road, Stroud, GL6 9BP
What’s happening: Local families can head to Stroud for another impressive display of fireworks set to light up the skies this autumn, alongside a brilliant bonfire.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Minchinhampton Fireworks Night.


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 7 November 2015
For more info: See Wotton Firework Display.


Bisley Bonfire Night and Fireworks display

Venue: George V Playing Fields, Vanderbreen Street, Bisley, Stroud, GL6 7BL
What’s happening: A burning bonfire, spectacular fireworks display, delicious food, warming mulled wine, and glow-in-the-dark toys are all on the exciting agenda for Bisley’s annual Bonfire Night event, organised by Bisley Blue Coat School PTA.
When: Scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2015
For more info: See Bisley Bonfire Night and Fireworks display.


Tewkesbury fireworks displays and bonfires 2015


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 7 November 2015
For more info: See Tewkesbury bonfire and fireworks display.


Now that you’ve started the month with a bang, find out how to continue having a blast in the county this November, with SoGlos’s 30 things to do in Gloucestershire hot list.


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