Bonfire Night Firework Displays in East London

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Remember, remember the 5th November.

Bonfire night will soon be upon us, so we’ve put together a list of all the firework events happening in and around East London for you to enjoy. Most the events are free so make sure you wrap up warm get there in plenty of time to get a good spot!


Clissold Park, Stoke Newington, N16 

Saturday 4th November

Gates open at 5:30pm for a 7:30pm display. 

Ticket prices: £2.50 - £8.50

This is a ticketed event and unless you were a Hackney Resident lucky enough to snap up an early bird ticket, then tickets can be bought online here 

There will be kids fun fair rides, street performers and food and drink stalls. The event even has a theme, this year, residents are encouraged to channel their creative side and dress up as their favourite movie character.


Chesnuts Field, Walthamstow, E17

Sunday 5 November 

Gates open at 6:30pm for an 8pm display


As well as fun fair there will be a range of food and drink stalls on offer. This is a free event so do make sure you arrive early to make sure you get in.


Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks at the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, EN9

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

2pm – 8pm (last entry 6:30pm, display at 7pm)

Ticket prices: £8.10 – £10.50

Tickets can be bought on the day however it is advisable to book online in advance to guarantee entry. Click here to book your tickets.

Gates open from 2pm on both Saturday and Sunday with a whole host of activities for all the family to enjoy. Relive Guy Fawkes’ plot with the Musket Firing short theatre show, or take part in expert-led sessions about an array of different topics, from the science of explosions to the Stuarts’ eating habits.


Victoria Park, Bow, E3

Sunday 5th November 

Gates open 5:30pm for a 7pm display


This spectacular council run ‘fireshow’ attracts over 90,000 people each year and has to be said is our personal favourite. A dazzling firework display set to an atmospheric soundtrack will have your mesmorized! There will also be a number of food and drink stalls along with the some bonfire night winter warmers available from the nearby pubs on the park. For further information visit the Tower Hamlets website 


Wanstead Flats, Forest Gate, E7

Sunday 5th November

Gates open at 5:30pm for a 6:30pm display


Fireworks and pyrotechnics light up the skies over Wanstead Flats. Admire the display of colours lighting up the Newham sky accompanied by music and a live DJ, whilst sampling a great selection of hot food and drinks. Click here for more information and directions.


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