Best Bonfire Night Displays in London 2021

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Wondering where to celebrate Bonfire Night this year? Here are the best firework displays taking place across London, featuring show-stopping pyrotechnics and sizzling bonfires alongside funfair rides and street food. Sparklers at the ready…

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Best Bonfire Night Displays in London 2021

Ally Pally’s Fireworks Festival

Every year, tens of thousands of revellers descend on the grounds of Ally Pally for their iconic fireworks display, which dates back over 140 years. It’s the biggest fireworks festival in London, this year complete with music, an ice disco, a funfair and a big bonfire. Visitors can also get merry at the German-style beer tent, and feast on food from one of the many street food stalls.

When? 6 November 2021, from 4pm

BOOK: Adult tickets cost £13.50pp, children (11-15 years) cost £10.50pp, children under 10 cost £3.50pp.

Wimbledon Park

With two bonfires and two firework displays, there’s plenty to see at Wimbledon Park this Bonfire Night. There’s also a funfair, plus food and drink stalls.

When? 5 November 2021, 5.15pm and 7.15pm shows

BOOK: Adult tickets from £10pp.

Battersea Park

The award-winning annual fireworks display at Battersea Park never fails to disappoint, with more than 50,000 visitors attending each year. New for this year, Evolution London will be transformed into a German ‘Bierkeller’, complete with a live band, bumper cars and a beer hall. On Saturday night there’s an afterparty in the park, while Sunday is designed for families.

When? 6 (from 6pm) and 7 (from 5pm) November 2021

BOOK: Tickets cost £12.10pp, children under 10 go free but must have a ticket. Tickets always sell out in advance so be sure to book ahead.

Richmond Fireworks

The firework display at Richmond Athletic Ground is ideal for families, this year taking on a ‘Fire’ theme. From 4.30pm visitors can enjoy funfair rides, with plenty of food and drink available – from burgers to crepes to mulled wine. 

When? 7 November 2021, firework display takes place at 7pm.

BOOK: From £6.47pp.



Thames Clippers

Take an alternative approach to Bonfire Night and view London’s fireworks from the Thames. River bus service Thames Clippers offers a multitude of water routes to catch the perfect glimpse of fireworks. From travelling to Battersea Power Station Pier to spot the fantastic display, to viewing Newham’s bonfire spectacular in the Royal Docks, a starlit journey on the Thames promises the most magical of bonfire nights.

When? Visit the website for specific routes and timetabling.



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