Bonfire night 2021 in Reading, Wokingham, Windsor and Newbury – tickets, prices and how to book
Campfire night is fast approaching – leaves are starting to turn brown, pumpkins are popping up in supermarkets, and fireworks will be on their way before you know it.
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Over the past year, many events were canceled due to ongoing restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, but most events in Berkshire appear to be making a big comeback.
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From Harry Potter and Jurassic Park to your traditional Bonfire Night festivities, there is something for everyone.
Bonfire Night falls on Friday, November 5, but there are plenty of exhibits taking place on the weekends before and after the big night.
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saturday 30 october
Twyford bonfires and fireworks
Twyford and District Round Table and its annual fireworks display at King George’s Field.
On the Harry Potter theme, children are encouraged to dress up as their favorite JK Rowling characters.
The event on Saturday, October 30 will feature a traditional bonfire, funfair and plenty of stalls, as well as various food and drink options.
Tickets cost £ 6 for adults, £ 3 for seniors and young people and £ 1 for children under 12, when booked in advance.
Tickets purchased at the gate will cost more.
Doors open at 6.30 p.m. and fireworks start at 7.30 p.m.
Address: King George’s Field, Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, RG10 9JA
Saturday 6 November
Lions book club
Reading the Lions Bonfire Night is a must-see among Berkshire exhibits.
Tickets are already on sale for the exhibition on Saturday 6 November and cost £ 18 for a family, £ 7 for an adult and £ 3 for children.
Children under five are admitted free.
Tickets will be more expensive when purchased in the evening.
The exhibition begins at 7 p.m., but event-goers are invited to enjoy the fairgrounds, food and hot drink stalls, and the bar before the fireworks start, with the doors opening from 17 hours.
You can buy tickets and find out more here.
Address: Reading City FC, Scours Lane, Reading
Abbey Rugby Club
Entitled ‘Let’s Blast Away These Covid Blues’, Abbey Rugby Club’s annual fireworks party is back and bigger than ever.
Doors open from 6:00 p.m., allowing the public to enjoy the bouncy castle, cotton candy and candy stalls before the bonfire is lit at 7.15 p.m. on Saturday, November 6.
The fireworks display is due to start at 8 p.m. and the doors close 15 minutes before the start of the show.
Family tickets cost £ 25 and single tickets cost £ 10 available online now.
Parking costs an additional £ 2, but availability is limited.
Address: Reading Abbey RFC, at Rose Hill, Emmer Green, RG4 8XA
Newbury Lions Charity Fireworks Show
The Newbury Lions will also be hosting a fireworks display for a bonfire night at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 6 November.
The musical fireworks display will begin at 7:30 p.m., but doors will open at 5:30 p.m. to allow customers to enjoy the food and drink outlets.
Tickets cost £ 8 for an adult, £ 5 for a child and £ 20 for a family. Children under five will be able to enter for free.
Tickets cost £ 10 at the door for adults and £ 5 for children, so it’s worth booking in advance online.
You can purchase your tickets in person at one of two nearby Tesco stores – Pinchington Lane or London Road. Or branches of the Newbury Building Society in Newbury, Thatcham or Hungerford. The Lions will also be selling tickets for the event at a booth on Northbrook Street on Saturday October 23 and Saturday October 30.
Address: Newbury Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Newbury, RG14 7NZ
Jurassic Windsor fireworks night
Organized by the Royal Windsor Racecourse, this Bonfire Night event promises to be a little different from the others …
On the theme of Jurassic Park, the event on Saturday, November 6 invites guests to “step back to the Stone Age” with realistic walking animatronic dinosaurs.
Other attractions include bumper cars and fairground rides, as well as an outdoor cinema screening at Jurassic Park.
The doors open at 4 p.m. but the fireworks will not take off until 7:45 p.m.
Family tickets cost £ 32. Adult tickets cost £ 13, £ 6 for children aged three to 15, while children under three are free. There are also a number of hospitality packages available, more information and to book tickets here.
Address: Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, SL4 5EZ
Wokingham Fireworks Show
Wokingham Fireworks will be back in full force for 2021 when it returns to Cantley Field, with a fun fair.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., a torchlight procession will leave Market Place in Wokingham town center, led by the St Sebastian group.
The fireworks display will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Cantley Field on Saturday, November 6.
There will be a variety of tasty food and snacks available, but alcohol is not allowed on the grounds.
Tickets cost £ 8 same day or £ 6 when brought in advance. Free for children under 7 years old.
Tickets are available online or from the Wokingham Information Center at Town Hall, Tesco at Finchampstead Road, Newbury Building Society, Barclays Bank, Purple Butterfly at Denmark Street or Antique Rose at Bush Walk .
Address: Cantley Park, Twyford Road, Wokingham RG40 5TU
Fireworks at Laurel Park
Woodley and Earley Lions Club will mark the return of the Laurel Park fireworks display with an incredible show and lasers on Saturday November 6th.
Doors open at 5.30 p.m. and the exhibition will begin at 7 p.m.
There is no on-site parking and nearby roads will be closed to vehicles – so be sure to allow plenty of time to find a spot or walk to the park. Entrance is via Maresfield and Lakeside.
Adult tickets cost £ 10, under 14s cost £ 5, and infants pushed or transported enter for free. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door in the evening
The club recommends that participants take a lateral flow test before the event.
Address: Laurel Park, Lower Earley, RG6 3DZ
Pangbourne Primary School Fireworks Festival
Friends of Pangbourne Primary School are having their annual school grounds fireworks party, complete with bonfire and chocolate raffle.
There will be a range of lighted entertainment and toy stalls to keep the kids entertained – and mulled wine for the adults on Saturday, November 6.
Hot food and drinks will be available before the 20-minute fireworks display.
The fireworks display starts at 7:00 p.m. and the doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets cost £ 7.50 for adults, £ 2 for children and £ 18 for the whole family.
Prices will be increased for tickets sold at the door or can be purchased in advance online.
Address: Pangbourne Primary School, Kennedy Drive, Pangbourne, RG8 7LB
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