How to Spend Bonfire Night in London

The days are getting darker, but this weekend it is time to light up the sky with a dazzling display of fireworks. Restaurants and venues across London are hosting an array of Bonfire Night themed activities so you can have a dazzling evening to celebrate.

Toffee Apples and Mulled Wine Bluebird Chelsea

The Bluebird Chelsea has already welcomed in the autumn with their adorable Pumpkin Patch. And now get ready to celebrate Bonfire Night at Chelsea’s most popular venue. Make the most of the evening by getting cosy under the courtyard heaters and enjoy some toffee apples, mulled wine and pulled pork belly rolls. Then head over to the fireworks display at Battersea Park on Saturday 3rd November.

Light Up the Night Festival at Wembley Park

For the first time ever, Wembley Park is launching its Light Up the Night Festival, celebrating the best of Bonfire Night and Diwali. Wembley have gone full out with the entertainment for the event, which will be free to attend. Highlights include nine fire installations, live performances across three stages, and then a light parade of 20 fire torches and hundreds of lanterns made by the local community. Following this, a 12 minute firework display will be set off over Wembley Park

BBQ Bonfire Night at Battersea

On Saturday 3rd November, Nutbourne restaurant is hosting an evening of delicious BBQ food at their pop-up Bonfire Barbeque. Get stuck into homemade beef burgers, chips covered in Sussex Cheddar Cheese, Honey and Mustard Sausages and Toffee Apples. Finally, taste a selection of winter cocktails such as the Pumpkin Spiced Martinis and Mulled Cider. So, what better way to take in the best fireworks show in town!

Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks

On the 3rd and 4th November, The Royal Gunpowder Mills will be hosting their annual Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks. The historic venue will be putting on an action packed weekend for all the family getting November off to a cracking start. Activities include a theatre production and musket firing starting from 2pm. Family friendly activities range from Slime Making to Lantern Making or take a visit to Professor Nitrate in the Mad Lab to learn the science behind explosions. And then as dusk falls, watch the spectacular fireworks display from ForceFX, the company behind special effects for movies, TV and music festivals. To fuel you through the evening, hot food will be available from a range of stalls around the venue.

Bonfire Night at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

This Bonfire Night, ArcelorMittal Orbit is keeping its doors open late. From 80m high, Guests can enjoy multiple fireworks displays taking place across the London skyline. With floor to ceiling windows, the platform undoubtedly has the best views in town stretching up to 20 miles away. In addition, enjoy London’s spectacular views and fireworks with a glass of prosecco or beer in hand.

Blackheath Fireworks

Blackheath Fireworks is one of the biggest Bonfire Night events in London, attracting crowds of over 100,000. The event will turn Bonfire Night into a whole day affair with things kicking off from midday. The day will begin with colourful fairground rides, with food and drink stalls opening from 5pm. And finally, the main event will start at 8pm with 15 minute fireworks display.