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Bonfire night events and firework displays in Derbyshire and the Peak District

PUBLISHED: 10:30 02 November 2015 | UPDATED: 16:58 28 October 2017

Markeaton Bonfire & Fireworks, near Derby  Photo: Graham Whitmore

Markeaton Bonfire & Fireworks, near Derby Photo: Graham Whitmore

Graham Whitmore

It’s time to wrap up warm and enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks. Here are some of the best local events...

Chatsworth Fireworks by Craig Carter Chatsworth Fireworks by Craig Carter

4th – 5th November

Bonfire and Fireworks at Chatsworth

Wrap up and enjoy live music, dancing and circus performers, face painting for little ones, as well as the traditional bonfire and a dazzling firework display.  Keep warm with a range of delicious food from hog roasts to jacket potatoes, from churros to sweet treats.

Gates open: 6pm; Lighting of the bonfire: 7pm; Children's firework display: 7.30pm. Grand finale firework display: 8.15pm; Entertainment finishes: 9.45pm  Price: Adults £15, Children £10. Chatsworth House, Bakewell DE45 1PP, www.chatsworth.org

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1st November

Markeaton Bonfire and Fireworks

Derby’s biggest and best bonfire and fireworks display, with a Capital FM roadshow, funfair and hot food stalls. The theme for this year’s display is ‘James Bond’. 

Funfair from 2pm, stage show from 4.45pm, bonfire lit 5.45pm, fireworks at 6pm. Price: Free event. Parking £5 at the University of Derby, Kedleston Road. Markeaton Park, Markeaton, Derby DE22 4AA, www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on/bonfire-fireworks

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4th November

Fireworks at Eyam

Eyam popular Bonfire Night spectacular returns for another year with a bonfire, procession and firework display. 

Eyam, S32 5QP, More details at www.facebook.com/Eyam-School

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4th - 5th November

Vikings and Fireworks at Tutbury Castle

Referred to as ‘one of the best firework displays in the UK’, Tutbury Castle is opening its gates once again for two nights of fireworks. By popular demand, the Vikings will be back with a great moonlit battle, followed by a Viking ‘funeral’. There will also be a living history camp with activities for the whole family. Booking recommended. Gates open at 5pm,  fireworks approximately 8pm. 

Tutbury Castle, Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF, www.tutburycastle.com

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4th - 5th November

Ultimate Fireworks at Alton Towers

Celebrate the end of the Theme Park season over the weekend at the resort’s ultimate fireworks event. The Theme Park is open daily until 9pm, with fireworks at 7pm - so guests can enjoy a day of rides and entertainment. 

Alton Towers Resort, Staffordshire. www.altontowers.com/things-to-do/events

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4th November

Fireworks at Conkers

A family fireworks display plus fairground attractions, face painting, live DJ, balloon modelling and refreshments and a new feature for 2017, a laser show. Doors open at 5.30pm. 

Conkers, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6GA, www.visitconkers.com

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