A list of the top fireworks displays around Kent for 2012...

PUBLISHED: 10:48 03 November 2012

Where will you see fireworks this year?

Where will you see fireworks this year?

(c) Karl Weatherly

Where will you be celebrating Guy Fawkes Night this year?

A list of the fireworks nights around Kent for 2012, feel free to email the event you are attending at

Sellindge Village Bonfire with Firework Display

Saturday, November 3, from 6pm

At Sellindge Sports & Social Club,

69 Swan Lane, Sellindge, TN25 6HB

Tickets on the night - £3 adults and £2 children. Children under 3 go free.

Gates open at 6pm, fireworks after 7pm. There will be food, stalls, funfair rides, entertainment and a licensed bar available.

Raising money for a new play park at the Sports & Social Club

Email or call 01303 812437


We Will Rocket You - Fireworks at Quex Park, Birchington

Saturday, November 3.

Two spectacular firework displays rolled into one night, Quex Park will have a traditional display followed 30 minutes later by a display to the energetic music of Queen. A huge bonfire, live bands, beer tent, fairground rides and a good selection of food concessions are all on offer for families to enjoy.

Advance tickets: Adults £8.50, Children £6.50, Family Ticket £28

One the day: Adults £10, Children £8, Family Ticket £34 or call 07969 058951


Firework Spectacular at Leeds Castle

Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4.

Watch this world famous fireworks extravaganza amongst the beautiful and historical backdrop of Leeds Castle. The magnificent display will provide an experience like no other, performed alongside dramatic space themed music and well known tunes from music and television.

Tickets must be pre-booked. Adults £18, Child (under 16 years) £10, Group rates (15 or more) Adult £15, Child £9, Under 4s free (must be reserved at the time of booking). or call 01622 880008


Fireworks Fun at Kent Life, Maidstone

Saturday, November 3.

Crowds will be thrilled this year at Kent Life’s Bonfire and Firework Spectacular with the many exciting activities and entertainment on offer! Be amazed by fire breathers lighting the roaring bonfire and join in the countdown to the annual spectacular musical firework display. Enjoy fairground rides, music and more.

Tickets: Adults £10, Concession £9, Children £7.75 – Book online to save 20 per cent. or call 01622 763936


Annual Great Lines Heritage Park Firework Display, Gillingham

Saturday, November 3.

Bring the whole family along to Medway Council’s annual free display, attracting up to 50,000 vistors each year, and admire stunning views of the night sky being lit up with amazing colours. or call 01634 333333


Fireworks Spectacular at The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood

Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4

The Hop Farm Family Park are taking their fireworks celebrations one step further this year - with not just one, but two nights of breath-taking displays and fire-cracking activities for all the family to enjoy! The 3rd November sees a child-friendly display with fewer loud bangs from 6pm, followed by a family ‘Olympic’ themed display at 9pm to celebrate this year’s sporting triumphs. Continuing with the patriotic party, the November 4 show features a main display from 6pm to songs with a Best of British theme. Both nights offer a fabulous funfair, children’s entertainment and live music as well as all the fun of The Hop Farm Family Park attractions.

Set your night off with a bang by bringing along your very own Guy Fawkes to put on the top of the Bonfire! Be as inventive as you can, and you could watch your very own creation going up in flames!!

Advanced Tickets: Adults £10.50, Children £6.30, Senior £8.40, Family (2+2) £ 31.50, Family (2+3) £35.70

Displays are subject to adverse weather conditions. or call 01622 872068


Firework Spectacular at Mount Ephraim Gardens, Hernhill near Faversham

Saturday, November 3

This family fireworks event takes place at Mount Ephraim at 7:30 pm and is organised by the Dawes Community Association ( This excellent and hugely popular display will not disappoint and will be complete with a bar, food and music to make your night go with a bang.

Advance Tickets £10 or £12 on the door, and will admit one Adult and up to 3 Children (under 14). or call 07513 750145


Westerham Scouts Fireworks Night, King George’s Field, Westerham

Saturday, November 3

This community organised event is sure to delight with fireworks, bonfire, paying bar and BBQ. Doors open 5.30pm, with the display starting at 6.30pm

Tickets £8 for adults, £5 for Children, or Family ticket £18. or call 01959 562372


Fireworks on the Farm, Merton farm, Canterbury

Saturday, November 3

Merton Farm (Merton Lane South, off Nackington Road, Canterbury, CT4 7BA).

Canterbury Round Table is raising money in aid of a number of local charities and good causes including: St Mary’s church (Nackington) roof fund, the Riding for the Disabled Association, and other local Round Table Charities.

The gates will open at 4:30 pm with the bonfire being lit at 6:00 pm and the fireworks display starting at 6:30 pm . Ample free parking will be available, along with a wide range of activities, food and refreshments on the night. This will include a licensed bar, burgers, hot dogs, candy floss, soft drinks, hot chocolate, face painting and of course fireworks.

Prices on the gate will be £10 for adults and £5 for children, pre-booked tickets have a 50 per cent £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. Free entry for all children aged three or under. .


Fireworks Fantasia, Wrotham

Saturday, October 27

Wrotham Cricket Ground (High Street, Wrotham, TN15 7AH).

As in previous years, the event will include a display by the renowned Phoenix Firework Company.

This year -A Fireworks Fantasia -will include live music from a wonderful local band known as Long Way Down Band, and dance from the familiar Hartley Morris Men. There will be many more carnival rides and stalls; some of which will be located on the Recreation Grounds so that children can be entertained (without the need to purchase a ticket to the fireworks display). Other free activities will include participation in a costume parade, face painting, hair weaving and a possibly maze made from hay bales for the young ones to get lost in!!

A Fireworks Fantasia is planned to start at 3pm, through to the fireworks at 7:15 pm.

Pre booked tickets adults £5, children and senoirs £3. Purchased on the door, adults £6, children and seniors £4.

Email for more information


Kent County Cricket Club Fireworks Extravaganza, Canterbury

Friday, November 2, 6pm

St Lawrence Ground, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3NZ

See fire eaters, glow acts, stilt walkers and live music from ‘The Chaps’ as well as performance from the Da Vinci dance troop.

There will be a funfair, refreshments, glow merchandise and free face painting!

Tickets: Adults £6 in advance, £8 on the night, Juniors (2-14) £3 in advance, £4 on the night

Family Ticket £15 in advance, £20 on the night (2 adults, 2 juniors)

Tickets can also be purchased from Blean Village Londis.

Hospitality also available:

Treat yourself to a delicious two course meal with fantastic views of the stunning fireworks in the JM Recruitment Harris Room

Adults £25 Juniors (age 5-16) £12.50

Or have a little more privacy in your very own hospitality box in the Les Ames Stand, Adults £30 Juniors (age 5-16) £12.50 01227 456 886


Bridge Village Fireworks

Church Meadow, Brewery Lane, Bridge

Saturday, November 10

Gates open 5.30pm

£12 for a family of four; £5 adults; £2.50 children Spectacular display and bonfire, with a range of hot and cold food, soup and mulled wine to keep you warm.


Ashford Rugby Club Fireworks Display

Saturday, November 3.

With 4,000 people attending in 2011, the Ashford Rugby Club Fireworks display certainly knows how tro draw a crowd.

Get ready for rockets and fizzers, Roman candles a bonfire and plenty of real ales to try.

Tickets Adults £6, Children 5-15 £3. Family (2 adults, 2 children) price online, Under 5s are free.


The Rotary Club of West Wickham’s firework display for 2012:

Saturday, 10 November. Gates open 6pm, display starts 7pm

The Rotary Club of West Wickham and the Langley Park School for Girls PSA present their 18th annual firework display.

There will be hot food, drinks and mulled wine available to purchase.

Proceeds will go to St Christopher’s Hospice, other charities, community projects and the School.

No parking is available on the school premises but there is plenty in surrounding roads. Please park considerately.

Langley Park School for Girls, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BE

Adult tickets £6, Children (aged 16 or under) £3.50 (under 5s free). Family ticket (not available on the gate) £14 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Call 07402 450545 or e-mail:


Little Danes Meadow, Milstead

Entrance beside Julian House, Saturday, November 3, 6pm.

Please bring a torch, hot dogs, soup and mulled wine.

There will be a huge bonfire and plenty of fire works.

Tickets cost £3.50 for adults and £1.50 for children, which includes a free sparkler.

All proceeds go to Milstead Church.


2012 Fireworks Display in Central Park, Dartford

Saturday, November 3, run by Dartford Lions Club, kicks off at 5pm with the bonfire being lit at 7.15pm and the fireworks starting at 8pm.

Advance ticket prices: £4 adult/ £2 child

Tickets are available in advance from local venues including:

Craft Frames, 21 West Hill, Dartford (Tue-Sat)

Yogesh of Londis, 43 Dartford Road

Chef’s, Priory Centre, Dartford

EllenorLions Hospice Shop, Spital Street, Dartford

EllenorLions Special Treats, Darent Valley Hospital

Café in the Park, Central Park, Dartford

Priory Shopping Centre, Dartford, on Thursday 25 October, Saturday 27 October, Thursday 1 November, Friday 2 November and Saturday 3 November from 9.30am to 1pm and 1.30pm to 4pm

On the gate ticket prices: £5 adult/ £3 child

Proceeds from the event will go to EllenorLions Hospices and other Dartford Lions Charities.

For more information visit Dartford Lions Club’s website


Danson Park Fireworks.Bexleyheath

Saturday, November 3, gates open at 6pm

Display starts at 8pm.

This is an annual event of some 40 years standing put on by the Welling Round Table.

There will be music and a funfair, full catering and temporary WC facilities. Every year around 20,000 people come along and join in the fun and this year promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Admission on the night is £5, but tickets may be purchased in advance (not after Friday 2nd November) either from local agents, who are already displaying posters in their shop windows, or online at


FIREWORK SPECTACULAR at Palace Farm, Doddington. ME9 0AU

Saturday 3rd November Gates open 5.30pm, bonfire 6.30pm, main display 7pm

Bar, bbq, hot drinks,children’s fun fair

Adults £6 Children £4 (Under 5s free) In aid of village hall funds.


Edenbridge Bonfire Night

Edenbridge High Street and Recreation Ground

Saturday, November 3

Edenbridge Bonfire Night has one of the best firework displays in the region. The Bishop of the Bonfire leads a torch lit procession of marching bands, floats and Guy Fawkes through the High Street. Thousands of people gather from about 6pm and the procession sets off about 6.30pm. After it returns up the High Street, the crowd makes its way to the Recreation Ground in Lingfield Road for the tremendous firework display at about 8.30pm. Each year there is a celebrity guy whose identity remains a secret until just before the day!

For more info ring 01732 863120



Farriers Arms, Mesham, Ashford

Saturday, November 3, 6pm.

Take part in the “bring along a guy “ competition

There are three categories and there will be a prize in each category of £100 to your nominated local organisation or charity for the best guy as judged by Webbo

Guys to be brought to the field behind the Farriers on Saturday 3rd between 9am and 6:15 pm;

At 6:30 pm the Guys will be judged in 3 categories, according to the maker’s age:

Child (under 12 years)

Youth (12 to 18 years)

Adult (over 18) / Family

Each winner receives £100 for their chosen non-profit making local Community organisation (school, PTA, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Scouts, Youth Club, Sports Club, Choir, Church, Village Group, etc);

The winning Child also presses the button to start the fireworks;

The winning Youth also presses the button to light the bonfire;

The family of everyone making one or more Guys can claim a free family ticket for the event;

Each guy needs a label attached stating the name of the Guy, the maker’s name, age and telephone, and the chosen Community organisation;

On the day, tickets cost £20 for a family, or £8 per adult and children (accompanied by an adult): under 19s £5 each, under 5s free.

The field opens to the public at 5:30 pm and, after the Guy judging at 6:30, the fireworks display (which will be bigger and better even than last year’s) starts about 7:00 pm then the bonfiire is lit.



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