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Kent firework displays 2017: Plan your night out with our essential guide

PUBLISHED: 16:30 11 October 2017

Firework displays will light up the sky in November

Firework displays will light up the sky in November

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Displays will start from November 3 this year

The skies above Kent will be lit up next month as towns across the county celebrate Guy Fawkes night.

Firework displays, bonfires and fun fairs will all be held as part of the annual celebrations, but with November 5 just a few weeks away, it’s time to decide which display you’ll be headed to.

Check out our must-see list of different display taking place next month.

Where: Ashford Rugby Club

Date: November 4

Time: 7.30pm

What: Fireworks, a mega bonfire, real ales, food stalls and outdoor bars

Entry prices: Family £20 on the door/£15 with tickets, adults £8/£6, children £4/£3, under 5s go free

Tickets: http://www.ashfordrugbyclubboxoffice.co.uk/

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Where: Elizabeth Harvie Playing Field, Bearsted

Date: November 3

Time: 7.30pm

What: Fireworks set to a soundtrack of classic Disney music. Hot food will be available along with hot and cold drinks and even glo-sticks

Entry prices: Family £20, adults £8, children £5, under 4s go free

Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/f/11182

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Where: Glebe Field, Benenden

Date: November 4

Time: 7pm

What: BBQ and licensed bar, bonfire and fireworks

Entry prices: Tickets required

Tickets: http://www.benendenfireworks.co.uk/

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Where: Quex Park, Birchington

Date: November 4

Time: 5pm

What: Disney-themed entertainment with a fun fair, fully licensed bar, a variety of eateries serving hot and cold food and drink, DJ on stage, large gift and craft marquee offering a range of goods, jugglers and more

Entry prices: Family £34, adults £10, children £8, under 3s go free

Tickets: https://coconuttickets.com/buy-now/?control=buy_now&entity_id=7&event_id=30&form_code=B2C&order_type_code=TKT

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Where: Brands Hatch, Longfield

Date: November 4 & 5

Time: Gates open at 8am

What: Following the conclusion of the British Truck Racing Championship, sparks will fly with a wealth of family-friendly attractions including monster trucks and fun fair rides

Entry prices: Weekend admission is £25 for adults, £15 for children, and Sunday admission is £19 for adults, £12 for children. Under 13s go free

Tickets: https://connect.msv.com/Catalog/BH_17_Truck_2/Admission_Tickets

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Where: Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Date: November 5

Time: 8pm

What: Live music, children’s funfair rides, hot and cold food

Entry prices: Free

Tickets: Not needed

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Where: Capel-le-Ferne Primary School

Date: November 3

Time: 7pm

What: Fireworks along with hot and cold food and drink, tuck and flashing toys

Entry prices: Family £15, adults £5, children £4, under 4s free but ticket needed

Tickets: From the school office

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Where: St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Chalk, Gravesham, DA12 2NL.

Date: November 4.

Time: Gates open at 5pm, bonfire at 6.30pm and fireworks to follow shortly after.

What: Food, tea and coffee will be available at the Chalk church fireworks event, parking at Gravesend Crematorium nearby.

Entry prices: Children £2, adults £4.

Tickets: At the gate.

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Where: Crockham Hill, Edenbridge

Date: October 28

Time: 6.30pm

What: Fancy dress competition for children, a torch-lit procession, bonfire and firework display

Entry prices: Adults £6 on the door/£5 with tickets, children £3/£2.50

Tickets: Crockham Hill Primary School, The Royal Oak, The Carpenters Arms, Four Elms Garage and Westerham Garage

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Where: Central Park, Dartford, DA1 1EU.

Date: November 4.

Time: Gates open at 5pm, bonfire at 7.15pm and fireworks at 8pm.

What: Featuring its own bonfire and fun fair, Dartford’s Central Park is hosting its own Bonfire Night on Saturday, November 4.

Entry prices: Children £4, adults £6, or book in advance for £3 children’s tickets and £5 for adults.

Tickets: At the gate.

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Where: Recreation Ground, Edenbridge

Date: November 4

Time: 6.30pm

What: Torch-lit procession, fairground rides, stalls, live DJ and two huge Guys – one is Guy Fawkes and the other is a now-traditional celebrity figure

Entry prices: Family £20, adults £8 on the door/£6 with tickets, children £4/£3, under 5s go free

Tickets: Farringtons, Foxwood Maclean, Swan Inn

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Where: Great Lines Heritage Park, Gillingham

Date: November 4

Time: 7pm

What: Bonfire and fireworks

Entry prices: Free

Tickets: Not required

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Where: Riverside Leisure Area, Community Place, Gravesend, BR3 3SR.

Date: November 3.

Time: Display starts at 8pm

What: Watch fireworks shoot above the Thames on Gravesend’s riverside, which will also feature a fun fair 5pm to 10pm and a disco from 7pm.

Entry prices: Free.

Tickets: Free.

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Where: Royal British Legion, London Road, Greenhithe, DA9 9EJ.

Date: November 3.

Time: Gates at 6.30pm, fireworks from 7pm

What: Fireworks, a bar and a barbecue will all be on offer along with glow toys for visitors. Donations for the RBL are welcome.

Entry prices: Free.

Tickets: Free.

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Where: Hampton Primary School, Herne Bay

Date: October 27

Time: 7pm

What: Funfair rides, side shows and hot food

Entry prices: £3, under 3s free

Tickets: Available from the school

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Where: Hextable Park, Emersons Avenue, Hextable, BR8 7WS.

Date: November 3.

Time: Gates at 7pm, display at 7.30pm

What: New Town Tigers FC will be selling food and soft drinks the pavilion and light ups will also be available for sale.

Entry prices: Free.

Tickets: Free.

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Where: Hop Farm, Paddock Wood

Date: October 28

Time: 8.30pm

What: Funfair, food and drink

Entry prices: Group of four £25, single ticket £10, under 1s free

Tickets: https://thehopfarm.co.uk/events/fireworks-spectacular

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Where: Kemsing School Field, Sevenoaks

Date: November 4

Time: 7.30pm

What: BBQ, soup, hot drinks

Entry prices: Family £17 on the door/£12 with tickets, adults £5.50/£4.50, children £3.50/£2.50

Tickets: Dynes Rd Post Office, School Office and Best One Convenience Store, West End

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Where: Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury

Date: November 5

Time: 6pm

What: Funfair and entertainment

Entry prices: Family £25 on the door/£20 with tickets, adults £10/£8, children £5/£4

Tickets: https://www.kentcricketshop.co.uk/event_listing.aspx

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Where: Kent Life, Maidstone

Date: November 4 & 5

Time: 6.45pm

What: Face painting, children’s fairground rides, glow sticks galore, a licensed bar & food concessions.

Entry prices: Family £35, adults £11, children £9, under 3s go free

Tickets: https://kentlife.merlintickets.co.uk/product/SPECEV000004

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Where: Kenward Trust, Yalding, Maidstone

Date: November 9

Time: 7.30pm

What: Star Wars-themed display and fairground rides

Entry prices: Family £25, adults £10, children £5

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/kenward-fireworks-spectacular-tickets-37065506929

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Where: Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Date: November 4 and 5

Time: 5.30pm

What: Live music, entertainment, falconry display, maze and play areas and food

Entry prices: Adults £22, children £14.50, under 4s go free

Tickets: https://www.maximweb.net/leedscastlev8_ui_full/events.aspx

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Where: Lordswood Leisure Centre, Chatham

Date: November 1

Time: 6.30pm

What: Music and funfair rides

Entry prices: £5 on the door/£4 with tickets

Tickets: https://llc-tickets.jnptechnical.co.uk/product/firework-night-2017-1st-november-2017/

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Where: Maidstone Grammar School

Date: November 4

Time: 6pm

What: 30 minutes of fireworks set to music

Entry prices: Family £25, adults £10, children £5, under 5s go free

Tickets: Available on the door

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Where: The Farriers Arms, Mersham

Date: November 4

Time: 7.30pm

What: Food stalls and mulled wine and cider

Entry prices: Family £16, adults £7, children £3, under 5s go free

Tickets: 01233 720444

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Where: Recreation Ground, Minster, Ramsgate

Date: November 3

Time: 6pm

What: Hot food and drinks and fireworks

Entry prices: Free

Tickets: 01843 821339

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Where: Minster Primary School, Sheerness

Date: November 3

Time: 6pm

What: Bonfire and fireworks

Entry prices: Family £10, adults £4, children £2

Tickets: Available from the school

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Where: New Burlington Ground, Newington

Date: November 5

Time: 7.30pm

What: BBQ and fireworks

Entry prices: £20 per car, £5 per person

Tickets: 01303 266887

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Where: The Baypoint Club, Sandwich

Date: October 28

Time: 6pm

What: Face painting, fairground rides and BBQ

Entry prices: Family £25, adults £8, children £5

Tickets: https://baypointsportsclub.co.uk/events/fireworks-night

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Where: Sevenoaks High Street

Date: November 4

Time: 7.45pm

What: Torch procession and fireworks set to music

Entry prices: Family £25 on the night/£21 with tickets, adults £10/£8, children £7/£5, under 4s go free

Tickets: http://www.sevenoaksfireworks.co.uk/

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Where: Sheppey Rugby Club

Date: November 4

Time: 6pm

What: Fairground stalls, food, bonfire and fireworks

Entry prices: Family £10, single ticket £5, £10 per car, under 3s go free,

Tickets: Available on the door.


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Where: Swanley Recreation Ground, St Mary’s Road, Swanley, BR8 7BU.

Date: November 6.

Time: Gates open at 5pm, display at 7.30pm.

What: Enter your own Guy Fawkes creation for a competition to win £25 at the event, which will also feature children’s rides, live music, a hog roast and a bonfire.

Entry prices: Free.

Tickets: Free.

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Where: Tonbridge Angels Football Club

Date: October 27

Time: 8pm

What: Funfair, stalls and fancy dress

Entry prices: Family £15 on the door/£12 with tickets, single ticket £6/£5

Tickets: http://www.tonbridgefireworks.co.uk/

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Where: Trottiscliffe Primary School, West Malling

Date: November 3

Time: 8pm

What: Beer tent, BBQ, tombola, disco

Entry prices: Adults £6, children £3

Tickets: Available from the school and The George Inn

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Where: Dunorlan Park, Tunbridge Wells

Date: November 4

Time: 7pm

What: Food, drink and rides

Entry prices: Adults £6, children £4, under 5s go free

Tickets: https://www.rtwrt.org/

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Where: Tyler Hill Memorial Hall, Canterbury

Date: November 4

Time: 7.30pm

What: Fairground rides, coconut shy, tombola and hoopla stalls as well as glow in the dark products, music, food and drink

Entry prices: Adults £6, children £2.50

Tickets: http://www.tylerhillbonfire.co.uk/ticket-information.php#buyonline

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Where: Westmoor Farm, Rainham

Date: November 4

Time: 5pm

What: A range of stalls to accompany the fireworks

Entry prices: Family £20, adults £7, children £5

Tickets: Pay on entry

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Where: Westerham Valley

Date: November 10

Time: 7.15pm

What: Torch-lit procession, food vans and live music

Entry prices: Family £18, adults £8, children £5, under 5s go free

Tickets: https://lineupnow.com/event/westerham-fireworks-spectacular

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Where: West Farleigh Sports Club, Maidstone

Date: November 3

Time: 6pm

What: Live stage music, light entertainers, samba band, refreshments, food and drink, stilt walkers, stalls

Entry prices: Family £25, adults £8.50, children £4.50

Tickets: http://www.westfarleighsportsclub.com/fireworks.html

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Where: Wrotham Cricket Ground

Date: October 29

Time: 7.30pm

What: Children’s rides, food and drink

Entry prices: Adults £6 on the door/£5 with tickets, children £4/£3

Tickets: Wrotham shops, pubs and NISA Borough Green

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