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Firework displays in Wiltshire this week
2:23pm Thursday 1st November 2012 in News
WESTBURY Westbury Junior School, Queens Road The event starts at 6pm and there will be a bonfire, barbecue, fairground rides and a spectacular firework display. Tickets are £2.50 for children, £4 adults, £12 for a family in advance or £4 per person on the gate, from the school, the Clean Machine in Westbury and Jitterbugs sweet shop. All money raised will go to the school.
Saturday, November 10
BRADFORD ON AVON
The Beehive Field Bradford on Avon’s annual fireworks display is taking place at The Beehive field between 5.30-8.30pm, with a variety of dazzling fireworks, a bonfire and live music performances among the attractions.
The annual display is organised by parents of pupils attending Christ Church, Fitzmaurice and St Laurence schools, raising funds for them to purchase equipment for students.
Other highlights of the event include a bouncy castle, an inflatable assault course, a hog roast and a barbecue.
Advance tickets – available from the Murco petrol station in Woolley Street, the Castle Inn and ANP stores in Trowbridge Road – are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children.
On the gate, admission will cost £7 for adults and £3 for children.
CODFORD Village Sports Field Codford has pushed the boat out for 2012 with a £12,000 fireworks show, choreographed to music. The theme for the show is The Year 2012, with all the country has had to celebrate, most notably the Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
Gates open at 5pm, with the bonfire lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks display at 7.30pm.
Other attractions include a bouncy castle, a barbecue and a bar.
Tickets are £5 for adults and £2 for children under 10.
NESTON Neston Recreation Ground Visitors to the Neston Recreation Ground, in Pool Green, are in for a sparkling time at tomorrow’s firework display, which starts at 5pm.
The annual event always draws a large crowd and, as well as the spectacle of the rockets, families can also enjoy the selection of refreshments on sale.
Tickets are £4 on the gate for adults, £2 for children. Proceeds from the event are being donated to Neston Primary School.
For more information, visit www.nestonfireworks.com.
MARLBOROUGH Friday, 7pm for 8
WITH November 5 falling on Monday this year, Marlborough Town Football Club is one of those to switch the fun to this weekend.
The event is one of the main bonfires and fireworks displays for the town.
Drinks and food will be available from the clubhouse with the bonfire being at the end of the club’s practice pitch.
There is plenty of parking both at the ground and along its access road leading from Elcot Lane.
BENGER BLAZE Saturday, 5.30pm for 6
Bonfire night celebrations are on the recreation ground in Sutton Benger with the lighting of the bonfire due to take place around 6pm. The budget for fireworks is bigger than previous years, promising a spectacular show, and there will be lots of glow-sticks and other glowing novelty items on sale.
In addition to mulled wine the bar will sell local beer and cider while the barbecue will feature locally produced sausages and beefburgers.
Those attending are asked not to bring any fireworks to the display for safety reasons.