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It’s al­most time for Bon­fire Night. On Mon­day, Novem­ber 5, peo­ple all over the UK will be lighting fire­works and sparklers as they cel­e­brate the foil­ing of the Gun­pow­der Plot in 1605.

The UK cel­e­bra­tion com­mem­o­rates when Guy Fawkes was ar­rested while guard­ing ex­plo­sives plot­ters had placed be­neath the House of Lords.

Peo­ple sub­se­quently lit bon­fires around Lon­don to cel­e­brate the fact that King James I had sur­vived the as­sas­si­na­tion at­tempt.

Here are just some of the events tak­ing place in our area so far, with many more yet to be added.

Hull Big Bang 2018

What? A fire­work and bon­fire spec­tac­u­lar, with a fun­fair in­clud­ing waltzers, dodgems and more. There will also be stilt walk­ers, fire breathers, bars, a food court and live mu­sic. Where? KCOM Craven Park When? Thurs­day, Novem­ber 1, from 4pm to 10pm. Bon­fire at 7pm and fire­works at 8pm. Fam­ily tick­ets cost £11.99 or £4 for adults and £2.50 for chil­dren.

Bev­er­ley West­wood Lions Club Bon­fire & Fire­works

What? This an­nual event is a sta­ple Bon­fire Night for hun­dreds of peo­ple, with peo­ple flock­ing ev­ery year to see the views of Bev­er­ley lit with colour and glit­ter. A bon­fire will be lit at 6.30pm, with a pro­fes­sional fire­works dis­play from 7.30pm. The event is free to at­tend, but do­na­tions are wel­come to help cover costs of the fire­works. Where? Bev­er­ley West­wood When? Mon­day, Novem­ber 5

Hull Vine­yard

What? This an­nual event will fea­ture live mu­sic, an amaz­ing fire­works dis­play, a huge bon­fire, as well as food and drink. There will also be free glow­sticks for chil­dren. Food on of­fer will be avail­able from the likes of Dope Burger, Cot­tage Cater­ing, Go Dutch Pan­cake House and more. Where? Hull Vine­yard Church, Vul­can Street, HU6 7PS When? Satur­day, Novem­ber 3, from 5.30pm. Tick­ets are free but are first come first served, with 3,000 avail­able. There will be no tick­ets on the door.

Hull Wyke Round Table

What? Hull Wyke Round Table will be host­ing a spec­tac­u­lar fire­work dis­play at Hum­berdale Farm. There will be a hog roast, mulled wine, hot­dogs and burg­ers, games and more. All the money raised will go to chil­dren’s char­i­ties. Where? Hum­berdale Farm, Swan­land When? Satur­day, Novem­ber 3. Gates open at 6pm. En­try costs £10 per car or £4 per adult and £2 for un­der 16s.

Mer­cure Hull Grange Park Ho­tel

What? The ho­tel is host­ing its first Bon­fire Night Ex­trav­a­ganza to raise funds for Hull 4 He­roes and Cash For Kids. Along­side the roar­ing bon­fire and spec­tac­u­lar fire­works, there will also be fair­ground rides and cater­ing avail­able. Where? Mer­cure Hull Grange Park Ho­tel, Willerby When? Sun­day, Novem­ber 4, from 4pm. Tick­ets from Eventbrite cost £5 per per­son and chil­dren un­der three can en­ter free of charge. A pro­por­tion of pro­ceeds will be do­nated to Hull 4 He­roes and Cash For Kids.

East Park Fire­works Spec­tac­u­lar

What? Or­gan­is­ers are promis­ing an amaz­ing night at East Park with Hull’s big­gest and bright­est fire­work cel­e­bra­tion. Al­bert John Evans, one of the or­gan­is­ers, said: “We have been plan­ning this event for months now and hope to make this an an­nual cel­e­bra­tion in the city. Hull City Coun­cil have given us this op­por­tu­nity to make the event truly spec­tac­u­lar with a great dis­play, with the park of­fer­ing a fan­tas­tic view of our fire­work dis­play. “I am very grate­ful to them for help­ing to make this hap­pen and hope­fully the pub­lic will come out to the event and sup­port us. We urge peo­ple to get here early and come and have a great night out.” The cel­e­bra­tions are due to start at 4.30pm with the fire­works com­menc­ing at 8pm. There will also be fire spin­ners and stilt walk­ers, as well as chil­dren’s rides and a range of street food, not for­get­ting the all-im­por­tant tof­fee ap­ples. When? Satur­day, Novem­ber 3. Dis­count fam­ily tick­ets are avail­able now from Skid­dle, the East Park Pavil­ion or Hull Box Of­fice.

There are plenty of fire­work dis­plays to choose from this year, in­clud­ing Bev­er­ley West­wood bon­fire, or­gan­ised by the Lions Club, pic­tured be­low

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