Bonfire and Fireworks in the Abingdon area 2013
26th October 2013
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This is a selection of bonfire and fireworks events taking place in the area this year (in date order) – do check times and details with the organisers as they can change.

Culham Park Annual Firework Display

Saturday 2nd November
4:30pm gates open

In support of HELP for HEROES and the Didcot-based FELIX FUND bomb disposal charity.

In addition to the Fireworks, Bonfire and Laser Show there will be an extended Halloween Scare Zone in the woods, Hot air balloons, Longbow archers, Trials bike and robot demonstrations.

For children there will be a magic show and circle drumming in the marquees, a mega slide and other fairground rides and stalls.

There will be plenty of food and a beer tent also serving mulled wine.

Gates open at 4.30pm - Magic Show at 5.15pm - Fireworks around 7pm.


Didcot Charity Fireworks Spectacular, Bonfire & Funfair

Saturday 2nd November
5:30pm gates open

Gates open at 17.30, bonfire lit at 18.15 and fireworks at 19.00. Fun fair. Food to include a pig roast, and hot drinks. Advance tickets: family £10, adults £4, OAP + children (4-16 years) £2.50, under 3s FREE. Tickets on the gate: family £12, adults £5, OAP + children (4-16 years) £3, under 3s FREE. Tickets from Thorntons/Heart to Heart in Didcot Orchard Centre, the One Stop Shop at Didcot civic hall or the Newbury Building Society, Broadway, Didcot. Proceeds to local charities. Organised by Didcot Rotary Club. At Loyd Recreation Ground (Brasenose Park), Brasenose Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 7BN. Tel: 01235 212082


John Blandy School Fireworks

Tuesday 5th November

We'll be serving hot food and soft drinks from 17.00 so come and fill up before heading out on to the school field for a really impressive firework display at 18.00.  Followed by the lighting of a giant bonfire at 18.30. You won't be disappointed! At John Blandy VC Primary School, Laurel Drive, Southmoor, Near Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 5DJ. Email: Price: £2.50 per person.


Fireworks & Bonfire, Grove Nr - Wantage

Friday 8th November

Organised by Grove RFC. There will be BBQ, bar (inside and out) and fun fair. Entry £5, under-16s £3, family £10. GRFC kindly requests that you do not bring sparklers to the event please. At Rugby Club, Recreation Ground, Cane Lane, Grove, Oxon, OX12 0AA. Tel: 01235 762750 Email:


Oxford Round Table Fireworks and Bonfire

Saturday 9th November

Oxford Round Table are proud to announce their 46th annual Fireworks Display in South Parks.
Every year thousands of people fill the park to watch Oxford's largest Fireworks Display and a bonfire that can be seen from miles around, and not to forget that all the profits from the night go to local charities.

Fireworks, bonfire, music stage, funfair, local food....


Charity Bonfire and Pyromusical Firework Display, Kinecroft - Wallingford

Saturday 9th November
6:00pm until 9:00pm

With the help of local company, Spyrotechnics (six times musical firework champions!) for a fully choreographed firework display.

Wallingford 1155 will be taking a bold step forward and bringing the firework display into the 21st Century! Enlisting the help of local display company, Spyrotechnics (six times musical firework champions!) and their experience in computer controlled firework displays to fire a fully choreographed to music firework display. The entire night will be having a shake up and given a completely new look while maintaining the more traditional elements of the evening. Including a best guy competition, effigy and explosive bonfire ignition! One thing is for sure, you will be certain to see a firework display like none other fired on the Kinecroft ever! For updates and event teasers search for Wallingford 1155 on Facebook! Gates open at 17.30. Entry via donation, please give generously! For more information call Sean Guard on 01491 833282.

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