Bonfire & Firework Displays across Barrow and Furness
30th October 2018
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Bonfires, fireworks, delicious hot food, mulled wine and good times are in plentiful supply across Barrow and Furness. 

Here's our guide to the fantastic displays taking place near you (and one or two further afield too)

Take a look, and get involved!


Saturday 3rd November - Cartmel Bonfire and Fireworks Display

Cartmel Village Trust are holding their wonderful bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 3rd November at Cartmel Racecourse.

Cartmel Racecourse is the perfect setting for a bonfire and fireworks display.

The lighting of the bonfire takes place at 6pm with the fireworks display starting at 7.30pm

Burgers, cakes and hot soup will be available to keep you warm. Food available from 5:30pm but does normally sell fast.

Admission to this event is FREE, BUT DONATIONS will be greatly received.

Please don't bring your own sparklers or fireworks to the event.

Parking is FREE in the racecourse paddock.


Saturday 3rd November- Hawkshead Bonfire & Fireworks

Annual traditional community Guy Fawkes bonfire and firework display at Hawkshead Recreation Ground.

Hawkshead Bonfire will be held on 3rd November 2018, events starting at 5.00pm

Taylor’s Fairground attraction from 5pm

Live singer from 5.30pm

Fire Engine from 5.45pm (unless called out)

Food and refreshments from 5.30pm

Bonfire lighting at 6pm

Fireworks display 6.30pm

Donations on the gate, no sparklers or fireworks.


Saturday 3rd November - Roose Pioneers Bonfire Party

Roose Pioneers are holding their Bonfire Party on Saturday 3rd November.

It's being held at Redwaters, Flass Lane (opposite Red River Club)

The Gates open at 5.30pm

Bonfire will be lit at 7pm

Fireworks Display at 7.30pm

Adults £2

Children £1

Family of 4 £5


Saturday 3rd November - Family Bonfire and Firework Night at Cartmel Fell Parish Hall

Cartmel Fell Parish Hall hosts it's popular Bonfire Party Sat 3rd November.

Come along and join this community Bonfire and Fireworks, starting at 6 pm with the procession of lanterns and the Guy from the Parish Hall down to the bonfire. 
Admission is £8 adults; £4 children to include a hotpot supper with homemade puddings. Without supper adults £5; children free.
● Carved Lantern Competition
● Mulled Wine
● Drinks from the Bar
● Raffle


Sunday 4th November - Bonfire Night at Lowther Castle

Come and watch amazing fireworks in a setting like no other.

* Fireworks * Street food * Music * Illuminated Garden Walk * Family fun * Hot toddies *

Courtyard open from 5.00pm. Food on offer includes Jacket potatoes, soups, sausage sandwiches, Thai street food, Churros, bonfire-themed cakes, hot chocolate and coffees, mulled wine and cider, autumn cocktails.

7.20pm Fire Display
7.45pm Fireworks

Evening closes at 10.00pm

Ticketed event. Adult £9.50; Child £7.50


Monday 5th November - Gleaston Village Bonfire Night

Gleaston holds its Village Bonfire Night on Monday 5th November.

The Village Hall opens at 6:00 pm for Refreshments-Soup/cakes/hot & cold drinks) Outside on the barbeque there will be burgers/hot dogs.

Bonfire lit at approx 6:30 pm
Fireworks lit at approx 7:00 pm

As in previous years it will get very busy, therefore please arrive in good time. 

Although they do not charge, donations are very welcome and greatly appreciated. All welcome!


Monday 5th November - Fireworks Display at Dalton United

Come along to the best firework display in South Cumbria at Dalton United.

The infamous Dalton United Bonfire Night Fireworks Display is back! The best display in the South Lakes and Furness - fun for all the family!

Tickets can be bought on the gate.

Tickets £3 per person / £10 per family


Monday 5th November - Bonfire Night Party at Furness Rugby Club

Furness Rugby Club Bonfire Night Party.

Monday November 5th at The Strawberry Grounds off Croslands Park Road.

Opens 6pm

Bonfire Lit 6.30pm

Firework Display 7.00pm

Admission £8 per family or

£3 per adult, £2 per child

Payable at entrance gates

Food and drink available.


Monday 5th November - Hawcoat Park RUFC Bonfire Night

The ever popular Bonfire and Fireworks display at Hawcoat Park takes place on Monday 5th November.

Gates Open 6pm
Bonfire Lit 6.30pm
Fireworks Display 7.30pm

Adults £3, Children £2 at the gate.
Children Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

For Health & Safety reasons no Fireworks or Sparklers to be brought on site




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