As Guy Fawkes Night rapidly approaches, families across Haverhill will be setting off into the night to enjoy some hearty home cooked food, warm their cold fingers by the bonfire and gasp with delight as fireworks illuminate the night sky.
Typically celebrated on or around the 5th November, Bonfire Night has rapidly become one of the most popular dates in the UK calendar, so we thought it best to track down some of the best Bonfire Night celebrations taking place around Haverhill:
21st Annual Linton Fireworks
The 21st Annual Linton Fireworks take place on Saturday 6th November at Linton Infants School, with all money raised going towards the village school.
Gates open at 6pm, with the bonfire being lit at 6:30pm and fireworks from 7pm.
Stambourne Village Bonfire and Fireworks
The Stambourne Village Bonfire and Fireworks display takes place on Saturday 6th November at 6.30pm. Refreshments are available and tickets cost £4 for adults and £2 for children.
Bury St Edmunds
Firework display at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club on Friday 5th November. Gates open at 5.30pm, fireworks start at 7.30pm. Music and children's funfair, club bar and outside bar, food available. Admission on foot Adults £5, Children (3-12) £3, under 5 free.
Bury St Edmunds Round Table Fireworks spectactular takes place on Saturday 6th November at Abbey Gardens. Gates open 6pm, fireworks commence 7.30pm. Tickets, in aid of local charities, Adults £6, Children/SDenior Citizens £5, Family Ticket £20
Melford Hall Park
Melford Hall Park's fireworks display, gates open at 6pm on Friday, with the lighting of the 'Giant Bonfire' at 8pm followed by a massive fireworks spectacular at 8.30pm. Advance tickets Adults £5, Children £3. On the gate Adults £6, Children £4.
Fireworks for Sale
If you prefer celebrating a little closer to home, Haverhill has a number of local fireworks suppliers who can help your Bonfire Night party go with a bang.
HSS Vulcan stock the widest range of fireworks in the local area. From sparklers to single ignition displays in a box, they have everything you need to make Guy Fawkes night a success.
Their range of branded Cosmic Fireworks are available in dazzling colours with stunning effects, they are reliable and safe to use and quality assured to BS 7114 : Part 2: 1998.
Call 01440 714 384 to place your order or pop into the shop on Sturmer Road in Haverhill.
However, remember if you do choose to celebrate at home, let your neighbours know in advance, follow the fireworks code and keep any pets or small animals indoors.