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Bonfire Night 2019 – What’s On in Kent?


Wrap up warm and bring the family along for these top spectacular fireworks displays taking place in Kent! 


Friday 1st November


Gravesend Riverside

Join Gravesend Riverside Leisure Area for fireworks, a fun fair, disco and more!

When? 1st November, gates open 6.30pm, fireworks start at 8pm.

Where? Riverside Leisure Area, Gravesend, DA12 2BS 

Prices: Free


Hollingbourne Meadows Trust 

The Hollingbourne Meadows Trust Fireworks Display 2019 is set to be a great family event, with a BBQ, stalls, a bar and more.

When? 1st November, gates open at 5.45pm

Where? Hollingbourne Meadows Trust land at the rear of Tilefields. Access via Grove Mill Cottage Public Footpath from Eyhorne Street Hollingbourne (parking is not available for this event).

Prices: £4 in advance, £5 on the night. Under 5’s go free.


West Farleigh Sports Club

This village event is set to please crowds with entertainment, local food and drinks stalls, a bonfire and fireworks. 

When? 1st November, gates open 6pm.

Where? West Farleigh Sports Club, Elmscroft Park, Charlton Lane, West Farleigh ME15 0NY

Prices: Tickets available online only. Adult £8.50, children (4-16) £4.99. 


Saturday 2nd November


Ashford Rugby Club

Ashford’s spectacular annual fireworks display, complete with real ales, food stalls, outdoor bars and a mega bonfire, returns on Saturday 2nd November 2019.

When? 2nd November, Gates open 5pm, Mega Bonfire lit 7pm and Fireworks display begins at 7.30pm.

Where? Ashford Rugby Football Club, Canterbury Road, Kennington, Ashford TN24 9QB

Prices: Adults: £6 online, £8 on the night, Children (under 16): £3 online, £4 on the night.


Kent Life

Be amazed at the annual Kent Life firework display! With a bonfire, children’s activities, fairground rides and more, it’s set to be an unforgettable evening.

When? 2nd – 3rd November, Kent Life opens at 3pm, bonfire 6.16pm and fireworks 6.30pm.

Where? Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU

Prices: Tickets must be booked online. Adults £12, children (3-13) £10, under 3’s go free.


Leeds Castle

The popular Fireworks Spectacular at Leeds Castle is the biggest fireworks display in the South East! With entertainment during the afternoon, live music, fairground rides and more, this is set to be a brilliant event. 

When? 2nd – 3rd November, arrive from 2pm onwards. Fireworks begin at 5.30pm.

Where? Leeds Castle, Maidstone ME17 1PL

Prices: Adults £23, children (4-15 years) £14, under 4’s go free.


Minster Primary School

Held at Minster Primary School, this family friendly evening is set to be a blast!

When? 2nd November, gates open 6pm

Where? Minster-in-Sheppey Primary School, Brecon Chase, Minster on Sea, Sheerness ME12 2HX

Prices: Adults £4 in advance, £5 on the night, Children £2 in advance, £3 on the gate. Tickets are on sale via the school office.


Quex Park, Birchington

The theme for this year’s Bonfire Night at Birchington is ‘Rock the 80’s’, with popular 80’s music accompanying spectacular fireworks and a bonfire.

When? 2nd November, gates open 4pm, first display at 6pm, bonfire lit 6.15pm.

Where? Quex Park, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH

Prices: Adults £13.50, Children (under 15) £11.50, under 5’s go free.


Tyler Hill, Canterbury

Join Tyler Hill for an evening of fireworks, fairground rides, music and food!

When? 2nd November, gates open 5.30pm, fireworks begin 7.30pm.

Where? Tyler Hill Memorial Hall, Summer Lane, Tyler Hill, Canterbury CT2 9NJ.

Prices: Adults: £7 in advance, £8 on the day, Children: £3.50 in advance, £4 on the day.


Warden House Primary School

The annual fireworks display is set to be a blast!

When? 2nd November, the event will take place between 6pm and 8pm.

Where? Warden House Primary School, Birdwood Avenue, Deal, Kent CT14 9SF


Sunday 3rd November


The Appleyard, Sittingbourne

The Appleyard in Sittingbourne boasts live music, a BBQ and bar, fairground rides, stalls and more at its 2019 Fireworks Spectacular! All proceeds will be donated to the Sporting Tree Foundation charity.

When? 3rd November, gates open 5.30pm, fireworks begin 7.30pm. 

Where? The Appleyard Sports Ground, Gore Court Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 1QN

Prices: Adults £7, Children (under 15) £5, under 2’s go free.


Brands Hatch

The Kent racing circuit will delight spectators with its annual trucks and fireworks display!

When? 3rd November, truck racing from 8am, fireworks at 5pm.

Where? Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG

Prices: Adults £20, Teens (13-15) £17, Children (under 13) free.


Offham Primary School

This year, Offham Primary School are celebrating Bonfire Night with fairground rides, food and drink, a wine and beer tent, stalls and more at ‘The Greatest Firework Show’!

When? 3rd November, gates open 5pm, Guy Fawkes procession 5.30pm, celebrity bonfire lighting 5.45pm, fireworks 7.30pm.

Where? Offham Primary School, Church Road, West Malling ME19 5NX

Prices: Adults £7, children (under 12) £4, Family of 4 £20.


Tuesday 5th November


The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury 

Kent Cricket will be holding its annual Fireworks Night on bonfire night this year, with the event being sponsored by Cygnet Hospital in Maidstone. 

When? 5th November, 5pm

Where? Kent County Cricket Club Limited, The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3NZ

Prices: Adults £8, Children (3-15) £4


Thursday 7th November


Kenward Trust, Yalding, Near Maidstone

This year, Kenward Trust are putting on a special James Bond themed Fireworks Spectacular! The night will include a live performance from Marylebone Jelly. 

When? 7th November, gates open 4.30pm, fireworks begin at 7.30pm. Final entry is at 7.10pm.

Where? Kenward Place, Kenward Road, Yalding, ME18 6AH

Prices: From £8.14


Friday 8th November


Bearsted, Maidstone

Bearsted Parish Council’s popular annual fireworks display is returning for 2019! There will be stalls, refreshments, live music and more. 

When? 8th November, gates open 6pm, last entry 7.15pm, fireworks start 7.30pm.

Where? Elizabeth Harvie Field, Behind Holy Cross Church off Cross Keys, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4HR

Prices: Adults £10, children (4-16) £5.


Bredhurst Primary School

The Bredhurst Primary School fireworks extravaganza will include hot dogs and refreshments, toys and sweets for sale and plenty of fireworks!

When? 8th November, gates open 6pm, fireworks at 7pm

Where? Bredhurst CEP School, The Street, Gillingham ME7 3JY

Prices: Adults £7, children £5. Book directly with the school. 


Cornwallis Academy 

Join Cornwallis Academy on 8th November for an unmissable fireworks display! 

When? 8th November, doors open 6pm, fireworks start 7.30pm

Where? Cornwallis Academy, Hubbards Lane, Linton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4HX

Prices: Adults £10, Concessions (under 18s and over 65s) £5.


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