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Firework displays and bonfire events in Dorset

PUBLISHED: 10:16 02 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:56 06 November 2017

Andrew Christopher Photography

Andrew Christopher Photography

Andrew Christopher Photography

Our quick guide to some of the best firework displays and bonfire events in Dorset for 2017

Wareham Bonfire Night - 3 November

50’s/60’s band The Prairie Dogs are performing at this Wareham firework display which will have stalls, fairground rides, a beer and cider tent as well as a barbecue.


Sherborne Castle Firework Extravaganza - 4 November

Gates open at 5pm with the bonfire and fireworks kicking off at 7pm and 7.30pm respectively. Entertainment will be provided by the cast of the Octagon Theatre’s Peter Pan.

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Bridport Leisure Centre - 4 November

Bridport Round Table are hosting public fireworks once again with burgers, drinks, entertainment, candy floss with the display starting at 8pm (gates at 7pm). Under 12s go free.

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Lyme Regis Fireworks & Bonfire Night - 4 November

Taking place at Front Beach again is the free Lyme Regis Bonfire Night, kicking off at 6.30pm.


Bournemouth Fireworks - 4 November

The Littledown Centre hosts Bournemouth’s biggest firework party. Gates open at 5pm with displays at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm with a giant fun fair and indoor family fun zone.


Dorchester Rugby Football Club - 4 November

Dorchester RFC’s (Coburg Road) firework display takes place on Saturday 4 November with gates opening at 6pm. Expect live music, a variety of food and drink including a hog roast and pizza.

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Weymouth Fireworks & Bonfire Night - 5 November

As one of the area’s largest community events, expect plenty of things to do ranging from, but not limited to fireworks (obviously), a Guy Fawkes competition, fun fair and beach bonfire.

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