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Fireworks displays and bonfire nights happening in Dorset this year

PUBLISHED: 10:11 24 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:12 06 November 2018

Multi colored Fireworks in the dark blue sky reflected on the wet sand and in the sea at Bournemouth Pier

Multi colored Fireworks in the dark blue sky reflected on the wet sand and in the sea at Bournemouth Pier

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The guide to Dorset’s best firework displays and bonfire events happening in 2018

Dorchester Rugby Football Club

3 November

Dorchester RFC’s (Coburg Road) firework display takes place on Saturday 3 November with gates opening at 6.30pm. Expect live music from Regulation 9 and a variety of food and drink including a hog roast and BBQ. Adult tickets are £5 and children’s tickets are £2.

Visit: www.facebook.com/events/2137308086531879/

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Bridport Leisure Centre

3 November

Organised by Bridport Round Table, gates open 7pm, fireworks from 8pm at Bridport Leisure Centre on Skilling Hill Road.

www.bridportroundtable.co.uk

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Sherborne Castle Firework Extravaganza

3 November

Gates open at 5pm with the bonfire and fireworks kicking off at 7pm and 7.30pm respectively. Expect live music and entertainment and a funfair for children.

Book your tickets by calling 01963 364399.

Visit: www.sherbornecastle.com

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Christchurch Fireworks

3 November

Christchurch Rotary hosts this community event at Stanpit Recreation Ground. Gates open 5pm, bonfire lit at 6.15pm, fireworks at 7.45pm.

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Lyme Regis Fireworks & Bonfire Night

3 November

Free firework display on the Cobb at 6.30pm followed by a bonfire on the beach.

Visit: www.visit-dorset.com

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Butchers Coppice Family Fireworks Display and Bonfire

3 November

Butchers Coppice Activity Centre hosts one of Bournemouth’s biggest firework parties this year. Gates open at 5.30pm with a Guy Fawkes competition taking place at 7pm and the fireworks display at 7.30pm. There will be a hog roast, mulled wine and mince pies in addition to a number of fun games stalls. Adult tickets are £4 and children’s are £2.

Visit: www.fireworksbournemouth.com/

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Fireworks at Forde Abbey

3 November

Pyrotechnic pizzazz with music and street food. Gates open 5.30pm, fireworks from 7pm.

Visit: fordeabbey.co.uk

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Poole Quay Fireworks

5 November

Head to Poole Quay at 5pm for one of the biggest nights in the Poole calendar. Live music, jugglers and fire performances will keep you entertained before the fireworks finale completes the night at 8pm. Best of all, entry is completely free!

Visit: www.pooletourism.com/whats-on/

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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.

Visit: www.weareweymouth.co.uk/event/weymouth-bonfire-night-2018/

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Leweston School

5 November

Family friendly event with a bonfire and spectacular fireworks display on the grounds of Leweston School. Gates open at 6pm and fireworks are at 7pm. Hog roast and refreshments will be available. Entry is £6 for adults and £4 for children. Tickets for Leweston parents are £5 each and £3 for pupils.

Visit: www.leweston.co.uk/event

This article will be updated as and when we receive the information. Please get in touch with hayley.cooper@archant.co.uk

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