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Fireworks displays and bonfire nights happening in Dorset this year

PUBLISHED: 16:51 29 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:51 29 October 2019

Bournemouth Fireworks 2018, photo credit: Thomas Faull Photography - www thomasfaull com.

Bournemouth Fireworks 2018, photo credit: Thomas Faull Photography - www thomasfaull com.

2018 Thomas Faull

We've rounded up some of the best firework displays and bonfire events happening across the county in 2019



The resort's biggest fireworks party at the Littledown Centre has displays at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm, including the famous White Knuckle - the South's loudest and latest fireworks show. Gates open at 5.30pm.

Contact: Ticket Hotline - 01202 055550, bournemouthfireworks.net



Organised by Bridport Round Table, gates opens 7pm, fireworks display from 8pm at Bridport Leisure Centre.



The annual bonfire night and fireworks display is back in Dewlish, and this year they will again welcome Back to the Shack, who will be playing their foot-stomping blues/folk and classic Americana music. There will be hot food - including pulled pork rolls - as well as a licensed bar serving hot drinks and cakes. For the little ones there will be free activities out of the cold in our marquee. The gates will be open at 5:30pm, bonfire lighting around 6:15pm, before the main fireworks display at 7.15pm. Tickets on the gate for two adults and up to three children will be £15, adults £5 and children £3. Under 4s are free. Ample free car parking on the site.



Fireworks at Dorchester Rugby Club's grounds, Coburg Road. Gates open 6.30pm, display 8pm.



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



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

Visit: fordeabbey.co.uk



Christchurch Rotary hosts this at Stanpit Recreation Ground. Guy Competition at 5.30pm, bonfire lit at 6.15pm, fireworks at 7.45pm.



The skies above the village of Sixpenny Handley will be lit up thanks to this fantastic display organised by Woodcutts Scouts and sponsored by NFU Mutual Wessex. Expect a true community feel, with burgers and sausages from the village butcher and beer and cider from local brewers. Firstwoodcutts.org.uk




Live music, street entertainment and family activities from 4.30pm, free firework display at 8pm.

Visit: pooletourism.com



Fairground (on pavilion forecourt) from 3pm, 6pm judging of homemade Guy Fawkes, 7.40pm, beach bonfire lit, 8pm free fireworks display.




Live music, fairground rides and refreshments from 5pm, bonfire lit at 7pm, fireworks at 7.30pm

Visit: sherbornecastle.com


If we've missed off your event, please get in touch with us at ellie.fells@archant.co.uk.

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