Bonfire Night - bonfire and firework displays in Cheshire

BonfireCheshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to encourage residents to attend an organised bonfire this year.  A list of organised bonfires that you can attend has been added to the page and can be found below.

Most injuries throughout the bonfire period occur as a result of people building their own bonfires, and setting off their own or misusing fireworks.

If you are an organiser of a community bonfire or fireworks display, please contact us with details of your event: digital-media@cheshirefire.gov.uk

List of bonfire and fireworks displays in Cheshire

Here's a list of bonfire and fireworks displays in Cheshire. 

31st October

  • Sydney Arms Halloween and Bonfire Party in Crewe on Friday 31st October. Gates open at 5.30pm, fireworks at 8pm.

1st November

  • Betley bonfire at Betley Court Farm on Saturday 1 November. Bonfire lit at 6pm, fireworks at 7:30pm. Betley Bonfire (opens in new window)

  • Wistaston fireworks display at The Eric Swan Sports Ground (The Brittles) behind Wistaston Church Lane Primary School, on Saturday 1 November. Fireworks start at 6:30pm.

  • Thelwall bonfire and fireworks display at Thelwall Parish Hall, Thelwall, Warrington on Saturday 1 November.  Gates open at 5pm,  children's rides start at 5:30pm, bonfire lit at 6pm, and fireworks start at 6:45pm.

  • Gullivers World fireworks display on Saturday 1 November 2014.  Gullivers World website (opens in new window)

  • Weaverham bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 1 November at Weaverham Community Centre.  The fire will be lit at 6pm, and the fireworks will be set off at 6:30pm.

  • Henbury Millennium Green Trust bonfire and spectular firework display on Saturday 1st November 2014 at Henbury Millennium Green. Fire lit at 5:30pm,  fireworks at 6:15pm.

2nd November

  • Saughall Colts JFC bonfire and fireworks display at Greyhound Inn, Saughall on Sunday 2 November - Gates open 6pm

5th November

  • Great Barrow Village bonfire and fireworks display on the Barrowmore Enterprise Estate in Great Barrow. Bonfire lit at 6:30pm, fireworks from 7pm.

  • Tytherington bonfire and fireworks display at the Tytherington Club on Wednesday 5 November 2014 at 5:30pm. Tytherington bonfire and fireworks (opens in new window)

  • Crewe and Nantwich Lions Bonfire and Firework Spectacular at Queen's Park on Wednesday 5 November. Gates open at 5pm.

  • Winsford bonfire and fireworks display at Wharton Youth Club on Wednesday 5 November 2014. Starts at 6pm

  • Halton Fireworks on 5th November 2014 Widnes, Runcorn, Halton Entertainment starts 6.30pm Fireworks at 7.30pm. Viewing from Mersey Road, The Brindley, Runcorn and Victoria Promenade.

  • Brindley Bonfire Night Party & 10 Year Fireworks Display on 5th November 2014 at The Brindley, Runcorn. 6pm – 8pm at the Terrace Café. Free entry.

7th November

  • Helsby musical fireworks display and fun fair - Helsby Community Sports Club on Friday 7 November, fireworks 7.30pm.

  • Prestbury Golf Club bonfire and fireworks display on Friday 7 November 2014 starting at 5:30pm

  • Ellesmere Port Lions 4th annual Firework Extravaganza on 7th November 2014 at Whitby Park, Ellesmere Port Fireworks and funfair in aid of local charities. There is no charge on the gates to enter. We will be collecting throughout the evening via buckets and we do ask that you give generously. Gates open 4.30pm,  Fireworks 7.30pm

8th November

  • Chester Racecourse fireworks evening on Saturday 8 November 2014 at 6pm.

  • Lymm bonfire at Lymm Rugby Club on Saturday 8 November. Doors open at 6pm, with the bonfire at 6.30pm, children’s fireworks display at 7pm and main fireworks display at 7.45pm. Lymm Bonfire (opens in new window)

  • Appleton Thorn fireworks night on Saturday 8 November at Appleton Thorn Primary School. Doors open at 6pm

  • Frodsham and District Round Table bonfire and fireworks at Frodsham Community Centre on Saturday 8 November -  Gates open 6pm, bonfire 7pm, fireworks 7.30 pm.

  • Orford Hotel bonfire night celebration on Saturday 8 November in Warrington.  6:00pm til 11:30pm (last entry 11:00pm)

  • Poynton bonfire and fireworks at Poynton park/pool on Saturday 8 November 2014 starting at 6pm til 9:30pm.  Poynton bonfire and fireworks (opens in new window)

  • Wilmslow bonfire and fireworks at the Carnival Fields on Saturday 8 November 2014 starting 5:30pm. Wilmslow bonfire and fireworks (opens in new window)

  • Winsford Town bonfire and fireworks at the Barton Stadium on Saturday 8 November 2014 starting 6pm

  • Audlem bonfire and fireworks on 8th November on Audlem Playing Field, off Cheshire Street. Gates open at 4pm, bonfire lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7pm.

Would you like to add a bonfire or firework display to this list?  Email us with info: digital-media@cheshirefire.gov.uk

Bonfire Night safety tips from Fireman Sam

Follow Fireman Sam's top 10 safety tips to make sure you have a safe Bonfire night:

Bonfire Night safety tips from Fireman Sam

Advice for organisers of fireworks displays

If you are an organiser of a fireworks display, please use the following link that contains safety tips:

Advice to organisers of fireworks displays (opens in new window)

Holding your own bonfire or firework display?

Unless it is an organised community bonfire,  it is much better to manage without a bonfire. But if you insist, please make sure sure you follow this safety advice:

  • Site the bonfire well away from houses, garages, sheds, fences, overhead cables, trees and shrubs AND ALWAYS AWAY FROM FIREWORKS

  • Build the stack so that it is stable and will not collapse outwards or to one side

  • NEVER use flammable liquids - paraffin or petrol - to light the fire

  • Don't burn foam-filled furniture, aerosols, tins of paint and bottles

  • Keep everyone away from the fire - especially children, who must be supervised all the time

  • For an emergency keep buckets of water or the garden hose or a fire extinguisher ready

  • Pour water on the embers before leaving

  • Always follow the firefwork code - fire work code and firework safety advice 

  • Don't take sparklers to public displays, it will be too crowded to use them safely - Sparkler safety advice

Reporting unlit dangerous bonfires in Cheshire

Please use the numbers below to report any unlit dangerous bonfires that require removal:

  • In Halton report unlit dangerous bonfires by calling 0303 333 4300

  • In Warrington report unlit dangerous bonfires by calling 01925 443322

  • In Cheshire East report unlit dangerous bonfires by calling 0300 123 5011

  • In Cheshire West And Chester report unlit dangerous bonfires by calling 0300 123 7026


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