10:00am Wednesday 2nd November 2011
THERE are a number of bonfire events to choose from over the weekend as celebrations are set to go off with a bang.
Visitors to the Three Counties Showground on Friday, November 4 can jump aboard a pirate ship and enjoy the Swashbuckling Fireworks Spectacular from 5.30pm.
The pirate theme extends across activities such as a free treasure trail, fun fair and games, while Blue Beard the Pirate will judge the best dressed pirate competition before the fireworks can be viewed from indoor and outdoor vantage points at 7.30pm.
Entry for adults is £6.50, children £5, family tickets £20 and under-fives are free. Parking is free.
Other events on Friday (November 40 include fireworks to music at the Cross Keys, in Belmont Road, from 7.30pm. Music from 36 Barrels and Nuclear Weapons will be followed by a thunderous finale. All are welcome with toffee apples, burgers, hot dogs and sparklers for sale.
The Old Bush, in Callow End, hosts its bonfire and firework display from 6.30pm with entry at £2 for adults and children £1.
Friends of Powick School host their night at Powick Primary School, with gates at 6pm and fireworks from 7.15pm. Family tickets are available for £15.
The explosive fun continues on Saturday, November 5 at the Swan Inn at Newland from 5pm, where there will be a barbecue from 6pm followed by the lighting of the bonfire at 7pm and fireworks at 7.30pm.
The Rotary Club of Ledbury’s annual firework extravaganza takes place at the Recreation Ground from 6.30pm with a variety of refreshments on sale alongside glowsticks to brighten the evening.
A family bonfire night at Green House Farm, in Acton Green, runs from 6.30pm. Entry is £3, with under-fives going free, in aid of St Giles Church in Acton Beauchamp. There will be a licenced bar and hot dogs available to buy.
The Hunters Inn, at Longdon, near Upton has its bonfire from 7pm and fireworks at 8.30pm.
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