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Remember, remember, the fifth of November! It's time to wrap-up warm and enjoy spectacular fireworks displays, bonfires and seasonal food and drink with the whole family at some of the area's most atmospheric locations. Here's our guide to some of the best Bonfire night events and fireworks displays in Derbyshire and the Peak District...

Bonfire night events and firework displays in derbyshire and the peak district

Bonfire and Fireworks at Chatsworth

2nd-3rd November

Live music, dancing, circus performers and face painting will add to the Bonfire Night fun at Chatsworth House near Bakewell, alongside a blazing bonfire and two glittering firework displays - including an early display for little ones, set to music from popular children's films. Keep warm with a range of delicious food including hog roasts, jacket potatoes and churros. Why not enjoy a glass of mulled wine or cider for the ultimate winter warmer?

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Fireworks Night at Conkers

3rd-4th November 2018

Billed as 'the best fireworks display and laser show in The National Forest', Fireworks Night at Conkers is a spectacular occasion. In addition to an awe-inspiring fireworks display, there will be a laser show disco, fairground amusements, face painting, craft activities and street food to keep the whole family entertained!

Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA

Chesterfield Fireworks Extravaganza

4th November 2018

Alongside dramatic displays, this year's Chesterfield Fireworks Extravaganza, organised by Chesterfield Borough Council, will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I. There will be a short act of remembrance including standard bearers and the playing of the last post, with beautiful fireworks lighting up the sky.

Stand Road Recreation Ground, Stand Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, S41 8SW

Chesterfield Bonfire Night Fireworks Display

Peak Cavern Music and Fireworks

3rd November 2018

For an experience to remember, Peak Cavern is offering the unique chance to enjoy live music in the atmospheric surroundings of one of the country’s most spectacular show caves, before watching a dramatic fireworks display outside in Peak Cavern Gorge. Peak Cavern Music and Fireworks starts at 6.30pm, whilst the fireworks display begins at 8.45pm. A bar and refreshments will also be available.

Peak Cavern Walk, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WS

Derby Fireworks Night and Funfair

3rd November 2018

For fantastic fireworks displays in Derby, look no further than the vibrant Derby Fireworks Night and Funfair at Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Capital Breakfast’s Dino, Pete and Tyles will host the major fireworks extravaganza, which attracted over 10,000 people last year. There will be lots to look forward to - including entertainment from Capital FM, an even bigger fun fair and one of the city’s biggest and best fireworks displays.

The 3aaa County Ground, Nottingham Rd, Derby DE21 6DA

Bonfire Night Events

Eyam Bonfire and Fireworks Display

3rd November 2018

Set in the famous Plague Village, Eyam's Bonfire Night celebrations are truly unique. With entertainment in the village square from 5.30pm, the Bonfire Night celebrations begin with a torch-lit procession of a ‘rat’ at 6.15pm. The procession winds its way through the village to the chants of ‘Burn the Rat’ up to the playing fields, where it is laid on the bonfire before a dramatic fireworks display. There will also be tasty food and drinks. Tickets are available locally.

Hawkhill Road Car Park, Hawkhill Road, Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QH

Cromford Fireworks Fiesta

3rd November 2018

Cromford Village and Cromford Mills have teamed up to hold a joint Fireworks Fiesta for the first time this year. Situated at the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Sir Richard Arkwright in 1771, there will be fun for all the family with fireworks, food, music, drinks and plenty of activities to enjoy.

Cromford Mills, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ

Tutbury Castle's Vikings and Firework Spectacular

3rd and 4th November 2018

Featuring an incredible Viking ‘funeral’, Tutbury Castle's Viking Fireworks Night includes a living history camp, entertainment throughout the evening and a fireworks display, along with a bar and barbecue - all set in front of the ruined Medieval Castle.

Tutbury Castle, Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF




  1. Frazzer4
    BRILLIANT evening. Well organised. Very safe. Can’t wait till next year... better than Chatsworth

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