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Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night Events in Birmingham

by BecSorby (follow)
Remember, remember the fifth of November...

Bonfire Night, or Fireworks Night is held every year on November 5th.

This UK tradition has been commemorated for hundreds of years and remembers the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in which Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes hatched a plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament and King James I still inside. If you are looking for some great Bonfire Night events in Birmingham, read on.



Guy Fawkes Day at Blakesley Hall
Blakesley Road, Birmingham, B25 8RN
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Date and time: Sunday, 4 November from 11am to 4pm

Learn all about the history of the Gunpowder Plot at Blakesley Hall, and find out why Brits celebrate Bonfire Night.
Special 'Find the Guys' trail inside Blakesley Hall where you can learn about each of the famous conspirators.
There will also be a quiz and lots of fantastic facts about the Gunpowder Plot.

Fireworks at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR
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Date and time: Monday, 5 November at 5pm

Taking place on the main lawn, this annual fireworks display should not be missed!
From Catherine Wheels to Roman Candles, witness a spectacular 10-minute display of fizzling fireworks. Donít forget your sparklers!
Cost is £8 for adults, while members are free to enter, but are still required to book a free space for this event, as spaces are limited.



Bonfire Night at the Kingís Head
Hagley Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8BJ
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Date and time: Sunday, 4 November at 6pm

Get in to the Kingís Head early for an evening of fireworks, hot pork baps and free toffee apples.
There will also be hot and cold drinks served from the outside bar.

Edgbaston Stadium Fireworks Spectacular
Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU
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Date and time: Saturday, 3 November from 5:30pm

An evening of fireworks and fairground attractions.

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