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Bonfire events in Suffolk: 13 that will make Guy Fawkes Night great

PUBLISHED: 18:01 19 October 2017

Fireworks at Somerleyton Hall (c) Tim Parkinson, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Fireworks at Somerleyton Hall (c) Tim Parkinson, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


Wherever you are across Suffolk fantastic fireworks or a crackling bonfire are just around the corner. We’ve rounded up 13 of the best events in the county for you to choose from

1. Bonfire & Fireworks at Museum of East Anglian Life – November 4

Starts: 6pm

Tickets: £5 adults and £3.50 children

Highlights: Unique location of the museum’s 75-acre site and chance to see many traction engines in steam


2. Heveningham Hall Fireworks – November 4

Starts: 5pm

Tickets: Vehicle ticket (includes all in vehicle) is £30 on the gate or £8 for adults or £5 for 4-14 year olds

Highlights: Toploader playing live at the event


3. Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens Charity Fireworks Spectacular – November 4

Starts: 5:30pm

Tickets: £5 adults and £3 for children

Highlights: Get to see the Abbey Gardens lit up by a variety of colours and also raise lots of money for the local community


4. Sproughton Community Bonfire, Fireworks & BBQ – November 3

Starts: 7pm

Tickets: £5 for adults and £2 for kids. Parking is £1 (goes to the church fund)

Highlights: No frills event selling very reasonably priced BBQ food, attracted nearly 2,000 visitors last year!


5. St John’s Primary School Ipswich PTA Fireworks Extravaganza – November 3

Starts: 6:15pm

Tickets: Advance tickets £4 for adults and £3 for kids. Available from local shops.

Highlights: Fairground rides and fireworks set to amazing music


6. Hadleigh United FC Fireworks at the Millfield – November 3

Starts: 6.30pm

Tickets: On the gate adults £5 and kids £4

Highlights: Christmas fair followed by a 20-minute display


7. Ipswich Fireworks Display at Christchurch Park – November 4

Starts: 6pm

Tickets: On the gate £8 adults and £6 children

Highlights: Musical display by ‘Alchemy Fireworks’, music of various genres and a fire performance troupe


8. Framlingham Fireworks Spectacular – November 4

Starts: 6pm

Tickets: On the night £6 adults and £4 children

Highlights: display from Kimbolton Fireworks and an unprecedented amount of food from local sources


9. Mendlesham Fireworks Display & Music – November 5

Starts: 6pm

Tickets: £4 adults and under-16s £2

Highlights: Hot food, glow sticks, great tunes and amazing fireworks


10. Felixstowe Firework Spectacular at Felixstowe & Walton FC – November 5

Starts: 4:30pm

Tickets: advance tickets £6 adults and £3 for under-16s

Highlights: 10th annual spectacular with the ‘Night Fright’ aerial display team and music from the AbbaBabes.


11. Aldeby Fireworks Spectacular – November 4

Starts: 5:30pm

Tickets: £6 adults, £4 children

Highlights: Promised to be bigger and better than ever before with a musically-themed display for all ages


12. Rendlesham’s First Ever Fireworks Display at Jubilee Park – November 5

Starts: 3pm

Tickets: Free! Donations are welcome

Highlights: Food from the Wandering Grill and a fabulous funfair


13. The Big Night Out at Long Melford Hall – November 10

Starts: 6pm

Tickets: on the gate £8 adults, £6 children

Highlights: stunning setting supported by a 30-minute display from ‘Pains Fireworks’


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