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What's on: Lancashire Bonfire Night displays, November 5
THOUSANDS of people across Lancashire will watch fireworks light up the skies at bonfire events on November 5.
Guy Fawkes Night is traditionally the busiest day of the year for Lancashire’s firefighters, who are urging people to attend an organised bonfire and firework display.
Here's a list of the displays we know about so far to make your Bonfire Night celebrations go with a bang.
Saturday, November 5
Accrington Cricket Club, in Thorneyholme Road, is hosting the annual Rotaract bonfire night, starting at 6pm.
The annual bonfire and firework display organised by Blackburn Lions and Rotary Club at Witton Park. Fairground rides from 6pm, bonfire lit at 7.30pm, firework display will start around 8pm. The Bee Radio will provide music and entertainment. A donation of £1 per adult 50p per child to support local charities.
Blackpool Cricket Club's annual bonfire and fireworks display includes fairground rides and refreshments. Bar and gates open at 5.30pm, bonfire lit at 7.30pm, fireworks from 8.00pm. No sparklers or personal fireworks allowed. Admission £2 per person. 01253 393347.
Hundreds of people will dig into hotdogs and burgers during the Guy Fawkes celebrations at the Thornton Arms pub, in Brownside Road. The bonfire will be lit at 7pm and the fireworks set off at 8pm.
The town's free annual bonfire night celebrations and firework display will take place in the grounds of Clitheroe Castle from 6.30 until 9. There will also be a hog roast and other hot food plus drinks, toffee apples and other novelties. Organised by the Rotary Club of Ribblesdale, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Clitheroe, Clitheroe Lions Club, Clitheroe Round Table and the Rotary Club of Pendle View. 01200 425566.
Laneshaw Bridge Event's Committee will be offering free fun for all the family at the village's bonfire and fireworks extravaganza on Saturday. The bonfire will be lit at 7.00pm, with fireworks from 7.30pm.
Family bonfire and fireworks event at Wellybobs Farm in Roman Road, Eccleshill. There will also be indoor play and café and a licensed bar. Bonfire lit 6.30pm, fireworks from 7pm. Ticket-only event - adults £5, children £3.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s Washington Hall Training Centre in Southport Rd is hosting its annual Bonfire and Firework display. Gates open at 6pm with the bonfire being lit at around 7pm before the fireworks show starts at 7.30pm. Admission £3 per adult, £2 per child or £10 for a family of 5. There is limited parking available and the cost will be £10 per car. 01257 266611.
The Railway Gastro Pub in Wigan Road is hosting their annual bonfire from 6pm. Admission is £5 for adults and £2 for children. Hot food will be served.
The village's annual bonfire and fireworks display takes place at the playing fields from 6.30pm. It also features food and drink and a licensed bar. Admission £3 per person or £10 per family.
The skies above Lancaster will be ablaze with colour for the fireworks spectacular between 6pm and 8.30pm. As last year, the castle and priory precinct will be closed to the public, but spectators will be able to watch the action from Quay Meadow, Salt Ayre, Millenium Bridge and cycle path, Williamson Park and Giant Axe field. BBC Radio Lancashire will be broadcasting live from the Maritime Museum and Quay Meadow from 7pm. Fireworks lit around 8pm. No sparklers or alcohol allowed but refreshments will be available at all locations. Admission to all viewing areas is free. 01524 582394.
Alston Hall, in Alston Lane, will hold a professional firework display from 6.30pm to 9pm. Entry is £6 for adults and £5 for children. Home-cooked food available to purchase through out the evening. Free parking and fully licenced bar.
Huntleys, in Whalley Road will start their firework display from 7pm. Tickets cost £7 for adults and £5 for children and includes a hotpot supper.
Thornton Hall Farm's fireworks display and bonfire takes place from 5pm till late. It promises to feature 14,000 fireworks set to music as well as hot food. Numbers are limited so guests are advised to arrive before 7.30pm to guarantee entry. Adults £7, children £6, under 2s £3, under 1s free. 01282 841148.
Know of an organised bonfire and fireworks display not listed above? Let us know by adding your comments below or calling 01254 298 205.