London is famous for its extravagant firework displays, with the whole city lighting up to celebrate bonfire night on 5 November. But with so many events happening around the capital – it’s difficult to decide where to go.
Fortunately, we’re spoiled for choice – scroll down to see which are the best fireworks shows in London.
Looking for somewhere extra special to watch fireworks? The Lord Mayor’s Show in Central London takes place a week after bonfire night and boasts a half a tonne of fireworks launched from a barge moored on the Thames. TOP TIP Watch the show from Victoria Embankment, Blackfriars Bridge or Waterloo Bridge to get the best view.
West London – Ealing
If you like your fireworks to be dramatic then head down to Ealing Cricket Club. Presented by Absolutely Fabulous Fireworks, this quirky display has a Rock ‘n’ Roll theme with background music of Oasis, Kings of Leon and Queen. There will also be a barbecue, a fun fair and warming cups of mulled wine being served.
North London – Enfield Town
Running for an impressive 37 years, Enfield Town Fireworks is back for another spectacular show. Get down there at 7pm to enjoy fairground rides, candyfloss and a magnificant display, courtesy of the hard-working Scouts.
East London – Millwall Park, Bartlett Park and Weavers Fields
The hugely popular fireworks show at Victoria Park has now split into three simultaneous events. This will enable residents to enjoy a show nearer to home, without the large crowds. Watch in awe as fountains of colour and impressive shapes light up the sky from 7.30pm.
South London – Blackheath