Best Firework Displays for 2017

By on October 24th, 2017

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Bonfire Night is just around the corner, so make sure you don’t miss out on a spectacular event happening near your student accommodation! We’ve pulled together a list of some of the best firework displays across the UK…

  • Edinburgh
    This year, Meadowbank Stadium will once again host the famous, largest and longest running firework display in Edinburgh on Sunday 5th November 2017! For those living in New Park, Meadowbank Sports Centre is easily accessible by road, rail and within walking distance (less than 20 minutes). For directions, see here. Please note this is a ticketed event. More information available here. 
  • Glasgow
    Glasgow’s largest and best free firework display will be returning to Glasgow Green on Sunday 5th November 2017. For those staying at West Village, directions to the site can be found here. More information available here
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  • Newcastle
    The annual North Tyneside firework display will return to the Links in Whitley Bay on Sunday 5th November 2017! If you live at Verde or The View, Whitley Bay is just less than a 30-minute journey from your accommodation. Details can be found here.On Saturday 4th November you can experience the charitable Newcastle Gosforth Round Table firework display held at Broadway West, whilst also donating to a good cause! Further information available here.
  • Leeds
    The free firework show at Woodhouse Moor will be taking place from 7pm on Friday 3rd November this year and is less than a 20-minute walk away from CitySide!  For more firework displays in Leeds, see here. 
  • Liverpool
    The River of Light firework event will be returning to Liverpool waterfront on Sunday 5th November 2017. Expect the “best in the business” as promised by Liverpool City Council! More details here.
  • Coventry
    If you live at City Village, don’t miss Drayton Manor’s annual fireworks and laser spectacular held at the theme park between Friday 27th and Sunday 29th October (less than a 40-minute journey from your accommodation). The event will be based on a science fiction theme with the title “SkyFi” and will feature everyone’s favourite sci-fi characters from across the decades! More information available here.
  • Cambridge
    On Saturday 4th November 2017, pop down to Midsummer Common (just less than a 30-minute walk or 12-minute journey from City Village) and experience the extraordinary bonfire and fireworks event! Details available here.
  • London
    There are plenty of exciting firework displays taking place on Bonfire Night around London this year. If you live at the Lyra, make sure to check out Bishops Park, Ravenscourt Park, Dukes Meadow, Kensington and Richmond for ticketed and non-ticketed events in West London. More information available here.
  • Exeter
    Don’t miss Exeter Round Table’s annual charity firework display, to be held at Westpoint this year (a 15-minute journey from The Kingfisher) on Sunday 5th November. This year’s event is set out to be a magical Disney themed display for all ages! More details and ticket prices here.

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