Remember, remember it's almost the fifth of November, and Wiltshire is preparing to light up the skies with its annual bonfire and firework displays.

Bonfire night, or Guy Fawkes night as it is traditionally known, is celebrated to remember the failed assassination attempt on the Protestant King James I in 1605.

The attempt was led by Guy Fawkes and his group conspiring to replace the King with a Catholic head of state.

Now, families gather every year to celebrate the occasion with the flashing lights and loud noises of fireworks.

But after supermarkets across the country announced that they would no longer sell fireworks, you have to be organised if you want to catch a fireworks display this year.

We've compiled the ultimate list of all the best bonfire and firework displays in Wiltshire so that you can find your local display and join in the fun.

Fireworks and bonfire displays near me

Bradford on Avon

Where: Victory Field, Frome Road, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1PD.

When: November 5, 5 pm to 7pm.

Ticket price: Free.

This event at Poulton Park promises music, food and rides, with a 15 minute firework display launching into the skies at 6pm.


Where: Beversbrook Sports and Community Facility, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9FL.

When: November 3, from 5.30pm.

Ticket price: £5.

This annual bonfire event will include stalls, a fun fair, food stands, music and a firework show.


Where: Church Road, Christian Malford, SN15 4BQ.

When: November 4, 5.30 to 10.30pm.

Ticket price: Adults (16+) £10, children (5-15) £5, under 5s go free.

With a full bar, hog roast and bratwurst BBQ, mulled wine and cider, children’s entertainment, a free sparkler-safe area and more, this event just outside of Chippenham promises to be a family favourite.


Where: Corsham Rugby Football Club, Westrop, Corsham, SN13 9QG.

When: November 4, 7pm to midnight.

Ticket price: Adults (16+) £12.50, Children £5, under 3s go free.

This firework display will include live music in a marquee, food by Franco’s Deli, fire pits and more.


Where: Devizes Town Football Club, Devizes, SN10 3DX.

When: November 5, 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

Ticket price: £10.50 for adults, £5.50 for children aged 5-16, under 5s go free.

Devizes’ fireworks will be kicking off at 6.30pm, but the venue will be open from 4.30pm with rides and food.


Where: Highworth Recreation ground, SN6 7DD.

When: November 3. The event opens at 6pm, with fireworks at 7.30pm.

Ticket price: Adults £6, children (2-16) and seniors (65+) £4. Under 2s go free.

Highworth Town Council say they are offering the 3 most important Fs: funfair, food and fireworks. Tickets must be bought in advance.

Swindon – Lydiard Park

Where: Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, SN5 3PA.

When: November 4, doors open at 5.30pm.

Ticket Price: £5-10.

This annual bonfire night will include your classic food and drink stalls, bonfire, and fireworks.

Swindon Polo Ground

Where: Polo Ground, Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 1NR.

When: November 4. Gates open at 5pm, with the fireworks commencing at 6.45pm.

Ticket Price: £8 for adults, £5 for children, or £25 for a family ticket (permits two adults and three children).

Alongside the fireworks display, there will be a funfair, refreshment stalls, and BBC Wiltshire's James Threfell will be attending with Pudsey.

Swindon Cricket Club

Where: Swindon Cricket Club, The County Ground, Swindon, SN1 2EE.

When: November 4, from 5pm.

Ticket Price: Adults £6, children £2.

Swindon Cricket Club are getting the party started with a live DJ, fairground ride, licenced bar and hot food. They promise to be “Swindon’s biggest firework display.”

Swindon – Blunsdon St Andrew

Where: Red Oaks Primary School, Redhouse Way, Swindon SN25 2AN.

When: November 2, gates open at 5.30pm, fireworks at 6.30pm.

Ticket Price: Adults £5.50, children £4.

This traditional firework display in Blunsdon St Andrew is perfect for families and children.