Bonfire Night and Firework Displays in the New Forest 2019

Firework Displays in Lymington and the New Forest

Gunpowder, treason and plot! 2019 Bonfire night in the New Forest and surrounding areas.

fireworks displaysHere is our guide to Bonfire Night in the New Forest. Whether you are looking for a large, spectacular firework display or a local Bonfire Night celebration, find here details. Many offer a discount when you purchase your tickets in advance. Remember to add any events not in the list to our Events Calendar!

Planning fireworks at home? See below also the RoSPA Firework Safety Code and take care. Be mindful that fireworks can scare animals and seriously worry some people.

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Thursday 24 October in Sway

The annual fireworks fundraising event at St Luke's School is a fantastic family event on the school field. Get there at 5pm for refreshments and to see the procession of guys taken to the bonfire before it is lit. Firework display from 6pm. Tickets in advance from St Luke's School and Winkworth Estate Agents in Sway £6. Tickets on the gate £7. Find out more...

Friday 25 October in Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst Football Club annual bonfire celebrations from 6pm, with firework display at 7pm. Fantastic family event with stalls, fancy dress competition, fire engine display, live music, hot food and refreshments. Adults £6, children & senior citizens £3, family ticket £15. Find out more...

Saturday 26 October at Beaulieu Motor Museum

Out of this world - fireworks spectacular at Beaulieu New ForestThe theme for this year's firework display at Beaulieu is Out Of This World, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. One of the largest and most impressive firework displays in the south, choreographed brilliantly to music and in association with Wave 105. Arrive early from 3pm to enjoy Beaulieu and a huge range of entertainment for the whole family. Fireworks (approx) 7.30pm. Admission with Fireworks tickets from 3:00pm. Adult £14.50, Child £9.00, Family £42.00. Online discount on tickets purchased until 5pm on 17th October. Find out more...

Saturday 26 October in New Milton

Firework display organised by New Milton Round Table in aid of local charities. Gates open 6pm, fireworks at 7pm. There'll be delicious hot food to warm you up, hot chocolate and the children can enjoy the rides on the night. Adults £6, children £4 (children aged under 4 go free). Find out more...

Friday 1 November at Strawberry Fields, Lymington

Fireworks, bonfire, live music and family fun just outside Lymington at Strawberry Fields (location of the weekly car boot sale) Opens 5.30pm. Bonfire from 7pm and firework display from 8pm. Tickets in advance £7 adults, £3.50 children (plus booking fee) or on the gate £9 adults and £4 children. 

Friday 1 November in Bransgore

Annual Bransgore School Association (BSA) Bonfire and Fireworks display at the Three Tuns Inn, Bransgore. Gates open at 5:30 pm. Hot food available. Novelty glow items for sale. Live band at the barn after the fireworks. Strictly no sparklers or glass bottles.

Beaulieu Fireworks Saturday 2 November in Exbury

A display from former British Firework Champions Illusion Fireworks! Bonfire 6.45pm, Fireworks 7:30pm. Evening of live music from Cordelectra (in the club)! £5 a car, £1 Walkers! 

Sunday 3 November at Gang Warily Recreation Ground

Fawley Firework Spectacular at Gang Warily Recreation Ground. Gates open 5.30pm. Bonfire (subject to weather conditions), large firework display, gin and cider stall, Guy Fawkes competition, live music by local musicians, fun fair and food stalls. Tickets £2.50 in advance, £5 on the night. Find out more...

Sunday 3 November at Totton & Eling Cricket Club

Totton and Eling Cricket Club's annual firework display set to music, celebrating 50 years since the moons first landing. Host DJ, children’s fairground rides, stalls, outside and inside bars and hot refreshments, plus Hog Roast and BBQ. Entry from 4.30pm to soak up the atmosphere and make the most of the additional entertainment before the show starts at 6.30pm. Please Note: There is limited parking across the road from us at Abbotswood School, so please walk where possible. Tickets in advance: £5.50 per single or £17.00 per family (2 adults and up to 3 children). Tickets on the day: £7.00 per single or £20.00 per family. Find out more...

Beaulieu Fireworks Carousel Sunday 3 November in Ringwood

Ringwood's Bonfire and Fireworks Display takes place at Carvers Playing Field, with hog roast, food stalls, beer tent and small fairground rides, so there's plenty on offer for the whole family! Starts 3.30pm.

Tuesday 5 November in Fordingbridge

Join Sandleheath Community Association for a free bonfire and fireworks night on the Sandleheath Common! BBQ and soft drinks will also be available to buy on the night. The bonfire will be lit at 6pm.

Tuesday 5 November in Burley.

Bonfire, Bangers and Beverages. Celebrate bonfire night at Burley Park (BH24 4EB) with hot dogs and homemade soup along with hot mulled wine, individual bottles of Prosecco and a small range of bitter, lager and soft drinks.. Gates open 5pm.

Thursday 7 November in Hythe

The annual Hythe Community Fireworks at Ewart Recreation Ground have been organised by the Friends of Hythe Primary, Hythe and Dibden Cricket Club and the Handy Trust. Gates open 5pm, firework display at 6:30pm. Advance tickets £3 for adults and £2 for children.

toffee applesFriday 8 November in Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst Junior Football Club and Lyndhurst Scouts are hosting a Fireworks Night at Coles Mead Recreations Ground. Bonfire from 8.30pm with fireworks at 7pm. Refreshments and hot food will be available. Entry price tbc.

Sadly no Firework Display in East Boldre this year

The popular Firework Display at East Boldre School Fields (EBSF) will not be taking place in 2019. Parking has increasingly become a problem for the event and with the introduction of 'dragons teeth' along the road by Foresty England earlier this year, the committee feel visitor safety has to be the priority. The committee has been exploring several possible alternatives for parking with no success, making the only option this year to cancel.

The firework night has been steadily increasing its visitors, raising over £6,000 the last two years and has simply become a victim of it's own success! However the small volunteer-led committee will continue with the running of the site and other fundraising events.

If you have any thoughts on ways to improve the firework night in the future, any other suggestions or would like to volunteer please email Hollie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hollie would like to personally thank the committee for the hard work and help and to the public for their continued support of the EBSF. 


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Remember the safety code if planning fireworks at home!

sparklerIf you are planning a firework display at home, remember the RoSPA Firework Safety Code:

  1. Plan your firework display to make it safe and enjoyable

  2. Keep fireworks in a closed box and use them one at a time

  3. Read and follow the instructions on each firework using a torch if necessary

  4. Light the firework at arm's length with a taper and stand well back

  5. Keep naked flames, including cigarettes, away from fireworks

  6. Never return to a firework once it has been lit

  7. Don't put fireworks in pockets and never throw them

  8. Direct any rocket fireworks well away from spectators

  9. Never use paraffin or petrol on a bonfire

  10. Make sure that the fire is out and surroundings are made safe before leaving

Young people should watch and enjoy fireworks at a safe distance and follow the safety rules for using sparklers. Only adults should deal with firework displays and the lighting of fireworks. They should also take care of the safe disposal of fireworks once they have been used.

With some firework displays overlapping with Halloween this year, be especially careful with - or avoid - the combination of fancy dress and sparklers or bonfires. For more information on how to keep safe, visit www.saferfireworks.com.



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