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Bonfire Night & Fireworks Displays 2013
(This Page Was Last Updated On November 8th 2013)Did you know that Bonfire Night, otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Night, used to be a compulsory celebration in England up until 1859? After the failure of Catholic conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament on November 5th 1605, English citizens were obliged to celebrate the deliverance of the King on each anniversary of the putting down of the heinous plot.
Don't worry. No one will be making you attend any of the fireworks and bonfire night celebrations taking place in the Lake District and Cumbria this year! However, attendance is recommended as you are bound to have a fun and safe time with some superb firework displays planned. This is the Your Guide 2 the Lake District choice selection of Bonfire / Guy Fawkes Night events in 2013:
• Friday 1st November - Bonfire at the Station Inn
At Station Inn, Oxenholme, Nr. Kendal - from 6:30pm
Why not visit The Station Inn at Oxenholme near Kendal for their spectacular Bonfire and Fireworks night? - More Details...
• Saturday 2nd November - Hawkshead Traditional Community Bonfire
At Hawkshead Recreation Ground, Hawkshead - from 6:30pm
A good night out for all the family is guaranteed at the Hawkshead Bonfire celebration with snacks and entertainment - More Details...
• Saturday 2nd November - Bonfire & Fireworks Display in Cartmel
At Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, nr. Grange-over-Sands - from 6:30pm
Cartmel Village Trust are holding their annual Bonfire & Fireworks display with refreshments including hot soup, burgers and cakes - More Details...
• Saturday 2nd November - Sedbergh's Annual Bonfire & Firework Display
At People's Hall Playing Field, Sedbergh - from 6:00pm
Sedbergh's celebrations include best turnip & pumpkin lantern competitions, hot food, soup, cakes, sweets & toys, mulled wine, tea & coffee - More Details...
• Saturday 2nd November - Carlisle Fireshow 2013
At Bitts Park, Carlisle, CA3 8UL - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Pre-entertainment starts at 6.30pm with bonfire lit at 7pm. Admission free with collections made for the Mayor's Charity Fund and Rotary Club Carlisle (South) - More Details...
• Saturday 2nd November - Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
At Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a buffet supper in their Garden Restaurant followed by an exclusive view of the Bitts Park Fire Show fireworks from their viewing platform. Adults £14.00 Children under 12 years £7.00.
• Saturday 2nd November - Bolton-le-Sands Bonfire & Firework Display
At Community Centre Playing Fields, Bolton-le-Sands - from 6:00pm
Tickets are now available from local shops priced £3 - Entry on night £4 - Bonfire lit at 6:45pm, fireworks begin at 7:15pm - More Details
• Tuesday 5th November - Kendal Castle Fireworks Display
At Kendal Castle (Castle Grove side), Kendal - 7:30pm
Everyone is welcome at Kendal's annual Fireworks display - no admission charge but all donations will go towards next years' event - More Details...
• Tuesday 5th November - Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club Bonfire Night
At the Rugby Club, Kirkby Lonsdale - from 7:00pm
The Kirkby Lonsdale Firework Display at Underley Park increases in popularity each year - fairground and hot food available - More Details...
• Tuesday 5th November - Bonfire Night Extravaganza at Lindeth Howe
At Lindeth Howe Country House near Windermere - 8:00pm (start of fireworks)
The sky above Windermere will be lit up in a blaze of light and colour as the Lake District hotel raises money for charity - More Details...
• Tuesday 5th November - Leven Valley Bonfire
At Leven Valley Playing Fields, Haverthwaite - Bonfire lit at 6:30pm
Fireworks begin at 6:45pm and food is available - Adults £3 Children £2
• Tuesday 5th November - Burton Bonfire & Fireworks Display
At Recreation Trust Field, Burton-in-Kendal - Gates open 6pm, fireworks 7pm
With disco, hot food, drinks and burgers, organised by Burton Children's Sports Committee
• Tuesday 5th November - Holme Fireworks Display
In the grounds of Holy Trinity Church, Holme, Near Milnthorpe - 7:00pm
Free with a collection to fund next year's fireworks display - hot dogs on sale
• Tuesday 5th November - Gleaston Village Hall Fireworks Display
On Gleaston Village Green, Furness - Bonfire lit 6:30pm, Fireworks from 7:00pm
With selection of homemade soups, hot and cold drinks, and bonfire treats
• Tuesday 5th November - Appleby Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display
On Fairhill near Appleby - From 6:00pm
Hot food and drinks available. Adults £3, children £2, family ticket £8
• Friday 8th November - Guy Fawkes Night Party at the Beech Hill Hotel
At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere -
The Guy Fawkes Night Party features a three course dinner, fire performers and grand firework display over Lake Windermere - More Details...
• Saturday 9th November - Cartmel Fell Fireworks Display
From Parish Hall, Cartmel Fell - 6:00pm (start of lantern procession)
With lantern procession, storytelling, mulled wine & children's lantern competition. Adults £8 and children £4, which includes a hotpot supper.
• Saturday 9th November - Arnside Fireworks Display
The Albion, Arnside, Near Milnthorpe, LA5 0HA - 7:30pm
A firework display outside the Albion pub in Arnside
• Saturday 9th November - Cockermouth Fireworks Display
At Memorial Gardens, Cockermouth - 6:00pm
The annual riverside fireworks display in Cockermouth with access via Gote Road
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