The best 5 bonfire nights across Brighton & Hove

Tuesday night sees the return of Guy Fawkes Night and Sussex definitely knows how to put on an epic fireworks display. The city of Brighton & Hove has displays going on throughout this weekend into next week. Here are 5 events that we think you won’t want to miss out on. Grab some sparklers and get down to any of these explosive celebrations!

Lewes Bonfire

Tues 5th Nov

The biggest bonfire celebrations in the UK returns again in 2019, bringing around 80,000 people to the Sussex Town. With six different parades taking place across the town and an array of different firework displays, it is a must-visit event. Expect the burning of excentric political effigies and bonfire societies from across the county dressed up as anything from pirates to Indians. Find out more here.

Lewes Bonfire

Brighton Lions Fireworks

Sun 3 Nov

Described as the most spectacular fireworks display on the south coast, Brighton Lions Fireworks takes place at Brighton’s racecourse as you look out over the sea. A family extravaganza, there will be plenty of refreshments and free parking. Tickets are available here. 


Sussex Cricket Fireworks

Tues 5 Nov

Presented by Legal and General, Hove Cricket Ground is hosting a spectacular fireworks display. With music and entertainment, it is set to be a fantastic night. Even better, it is supporting two fantastic local charities Martlets Hospice and Sussex Cricket Foundation. Tickets are available here. 

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Nevill Fireworks

Sat 2 Nov

Produced by the award-winning Brightfire Pyrotechnics and taking place against a soundtrack of all your favourite songs, it is a truly spectacular fireworks display. Often referred to as ‘the family fireworks’, it is a display that has something for everyone. Buy tickets here.


Preston Park Fireworks

Sat 2 Nov

Open to everyone, the free fireworks display in Brighton’s Preston Park is always highly popular. With a funfair and refreshments, there are lots to do and try for all the family. The fireworks are a real spectacle and will feature around 20 mins worth of multi-coloured explosions. Find out more here.


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