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Top ten firework displays in Gloucestershire

Its the time of year again when we wrap up warm and venture out to soak up the magic of bonfire night and watch some incredible firework displays.

The team at Punchline have compiled a list of our top ten favourite displays going on around Gloucestershire over the next few weeks.

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1# Churchdown Firework Extravaganza 

The annual Firework Display & Funfair will return on Friday 2nd November 2018 at Churchdown Park.

This year the aim is simply to put on another bright and entertaining firework display that surpasses last year. From Catherine Wheels to Rockets, Parton Road will be ablaze with colour for the night, illuminating the sky for miles around.

When: Friday 2 November

Location: Churchdown Park Recreation Ground, Churchdown, Gloucester

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £4 / Children £3 / Family £12; ON THE GATE: Adults £5 / Children £4 / Family £15

2# Dursley Fireworks 

Following two very successful years, Girlguiding Dursley District will be back hosting this event again in 2018. On Saturday 3rd November 2018, the skies above Dursley will once again be ignited with colour and sound as we present the 'Dursley Fireworks 2018'.

As well as the fireworks display, there will be live entertainment as well as a BBQ, a beer tent, a tuck shop, a hot drinks and cake stall and a glow stick stall.

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: Dursley Recreation Ground, Kingshill Road, Dursley, GL11 4EH

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £4 / Children £4 / Family £15 

3# Cheltenham Round Table Fireworks Extravaganza 

The Cheltenham Round Table Fireworks Display has now been running for over 30 years and is widely recognised as one of the largest and safest fireworks displays in the South West region, attracting some 10,000 people every year.

Join Cheltenham Round Table at Cheltenham Racecourse for a spectacular night of entertainment. The PJ Masks will be making special guest appearances at intervals throughout the night! There will also be fairground attractions, hot and cold food and drinks and of course lots and lots of fireworks!

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, Southam Lane Entrance, Southam Lane, Prestbury, GL52 3PE

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £7 / Children £4 

4# Speech House bonfire and firework display 

The annual Lions Speech House Fireworks and F.E.R.N. Bonfire on the Speech House Field is organised and run by the Forest of Dean Lions Club and Severn Dean Lions Club to raise money for good causes in the local area.

Attractions include a large bonfire and firework display, Danter's famous Fun Fair as well as food and drink.

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: Speech House Field, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7EL

Tickets: ON THE GATE: Adults £6 / Children FREE

5# Tewkesbury Rotary Club Firework Display 

Tewkesbury's annual bonfire and fireworks display takes place this Saturday. The event is free; however, buckets collections are on the entrances to cover costs and support local charities. There is a variety of fairground rides and catering on site.

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: The Vineyards Field, Tewkesbury

Tickets: Free admission

6# Cirencester Round Table Fireworks 

The annual Cirencester fireworks display is Cirencester Round Table's largest fundraising event. Each year the whole team is out in force, selling tickets on the high street, raising awareness and putting on Cirencester's largest annual firework display.

With several thousand people in attendance, fireworks and a host of other activities - it is a family night out not to be missed!

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: Victoria Road Playing Fields, Cirencester

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £7 / Children £4 / Family £17; ON THE GATE: Adults £8 / Children £5 / Family £20

7# Walls Social Club Family Firework Night 

Generation Events Gloucestershire have teamed up with Walls Club Barnwood and Chase Lane Fireworks for Bonfire night 2018.

They will be providing a spectacular display for the whole family.

When: Monday 5 November

Where: Walls Social Club, Hammond Way, Barnwood, GL4 3HG

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £4 / Children £3 / Family £15 

8# Minchinhampton School Fireworks

Join in with the festivities in Minchinhampton, complete with a BBQ and mulled wine whilst warming around the bonfire and watching the fireworks fire off into the skies.

Celebrating their 150th anniversary, the event is held in support for Minchinhampton School.

When: Saturday 3 November

Where: Minchinhampton School, School Road, Stroud, GL6 9BP

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £5 / Children £3 / Family £12 (from M&B Stores, Woefuldane Dairy or the School Office)

9# Burley Fields Firework Display 

A large annual firework display is held at Burley Fields in Leckhampton, Cheltenham with lots of entertainment for the whole family.

As well as the fireworks, there is a disco, small fun fair, pig roast and refreshments including a licenced bar.

When: Saturday 10 November

Where: Burley Fields, Crippets Lane, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, GL51 4XT

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £5 / Children £5 (from Burley Fields Lake Farm Shop, Sidal's Café in Warden Hill and Cavalli Wines on Bath Road); ON THE GATE Adults £7 / Children £7

10# Quedgeley Fireworks Display 

The skies above Quedgeley will come alive this November with a large professional fireworks display, hosted by Quedgeley Town Council. Free parking is available in Severn Vale School.

When: Saturday 10 November

Where: Fishers Meadow, off School Lane, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4JE

Tickets: ADVANCE: Adults £3 / Children £2 (available from the parish office); ON THE GATE: Adults £4 / Children £3

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