Fireworks events set to go off with a bang

THERE will be sparklers, fireworks and bonfires aplenty around the Daventry district with events taking place next week.

A fireworks display returns to Daventry for the first time in four years with an event taking place at Borough Hill.

The free event is organised by Daventry Town Council with a display by Amazing Fireworks. It starts at 7pm on Saturday, November 5 with a free park and ride service running from the car park near to the Daventry Leisure Centre.

The event organiser Lynn Scott said: “Borough Hill is an amazing location and if the weather is good then you should be able to see fireworks displays from across the county. It should be a great night.”

The display at Byfield has outgrown its previous home in the village and will now be held at Boddington Reservoir.

The display will see fireworks fired to music over the water helping to create a magical experience and takes place on Sunday, November 6. The gates open from 6pm with the display starting at 7pm.

The home of the gunpowder plot, Ashby St Ledgers, will also be hosting an event on the Sunday. The Olde Coach House, is organising the event which starts at 4pm with a barbecue, jacket potatoes and warming drinks served. The fireworks display starts at 7pm.

At Flore’s Brodie Lodge playing field a torchlight procession, bonfire and fireworks display start from 6.30pm on Saturday, November 5.

A bonfire and fireworks display will also take place at Everdon Village Hall. It starts at 6pm on Friday, November 4 when the bonfire is lit and the fireworks go off at 7pm.

Tickets bought in advance cost £4 for adults and £1.50 for children, available from Alison Evans on 01327 361811.

The annual fireworks display at Woodford Halse takes place at the football club on Saturday, November 5 with the gates opening at 5.15pm.

Tickets are £10 for a family, £3 for adults and £2 for children with free entry for pre-school children.