Bonfire Night, also known in the UK as Guy Fawkes Night (or Guy Fawkes Day), ignites every November 5th to mark the failed 17th-century attempt to blow up Parliament and assassinate King James I. You can mark the occasion by lighting your own bonfire, going to a fireworks show, or learning more about the Gunpowder Plot.

Guy Fawkes Day: A Brief History

Observed in the United Kingdom every year on November 5th, Guy Fawkes Day—also called Bonfire Night or Fireworks Night—commemorates a failed assassination attempt from over 400 years ago. On November 5th, 1605, Guy Fawkes and a group of radical English Catholics tried to assassinate King James I by blowing up Parliament's House of Lords.
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Everything you need to know about Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night, often called Bonfire or Firework Night, is an annual evening of fireworks and bonfires held across the country. People love to wrap up warm, in scarves and woolly hats, and head out with loved ones to ‘ooh’ and ‘aaah’ at the colourful displays.
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Best Bonfire Night fireworks displays in the UK

There's nothing quite like standing amongst a crowd on a crisp November night, wrapped up in layers, to watch the lighting of the bonfire and marvel as fireworks light up the sky above you. This is the ultimate list of events happening around one of the UK’s most loved traditions – Bonfire Night. Find out why we celebrate it, the must-attend firework events and where to camp nearby.
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Bonfire Night Events To Attend This Year!

Find your local Bonfire Night with Skiddle. Select your local guide to Bonfire Night 2022 below, or scroll down for a selection of events from across the UK
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