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Later this month the Lumiere returns to Durham with a wave of installations and projections to illuminate the city’s buildings, streets and bridges.
It was up in Canada’s Yukon that the Klondike gold strike tempted thousands to descend on Dawson City.
In Portland, Oregon, there has been a growth in wineries, micro-breweries and innovative offers to visitors.
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in a new initiative, has tied up with one of the richest football teams in the world, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), to promote the state in a big way to European audiences.
The British Travel Awards were handed out on Thursday night. Regular readers wil know that one of the interesting elements of these awards is that a number are awarded based on votes by us – the traveller. And this year the organisers say that 117,802 of us voted.
This week, stories about a wallaby, the demilitarized zone in South Korea, the second female Lord Mayor of London, petrol-head attractions and food forgeries attract Adrian’s pen!
Expect to see changes soon over what you can and cannot use on flights. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced relaxations on what we might use when we are in-flight.
[ November 5, 2013; 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Lewes War Memorial, High Street, Lewes BN7 2LU
The six bonfire societies in Lewes will hold their celebrations on 5th November 2012. As part of this, processions are held through the streets of Lewes. The main procession route is from Western Road, through the Bottleneck along the High Street, past the War Memorial and down School [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Brockham Lane, Brockham, Surrey
One of the biggest and most popular displays in the south-east of England. Held on the village green. It is very busy and if you do not live in Brockham you may have a 20 minute walk from a car park. The traffic is heavy so allow plenty of time as the [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Odsal Stadium, Bradford, West Yorks.
What could be more explosive than the combination of fireworks and extreme stunts?! That’s exactly what you’ll get at this event with a difference!
[ November 9, 2013; 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley, Worcs.
Spectacular fireworks and bonfire, late-night rides, safari illuminations and themed music to bring the party alive! Plus! Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World, Twilight Cave, SeaQuarium, Creepy Crawlies, a sea lion show and a delicious range of refreshments including a hog roast, bar, and disco in Tree Tops pavilion.
[ November 9, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Victoria Embankment, London
This is one of London’s most spectacular annual displays and you’ll be able to see the fireworks for miles, but for the best view of all head down to the riverside between Waterloo and Blackfriars Bridges, either on Victoria Embankment or on the South Bank. All the roads and both bridges will be [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Blackheath Common, London SE
Trek up the hill to the heath and see the skies lit up by the spellbounding Blackheath fireworks. The display is one of the biggest free community events in the capital and attracts up to 100,000 people each year, and as always, this year it promises to be a fun evening of [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Littledown Centre, Chaseside, Bournemouth, Dorset
Get ready to ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at the spectacular display in Bournemouth, lighting up the skies to the sound of music and accompanying light displays. In addition to the fireworks there will be a funfair, a fancy dress parade and a kids’ circus, too!
[ November 2, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Caerphilly Castle, Crescent Road Caerphilly Caerphilly
This annual fireworks event organised by Caerphilly Town Council promises a spectacular sight. With the majestic Caerphilly Castle as the backdrop this really is a display to remember.
[ November 2, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Wilsthorpe Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham
The annual Erewash bonfire and fireworks event attracts thousands of visitors each year, as one of the largest community fireworks night events in the area. The musical theme this year will be ‘that’s what I call fireworks’ and the event will also host an illuminated lantern procession.
[ November 2, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Pensarn Beach, Promenade, Abergele, Conwy, North Wales
Experience all the fun of the fair at North Wales’ largest funfair and firework display.
[ November 17, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:00 pm. ] Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Glos.
This display is recognised as the largest in the South West region attracting a crowd of around 10,000 people, so you’ll be in good company at the event! As well as a spectacular fireworks display there will also be a funfair and street performers to keep attendees amused.
[ November 2, 2013; 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Polo Ground, Marlborough Road, Swindon, Wilts.
The Swindon Lions Club are once again holding their annual fireworks display, including a funfair and live music.
[ November 2, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Quex Park Estate, Birchington, Kent
A new and exciting Firework Event for 2013 – ‘Enjoy the Thrill..ers’, with two Pyrotechnic displays in one night. Attendees will also be treated to live music and a funfair.
[ November 2, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Kent Life, Lock Lane, Maidstone, Kent
This is a display with a difference, as the bonfire will be lit by fire breathers! Fireworks and all other kinds of fun will follow.
[ November 2, 2013; 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Cooper’s Field, Cardiff
This event will host an amazing display of pyrotechnics, a beast of a bonfire as well as funfair rides, live entertainment from Capital FM, food stalls and many other family attractions.
[ November 2, 2013; 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way. London N22 7AY
This mesmerising show combines fireworks, lasers and music for a truly unique fireworks experience. There really is something for everyone at this event – little ones can enjoy a winter festival with carousels, helter skelter and even an ice rink, while grown-ups can sample The German Bier Festival, [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Newton Abbot,
Don’t miss the explosive firework display at River Dart Country Park – in addition to the mesmerising firework display, young guests can also enjoy a bouncy castle, fun activities and a range of refreshments.
[ November 2, 2013; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Victoria Playing Fields, Cirencester, Glos.
Get ready to see the skies of Cirencester illuminated in beautiful colours at this display.
[ November 2, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Bath Rotary Club, The Bath Recreation Ground, Bath, BA2 7AY
Bath residents and visitors can enjoy Bath’s biggest fireworks display at the Bath Recreation Ground.
[ November 2, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Kenilworth Castle, Castle Green, Kenilworth, Warwickshire,
Be amazed by the beautiful fireworks and towering bonfire at this display in the stunning grounds of Kenilworth Castle.
[ November 2, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Butts Park Arena, Coventry
Get fireworks night off to a bang at this fun event featuring fireworks, a funfair and live music. More information: 024 7623 1001