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Sunday, 28 October 2012

Fireworks in Westbury

English: Fireworks display, Aykley Heads, Durham
 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Bristol's love affair with fireworks shows now sign of abating, with numerous fireworks displays planned across the city over the first weekend of November.

Here are the ones local to Westbury on Trym. Feel free to add any I've missed via the comments below.

Canford Park Charity Fireworks Fiesta

Date: Saturday 3rd November

Time: Gates open at 6.00 pm, display starts at 7.00

Cost: £4 in advance from local schools and St Peter's Hospice shops; £5 on the night.

Discounts: Under-threes are free of charge
What else: Food stalls with hot and cold snacks. No alcohol on sale, and none to be brought on site.

Bonfire: No. Nor any fairground rides. But there will be an "ambling band" and "a local celebrity." Thank you for asking, but unfortunately, I am otherwise engaged.

Organisers: Bristol Round Table and Clifton Rotary Club

Where does the money go: "Local schools" (not specified), St Peter’s Hospice Shops, Bristol Round Table and The Rotary Club of Clifton. Last year's event raised £20,000 for charity.

Where is it exactly? Here.  No designated parking on site. Those attending are encouraged to walk or take the bus. 

St Ursula's Firework Display

Date: Monday 5th November

Time: Gates open at 6.00 pm, display starts at 7.00

Cost: £5 in advance from the school office or on the night.

Discounts: Pre-schoolers are free of charge. A family ticket is £17 in advance or £20 on the night (2 adults and 3 children).
What else: A bar-b-q, snack bar and licensed bar.

Bonfire: No.

Organisers: St Ursula's E-Act Academy.

Where does the money go: The school PTFA. 

Where is it exactly? Here. .

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