Do you know the history of Bonfire Night? The event that dates back to November 5th 1605, when Guy Fawkes along with others in the Gunpowder Plot tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament including King JamesI and the government.
While it used to be an event with religious and political connotations as everyone would celebrate the foiled plan, it’s now mostly just a fun event for everyone to enjoy! So, get ready to wrap up warm when you head to one of the following great events!
⚫️ BatterseaPower Station on the Northern line is a short walk to @batterseaparklondonwhere you can experience fireworks over two nights! Saturday 6th November will be their classic Bonfire celebration, followed by Sunday being family-friendly with a sing-along to a selection of family classics before the fireworks!
🔵 London’s biggest Fireworks Festival’s back with a bang this year at @yourallypally! Get on the Piccadilly Line and jump off at Wood Green to get to Alexandra Palace where you’ll find a whole host of incredible activities from a bonfire and German bier festival, to ice skating and live music, and, last but not least, the legendary fireworks display!
🟢 Head toWimbledon Park on the District Line for a musical firework display! Visit the funfair while you’re there and don’t forget try the mouth-watering selection of food and drink from the street food village!
🟤 Why not go for a celebration of culture on Bonfire Night? Byron Park, not far fromHarrow & Wealdstone Station on the Bakerloo Line, is putting on a huge20-minute fireworks display for their 10th anniversary! Not to mention, the full-size fun fair with over 15 rides and delicious food from around the world at the Food Arena.
Fireworks night events take place all over London, with everyone travelling across London to see the awe-inspiring light shows the tube can get a bit busy. Use TUBR to find dips in the crowds and have a comfortable journey to and from your festivities.