Bonfire night 2018: Your guide to events in Staffordshire


Make sure your Bonfire Night this year goes off with a bang with these amazing displays coming to Staffordshire.

Alton Towers-

Head to Alton Towers for a spectacular Fireworks event this bonfire night! On November 3rd & 4th, this sensational display will be your last chance to experience the world beating rides and attractions before the 2018 season comes to an end.

When: Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4. Fireworks start at 7pm.

Where: Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 4DB.

Cost: Tickets cost from £27.50, but are almost sold out!

Little Hay Miniature Railway

For something a little different, head to Little Hay Miniature Railway this Bonfire Night.  There will be bonfire party, fireworks and unlimited rides on the mini train! Enjoy refreshments including hot potatoes with fillings, hot & cold beverages, hot dogs & beef burgers.

When: Saturday November 10, 6pm to 9pm.

Where: Balleny Green, Little Hay, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0QB

Cost: Children £8, Adults £12, Under 3’s £1.

Tamworth Castle

Take up this chance to visit Tamworth Castle after dark, before enjoying the ever popular breath-taking firework display in the Castle grounds.

Castle Grounds activities start at 5.30pm with the Fireworks at 7.00pm.

When: Saturday, November 3.

Where: Tamworth Castle, Holloway, Ladybank, Tamworth, B79 7NA

Cost: Entry to the Castle Grounds is free.

Stone Bonfire and Fireworks

Head down to Westbridge Park for Stone’s ‘Greatest’ bonfire and fireworks display!

A huge bonfire will be built with the help of young people from Stone’s Army Cadet group, all proceeds from the event will go towards supporting the work of local charities in and around Stone.

When: Saturday 3 November, Gates open at 6pm, Bonfire lit at 7.30pm (Fireworks at 8pm.)

Where: Westbridge Park, Stone

Cost: £6 for adults, £4 for children.

Betley Bonfire

Get down to Betley (Near Crewe) for the biggest bonfire and firework display in the region.

Tickets are only available on the gates on the night, not in advance of the day.

When: Saturday 3rd November 2018.

Where: Betley Court Farm, Main Rd, Betley, Nr Crewe, Cheshire, CW3 9BH.

Cost: £5 for under 14’s, £10 for adults.

Trentham Estate

This exciting bonfire event includes a huge bonfire situated in the beautiful Italian gardens, a wide range of food options and circus themed entertainment.

When: Friday 2nd November 2018.

Where: The Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 8JG.

Cost: £12 for adults, concessions and children.

Have fun and stay safe this firework season.


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