Where to catch the best Bonfire & Fireworks events in Suffolk

Find out here where you can watch spectacular fireworks displays, gaze at giant bonfires and enjoy lots of fun during Bonfire ‘week’ in Suffolk. If you’ve booked with us for the last week of October or first week of November, you can use this as a guide to find out which event is near to your cottage. Credit - East Anglian Daily Times The Big Night Out – Melford Hall, Long Melford (2015)   Saturday 29th October – Boxford Fireworks & Latern Parade Year after year Boxford provides a fantastic bonfire and firework display and we expect 2016 to be no different. Last year, the Lantern Parade was led by Bury St Edmunds Boys’ Brigade Marching Band. Over 100 lanterns were made and in excess of 1000 people attended the event in 2015. 6:30pm – Lantern Parade starts in the village 7:45pm – Incredible Fireworks display on the Playing Fields Ticket Prices: Adults £5.00 Children £3.00 Nearby Cottages: – Angel Cottage, Boxford  – The Old Forge, Boxford – The Grove Farm Cottages, Edwardstone – Water Cottage, Kersey   Friday 4th November – Lavenham by LaNtern Light @ Lavenham Guildhall Lavenham is one of the best preserved medieval villages in England as the rich cloth merchants who lived here were some of the wealthiest in the country. They left behind a unique legacy of beautiful timber framed buildings. If you would like to delve into a bit of history over Bonfire Night weekend, the Lantern Walk will have you escorted by an experienced guide to look around the village by lantern light and listen to stories of Lavenham’s past. The evening will draw to a close with hot drinks and home made cakes in the Guildhall. The Lantern Walk is also on Thursday 10th and Saturday 26th November. Ticket Prices: £9 each – Please call 01787247646 to book in advance Nearby Cottages: – The Tryst, Lavenham – Penny Cottage, Lavenham – Mint Cottage, Lavenham – Odd Cottage, Lavenham – The Grove Farm Cottages, Edwardstone – Spadgers, Long Melford   Saturday 5th November – Nayland Bonfire & Fireworks Night Nayland Community Council’s annual bonfire and fireworks night is on Saturday 5th November on the village playing field, 6:30pm for 7pm. Hot dogs, drinks, sparklers and luminous necklaces will be available. See more information and to purchase tickets click here. 6:30 – 7:00pm – Fireworks Display and Bonfire lighting 8:30pm – End time Ticket Prices:  FREE Nearby Cottages: – Malt Cottage, Nayland – Tiny Birch, Nayland – Cobblers Cottage, Nayland – The Old Forge, Boxford – Angel Cottage, Boxford   Saturday 5th November – The Edwardstone White Horse Fireworks Night The Edwardstone White Horse welcome you to spend Bonfire Night (November 5th) with them. This is a brilliant pub just a 10 minute walk from here at The Grove Farm; where Dons Barn, Rose, Snow, Orchard and Farm Cottage are all located. There will be live music from the fantastic Harry Slater Band, and as always good food, great local ales and fun people! 6:00pm – Start Ticket Prices: FREE Nearby Cottages: – The Grove Farm Cottages, Edwardstone   Saturday 5th November 2016 – Heveningham Hall Fireworks Display, Heveningham Self-acclaimed as Suffolk’s “Most Spectacular” Fireworks Display, which features at Heveningham Hall. A massive bonfire sets the scene for a spectacular fireworks display, along with a traditional funfair, fish and chips, hog roast, BBQ and tasty local foods. There will also be some featured live music from some live bands, including ‘The Matadors’ and ‘Crumbs for Comfort’. For more information and to book your tickets please visit www.suffolk-fireworks.co.uk. 5:30pm: Gates Open Ticket Prices: Vehicle Ticket (includes all passengers) – £20 in advance, £25 on the gate Pedestrians on the gate only – £7 Adult, £5 Children Nearby Cottages: Wren Cottage, Wickham Market Cissy’s Cottage, Aldeburgh Laundry Cottage, Aldeburgh Queenies, Aldeburgh   Friday 6th November – The Big Night Out – Melford Hall Park, Long Melford The Long Melford Big Night Out is set in the gardens the stunning Long Melford Hall in the wonderful village of Long Melford Situated opposite village green. Usually more than 10,000 people attended the event in the grounds of Long Melford Hall, all keen to feel the warmth of the giant bonfire and secure a front row view of the stunning pyrotechnic display, which is carefully choreographed and staged by Pains Fireworks. Lot’s of amusement activities such as carnival rides and some great food is available too! To find out more information and to purchase advance tickets for the village’s 49th annual Big Night Out, click here. 6.00pm – Gates open 7.30pm – Ignition of giant bonfire decorated with Guys made by local school children. 8.00pm – £ 11,000 Pains Firework Spectacular Ticket Prices: Adults £5.00 Children £3.00 Nearby Cottages: – Spadgers, Long Melford – The Tryst, Lavenham – Penny Cottage, Lavenham – Mint Cottage, Lavenham – Odd Cottage, Lavenham – Lovejoy Cottages, Belchamp Walter

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