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Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

Drumchapel & West Winterfest Fireworks

Music and entertainment from Jemma Stevenson, Simply Rod, Nycki Simz and many more. Fireworks from 7pm.

Drumchapel Park, Glasgow

Wed 5 Nov

Free

Glasgow Fireworks

Annual huge fireworks display for all the family on Glasgow Green. Funfair runs from 4.30pm and the first bang goes off at 7.30pm.

Glasgow Green

Wed 5 Nov

Free

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Ealing Common, London W5

Thu 23 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Botanic Lights

Follow a trail of light through the Botanic Garden and see it illuminated as you've never seen it before.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Tue 4 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

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Aberlady Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Community fireworks display and bonfire, organised by Aberlady Kids Football Club, with promises of barbecues, hot dogs, mulled wine and sparklers.

Gosford Bothy Farm Shop, Aberlady

Sun 2 Nov

£3 (Family £10) / 07710 434347

LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 25 Oct

£6–£12 / 01942 725963

Pleasureland, Southport

Sun 26 Oct

£6–£12

Hopetoun Fireworks Display

A family event for Guy Fawkes' night featuring a spectacular fireworks display set to music on one of Scotland's most impressive country estates. The floodlit facade of this stately home provides a stunning backdrop for the pyrotechnics, plus entertainment including fire jugglers and a lively samba band. Fireworks display…

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0131 331 2451

United Nations Association Edinburgh International Peace Conference

Two day conference on the theme of 'Sustainable Peace: Rights, Reconciliation and Restoration'.

Moray House Campus, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£20 (Students £10; one day ticket £12; one day student ticket £6)

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International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

…and 7 more dates until 23 Dec

Sparks in the Park

Moseley Round Table host a night of family fun with fireworks, fun fair, bar and food with all proceeds going to local community charities and organisations. Doors at 5pm, firework display at 7pm.

West Midlands Travel Sports and Social Club, Birmingham

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (Children £2; Family £10) / 0121 687 2465

Abbey Park Bonfire and Firework Display

Fireworks extravaganza featuring a children's display at 6:45pm, a visit from The Tiger Who Came to Tea plus a funfair, food stalls and bonfire. The main display kicks off at 8pm.

Abbey Park, Leicester

Sat 1 Nov

£4.50 in advance, £6 on the gate (£3 in advance, £4 on the gate; Family £13; under 5s free) / 01164 543600

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Arbroath Fireworks Spectacular

Two displays, one at 6pm and one at 7.45pm. Also a bonfire, music, funfair, stalls and attractions for kids.

Victoria Park, Arbroath

Wed 5 Nov

Christmas Fair

Christmas fair with stalls selling gifts and food. Santa's on hand to meet the kids. In aid of Saga Charitable Trust.

The Saga Pavilion, Folkestone

Thu 11 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01303 771111

Gin and Producer Taster Events

Meet the producers, sample their wares and stock up on mother's ruin.

Cranachan and Crowdie, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 556 7194

Pickering’s Gin and Dunkeld Smoked Salmon Part of Edinburgh Restaurant Festival.

Hallowe'en Lantern Walk

Join in – if you dare – on this family lantern walk through the woods, followed by a display from fire dancers. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and sturdy footwear and warm clothes are advised.

Provanhall House, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 287 6776

Moseley Fireworks and Bonfire

Family fireworks evening with food stalls, licensed bar and live band. Bonfire lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm.

Moseley C of E Primary School, Birmingham

Sat 8 Nov

£6 (£3) / 0121 449 0441

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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 23 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 24 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 25 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
…and 67 more dates until 31 Dec

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Crafts for Christmas and Hobbycrafts

Over 100 exhibitors pitch up to this big-scale Christmas craft fair, so a good chance to get all your crafting supplies in hand before the festive season looms.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 6 Nov

£10 in advance (Members £9) / 01425 277988

Fri 7 Nov

£10 in advance (Members £9) / 01425 277988

Sat 8 Nov

£10 in advance (Members £9) / 01425 277988

Sun 9 Nov

£10 in advance (Members £9) / 01425 277988

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

£7 in advance (Seniors £6) / 01425 277988

Fri 24 Oct

£7 in advance (Seniors £6) / 01425 277988

Sat 25 Oct

£7 in advance (Seniors £6) / 01425 277988

Sun 26 Oct

£7 in advance (Seniors £6) / 01425 277988

Crouch End Car Boot and Indoor Market

Buy and sell vintage clothes, toys, books and more at this car boot sale, and help raise funds for Weston Park School.

Weston Park Primary School, London N8

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 8347 5000

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 8347 5000

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 020 8347 5000

The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

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