Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Birmingham 2018

A guide to bonfire and firework events in and around Birmingham

What time are Guy Fawkes fireworks in Edgbaston, Solihull, Tamworth, Bewdley and Bromsgrove

As the nights get shorter (and colder), Bonfire Night gets closer and Birmingham is ready to celebrate. Edgbaston Stadium promises good views for its Fireworks Spectacular on Sat 3 Nov, with live entertainment, a fairground and hot food to warm you up.

In the south of the city is Solihull Round Table Fireworks Display (Sat 3 Nov). This year's display will be choreographed to classic movie themes including Jurassic Park and Star Wars starting at 7.30pm.

Outside the city in nearby Tamworth, there's a Best fo British theme for the annual Drayton Manor Fireworks on Fri 2, Sat 3 and Sun 4 Nov. A huge firework display is accompanied by music from 'Land of Hope and Glory' via The Beatles to pop hits from The Spice Girls. The fireworks kick off at 7pm, and the rides stay running until 9pm to keep the kids distracted. Tamworth Castle is hosting its own celebrations (Sat 3 Nov, fireworks start at 7pm), with the majestic backdrop of Britain's second biggest motte.

In Dudley, Himley Hall is hosting Himley Bonfire & Fireworks, which this year has a theme of 'Heroes and Heroines' (Sat 3 Nov). The gates open at 4.30pm so you can enjoy party tunes all evening from Heart FM, as well as a funfair, night market, street entertainers, a bonfire and fireworks (from 8.30pm) and a free bus service has been laid on, so you can leave the car at home.

In Bewdley, West Midland Safari Park Firework Festival Weekend promises a two day celebration (Sat 10 & Sun 11 Nov) gate sopen at 1pm with afull day to experience the animal shows and attractions at the park with the bonfire lit at 5.45pm and the fireworks start at 6.30pm.

The Blinding Bonfire opens at 6pm at the Crooked House in Dudley (Mon 5 Nov) and has a *Peaky Blinders* theme complete with prohibition gin bar, street food, mulled cider, DJs and live music from Midnight Shift.

Kids will love the Little Hay Miniature Railway Bonfire Night, Balleny Green (Sat 10 Nov) with food, fireworks and, most exciting of all, unlimited rides on the mini train (!) from 6pm.

If your youngsters aren't keen on all the loud noise and banging that comes with fireworks, head to Avoncroft Museum's Bonfire Night in Bromsgrove (Sun 4 Nov, gates open at 3pm). This traditional party doesn't feature fireworks but a spectacular bonfire, food, refreshments and crafts.

For more info on Guy Fawkes fireworks displays around the UK, see our Bonfire Night Guide.

Solihull Round Table Fireworks Display

Largest firework display in Solihull with a 'movie soundtrack special' with all the fireworks choreographed to classic movie themes including Jurassic Park and Star Wars (from 7.30pm). Plus a funfair, bars, food and a bonfire.

Himley Bonfire & Fireworks

A fireworks display set to music. This year the theme is 'girlpower'. There are funfair rides, seasonal refreshments and Heart FM providing the tunes. The gates open at 4.30pm, the bonfire is lit at 7.45pm and the fireworks start at 8.30pm. A special free bus service runs from Dudley, Coseley, Sedgley, Quarry Bank &…

Avoncroft Museum's Bonfire Night

A traditional bonfire party suitable for younger visitors, as there will be no fireworks, but food, refreshments and a chance to help make the guy from 3pm.

Drayton Manor Fireworks

Fireworks, music and laser display with a 'Best of British' theme.

West Midland Safari Park Firework Festival Weekend

A weekend of late night rides and a spectacular fireworks display makes this a Bonfire Night with a difference. Plus Ice Age, Land of the Living Dinosaurs, Lorikeet Landing, Creepy Crawlies, Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World, African Village, the popular Sea Lion Show and a range of refreshments. Gates open at 1pm, the bonfire…

Tamworth Fireworks Night

Annual firework display and Bonfire Night event with fun fair, food stalls and fire performers as well as face painters and a sparkler zone. Display starts at 7pm.

Fireworks Spectacular

Edgbaston Stadium give you a night of fireworks with a fairground, food and drink stalls and more. Entertainment from 7.30pm with fireworks at 7.45pm.

A Blinding Bonfire

A 1920's Peaky Blinders -themed bonfire party with DJ, live music (from Midnight Shift), food, drink and fireworks.

Little Hay Miniature Railway Bonfire Night

Bonfire party and fireworks plus unlimited rides on the mini train.

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