Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Birmingham 2018
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.