Where to see bonfire night fireworks displays near Southampton and Portsmouth 2017
What time are fireworks in the city centres, Beaulieu, Cosham and Gosport
South coasters, celebrate Guy Fawkes night this year at one of the many events happening on the 'English Riviera'. In Southampton there's the Ageas Bowl (Fri 3 Nov), with music from Heart FM and The Rock Choir. Plus there'll be hot food, drink and a funfair to keep everyone happy. Just south of the city head to the Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular (Sat 28 Oct) where this year's display has a Broadway theme. Fancy dress is a must, and an old-school retro fairground with live music, from local band Subdued, will keep the kids entertained. On Bonfire Night weekend, the annual Mayflower Park Fireworks on Sun 4 Nov, with gates opening to plenty of fairground fun from 3pm, and the grand gunpowder event getting underway at 7.45pm.
If Portsmouth is closer to home then try the Fireworks at Gunwharf Quays (Thu 9 Nov), which boasts live music from Nadine Coyle (Girls Aloud) and ends with switching on the Christmas lights or head down to Cosham, where Portsmouth City Council have organised a display and bonfire at King George V Playing Fields (Sat 4 Nov).
For more info on Guy Fawkes fireworks displays around the UK, see our Bonfire Night Guide.