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The biggest and brightest fireworks displays in north Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 14:49 10 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:57 23 October 2018

People are being urged to attend organised fireworks displays this Bonfire Night, rather than unofficial events. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

People are being urged to attend organised fireworks displays this Bonfire Night, rather than unofficial events. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

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Bonfire night is just around the corner and schools, sports clubs, village halls and charities are gearing up for some spectacular displays. Here are six of the biggest and brightest fireworks events taking place in north Norfolk . .

Watching the fireworks at St Mary's Primary School's Bonfire Night event. Picture: KAREN BETHELLWatching the fireworks at St Mary's Primary School's Bonfire Night event. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

There’s a whole host of entertainment on offer at Blakeney Quay, where a top class display will be laid on by fireworks professionals, Titanium, who regularly stage Cromer’s New Year display. Other attractions at the October 20 event will include children’s rides, stalls, a giant tombola and food ranging from burgers and hot dogs, to Thai dishes, candy floss and hot doughnuts. Gates open at 5pm, with the bonfire lit at 6.45pm and the firework display at 7.30pm. There is free parking at Blakeney village hall and entry is free, with a bucket collection on the night.

The fireworks at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott. Picture by Paul Damen.The fireworks at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott. Picture by Paul Damen.

With two displays, the annual fireworks spectacular at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott, promises to provide fun for all the family. The event, which runs from 6pm, includes a hog roast, a barbecue and appearances by popular local children’s entertainers Dave Doughnut and Razz the Clown and Auntie Pearl. The first display, on the theme of children’s movies, is at 7.15pm, with the second, rock and pop-themed display, starting at 8.30pm. Tickets, priced £20 (£10 children) in advance, or £30 (£15 children) on the night, are available by phoning 01692 650371.

There is a whole host of fireworks events happening in south Norfolk over the next couple of weeks. Photo: STEVE ADAMSThere is a whole host of fireworks events happening in south Norfolk over the next couple of weeks. Photo: STEVE ADAMS

The Friends of Suffield Park Infants School, Cromer, are hosting their annual fireworks display on November 2. Attractions will include stalls and hot drinks and food. Gates open at 5pm and tickets are £3 (£2 children).

Deer’s Glade Caravan and Camping, on White Post Road, Hunworth, is laying on a fireworks spectacular on October 27, in aid of Cromer-based charity About With Friends. The event will include attractions ranging from a candlelit procession and a pumpkin carving competition, to a hog roast, a beer tent and a mulled wine stand. Gates open at 6pm, with the procession at 6.30pm and the fireworks display at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 (£15 family ticket), for more information, phone 01263 768633.

Roughton St Mary’s Primary School is hosting its annual fireworks display on November 5. Gates open at 5pm for the display at 6pm and glow sticks and hot food including burgers, sausages and jacket potatoes will be on sale. Entry costs £3 (children £2, under 2s free).

Rock Bodham is once again hosting its annual fireworks event on the village playing fields on November 3. Gates open at 5.45pm, with the bonfire lit at 6.40pm and the display at 7pm. There will be a barbecue and refreshments and tickets are £2 (£1 children, £5 family ticket), with proceeds going to local good causes.

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