Where are public Bonfire Night celebrations taking place?

Bonfire Night celebrations are taking place across Richmondshire this year.

After two years of disruptions and cancellations due to covid, events to mark Guy Fawkes’ failed gunpowder plot of 1605 will be held in a number of towns and villages in and around the district.

These include:

Bedale

Bedale bonfire and fireworks will be held on November 5. The fire will be lit at 6.15pm and the fireworks will start at 7pm. Novelties and catering available from 5pm. Admission is free, but donations welcomed.

Catterick Garrison

Bonfire and fireworks from 6pm to 8.30pm on Friday, November 4 in Horne Road. Free event. Murphy’s Fun Fair will be in attendance. Refreshments available from 5pm. No alcohol or sparklers.

Hawes

The bonfire and fireworks will take place at Hawes Community Field on Sunday, November 6. Gates open at 6.30pm. Admission fee but there’s a suggested donation of £3 per person. Refreshments and novelties available.

Leyburn

The bonfire and fireworks, organised by Wensleydale Round Table, will take place on November 5 at the Shawl. The fire will be lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks will start at 7pm. Free, but donations welcomed.

Reeth

Reeth village bonfire and fireworks display will be held on the village green on Saturday, November 5.  The judging of the guys begins at 6pm – the winner will receive a prize and their guy will be placed on top of the bonfire which will be lit at 6.30pm. The fireworks display begins at 7pm and a barbecue is available throughout the evening. Admission is free and a bucket collection will be taken to support future village events.

Richmond

Richmond Town Council is running a fireworks display at Richmond School on November 5. Gates open at 6pm with the fireworks starting at 7pm. Free entry but there’s a suggested donation of £1. No sparklers or pets allowed.

West Burton

The bonfire and fireworks will take place on November 5 on the village green. The fire will be lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks will start at 7pm. Barbecue and drinks at the Fox and Hounds.

West Witton

Bonfire and fireworks on November 5 at the playing fields. All welcome. No charge, just donations on the night. Licensed Bar from 6pm, bonfire lit at 6.30pm and fireworks at 7pm.

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