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Wosskow Brown’s Guide to Bonfire Night in South Yorkshire

It’s a couple of weeks until Bonfire Night now, and there’s all sorts going on around Sheffield and Barnsley!

Here are some of the best bonfires and firework displays taking place nearby each of our offices across South Yorkshire.












Attercliffe – After Dark

If you live in the Attercliffe area, the great After Dark display at Don Valley Bowl is a short journey down the road!

This firework extravaganza is extremely popular and sees crowds of 20,000 each year!

This is an unmissable event with an enormous bonfire, face painting, fire spinners, a fun fair, food and drink stalls, and an iconic firework display set to music.

So, if you live nearby the Don Valley Bowl, you really must treat your eyes to this spectacular display!

Monday 5th November 2018 – 5:30pm


Hillsborough – Owlerton Stadium Firework Spectacular

For those of you in Hillsborough, there’s an incredibly exciting show on this year… the Owlerton Stadium Firework Spectacular!

On offer this year is an afternoon of greyhound racing before a fantastic fireworks display, along with family entertainers, face painting, sweets and ice cream.

Sunday 4th November 2018 – Gates open 3:30pm – Races from 4:30-7:30pm, followed by fireworks.

There are also a couple of other displays around Hillsborough, including Oughtibridge Music and Fireworks Show and Niagara Fireworks Spectacular.


Barnsley – Dearne Valley Bonfire Extravaganza

Located at Ings Lane Playing Fields, this extravagant display of fireworks isn’t too far away from our Barnsley office. If you live in Barnsley, this event is definitely worth going to!

Boasting a massive professional fireworks display, a huge fun fair, a variety of food stalls & bar, glitter tattoos/face painting, live outdoor entertainment and of course, a great bonfire, this is simply an unmissable event for Barnsley residents.

Saturday 3rd November 2018 – opens at 4:30pm

Locke Park Bonfire is another option for the people of Barnsley.


Abbeydale – Illuminate the Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens will be hosting ‘Illuminate the Gardens’, a magical night of fun for the whole family!

Just under 10 minutes away from our Abbeydale office, anyone who lives in this area should definitely be going to the beautiful Botanical Gardens for this weekend event.

There will be delicious street food and a licensed bar to enjoy for the adults, and some free activities available for the children!

There’s so much to see; with mesmerising fire performances, amazing acoustic music and vintage fairground rides.

There will be a ‘low bangs’ firework display earlier in the evening if your little children have sensitive ears, in addition to the main display later on, which promises to be an exhilarating spectacle.

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November 2018 – 5pm

Woodseats – Meadowhead Gigantic Bonfire

If your local solicitor is at our Woodseats office, you’ll be close to the Meadowhead Gigantic Bonfire at the Sheffield Transport Sports Club.

This highly-attended event is absolutely FREE and has a LOT of exciting things to offer.

The sports club will host a funfair, Punch and Judy show, live music, dancers and plenty of bars.

The main attraction will be the terrific firework display and massive bonfire!

Friday 2nd November 2018 – 6pm


Gleadless – Manor Fields Fireworks Display and Bonfire

If you live nearby our Gleadless branch, you’ve got to make sure you don’t miss out on your local firework extravaganza!

Taking place at Manor Fields Park, locals will be treating their eyes to an amazing firework display and an absolutely huge bonfire!

Monday 5th November – gates open 4:30pm – bonfire at 5pm and fireworks at 7pm.

Have a safe bonfire night and be sure to make the most of the food stalls, of course!

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