Wrap Up – It’s Guy Fawkes Night!

07.07.2016 - General

The clocks have now gone back which means that summer is officially over and we welcome the beautiful Autumn season with open arms.

The mornings now have a fresh and icy feel, the trees and ground is beautifully decorated with an array of rich oranges, yellows and reds and most significantly of November – we celebrate Guy Fawkes Night across the country! Also known as bonfire night or fireworks night! Wrap up – it’s sure to be a cold one, hopefully without any rain this year!

Remember, remember the 5th of November. We celebrate this British tradition originating from the early 1600’s when a Catholic man named Guy Fawkes along with a group of accomplices, plotted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Fortunately, his plot was unsuccessful, he was captured and to celebrate the safety of the King, people across the country lit bonfires. Over the years it has remained, and become a great event to enjoy with family and friends, lighting fireworks, eating hotdogs or burning marshmallows on the fire.

Here is our pick of places to go:

Quex Park, Birchington – Set in the historic country estate of the Powell Cotton Museum in Birchington, there will be a fun fair, two firework displays and a bonfire. Plus, plenty of entertainment and food and drink to enjoy whilst watching the show. A great night for the family! For more information please visit the website.

Leeds Castle, Maidstone – The biggest firework display in the South East of England set in beautiful parkland and gardens. With live music, and hot food and drinks, this is one of the most spectacular, magical displays against the beautiful backdrop of the castle, illuminating its magnificence with a bang! Visit the website for more information.

Kent County Cricket Club, Canterbury – The cricket club in Canterbury will be hosting a fireworks display plus extra entertainment with live music from Old Town Souls and performances from the Spitfire Sweethearts. Visit Kent County Cricket Club for more information.

Hawkinge Cricket Club, Folkestone – Claiming to be bigger and better this year, the Hawkinge Cricket Club is hosting a huge event on the 5th of November – with a funfair, bar, Hog roast, BBQ and of course a huge firework display. For more information visit the website.

Tyler Hill Bonfire Night, Canterbury – Another year for the Tyler Hill firework display, with a bonfire, food stalls and children’s fairground rides. Visit here for everything you need to know.

Whether you’re planning on creating your own firework display or you are going to join one of the arranged displays across the country, make sure you and your family wrap up warm and most importantly stay safe and enjoy the show from a safe distance!
If you need more information, make sure to contact our Keat Farm team!
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