Firework Night in West Berks 2022

It’s that time of year again and we take a look at what is happening in and around West Berkshire for Firework Night 2022. Starting with Fireworks at Newbury Racecourse for The Newbury Lions.

Bonfire Night falls on Saturday, November 5 but many displays will be taking place in the weekends before and after the big night.

Firework Night in West Berks 2022 | Origins

Bonfire or Fireworks Night is a uniquely British event. It commemorates the successful foiling of a plot to blow up King James I and Parliament by Catholic subversives in 1605. The fireworks are a reminder of the gunpowder that was placed by the plotters under the Houses of Parliament.

The Real Story of Bonfire Night

REmember, remember
The fifth of November
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
I see no reason
Why Gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot

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