Friday, 20 October 2017

Enjoy fireworks fun for a good cause this Halloween and Bonfire Night

A HALLOWEEN fireworks display will take place at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed tomorrow (Saturday).

A HALLOWEEN fireworks display will take place at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed tomorrow (Saturday).

The event, which is organised annually by the Rotary Club of Henley Bridge, will include a huge bonfire and a professional display.

There will also be live music, food stalls selling burgers, sausages and cakes, a pig roast, bar and tombola.

A children?s fancy dress competition will be judged by Henley Mayor Stefan Gawrysiak, Mike Pooley, president of the Rotary club, and Pam Chatfield, palliative care services manager at the hospice.

Around 4,000 parents, young people and children attend the event each year and last year ? the 20th annual event ? raised about £18,000.

Gates will open at 5pm with the bonfire at 6.30pm, fancy dress parade at 6.45pm and the fireworks at 7.15pm.

Entry is £15 per car, including all the occupants. For people on foot it costs £5 per adult and £2 per child aged five to 16.

Henley Round Table?s 40th annual fireworks display will take place next Saturday (November 2) at Swiss Farm, off Marlow Road, and will include fairground rides, a beer tent, pig roast and a raffle.

Gates open at 5.30pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks display will begin at 7.15pm.

Entry for adults is £5 in advance (£6 on the gate) while for senior citizens and children aged five to 16 it?s £3 in advance or £4 on the gate. Under-fives accompanied by an adult enter free.

Advance tickets can be bought from Jackson?s estate agents in Hart Street and Asquiths teddy bear shop in New Street.

This year?s Twyford bonfire and fireworks spectacular will take place tomorrow (Saturday).

Gates open at 6.30pm at King George?s Field. The fireworks and music will begin at 7.30pm. There will be a bar and hot food as well as a funfair. Entry is £6 for adults, £3 for youth and seniors and £1 for children.

Caversham Heath Golf Club will hold its bonfire and fireworks display next Friday (November 1).

Gates open at 6pm with fireworks starting at 7.30pm. There will be an indoor viewing area and bar and refreshments will be available. Entry is £4 per person or £15 for a family ticket.

The Club at Mapledurham Golf and Country Club will hold its bonfire and fireworks next Saturday (November 2).

Gates open at 5pm, a children?s entertainer will perform from 6pm to 7pm. There will be food stalls and the display will startsat 7.15pm.

Entry is £7.50 for adults and £5 for children under 16. A family ticket (two adults and two children) costs £20 and under-fives go free. Abbey Rugby Club is holding its firework, light and music display next Saturday (November 2) at its ground in Emmer Green.Gates open at 6pm, the bonfire is at 7.15pm with fireworks at 8pm. There will also be a barbecue and bar.

Family tickets, one car of up to six people, cost £17 in advance or £20 on the day. Single tickets are £6 in advance or £8 on the day.

Tickets are available in the clubhouse from 2pm to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 1pm on Sundays.

Camp Mowhawk will hold its annual bonfire and fireworks night in Highfield Lane, Crazies Hill, on November 4 from 6pm to 9pm. There will be a selection of hot food available.

Tickets are £5 for adults and children over 12 and £3 for under 12s. These are available in advance from www.campmohawk.org.uk or on the gate. Parking is only available to those with advance tickets.

Reading Blue Coat School will host its annual ?pyromusical? fireworks display on November 7.

Gates open at 6.30pm and the fireworks will start at 7.15pm. Tickets are £7 in advance and £8 on the gate for adults while under-fives enter free.

Checkendon Primary School will hold its annual fireworks display on Friday, November 8.

Gates will open at 6pm and there will be a barbecue, bar and various stalls before the display at 7pm.

Tickets cost £3 for adults and £2 for children and can be bought at the gate on the night. The event is organised by the Checkendon School Association.

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