Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Where and when to see firework displays

The Henley Round Table fireworks display is one of a number of organised events to be held

The Henley Round Table fireworks display is one of a number of organised events to be held in and around the Henley area over the next fortnight. Other displays are as follows:



Saturday, October 22

THE 24th annual fireworks display at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed.

This year’s “spooktacular” display will be choreographed to music for the first time.



There will be a bonfire, food and drink stalls, a raffle, children’s Halloween fancy dress competition and a children’s carousel.

Gates open at 5pm with the bonfire starting at 6.30pm and the children’s Halloween parade and judging at 6.45pm. The fireworks finale starts at 7.15pm. Hospice fundraiser Clare Sturgess said: “Our fireworks night is very popular and we’re excited about the addition of the musical element which will add to the already amazing atmosphere.

“We could not do what we do here at Nettlebed Hospice without the support of the local community and we encourage you to bring along your friends and family.

“We look forward to welcoming you on the night.”

Tickets will be available on the night. For those going by car, the cost is £20, including entry for all occupants. For those on foot, the cost is adults £10, children aged five to 16 £5.



Friday, October 28

A DISPLAY by Sonning Fireworks will take place outside Eye & Dunsden village hall at 6pm.

Hot dogs and Loddon brewery ales will be available. Visitors should park at Dunsden Farm.

An all-inclusive family ticket costs £18 in advance or £20 on the night. Tickets are available from Binfield Heath Stores or the Shoulder of Mutton pub in  Playhatch.



Saturday, October 29

TWYFORD and District Round Table’s Halloween bonfire and fireworks display will be held on King George V playing field in Twyford from 6.30pm.

The fireworks display will start at 7.30pm.

Entry on the gate is £7 per adult, £4 for youths and pensioners and £1 for children.



CAMP Mohawk, a day centre for children with special needs in Highfield Lane, Crazies Hill, will hold its annual bonfire and fireworks night.

There will also be a bonfire and hot food will be available. The gates will open at 5.30pm with food served from 6pm and the fireworks at about 7.15pm.

There will be a selection of hot food and drinks available to buy.

Tickets cost £5 for adults and £3 for under-12s and are available at www.goldengiving.com/event /MohawkFireworks

On site parking is only available with tickets bought in advance.



Friday, November 4

CAVERSHAM Heath Golf Club will hold its annual display. Gates open at 6pm with the bonfire from 7pm and the main display at 7.30pm. There will be a bar, hot food and an indoor viewing area.

Advance tickets cost £5 per person or £15 for a family of five and can be bought by calling 0118 947 8600.

For more information, visit www.cavershamgolf.co.uk



CHECKENDON Primary School will host its annual fireworks evening. Gates will open at 6pm with the fireworks at 7pm.

There will be a barbecue, a bar selling wine, beer and mulled wine and the school hall will be transformed into a games room with stalls, a tombola, lucky dip, face-painting and fun games for everyone.

This year the school’s pupils have been invited to submit original fireworks poems and pictures to be judged by headteacher Gillian Seymour on the day.

These will be on display at the school. There will be winners in each year group.

Entry on the gate is £5 per adult, £3 per child. There is plenty of parking available.

All proceeds will go towards outside play and learning equipment for the school.



Saturday, November 5

ABBEY Rugby Club in Emmer Green will hold its annual fireworks display. Gates open at 6pm with the bonfire at 7.15pm and fireworks at 8pm.

The display is being provided by Sonning Fireworks and there will be a barbecue, bars, music and a sweet stall.

Family tickets cost £17 in advance or £20 on the gate. A single ticket is £6 in advance or £8 on the gate.

Tickets are available from the clubhouse on Saturdays from 2pm to 4pm and Sundays from 10am to 2pm.



WARGRAVE’S village fireworks will take place off Recreation Road.

The bonfire will be lit at 6pm with the fireworks display from 6.30pm. Refreshments will be available from 5.30pm.

Admission is by donation on the gate — a minimum of £5 for up to four people.

The proceeds go to the 1st Wargrave scouts, who organise the event.



MAPLEDURHAM Golf and Country Club will also host its bonfire and fireworks display.

Gates open at 4pm with the fire being lit at 6pm and the fireworks at 6.30pm.

Advance tickets cost £20 for families, £7.50 for adults or £5 for children under 16. Under-eights go free. Under-12s must be accompanied by an adult.

For tickets, call 0118 946 3353 or visit www.theclubatmapledurham. com/fireworks



A FIREWORKS display will be held on Pangbourne Primary School field, off Kennedy Drive.

There will be a bonfire, barbecue, bar with West Berkshire beer, hot drinks, chocolate tombola and more.

Gates open at 5.30pm and the fireworks start at 7pm.

Tickets cost £7.50 for adults and children aged 12 and over in advance, or £10 on the gate. A family ticket — up to five family members aged 12 years and over — costs £30.

Tickets are available from the school or from www.fopps.org.uk



Sunday, November 6

HAMBLEDEN’S fireworks display will be held in The Dene.

Gates open at 6pm with the prize-giving for a Beat the Guy competition at 6.45pm. The fireworks will begin at 7pm.

There will be hot dogs, mulled wine and toffee apples.

Tickets can be bought in advance from Hambleden Stores — £4 for adults and £3 for children aged three to 12. On the gate they will cost £5 for adults and £4 for children.



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