Bonfire Night is just around the corner on November 5, and there are plenty of fireworks displays for Stevenage and North Herts residents to enjoy.

These include both free and paid for events, with some of them featuring bonfires as well as fireworks. 

The night celebrates the failure of Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot, when he planned to kill King James I in 1605.

Baldock Community Fireworks 

Where? St Mary’s School 

When? Sunday, November 6 from 3pm 

The London Show Choir will feature at this event with 'A Night at the Musicals' and support from St Mary's School Choir.

There'll also be food vans, fairground rides, a licensed bar, and sweets and treats available.

Food on offer includes churros, waffles, BBQ, Indian, Thai and Mediterranean dishes.

Gates open at 3pm and the fireworks will begin at 5.45pm, with tickets available online and costing £7. Under threes go free but still need a ticket.

No dogs or sparklers are allowed on site.

Click here for more information and to buy your tickets.

Hitchin Fireworks 

Where? Strathmore School 

When? Saturday, November 5 from 5pm

There'll be a bonfire, hot food, adult and kids' bar, and a children's disco at this event in Hitchin.

Tickets have already sold out for this event.

Gates open at 5pm, with the fireworks starting at 6.30pm. 

Parking isn't available on the school site, but there will be very limited parking at the rugby club. People are encouraged to walk or cycle if they can. 

More information is available here.

Letchworth Fireworks 

Where? Letchworth Rugby Club 

When? Friday, November 4 from 5.30pm 

There'll be a bar at this event in Letchworth, with hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn and candy floss available too.

Gates open at 5.30pm with the display commencing at 7.30pm.

Tickets can be bought in advance at a discount from David’s Record Shop or Letchworth Rugby Club, or on the gate.

Those bought on the gate cost £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s, with advance tickets priced at £7 for adults and £4 for under 16s. 

More information is available here.

Pirton Fireworks 

Where? Pirton Recreation Ground 

When? Saturday, November 5 from 5pm 

Pirton’s display features not only fireworks, but a bonfire too!

Also on offer will be a licensed bar, food vans, live music, mulled wine, fairground rides, bungees, children's activities and glow sticks.

Gates open at 5pm, with the bonfire being lit at 6.30pm and the firework display from the Fireworks Firm beginning at 7pm.

Advance tickets have sold out, but limited on the day tickets will be available. They'll cost £10 for adults and £5 for under 18’s, with pre-schoolers getting in for free.

Parking will be available at Pirton Village Hall and Pirton Primary School. 

You can find more information here.

Dun Cow Fireworks

Where? The Dun Cow Pub, Stevenage

When? Saturday, November 5 from 7.30pm

Plenty of food is on offer at the Dun Cow's display, including burgers, hot dogs and chips. Kids can have snacks for free, and there'll be a raffle on too with fundraising for five-year-old Thea Florence Harris who has been diagnosed with Alagille Syndrome.

The event starts at 7.30pm and continues until late.

More information is available here.

Stevenage Fireworks 

Where? Fairlands Valley Park 

When? Saturday, November 5 from 6.30pm

Stevenage's annual event is the only free fireworks display in North Herts. There'll be plenty of hot food and refreshment vendors around too.

Accessible parking is available at Marriotts School and limited parking at the South Field car park opposite Stevenage FC – though the council advises you to avoid driving if possible. 

Entertainment Effects are providing the fireworks this year. 

You can find more information here.