CORNWALLS FIREWORKS HEADER

Wrap up warm! We've put together the ultimate guide to Cornwall's top firework displays this Bonfire Night...

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Once again the Pirate FM Presenter's and Love Crew are heading along to the biggest and best fireworks displays here in Cornwall. 

Whack on your bobble hat and join the fun as Pirate FM presenter's and Love Crew get stuck in to hosting the best firework nights across the county! They're at...

F A L M O U T H

Falmouth Cricket Club, Trescobeas Rd, Falmouth TR11 4JB - 5th November 

The fun kicks off at 7pm although gates open at 6pm, meaning you're free to arrive early to bag the best spot!

This year, you'll be treated to £7500 worth of fireworks - definitely a display not to be missed!

Entry is £4 Adults and £2 children (children must be accompanied by Adult/parent/guardian) with all the profits are going to charities local to the Falmouth/Penryn area! Make sure to say hello to our gorgeous Love Crew and pick up some Pirate FM goodies!

R E D R U T H

Heartlands, Tremorvah Playing Fields Bonfire & Fireworks - 5th November

Heartlands annual bonfire & fireworks display is back! This year you can expect a fabulous display, as well as, live performances from local bands! You can also grab your glow sticks, sparklers and indulge in the delicious hot food and refreshments!

Other places to catch fireworks in Cornwall...

T R U R O

The Heron Inn Riverside Fireworks, Malpas Truro - 27th October 

A firework display with a difference! Who needs a field when you can set off your fireworks from a boat? That's Truro's twist! Being set off from a large barge anchored in the river, the Heron Inn gives the most spectacular viewing point!

Due to the tide times this year, the display has been scheduled slightly earlier than usual. However, because this means the fireworks will now be closer to Halloween, they've adopted that as their theme! We can't wait to see their spooky take on this winter staple! 

ST   A G  N  E S

Driftwood Spars - 5th November

St Agnes' popular event is back with a bang! With festivities commencing from around 6pm, we recommend getting their early to make the most of the evening entertainment (...and mulled wine!) before the fireworks begin!

With entertainment for the kids, fab live music and, of course, scrumptious food, the fireworks are almost incidental to your evening of fun! 

P O L P E R R O

Polperro Quay - 3rd November

We love the intimate, Cornish village, feel of this spectacular display! Set off from the Quay at 7:30pm, the fireworks framed above the sea is a stunning sight. 

Join the fun from 6:30pm with a delicious BBQ. There will also be a 'Best Guy' competition if you'll feeling creative! If the weather is looking a bit chilly, we recommend huddling round the huge bonfire that's lit on the beach. Now, where's those marshmallows..! 

N E W Q U A Y

Newquay Harbour - 5th November

Remember, remember the 5th of November!

Head down to Newquay Harbour on Bonfire Night where the sky will be lit up by a stunning fireworks display.

This display is particularly impressive thanks to its seaside setting... The bright lights of the fireworks ripple across the water of the harbour - a sight that'll stick with you for a long time to come!

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STAY-SAFE-GUIDE-BANNER

Holding your own display? We've got you covered there too! Introducing our handy Stay Safe Around Fireworks guide...

 

    Safety Code

  • Only buy fireworks marked with BS7114

  • Don’t drink alcohol when setting off fireworks

  • Keep fireworks in a closed box or cover by spark proof material

  • Follow the instructions on each firework

    Cones, Roman candles, and Cakes/Barrages:

  • Usually inserted into sand, soft earth or tied to an upright stake. "The Golden Rule" is to not allow them to fall over.

    Set pieces, and Wheels:

  • Attach securely to a post making sure wheels spin freely before lighting them.

    Rockets:

  • Must be fired from a tube or rack, placed at the rear of a display. Angle slightly away from spectators, making sure there are no overhead obstructions and ensure there is a safe area for the rocket to land. Always raise the rocket a few inches before firing to check it is free to rise.

    Angled/Fanned Cakes:

  • Check cake is facing the correct way so is not angled over the spectators. This is usually marked with an arrow towards the spectators.

  • Light them at arms length using a portfire

  • Never put any part of your body over a firework

  • Stand well back

  • Never go back to a firework that has been lit, even if it hasn’t gone off as it could explode.

  • End of night carefully soak in water for 24 hrs, before disposing of safely

  • Never put fireworks used or not onto a bonfire

  • Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them

  • Always supervise children around fireworks

  • Light sparklers one at a time, wear gloves and put in bucket of water or sand when finished

  • Never give sparklers to a child under five

  • Keep Pets indoors

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