South Norfolk and north Suffolk set for fireworks events

Eyes will turn to the skies this week for a host of spectacular fireworks displays to celebrate Bonfire Night.

A number of organised displays are being staged across south Norfolk and north Norfolk over the coming days.

Advance tickets are on sale for Diss Rugby Club's annual fireworks spectacular which will take place on Saturday.

Gates will open at 5.30pm, followed by the lighting of the bonfire at 6.30pm and a fireworks display at 7.30pm.

A barbecue, bar and free parking will be available at Grove Farm, Roydon.


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Advance tickets cost �6 for adults and �3 for children, while family tickets are also available at �15 including two adults and two children.

Tickets can be bought from Morrisons, Leisure Sport of Diss, Diss Tourist Information Centre, Burston Crown pub, Stuston farm shop, The Handyman in Eye, Mark Peacock Land Rovers in Stradbroke and Beaconsfield Arms in Occold.

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Meanwhile Diss Town Football Club will also host its bonfire and fireworks night on Saturday.

The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm followed by a fireworks display at 7pm.

Hot food and a bar will be available. Entry will cost �3 for adults and �1 for children.

The annual Harleston fireworks spectacular will be held at the Magpies Hockey Club tomorrow and will open at 6pm with the display starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are �7 on the gate for adults and �4 for under 16s.

Hethersett Athletic Football Club will once again be holding a fireworks display in the grounds of Hethersett High School.

It will be the third year that the club has held this community event which has proved extremely popular in the village. Gates open at 5pm on Saturday, and there will be two separate displays.

The first at 6.30pm is suitable for young children and those who don't like loud bangs. The second display, which promises to be much noisier, will take place at 8pm. Other attractions include sideshows, a barbecue, a beer tent and a climbing wall.

Crowds will be able to enjoy an evening of fireworks at South Norfolk House, in Long Stratton, on Saturday.

The event, organised by St Mary's Church, will also include live music, burgers, a hog roast and a beer tent.

Gates open at 5pm and admission will cost �3 while those aged under five go free.

Palgrave Community Centre near Diss will host a family fireworks event from 6pm on Sunday

There will be refreshments, bar, tombola and an auction of an original Mike Webb cartoon. No charge for entry, but a bucket collection to cover costs.

Wymondham Rugby Club will host its annual fireworks spectacular tomorrow from 6.30pm.

Visitors will be able to enjoy refreshments, a bar and children's rides at the event.

Entry will cost �4 for adults or �2 for children.

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