Where to see firework displays in Royston and surrounding villages this weekend

PUBLISHED: 12:00 04 November 2017

There are several firework displays going on in Royston and the surrounding area this weekend. Picture: Karyn Haddon

There are several firework displays going on in Royston and the surrounding area this weekend. Picture: Karyn Haddon

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Sparks are set to fly in Royston and the surrounding villages this weekend as a host of bonfire night displays take place across the area.

On Friday at Roysia Middle School in Royston there will be a fireworks display, along with fairground rides, refreshments, sweets and glow in the dark novelties stall. The gates open at 6pm.

Organiser Beth Moorley told the Crow: “The event has been going for many years and we are all really excited to put on a fun, family-friendly evening for the community to enjoy.

“With the structure of schools potentially changing, this could be the last one at Roysia – so we want to make it something to remember. We have been grateful for the community support over the years, and we hope to see everyone back on Friday night for a big celebration.”

For more information email Beth on beth.moorley@gmail.com or call 07932 192725.

On Saturday, from 6pm to 7.45pm at Icknield Walk First School in the town, there will be a firework display with refreshments, glow in the dark novelties, and a family viewing room for babies and small children. For more see icknieldwalk.herts.sch.uk.

Also on Saturday, the Melbourn Primary School Fireworks Extravaganza, organised by the PTFA, takes place from 5.30pm to 8pm in the field of the village college in The Moor. There will be a barbecue, bar, refreshments and glow products for sale.

The same evening you can see the grand firework display in Reed by the cricket pitch. The bonfire will be lit at 6pm with the firework display commencing at 6.30pm. Hot dogs, burgers and drinks will be available for purchase and entry is free.

And from 5.30pm to 8pm at Steeple Morden Primary School there is a firework display organised by the PTA.

On Sunday night in Barkway, there’s a firework display organised by the parish council. Gates open at 6.15pm, there will be food and refreshments sold by Barkway Preschool and the recommended donation to get into the event at the pavilion and cricket ground is £2 for adults and £1 for children.

Further afield, in Cambridge city centre on Saturday there is a big display at Midsummer Common. The park & ride to Trumpington will pick up from Short Street. The event opens at 6pm, fireworks start at 7pm and the evening closes at 10pm. For more information go to https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/city-events/bonfire-night.

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