Ready for bonfire night blaze of glory

Bonfire night at Calder Holmes Park, put on by the 'Hebden Bridge Round Table,'Pictured is the bonfire, crowd and main fireworks display
Bonfire night at Calder Holmes Park, put on by the 'Hebden Bridge Round Table,'Pictured is the bonfire, crowd and main fireworks display

Sparks will fly this week as Calderdale prepares to mark Bonfire Night.

With lots of events across the district, there is no excuse to miss out on the excitement.

The Elland Round Table charity bonfire and firework display will be held on Saturday, November 1 at Elland Recreation Ground, Hullen Edge Road. Gates open at 5.30pm - admission is £5 for adults and £2.50 for children.

The New Hobbit Inn, Sowerby Bridge, will host a bonfire and firework display on November 1 and 5. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm, with fireworks at 7.30pm - admission is £3, entry is free for under 16s and profits will be donated to Overgate Hospice.

On Wednedsay November 5, the Moorlands Inn, Ogden, will hold a firework display. Doors will open at 6pm and there will be pie and peas, as well as live bands. Entry fee is £5 or £2.50 for under 12s. Proceeds will go to the NSPCC.

Casa Hotel and Restaurant, Brighouse, will also hold an evening of entertainment on Wednesday. There will be live DJs, a firework display, a laser show and terrace party. The night will begin at 7pm and admission is £5.

On Friday November 7, Long Can Hall, Ovenden, will hold a bonfire and firework display. The bonfire will be lit at 7pm, with pie and peas served throughout the night.

Friday will also see Northowram Community Sports and Activity Club host an evening of bonfire fun. Ticket price is £2.50 an adult and under 16s go free when accompanied by a paying adult. Admission price on the night is £3 and tickets can be purchased from Northowram Community Sports and Activity Club on Friday’s after 6pm and Sunday’s from 12noon, Northowram School, Shelf School, Salterlee School, Northowram after school club or Towngate store.

The week will be rounded off on Saturday November 8, when Heath RUFC get into the spirit of the occasion. The bar will be open from 4pm and the bonfire will be lit at approximately 7pm.