Spooks & Sacrifices, Kenmore –Tuesday 31st October (19:00 – 21:00).
Celtic Samhain Festival Night: fire juggling, sacrificial wicker ram burn, apple ducking, storytelling & much more, all lit by flaming torches. Booking essential. Scottish Crannog Centre, by Kenmore (01887-830583)
Briarlands Farm, Blair Drummond – Friday 3rd November.
Bonfire at 5pm with a torchlight procession at 6pm. The Tearoom will have delicious warming snacks including homemade soups, bacon rolls and other treats. Tickets are available on the door for £2.50 per person (under 3’s free of charge).
Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies, Milngavie – Friday 3rd November
Enjoy an evening at your local Dobbies with street food or supper in our restaurant, followed by a fireworks display. Once the display has finished you’ll also be invited back in to the centre to see our exciting new Christmas range.
Choose from our street food menu or supper menu:
Street food menu (£6 per person) – includes one savoury option, one side and dessert to enjoy on the go around our restaurant:
- Savoury options: a pulled pork roll, cider glazed hotdog or spicy vegetable pot.
- Sides: firecracker chips or charred corn on the cob.
- Dessert: homemade sticky toffee butter popcorn or toasted marshmallows.
Supper menu (£12 per person) – a sit down meal in our restaurant which includes a starter, main, side, dessert and drink:
- Starter options: spiced pumpkin soup with homemade bread or bang bang chicken wings.
- Main options: Catherine wheel sausage and squash mash, gunpowder beef chilli or smokey 5 bean stew.
- Side options: Guy’s tear and share garlic bread or charred corn on the cob.
- Dessert: sticky toffee apple sponge or black powder ice-cream.
- Drinks: homemade hot chocolate with marshmallows or homemade lemonade.
Both options include access to enjoy our fireworks display.
Fireworks Cruise on Loch Katrine – Saturday 4th November
The cruise departs at 14:30hrs for 1 hour with the soundtrack provided by Shaky. Upon return the BBQ will be available with more songs from Shaky and fireworks to follow once darkness has fallen.
Please contact Sylwia on 01877 332002 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to popularity, we have added the Lady of the Lake to the programme.
The lady will depart at 14:45hrs for a 1hrs cruise, BBQ, music in the tearoom and Fireworks! Using the Lady we can offer a reduced price of £20.
For details call the booking office on 01877332000 option 2.
Stirling Gin Festival – 3-4th November
The Stirling Highland Hotel, 29 Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU
All gin companies attending will be announced in the run up to the festival. Many old favourites and new ginbies are already in the line up! After tasting all the fabulous gins on offer you will have the chance to purchase your favourite and take it home.
Fevertree tonic and garnishes will be on hand at each table with advice from the makers themselves on how best to enjoy their gin.
Stirling Gin Festival encourages sensible drinking and for over 18 year olds only.
The list beGINS Stirling, Makar, Persie, Brockmans, Porters, Strathearn, Brockers, Brooklyn, Langleys, Blackwoods, Edinburgh, Oban, Edenmill, Strane, Sipsmith, Darnleys, Harris, Elgin, Lussa, Avva, Boe, Esker, Colonsay, Misty Isle, Tower Bridge, Minus 33…………
Aberfeldy Festival, 3-4th November
Community festival with film screenings, street entertainment, storytelling, workshops and fireworks alongside a bumper line-up of bands. 2017’s lineup includes Roddy Woomble, Kathryn Joseph, Modern Studies and Plastic Animals on Fri with Pictish Trail, Siobhan Wilson, Fair Mothers and Emme Woods on Sat.
Cameron House Fireworkds Display – 4th November
Fireworks – 7pm – 7.15pm
Ahead of Bonfire night, on Saturday 4th November at 6.30pm, Cameron House hosts a dazzling firework spectacular on the front lawn which can be viewed from The Great Scots Bar Terrace. It’s the perfect spot for illuminating the skies with a glittering panoramic view of Loch Lomond as its backdrop. There will be hot dogs, burgers, hot chocolates and mulled wine available for purchase to keep you warm.
Entertainment provided by DJ Michael Kilkie in the Great Scots Bar 6.30pm – 9pm
Cumbernauld Fireworks, St Maurice’s High School – Saturday 4th November
Family-friendly fireworks display. Free. 1930hrs.
Killearn Fireworks – 4th November
Gates open at 1900hrs, with the display scheduled to start at 1930hrs.
The Old Mill Inn, just across from the event, can be booked for meals, or the cosy bar utilised for a stiff drink to warm you up.
Parking is very limited, so please allow plenty of time and try to park at the periphery of the village – the top of Station Road is a botttleneck, and emergency vehicles cannot pass if lazy folk thoughlessly park here (as keeps happening!).
Sparks In the Park, Alloa -Saturday 4th November
Helensburgh firework Display – 4th November
The fireworks display will be set off from the end of the Helensburgh pier. The bonfire and stalls will be in the pier carpark from 18:30.
Come down and enjoy a hot drink and food from the stalls and get the best view of the display from the viewing area in the car park. The display is optimised for spectators in this area.
West Dunbartonshire Fireworks, Levengrove Park on Saturday 4 November, 7-9pm.
Enjoy an awe-inspiring fireworks display this November at West Dunbartonshire’s annual firework spectacular in Dumbarton’s
The display – which will begin at 7.30pm prompt – will see more than 700 fireworks sent skyward. Comets, mines, spinners, hummers, whistles, strobes and dragon’s eggs will light up the night sky in a stunning array of colours.
There will also be family entertainment before and after the event including a children’s funfair. A range of hot food will be available.
With around 5,000 spectators expected to attend, visitors are advised to arrive in plenty of time and if possible walk to the event or use public transport as many of the streets around the park will have parking restrictions in place.
People are being urged not to bring their own fireworks or sparklers as these can present a safety issue within large crowds; are advised to leave pets at home; and to follow the advice from the stewards at all times.
Bridge of Allan, Strathallan Games Park – Sunday 5th November
Callender Park, Falkirk -Sunday 5th November
Bonfire night display with entertainment from 6.30pm and fireworks at 7.30pm.
Clydebank Fireworks – Sunday 5th November
The fireworks display will take place at Dalmuir Park , Dalmuir Park, Overtoun Road, Clydebank, G81 3QY.
The displays will feature a range of exciting fireworks, including comets, mines, spinners, hummers, whistles, strobes and dragon’s eggs, and light up the sky in an array of colours.
Visitors are asked to arrive at the events in plenty of time and to travel on foot or by public transport if at all possible. Neither venue offers on-site parking and many of the streets around the parks will have parking restrictions in place.
The event will start at 7pm and conclude at 9pm, with the fireworks display beginning at 7.30pm.
Please be aware that in rural areas there are horses and livestock which will be spooked by fireworks, even at quite a distance away, and this can lead to serious injuries. Bangs, explosions & flashes in the sky can upset any animal, so please use common sense. Likewise, do not leave pets outdoors or unattended at home over the forthcoming noisy weekend.
Scottish Fire & Rescue Service
- To set off fireworks between 11pm and 7am (or after midnight on bonfire night).
- To modify, tamper with or misuse fireworks.
- To throw or set off fireworks in any highway, street, thoroughfare or public place.
- To sell fireworks to anyone under 18.
- For anyone under 18 to possess fireworks in a public place.
- For anyone other than a fireworks professional to possess display category fireworks.
- To cause unnecessary suffering to any domestic or captive animals.