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Bonfire night and firework displays in Bridgend County Borough

30 October 2017

A number of public firework displays, many organised by town and community councils, will be held across Bridgend County Borough this November.

Friday 3 November

  • Brackla: Firework Sound and Light Show at Archbishop McGrath Comprehensive. Starts at 5.30pm. Admission is £1 for adults, free for children. Donations will be taken at the event for Bridgend Stroke Association and Bridgend Deaf Club. Organised by Brackla Community Council.

Saturday 4 November

  • Coity: Bonfire and fireworks display at Coity Castle. Starts at 5.30pm with lighting of bonfire at 6pm and fireworks at 6.30pm. Admission is £5 for adults, free for children under 12. Organised by Coity Village Association.
  • Heol Y Cyw: Firework display at 6.30pm. Admission is free. Organised by Coychurch Higher Community Council and Heol Y Cyw RFC.
  • Laleston: Firework and laser display at Bryntirion and Laleston Community Centre playing fields. Starts at 6.30pm. Admission is free. Sideshow amusements and refreshments will be available. Organised by Laleston Community Council.
  • Porthcawl: Bonfire at Salt Lake Car Park. Entertainment starts 6pm with bonfire at 7pm. Admission is free and car parking fees will go to local good causes. Organised by the Coney Beach Charity Fund.
  • Porthcawl: Seafront fireworks display at Hi Tide Inn. Starts from 7pm onwards. Admission is free. Organised by the Hi Tide Inn.

Sunday 5 November

  • Pencoed: Fireworks display at Felindre Road playing fields. Starts at 6.15pm. Admission is free. Organised by Pencoed Town Council.

Saturday 11 November

  • Bridgend: Festival of Light and Lantern Parade. Starts at 4pm outside Carnegie House. Admission is free. Organised by Bridgend Town Council.

Stay safe this bonfire night - follow the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ safety code:

Plan your firework display to make it safe and enjoyable.

  • Keep fireworks in a closed box and use them one at a time.
  • Read and follow the instructions on each firework using a torch if necessary.
  • Light the firework at arm's length with a taper and stand well back.
  • Keep naked flames, including cigarettes, away from fireworks.
  • Never return to a firework once it has been lit.
  • Don't put fireworks in pockets and never throw them.
  • Direct any rocket fireworks well away from spectators.
  • Never use paraffin or petrol on a bonfire.
  • Make sure that the fire is out and surroundings are made safe before leaving.


Last Updated: 30/10/2017
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