Your guide to fireworks displays in North Devon

A dazzling display of fireworks over Barnstaple's Taw Bridge. Picture: Howard Thomson
A dazzling display of fireworks over Barnstaple's Taw Bridge. Picture: Howard Thomson

Where can you watch the fireworks in North Devon this Bonfire Night? Check out our at-a-glance-guide to fireworks displays here.

North Devon is gearing up for a weekend of fireworks with eventstonight (Friday) right through to Bonfire Night itself on Sunday.

Check out our handy guide below to organised fireworks displays in North Devon.


Barnstaple Round Table’s fireworks display is on Sunday from 5.30pm-7pm, at Barnstaple Rugby Club.

Organisers are asking people to come and support the event from the grounds.

Mike Jewell, of the Round Table, said: “Over the years a lot of people have started to enjoy the event from Barnstaple Bridge overlooking the Rugby Club.

“We advise that this is a very unsafe environment to watch the firework display due to moving traffic.

“We would also love for this event to continue and be able to put this event on every year and not have to move it to a venue outside of the town.”

Advanced tickets are £4 per adult, £3 per child and £12 per family ticket.

The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep in Bideford will be hosting a bonfire fireworks party on Sunday.

Doors open at 4pm with junior fireworks at 6pm, the bonfire lit at 7pm and the main fireworks display at 7.45pm.

There is a free park-and-ride from Atlantic Village and a mini street food festival, plus the indoor play area will be open until 9.45pm. Advance tickets cost £5 per person, and are available at


Great Torrington Cavaliers will be hosting a bonfire and fireworks night on Saturday.

It promises to be bigger and better than last year, and will be held at Torrington Rugby Club.

Gates open at 6pm with the show starting at 7pm prompt, plus bar and refreshments.

Entry is £4 for adults, £3 for children and £12 for a family. Sensible footwear is advised.


Head to Braunton Cricket Club on Saturday for fireworks and street food.

Gates open at 4.30pm with the fireworks set to start at 7.30pm. Tickets are availble on the door and from various outlets in the village beforehand.


Woolsery Primary School is hosting Bonfire Night on Friday and invites everyone to wrap up warm for a firework display at 7pm, with the bonfire lit at 6pm. Admission is £2 adults and £1 children and there will be hot drinks, hot soup and rolls. Sorry, no sparklers.

West Buckland

West Buckland School’s Fireworks Night is also on Friday. It is priced at £6 per person, which includes food and a drink and tickets are available from


Woolacombe will be hosting its Bonfire Night on Saturday at the Meadow Playing Fields with gates open at 6pm, with live music, bar, hog roast and barbecue, with fireworks from 7.30pm.

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