RUGBY FIREWORKS GUIDE 2012: a round-up of the biggest and best displays in the area

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RUGBY’S largest fireworks display has moved to a new location this year.

The spectacular fireworks display, organised by Rugby Round Table and usually held at Whitehall Rec by Ken Marriott Leisure Centre, is being held at Whinfield Recreation Ground in Clifton Road on Saturday (November 3). The annual fireworks spectacular is now the biggest and best display in the Rugby area and attended by thousands of people and families. The extra space at Whinfield allows the use of more powerful, more impressive fireworks

The Round Table team will also have a better sound system so everyone can hear the accompanying music. Gates will open at 5.30pm, entertainment from Rugby FM and live acts start at 6pm and the fireworks go off at 7.30pm.

But get there early, beat the rush, enjoy the atmosphere, as well as the entertainment there are food stalls for refreshments. For reduced price tickets and for more information visit

Other fireworks events in Rugby include: the Barley Mow pub, Newbold, November 3, 7pm, live music from the Vaiders, free entry; St Thomas Cross, Newton, November 3, 7pm, free entry; Alwyn Road Recreation Ground, 7th Rugby (Bilton) Scout Group bonfire and fireworks, November 2, 8pm, (tickets, 07979 851150); Avon Mill Pub, November 3, bonfire and fireworks from 7.30pm, free entry; Old Royal Oak, Crick Road, Hillmorton, November 3, bonfire to be lit at 8pm, fireworks at 8.30pm, free entry; Olde Coach House, Ashby St Ledgers, November 5, fireworks at 8pm, barbecue and curry from 6pm, free entry; Fenley Field, Lime Tree Avenue, Bilton, Old Laurentian RFC present firework and bonfire event, November 5, bonfire at 7pm, fireworks 7.30pm, admission £3 adults and children £1; Brownsover Hall Hotel, Rugby, November 4, barbecue and market stalls in the grounds, entry £10 per person, £5 children under 12, entry from 4pm, fireworks 5pm; Black Horse, Bilton, Sunday November 4, from 5pm, fireworks start at 6pm, free sparklers for children, free entry.

Broadstreet Rugby Football Club, Rugby Road, Binley Woods, Saturday November 3, 7pm to 7.30pm. Club open at 6pm. Food and drink available. Adult £5, children £2, family of four £10 - TICKET ONLY. Available from the club - open every day from 5pm. 024 76 541070