Best Places in Paddington For Bonfire Night


Remember, remember the 5th of November. As the excitement builds in London it looks like this year’s Bonfire Night will definitely be one to remember. The city is gearing up for some of the biggest and best firework displays to date and you’re in for a treat if you’re heading to the city this month.

It’s that time of year again when sparklers come out and the sky lights up with fireworks. If you’re planning to celebrate Bonfire Night at our luxurious Lancaster Gate Hotels, you’re in for a treat. There are all kinds of extravagant displays and events planned for this year’s ceremonial burning of the Guy. We’ve put together a list of the best places to check out this November to make sure you have a Bonfire Night you’ll never forget.

Battersea Park

Every year this vibrant part of central London puts on an amazing show and every year the crowds of amazed viewers are never disappointed. For one night only the beautifully scenic Battersea Park is taken over by food vendors, fairground rides and arcade machines for a celebration like no other. Watch the sky above central London be brought to life by explosive rockets and colourful streamers. This family-friendly event has something for everyone so be sure to bring the kids along to our Lancaster Gate hotels and enjoy a night of fun, laughter and amazement.


With an average annual attendance of over 30,000 people, the Southwark fireworks display is one of the largest and most anticipated Bonfire Night events on the calendar. Make your way towards the south bank of the Thames and watch the water illuminate with a hundred different colours as you bite into a deliciously sweet toffee apple. If you’ve never spent Bonfire Night in London before, there’s no place better than Southwark. The event always attracts a good crowd and with plenty of entertainment and food available, you’re sure to have a memorable night.

Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace Bonfire night event is one of the longest-running annual firework displays in London. While it may not be the biggest, the atmosphere is electric at these fun-filled events and the crowds are always looking to have fun and make the most of the night. With live music, great food and spectacular fireworks, you won’t want to miss out on the event if you’re planning a trip to our Paddington hotels London. Be sure take your camera along and snap some colourful photos to share with your friends.

Alexandra Palace

Who said Bonfire night has to last only one night? The organisers of the Alexandra Palace fireworks display have a whole different idea when it comes to putting on a show. The event stretches over two days and gives Londoners and tourists a chance to see some explosive light displays in one of London’s most historic areas. The grand Alexandra Palace is the perfect setting for a firework display and you’re sure to be amazed as the lights dance off the beautiful architecture of the building.