Bonfire Weekend on the Isle of Arran 2023: Guy Fawkes Sizzling Spectacle
Fireworks, bonfires, and the crackling of flames are coming to the Isle of Arran this November. It’s that time of year again, where we celebrate the historic plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament by remembering Guy Fawkes and immersing ourselves in the mesmerizing glow of Bonfire Night. But before you pack your sparklers and head to this charming Scottish island, remember, Mother Nature can be quite the trickster. So, be sure to check the weather forecast before you embark on your fiery adventure!
Remember to Have Fun and Stay Safe!
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Friday 03 Nov 2023 from 7pm
NORTHEND FESTIVAL OF FIRE :
Kicking off the fiery festivities is the Northend Festival of Fire, held at Lochranza & Catacol Village Hall on the 3rd of November. Starting from 7 pm, you can relish a scrumptious BBQ at the hall, bask in the warmth of the bonfire on the village green, admire the floodlit Lochranza Castle, and be dazzled by fireworks on the Castle lawn, including a spectacular finale. To keep the rhythm going, Arran Brass band and Skirl Power will serenade your ears, and the band Dark White will have you dancing the night away in the village hall, complete with a licensed bar to keep the spirits high.
Saturday 04 Nov 2023 from 7 PM
LAMLASH BONFIRE & FIREWORKS:
The Lamlash Bonfire Night, scheduled for the 4th of November, promises to be the island’s finest. Gather at Lamlash Green from 7 pm for an unforgettable experience. The bonfire itself is a sight to behold, so bring your wooden items (yes, only wooden items, please) to contribute to the blaze. If you can’t lug them over, feel free to contact the organizers for collection arrangements. The day kicks off at 11 am with a meet-up to build the fire, and the bonfire is lit at 7 pm, followed by an extravagant fireworks display at 7:30 pm.
|11:00 am||– Meet to build the fire|
|7:00 pm||– Light the bonfire|
|7:30 pm||– Fireworks|
Sunday 05 Nov 2023 from 5.30pm
WHITING BAY BONFIRE, BBQ & FIREWORKS
The Whiting Bay Bonfire, BBQ & Fireworks Night promises to be a radiant affair on the evening of November 5th. Head over to the putting green from 5:30 pm to enjoy a BBQ, followed by a bonfire from 6 pm, and a breathtaking fireworks display. The little ones can get their glow on with free glow bangles, and the event is open to everyone. What’s not to love?
Sunday 05 Nov 2023 from 6pm
KILMORY FIREWORKS & BONFIRE NIGHT:
On the 5th of November, head to Lenamhor Farm in Kilmory for a fiery gathering like no other. The evening offers hot food, a colossal bonfire, and a fantastic fireworks show. The best part? It’s all free! Expect mouthwatering pulled pork buns, sausages for the little ones, hot soup, and even sparklers. For the full experience, make sure to pack wellies and torches – you’re in for a treat!
Sunday 05 Nov 2023 from 6pm
KILDONAN BONFIRE & FIREWORKS
Kildonan Village Hall is the hub of action on the evening of November 5th, with festivities starting at 6 pm with delicious food. At 7 pm, the night sky will be ablaze with fireworks and a grand bonfire, making it an event you won’t want to miss.
Sunday 05 Nov 2023 from 7pm
BRODICK BONFIRE & FIREWORKS
If you find yourself in Brodick on the 5th of November, the beach behind the wee Co-op is the place to be. From 7 pm onwards, join the Brodick Beach Bonfire and Fireworks Night. And don’t worry about dinner; you can savour some delicious soup and sausage rolls available from Brodick Golf Club to keep your energy up for a night of fiery delights.
Remember, with fire in the sky and warmth in your heart, Guy Fawkes Night on the Isle of Arran is an unforgettable experience.
But, as mentioned earlier, be sure to check the weather forecast to confirm that the events are taking place as planned.
So, pack your marshmallows, bundle up, and get ready for a fiery, fun-filled adventure on the picturesque Isle of Arran in 2023!