Bonfire shows to burn bright

Bonfire and fireworks at Brighouse juniors
Bonfire and fireworks at Brighouse juniors

THE skyline across Brighouse is set to be lit up again as this year’s Bonfire fire night approaches.

Carr Green Primary School will play host to the first event over the weekend on Friday November 2 as the school’s parents and teachers association holds its annual fireworks display.

Hot and cold food and drink will be served at the school in Carr Green Lane, Rastrick, from 6pm. Tickets are available from the school, £2 for adults and £1 for children.

On Saturday, Lightcliffe Scouts will be hosting its Bonfire and Fireworks Extravaganza.

Held at the scout headquarters on Coach Road, opposite Lightcliffe Primary School, gates open at 6pm with the fire being lit at 6.30pm before the fireworks show an hour later.

Entrance fees are £12 for a family of four, adults £5 and concessions £3.

There will be hot food and refreshments, raffle, tombola and glow items on sale with all proceeds going to Lightcliffe Scout group.

On Sunday November 4 junior football clubs are holding their events.

Clifton Rangers, at Towngate, Clifton, will start its bonfire and firework show at 7pm. Entrance fees are adults £3 and children £1.

Brighouse Juniors will be holding its grand finale bonfire extravaganza for the last time at Hove Edge.

Starting at 4pm the event will include a bonfire, a mini and main firework display set to music.

Hot food, drinks glow items and sweets will be on sale.

Tickets are £4 adults and £2 children and are available from Brighouse Juniors on matchdays, Kershaws Garden Centre, The Dusty Miller, The Edge Playgym and Fawcetts Stationers.

Georgina Brearley, from Brighouse Juniors said: “This is our 15th Annual Bonfire and is always a huge event in the local area.

“Sadly this year is to be our last as next year we are starting work on a brand new 3G pitch to benefit all our players and hopefully the wider community.

“The bonfire takes many months of planning by the social committee but is a fantastic night for children and adults alike.

“There is something about fireworks that brings out the child in us all.

“We sincerely hope as many people as possible will join us to help make this year the biggest and best yet and help us go out with a bang.”

On Monday, November 5, The Casa Hotel on Elland Road, Brighouse, will see DJs and a huge fireworks display. Opening at 6.30pm, there will also be a barbecue and laser show with three bars open.

Tickets are £5.

Brighouse Rangers Rugby club is holding its event on the same day at the sports club on Russell Way.

Gates open at 6pm with the firework show starting at 7.30pm.

There will be a licensed bar, barbecue, pie and peas and sweets and cakes.

Tickets bought in advance cost £2 adults, £1 child or £5 for a family of four.

On the day it will be £3 adult, £1 children, and £7 for a family of four.

Tickets are available from the bar.

There is a strictly no personal fireworks policy at all of the events.