Annual Bonfire & Fireworks Gala
At Kenilworth Castle
The annual Bonfire Extravaganza at Kenilworth Castle is Kenilworth Round Table's main public event of the year.
This event has grown over many years to its current position as the premier firework display in the region, attracting people to Kenilworth from all over the county. Not only is this great for promoting the town, it also allows us to raise money for a wide range of local causes.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the residents of Kenilworth, particularly those local to the Castle for their support and tolerance over what is a busy weekend. We could not stage this event without the support of the local businesses that sell tickets on our behalf, the land owners and English Heritage for the use of the site and the Kenilworth Weekly News for publicising it and all the volunteers that give up their time to make the event run smoothly.
Our display is always a firm favourite in the town's calendar. In the past we have been able to raise substantial sums for local good causes too - all the funds from the night go straight back in to the community.
Gates open in the early evening and shortly after the Bonfire is lit. There are usually a few warm up fireworks to get everyone in the mood for the big display. This is set against the wonderful panorama of the Castle, which is floodlit in a mass of colour for the evening.
The main display lasts for around half an hour, and is one of the biggest in the Midlands.
As well as the entertainment there is a range of food and warming drinks available across the field from a number of tents and stalls.
Tickets for the event can be bought in advance via this website and will also be available through a number of local stores. We publish all the details on this website and in the local press in the weeks leading up to the event.
It's difficult to describe the magic of the evening - you just have to be there!