Guy Fawkes event at Royal Gunpowder Mills sure to go with a bang!

PUBLISHED: 17:39 24 October 2013 | UPDATED: 17:39 24 October 2013

Guy Fawkes Spectacular fireworks at Royal Gunpowder Mills

Guy Fawkes Spectacular fireworks at Royal Gunpowder Mills


Where better to see fireworks go off with a bang than somewhere that really knows its saltpetre from its sulphur?

Learn about 17th century life, meet ‘the ghost of Guy Fawkes’ and celebrate with a 15 minute firework finale.

The world of Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators is being brought back to life at The Royal Gunpowder Mills, in Waltham Abbey, on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 with some fabulous displays and activities.

A spokesman said: “Discover the true story of Guy Fawkes and his infamous gunpowder plot by getting to know the characters involved and their 17th century lives during a light-hearted re-telling of the story in a special theatre production, ‘The Ghost of Guy Fawkes’, which is suitable for all ages and included in the admission price.”

Enjoy a traditional fireworks party that will not only see the 15-minute display, but will also feature braziers, fairground rides and craft activities such as making Guy Fawkes lanterns.

When: Guy Fawkes Festival – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November

• Open from 12 noon till 7.30pm

• 15 minute firework display finale at 7pm

• Adults £9.75, Children (3 to 15 years) £7.25, Under 3 FREE, Concessions £8.50, Family tickets £35.00 (2 adults & 3 children).

Where: Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY

Telephone 01992 707370.

Half term events will also be held at the site next week.

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