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Make Bonfire Night a real sparkler; GO - ZONE : Where to see firework displays in your area.

CLOCKS have now gone back, and the nights are getting darker, but the skies will be full of light and colour over the next few days. Yes, it's Guy Fawkes time again and Go-Zone wants to help you make this year's Fifth of November one to remember!

Bonfires are set alight, effigies are burned, and fireworks are set off to mark a moment in history when plotters tried to blow up the houses of parliament in 1605.

Guy Fawkes, of course, was at the centre of the treacherous plot to strike at the very cornerstone of democracy.

As the rhyme goes:

Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder treason and plot.

We see no reason Why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!

So where can you go to enjoy a bonfire anf firworks spectacular this year?

Abergavenny will be celebrating the occasion at Belgrave Road Ground. Call 01873 857 588 for more information.

The Elan Valley village Green will be hosting a Grande Bonfire tomorrow at 7pm. BBQ and refreshments will be available. For more information contact 01597 810 591.

Swansea is planning to celebrate in style this year with a large firework display tomorrow evening. In addition entertainment will be supplied by the Wave.

Tickets are available from the Grand Theatre, call 01792 475 715. The gates will open at 5.30pm and the display will start at 7.30.

The Colwyn Bay firework display will take place at Eirias Park. For further information, please ring 01492 530 478.

Dont miss this year's spectacular Firework Sky show, which will light up Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr, tomorrow. The fantastic firework display will also feature a music road show, children's entertainer, funfair and plenty to eat and drink. The evening will begin at 7.15pm. Entry for adults is pounds 2.50, Children and OAPs pounds 1.50, a family ticket can be purchased for pounds 6. For more details contact 01685 725 224.

The Barry Island Annual Firework Fiesta will also take place tomorrow.

Entertainment will include a jazz band, fairground rides and stalls. A steam railway shuttle is available from the waterfront to Barry Island. The event will take place at Friars Point. For more information call 01446 704 754.

Caldicot Castle and Country Park will be hosting a firework spectacular on Tuesday, November 6 with fireworks and a funfair its sure to go off with a bang. All the fun is free and the night will begin at 6.00pm. For information call 01291 420 241.

So, remember to wrap up warm, and enjoy the crisp November air.

To make the most of your evening, make sure you follow the firework code (see panel below).

Our details were correct at the time of going to print, please check them before leaving home.

The Wales Tourist Board would like to apologise for stating in the half term round up on Sunday 21 October that Oakwood Park was open during the half term period. We apologise for any inconvenience caused as a result of this error.

Keeping safe Keep fireworks in a sealed box or tin Use them one at a time, replace the lid immediately Never put fireworks in your pocket Read the instructions carefully, using a torch, never use a naked flame Light fireworks at arms length, using a firework lighter Stand well back and never return to a firework after it has been lit Ensure that all children are supervised Keep all pets and animals indoor Take care of sparklers, wear gloves to hold them and dispose of them in a bucket of water.
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Publication:Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Nov 4, 2001
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