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A weekly round-up of events for children
Saturday 02 November 1996
1,000 guys will be consigned to the flames. Live music, lasers and children's entertainment. Spittal Point, 6pm-9pm. Tomorrow
Bishop Auckland, Durham
Fireworks are themed around Euro '96 and the Olympics and set to various sporting theme tunes.
Town Recreation Ground, Bob Hardisty Drive, starts 6.30pm, fireworks 7.30pm Monday, 4 November
Embsay, North Yorkshire
At the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, trains run 5.30pm-8pm, each journey lasting about 40 minutes. Bonfire's lit at 7pm, fireworks at 7.15pm. Adults pounds 3.50, children pounds 1.70 including train ride. Embsay Station, North Yorkshire Tonight
Alton Towers, Staffordshire
Work through 125 rides, then enjoy a free firework show themed around the historic towers, while shooting The Rapids. Alton Towers Theme Park, Alton, Staffordshire (01538 702200). Full day pounds 17.50/pounds 13.50, after 3pm half price. Fireworks start 6pm, rides open until 8pm. Tonight and tomorrow
Spend a bombastic bonfire night with music from The War of the Worlds. Live bands and dancing, a funfair and food. Gates open 5pm, fireworks 8pm-10.30pm Adults pounds 3, children pounds 1.50. (Before 6.30pm, up to four children under 12 with adults admitted free). Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, Essex. Tonight
All-day firework festival includes fairground rides, a barbecue and Guy Fawkes competition for children. In the evening a giant fire will be lit. The beach, Weymouth, Dorset 12pm-10pm. Tomorrow
The annual Bonfire Night at Ally Pally is justly famous. Live music in the Palm Court and a children's fun fair in the Great Hall. Alexandra Palace, north London, from 7.30pm. Tonight
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- 2 David Cameron's constituency office calls police on food bank campaigners Bishop of Oxford and Reverend Keith Hebden
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Women take on Bear Grylls over 'sexist' male-only desert island show
- 5 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Concerns grow among search officials that missing jet ‘may have landed somewhere else’
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