Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks

Royal Gunpowder Mills
Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks
Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive
Waltham Abbey

Saturday, 03 November 2018 to Sunday, 04 November 2018
14:00 - 19:00
Adults £10.50 Concessions £9.00 Children (Under 16) £8.50

Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks

On 3 & 4 November The Royal Gunpowder Mills brings its 2018 season to an end with a bang, with its annual spectacular Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks, over a weekend packed with fun activities for all.

From 14:00 onwards, visitors can enjoy a short theatre production taking audiences through scenes from the Gunpowder plot and also witness musket firing.  Plus, there are family fun activities featuring Slime making and Lantern making.

Professor Nitrate is on hand in the Mad Lab explaining the science of explosions. There will be food experiences where you can learn all about the eating habits of the Stuarts.

As darkness falls you can warm up with some hot food from our Gunpowder Café and food stalls. On both Saturday and Sunday festivities conclude with an epic fireworks display from ForceFX, the company behind the special effects of movies, TV and music festivals.

Essential info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Pre-Book online to guarantee entrance to the site

  • Space in our inside activities  such as “The Mad Lab”, “The Theatre” and “The Spinks Gallery” is offered on a first come, first serve basis and queuing systems are in place, so we advise turning up early to allow plenty of time

  • A nominal charge is made for the options of land train, railway and tea-lights

  • Parking is offered on a first come, first served basis

Getting here

By car: From J26 of M25, take A121 to Waltham Abbey; or from J25 of M25 go to Waltham Cross and then A121.

By train: Nearest station is Waltham Cross, connecting London Liverpool Street or Tottenham Hale underground (Victoria Line) to/from Cheshunt/Broxbourne/Hertford East.
We are a 25 minute walk east from the station.

By bus: The site is just a 10 minute walk from Waltham Abbey Town Centre.
Nearest bus stops in Highbridge Street are served by the following local buses:
21, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251, 255, 505, 517.


Saturday 3 Nov

Sunday 4 Nov


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