Displays set to go off with a bang on Bonfire Night

A Bonfire Night celebration.

A Bonfire Night celebration.

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The skies above Scarborough will light up on Monday night as the town gathers to celebrate Bonfire Night.

A number of sparkling events are set to go off with a bang across the area, leaving residents spoilt for choice.

The largest is the annual Scarborough Lions bonfire, which is to be held at a new location this year.

The popular event, which typically attracts thousands, will be held at the Weaponness Valley Road Car Park. Gates open at 5.30pm and Scarborough Mayor Helen Mallory will light the bonfire at 6.15pm, with the display starting an hour later. People are asked not to bring their own fireworks and sparklers. Entrance is £2.50 for adults, free for children.

This year Eastfield Parish Council has joined forces with Cayton Parish Council to stage Cayton bonfire, held at McCains Sports Ground. It will be lit at 7pm, with fireworks commencing at 7.45pm. Admission is free with limited parking at £2 and proceeds going to Cayton in Bloom.

Gates will open at Burniston and Cloughton Vilage Hall Bonfire at 6pm. It will be lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7pm. Entry costs £3 per adult, £1 per chiid and under fives free. No own sparklers permitted.

The East and West Ayton Jubilee Committee is holding a bonfire and fireworks party at Yedmandale Quarry. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7pm. Admission is free but there will be a donations bucket for anyone who wishes to contribute towards a Christmas party on Saturday, December 22 for residents.