Remember remember the 5th of November… Guy Fawkes Night, more commonly known as bonfire/fireworks night in the UK is a day that observes the foiling of Guy Fawkes ‘gunpowder plot’. The attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament which would have changed the course of our nation's history. Every year us Brits like to gather in parks and gardens to watch effigies burnt on large bonfires and fireworks light up the nights sky as a reminder about what could have been. The tradition is a little odd, but it’s a night everyone loves all the same! We’ve made our own little guide to help you enjoy your night to the maximum whilst earning those CashCoins for further savings (handy with Christmas slowly creeping up on us.)
- Wrap up warm: Bonfire night falls at that time of year where the temperature is dropping before true winter settles in. Make sure to wrap yourself up in wooly hats, gloves and layers of knitwear so you can enjoy the show without freezing! Gloves are essential for partaking in the fun of sparklers, especially for kids, why not get yours now with amazing deals at Debenhams, you’ll earn up to 2.005 CashCoins when you do. There’s also New Looks ‘Big Cosy Event’ running up until the 5th where you can save 25% on knitwear + up to 2.50% CashCoins - sorted!
- Indulge in Bonfire Night treats: Parkin is the traditional cake eaten on Bonfire Night, a sticky cake containing a mix of oats, ginger, and treacle. Other sweets might include toffee apples, marshmallows, and honeycomb (or cinder toffee). Plus the classic bonfire fare of hot dogs, baked potatoes and warming soups. ASDA have the perfect range of bonfire party foods plus packs of fireworks, so if you’re not going out to a display you can still enjoy the festivities from home! Shop now and you’ll receive 2.75 CashCoins.
- Take a trip to London: If you have the weekend before the 5th free then why not come to the capital. With numerous fireworks displays taking place this weekend including the biggest one at Alexandra Park, it’s the perfect time to come and soak up the sights and the atmosphere. Discount London offer multiple discounts on London attractions and sightseeing tours, including 18% off tours to see Parliament itself! Go ahead and treat yourself, family or friends to a trip and you’ll earn 2.50% CashCoins.
We hope you have a fun time celebrating Guy Fawkes night this year, it’s wise to note that if you are doing your own fireworks this year then stay safe. We hope you’ve enjoyed a few of our ideas to make your night or bonfire weekend a great one!
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