Bonfire Night – Where To Go and What To Wear

Whether you’re spending Bonfire Night in by the fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate or out watching the fireworks by a big bonfire, it is essential you are the toastiest you can be! 5th November marks the time of year where everyone gets out their cosy clothes ready for the cold weather. Across the UK there are hundreds of events held over Guy Fawkes weekend, so I have compiled a guide of some the many events and what to wear to them! You’re spoilt for choice on places to go and boots to wear from our website that’ll keep you warm and dry all evening.



Where: Mayfield Public Park, Midlothian

When: Monday 5th November 2018

Time: From 5:30pm, fireworks display at 7pm

Price: Pay at the gate. £2 Adults, £1 under 16s, £5 family of 4

What’s there? Children’s rides, attractions, hot food, fireworks display

What to wear: Sorel Explorer Carnival Boots £199.95

Why? With a waterproof upper and cosy textile lining you’ll be protected from both the cold and wet weather all evening. Lace fastenings for a secure fit and adjustable so you can wear thick socks for extra layers of warmth. Stylish and practical, these are the perfect boots for the Mayfield Annual Fireworks Display.


North West

Where: Heaton Park, Manchester

When: Monday 5th November 2018

Time: From 5pm, bonfire is lit at 7:30pm followed by fireworks. Scheduled to finish at 9:30pm

Price: Free

What’s there? Funfair, bonfire, tasty treats, fireworks display

What to wear: Barbour Biker Buckle Short Wellies £74.95








Why? Available in black and navy which are universal colours that’ll go with anything and everything. Stylish and waterproof rubber upper will protect you from the rain while still looking fabulous. They’re super easy to get on with a side zip to help which provides an adjustable fit just for you. Thanks to the chunky rubber sole there is no need to worry about slipping as it will enhance your grip in all weathers.



Where: Victoria Park, Bow, London

When: Sunday 4th November 2018

Time: From 5:30pm, fireworks display at 7pm

Price: Free

What’s there? Food and refreshments stalls, Monster themed firework display with a soundtrack created by Walk The Plank

What to wear: EMU Australia Roadside Ankle Boots £148.95








Why? They are both practical and trendy so you can always look fabulous no whatever the weather. The leather upper is high quality and completely waterproof to keep you nice and dry throughout the evening. These are perfect for wearing on the muddy and wet floor on Bonfire Night thanks to the textured rubber sole that’ll enhance your grip. The sheepskin lining and insole will keep your feet cosy no matter how cold it is – no need to wear extra socks as you’ll be toasty enough!



Where: Tamworth Castle Grounds, Staffordshire

When: Saturday 3rd November 2018

Time: From 5pm, fireworks display at 7pm

Price: Free

What’s there? Live performers, face painting, sparklers, family activities, food stalls, fair, fireworks display with music

What to wear: Rieker Z6743 Ankle Boots £59.95








Why? These funky boots have a synthetic upper and colourful textile collar that look fabulous this season. A zip and laces means these are super easy to get on and off and ensure a secure and comfortable fit all evening. Cosy textile linings will hug your feet keeping them warm throughout Bonfire Night so there’s no need to worry about getting cold! Rieker is famous for their high levels of comfort and these casual boots are no different, with a cushioned insole gives you so much comfort.


Staying In

If going out in the cold on Bonfire Night isn’t your kind of fun, but spending the night in with your cosy pyjamas on watching the fireworks from your window is, we have a wide range of slippers perfect for this. We have plenty to choose from that’ll keep you extremely cosy and comfortable all night.

Mule Slippers: EMU Australia Jolie Slippers £58.95








Why? These slip on slippers are super easy to put on and walk around in thanks to the open back. Completely lined with snug sheepskin you are guaranteed to have cosy feet all night long. The suede upper with the sheepskin trim looks fabulous making you stay stylish even when you’re not going anywhere! With a variety of colours to choose from, there is a pair to suit everyone.

Bootie Slippers: Joules Homestead Luxe Slippers £26.95








Why? For ultimate warmth and comfort, these bootie style slippers are perfect. Completed with textile linings and upper, these will ensure you are incredibly comfortable and cosy without a doubt. With a cushioned insole you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds wherever you go.


Finally, Shoetique wishes you a weekend full of fun on Bonfire Night fun with your friends and families and remember to stay safe and keep cosy!

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