AFTER news that a popular fireworks display has been cancelled due to a period of heavy rainfall, residents have been looking for alternative ways to celebrate Guy Fawkes night.

The Basingstoke Firework Spectacular due to take place in War Memorial Park on Saturday has been called off.

However, despite the cancellation there are a number of other fireworks events taking place around the borough this weekend.

Here is a list of events people can attend:

November 8:

Sherfield School Fireworks Night - This event has now sold out. 

Winklebury and Worting Fireworks - This event has now sold out. 

Hook HSPA Firework Display – Hook Junior School

A great evening for all the family with BBQ, bar, gloware, entertainment plus some incredible fireworks. A fun evening for the whole community all money raised benefiting both Hook Infant and Junior Schools.

Event starts at 5pm.

Overton School Association Fireworks Extravaganza - Overton Church Of England Primary School

Overton School Association present their annual spectacular Fireworks Extravaganza 2019. For those of you who have not been to an OSA Firework Night before, you're in for a real treat.

The whizzes and bangs from Pyrotastic are the best for miles around.

Pyrotastic are a local company with ex pupils of Overton Primary heading up the team. T

hey really do give a special show on their home turf.

There will be a BBQ, bar, sweet treats and soft drinks on sale on the night. Sparklers will only be sold to adults. Under 16s will only be admitted with an adult.

Doors open at 5pm.