IT is set to be yet another explosive bonfire night across the borough with a number of different firework events taking place.

The annual bonfire night is set to return to Leigh Rugby Union club on Hand Lane, with a bonfire and firework display provided alongside a live DJ, food stall, outdoor bar and fun fair rides.

The rugby union club's bonfire night will take place from 6pm on Saturday, November 4. The club is hosting a Halloween event on Friday, October 27.

A 'Fireworks and Food Festival' will be taking place at Leigh Cricket Club, with a huge range of international street traders, bars, fun fair and DJ set to entertain guests alongside the fireworks and bonfire on Sunday, November 5.

Golborne Parkside is also hosting its annual event on Sunday, November 5, providing "award winning" fireworks alongside a traditional bonfire, and food and drink offerings.

Firework displays are also taking place at the Lancashire Mining Museum in Astley on Saturday and St Peters Pavilion in Hindley on the Sunday night.

A marquee show will also be hosted at Haigh Hall in Wigan, which has advertised their ‘Family Firework Spectacular’ on Sunday, November 5.

This will include live music from Ruby Rockabella and the Rockin’ Robins, Katumba and Fat Cat Brass the hosts have billed it as a ‘fantastic night of fireworks and fun for all the family’.

The Robin Park Arena, home of the Wigan Warriors rugby league team, will host its second annual event on Saturday, November 4.

The Fan Village doors will open from 2pm with England’s third Test against Tonga to be shown live from 2.30pm, with live music, entertainment and fair ground rides provided throughout the day.

For those planning their own firework event, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has told residents to ‘be safe, not sorry and keep it free from accidents by following the fireworks code’. Advice on how to stay safe can be found here.