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Birmingham City Council

Bonfire Myths Dispelled

A common misunderstanding associated with bonfires is that there are specific times when bonfires may be lit. This is simply not the case and there are no specific lighting up times for bonfires. See also Bonfires - Legislative Control.

Bonfires are not a safe way to dispose of rubbish.

Neighbours do not have to get used to your unnecessary bonfires.

Bonfires are not the best way to get rid of waste and other household rubbish.

Bonfires do spoil peoples enjoyment of their gardens and homes.




Warning: Look out for hedgehogs in bonfires!