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Your pictures: Bonfire Night

image copyrightCarmelyn
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is Bonfire Night, when people in the UK commemorate the failed attempt to blow up Parliament on 5 November 1605. We begin with an image taken by Carmelyn of Aberdeen beach.
image copyrightHelen Wilton
image captionHelen Wilton: "Red, gold and blue. A member of the Hastings Borough Bonfire Society parading through Eastbourne carrying a flaming torch. In Sussex, there are over 35 bonfire societies in the county and each one has its own colours."
image copyrightHenry Nel
image captionHenry Nel: "I took this whilst at the Leyburn bonfire night in North Yorkshire."
image copyrightNeil Foot
image captionNeil Foot: "After numerous attempts, my sister Lara (left) and my girlfriend Ellie (right) managed to say 'hi' in sparklers."
image copyrightAdam Small
image captionAdam Small: "A firework exploding over Macclesfield, Cheshire. Taken from a hill overlooking the town during a chilly evening walk."
image copyrightMalcolm Stoney
image captionMalcolm Stone: "Fireworks at Carleton-in-Craven's bonfire night. It reminded me of the Rorschach test. Is it a duck?"
image copyrightSophie Stephenson-Wright
image captionSophie Stephenson-Wright: "This silhouette was taken in a friend's back garden during a bonfire party."
image copyrightAlex Doseff
image captionAlex Doseff: "I took this photo of a night-time beach bonfire - the colours came from pouring 'fire magic' on the flame."
image copyrightFlorian Schumann
image captionFlorian Schumann photographed Bonfire Night in Banchory, near Aberdeen.
image copyrightDave and Natasha Thurlow
image captionDave and Natasha Thurlow's picture shows Caernarfon Castle.
image copyrightAndy O'Farrell
image captionAndy O'Farrell: "The annual bonfire in Prestwood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire."
image copyrightJochem Zijp
image captionAnd finally a photo by Jochem Zijp. Next week the theme is "shop windows", and the deadline for your entries is 13 November. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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