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15 Explosively Funny Bonfire & Guy Fawkes Jokes

Stand back! These hilarious Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night jokes will go off with a BANG! Oooh! Aaaah!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  September 27th 2023

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Bonfire Night, is one of the UK's weirdest traditions. It basically is when we remember someone who tried to blow up Parliament. And celebrate them getting caught... and then them meeting a very grisly end. These days though it's a time for drinking soup, letting off fireworks, and having a hoot at these hilarious Bonfire night jokes and puns!

If you want to test your Bonfire Night trivia, try this amazing quiz! Or you can continue the calendar of laughs with these Christmassy wisecracks or these egg-cellent Easter jokes!

How many aerospace engineers does it take to start a bonfire?

None - it’s not rocket science!

What’s Guy Fawkes’ favourite sport?


Guy Fawkes tried giving away all his unusable explosives to the charity shop

I said, don’t do that! They’ll re-fuse it!

I launched my own clothing line this week

I shouldn’t have lit the fireworks near the washing!

Police arrested two people on Bonfire Night - one for stealing a car battery, the other for eating fireworks...

They charged one and let the other one off!

What was Guy Fawkes’ favourite meal?

Bangers and mash!

What do you call a duck who likes watching fireworks?

A firequacker!

How many surrealists does it take to set the Guy Fawkes bonfire burning?


Wish I'd never got a tattoo of a bonfire on my wrist

Loads of places won't allow me in with fire arms!

A friend was having a bonfire night party, so I sprayed it with a fire extinguisher

He was de-lighted!

Who has a beard and remembers the 5th of September?

A confused Guy Fawkes!

Why should you make sure your bonfire night is well timed?

Otherwise it will be bang out of order!

I got arrested on bonfire night...

Don't worry, I was let off!

Got my friend an unnecessarily large rocket for bonfire night.

He's over the moon!

What's the best salad to serve on Guy Fawkes' Night?