‘Tonight’s a slightly different firework night’: David Beckham brings the Guy Fawkes celebration to his back garden as the family tuck into toasted marshmallows
He couldn’t go to the bonfire, but David Beckham ensured the bonfire came to him as the footballer and his family did their best to enjoy the November 5th celebrations on Thursday evening.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder did his best to lay on a memorable Guy Fawkes night for wife Victoria and two of his four children as England settles into its second national lockdown of the year.
Taking to Instagram, David, 45, shared an array of pictures with his followers as the family tucked into toasted marshmallows and played with sparklers.
Tradition: He couldn’t go to the bonfire, but David Beckham ensured the bonfire came to him as the footballer and his family did their best to enjoy the November 5th celebrations
Addressing fans, the returned footballed admitted it wasn’t the bonfire night he was expecting after current rules, implemented in the fight against COVID-19, forbid all mass gatherings.
Sharing a selfie on the picture messaging site, he wrote: ‘Tonight’s a slightly different firework night but at least we have sparklers.’
Youngest son Cruz, 15, also shared an image of his sparkler as the famous family came together for the annual celebration.
Getting stuck in: Daughter Harper stayed warm in a onesie as she tucked into a homemade S’more on Thursday evening
Hungry: Cruz (L) and David (R) also tucked into the sugary toasted treat as they sat around a small fire
All yours: The former footballer later share the ingredients with anyone hoping to make their own
David and daughter Harper, nine, were also seen tucking into seen indulging in S’mores – a traditional American treat – while sitting close to their homemade fire.
Victoria later shared a playful video of her husband as he obliviously crammed one of the toasted snacks into his mouth.
The former footballer posted the ingredients with anyone hoping to make their own by revealing he’d made them using Hershey’s milk chocolate, Graham’s crackers and marshmallows.
Brooding: Cruz looked thoughtful as he sat with sparkler in hand during the Beckham’s November 5th celebration
Don’t mind me: Victoria later shared a playful video of her husband as he obliviously crammed a toasted S’more into his mouth
Keep the fire burning: David admitted his fingers were burning as he stoked the flames while toasting marshmallows on Thursday evening
He also offered a quick tutorial to followers by placing a marshmallow between two crackers and placing it over their open fire.
The family are understood to be back at their sprawling Cotswolds estate, where they spent three months during England’s first lockdown before returning to London.
Much of the UK’s fireworks displays and bonfires were cancelled as England entered a month-long lockdown, which is currently scheduled to end on Wednesday, December 2nd.
This is how you do it: Victoria had her camera at the ready as David gave fans a tutorial in how to make S’mores
Fun: There were sparklers all round as the family did their best to celebrate bonfire night during England’s second national lockdown of the year