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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

11 Places to Watch a Fireworks Display in the North East 2016

11 Places to Watch a Fireworks Display in the North East 2016

Riverside Park | Chester-le-Street

There is a full evening of entertainment planned with a fun-fair, fancy dress, live music and food and drink stands. The event will climax with a 25 minute superhero themed display choreographed to music.
When: Sunday 6th November 

Time: Gates open 5pm, display starts at 7pm
Cost: £5 plus booking fee. Under 6's go free
More information & tickets: Riverside Fireworks

Fireworks at the Fort | Segedunum

Join Segedunum in Wallsend for their popular annual fireworks display which is FREE. You can also explore the museum and grab a bite to eat in their cafe.

When: Thursday 3rd November
Time: Free entry from 4pm. Fireworks from 6:30pm
Cost: FREE (donations welcome)
More information & tickets: Segedunum Website

Fireworks at the Causey Arch Inn

Kids eat free at the Causey Arch Inn from 4pm-9pm this evening (one meal free with every adult meal purchased). Then you can sit back and relax watching the fireworks. It's also steak night!

When: Thursday 3rd November
Time: 6pm start
Cost: FREE
More information & tickets: Call 01207 233925 to reserve your table. More details here.

Bonfire Night | Beamish Hall

Beamish Hall are celebrating Bonfire Night with a bonfire of their own, plus fireworks, live music from the Skatoons and a Hog Roast.

When: Friday 4th November
Time: Doors open 6pm, Bonfire lighting and fireworks 7:30pm, Live music from the Skatoons from 8:30pm
Cost: £5 per car
More information & tickets: Beamish Hall Website

Tynemouth Fireworks & Bonfire | Tynemouth Cricket Club

Tynemouth Fireworks are going all out this year - expect fire breathers, stilt walkers, live music, food traders, a bar, fairground rides and more.

When: Saturday 5th November
Time: Gates open 5pm, bonfire is lit at 6pm, fireworks begin at 7pm.
Cost: £5 per adult, £2 per child
More information & tickets: Tynemouth Fireworks

Fireworks Spectacular | Saltwell Park

Metro Radio are joining forces with intu Eldon Square to host a spectacular evening of fireworks and entertainment. There'll be a huge bonfire, lots of prizes to be won, live music on stage from some of the North East's rising talent with Brian Moore as the host plus fireworks, food stalls and fairground rides.

When: Saturday 5th November
Time: Gates open 5pm, Main display 7:30pm
Cost: £2 per person
More information & tickets: Saltwell Park Fireworks

Fireworks | Blue Flames Sporting Club

Blue Flames Sporting Club is set to provide fun for the whole family with fairground rides, food and drink stalls and entertainment.

When: Saturday 5th November
Time: Gates open 5:30pm, Display starts 7pm.
Cost: From £3
More information & tickets: Tickets available from Blue Flames Reception. See website for details. 

South Shields Seafront Fireworks | Ocean Beach Pleasure Beach

Ocean Beach Pleasure Beach and South Tyneside Council are joining forces to pit not one, but two FREE fireworks displys together on the sea front. Rides will stay open until 10pm and there will be hot food and drinks for sale too.

When: Sunday 6th November
Time: Displays at 6:30pm & 8pm
Cost: FREE
More information & tickets: South Shields Fireworks Facebook Event

Fireworks Night | Newbiggin by the Sea 

Head to the promenade just down from the play park from church point and enjoy this free public display.

When: Saturday 5th November
Time: Bonfire 5:30-6pm, Fireworks 6-7pm
Cost: FREE (collection buckets on the night for donations)
More information & tickets: Facebook poster

North Tyneside Fireworks Display | Whitley Bay Links

This annual FREE display is always very popular with fairground rides plus hot food and drinks available. Wrap up warm!

When: Sunday 6th November
Time: The fun starts at 6pm with the main display scheduled for 7pm.
Cost: FREE
More information & tickets:  North Tyneside Website

Alnwick Round Table Fireworks Display

Thousands of fireworks will light up the sky at this community event at Alnwick Rugby Club. There will be hot food for sale, a licensed bar and funfair for the kids.

When: Saturday 5th November
Time: Gates open 6:30pm. Display starts at 7:30pm
Cost: £5 per adult, £3 per child
More information & tickets: Facebook event

Obviously, event timings and weather can change event timings ect.... so please do double check before setting off. Let me know where you'll be watching fireworks this year :-)

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  1. I totally forgot fireworks night is coming up! I've only been in my new place 5 months, so I wonder where I'll end up this year.

  2. Ooh I'm so excited for bonfire night! Great list of places in the NE too.

  3. I used to love a good firework display - it has been way to long since I went to one, perhaps this bonfire night. x

  4. I love firework displays but sadly this year I'm going to miss out because I'll be recovering from my transplant. Hopefully I'll be able to make up for it next year!

  5. I love going to a good fireworks display - I'm lucky I can walk to my local one x

  6. I get so excited for bonfire night! It always feels so magical xx

  7. I love watching fire works, there is something magical about it!

  8. These are some awesome options for families. Each place seems to offer a completely different experience!

  9. ooo didn't realise there were many places to watch the fireworks! i can't wait for bonfire night

  10. Good to see a few free options. Fireworks aren't for me though x

  11. Thank you SO much for this post!! I will definitely be book marking it as I LOVE going to see the fireworks xxx

  12. I loooooooove bonfire night! Will definitely be heading to Saltwell Park - it's just down the road from my house!
    JH | hellojenniferhelen.com

  13. I'm really looking forward to bonfire night this year!

  14. I really want to go watch the fireworks this year, but that is my due date so I am not sure it's going to happen.

  15. I always miss the fireworks, so it would be great to do something good for bonfire night this year.


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