Where to Watch a Fireworks Display in North East England (2019)

Please remember times and events can change (especially as the weather does). Always double-check event details before heading out.

1 November - Terrace Green, Seaham 

FREE event with stalls and fairground rides. Attractions open at 6pm with the main display starting at 7pm. Find out more here. 

1 November - Fireworks and Funfair Family Racenight at Newcastle Racecourse 

Tickets are available from £11 with under 18s going FREE. Expect racing, a funfair (chargeable) and entertainment. Find out more and book online here.

2 November | Pyromusical at Kynren 

Tickets are priced at £10 per adult and £5 per child (under 3s free) for this 30-minute Pyromusical performance. Doors open at 4pm (there's a food village on-site) with the performance starting at 7pm. Find out more and book here. 

2 November | St Cuthbert's Hospice Fireworks at Framwellgate School, Durham 

Tickets available from £3. Expect a children's funfair and food stalls. Gates open at 6pm with the display starting at 7:30pm.  Find out more and book tickets here. 

2 November - Hexham Round Table Fireworks at The Sele

FREE event with donations encouraged (all proceeds will support local charities). The bonfire is lit at 6:30pm and fireworks begin at 7pm. Find out more and book tickets here.

2 November - Blyth Firework Festival at Mermaid Quay

FREE event with stage entertainment, food vendors, funfair rides, Metro Radio and more from 4pm. The event ends at 8pm (there is no time for fireworks as I post but keep checking the Facebook event for details). Find out more here. 

2 November - Gosforth Fireworks Extravaganza 

Hosted on Broadway West Playing Fields and with tickets from £2.20, you can expect attractions, rides, food stalls and over 120 effects per minute. From 5pm-9:30pm. Organised by the Round Table, profits go to good causes in the local area. Find out more here. 

2 November - Saltwell Park 

Hosted by Metro Radio in aid of Cash for Kids, this popular display returns for 2019. Expect a bonfire, huge fireworks display, children's fairground, Metrognomes, live music and more. Tickets are £4 each + 25p charity donation. Find out more and book here. 

2 November - The Jolly Bowman, Battlehill 

This is a FREE event taking place at the pub at 7pm. Find out more here. 

2 November - Bonfire Night at Coldingham Primary School, Eyemouth 

Tickets for this one are £3 for adults, £1 for kids and under 3s go free. Funds raised will support the school. Find out more here. 

3 November - Gateshead RFC Fireworks 

Tickets are priced at £2.50 each with under 5s going free. Gates open at 4:30pm, Entertainment begins at 5:30pm and Fireworks start at 6:30pm. Find out more here. 

3 November - Riverside Fireworks at Chester-le-Street

Tickets are available from £5.50 with under 7s going FREE. Expect children's rides, live music and refreshments from 4 pm with the main display starting at 6:30pm. Find out more and book tickets online here.

3 November - North Tyneside Fireworks Festival at The Links, Whitley Bay 

FREE event. Expect fairground rides and refreshments from 6pm with the 20-minute display beginning at 7pm. Find out more here. 

3 November - South Shields Sea Front 

This FREE event runs from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. There is an earlier display at 6:30pm for little ones which is followed by the main event at 8pm. Find out more here. 

3 - 5 November - Beamish Hall 

Tickets from £6 with under 3s going free. Expect dance-offs, fire dancers, DJ, fairground rides and stalls with doors opening at 5pm, the fire show at 7pm and fireworks at 7:30pm (15 minutes duration). Find out more and book here. 

5 November | Segedunum Roman Fort 

FREE entry and display. Fireworks begin at 6:30pm, doors open 4pm. Why not grab a bite to eat at Evan's on the Wall beforehand or enjoy some of the complimentary craft activities in the museum? Find out more here.

5 November | Helford Road Playing Fields, Peterlee

FREE entry and display. Children's entertainment from 5pm with a low-noise display at 6:30pm-7pm. Find out more here. 

5 November - Blue Flames Fireworks Display 

Tickets are available from £4.36. Doors open at 5pm with food vendors, kids rides, a bar and bouncy castles with the main display kicking off at 7pm. Find out more and book tickets online here.

9 November - Seahouses Golf Club 

FREE entry. This event does not feature fireworks but there will be a big bonfire so I thought it was worth mentioning. There will be a BBQ and snacks for sale and you are welcome to bring your own sparklers too. Find out more here. 

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  1. Hartlepool fireworks 5th Nov

  2. South Shields sea front, 2 displays 3rd nov.


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