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Best of the Bonfires: 5 Top Firework Displays

Remember remember… to enjoy some Bonfire Night celebrations this November! Whether you’re new to the city or simply seeking out the hottest displays in town, we’ve hand-picked some of the area’s most sparkling bonfire parties you won’t want to miss.

Ouseburn Fireworks Display 

When: Friday 3rd November, from 5pm
Where: City Stadium (Warwick Street)
Tickets/Book: Free

Perfectly positioned between the popular student areas of Sandyford and Heaton, this spectacular display may just be a short walk from home for some. Running for over 30 years and annually drawing crowds of thousands, the Ouseburn Fireworks Display is a firm local favourite; and best of all it’s completely free to attend!

Saltwell Park Fireworks Display 


When: Saturday 4th November, from 5pm (display at 7.30pm)
Where: Saltwell Park, Gateshead
Tickets/Book: £3

One of the largest shows in the area and boasting to be bigger and better than ever before, Saltwell Park is all set for another huge firework extravaganza in 2017! Hosted by Metro Radio, enjoy live music from some of the North East’s best emerging talent alongside rides, stalls and one of the largest displays you’re likely to catch.

Tynemouth Cricket Club Fireworks & Bonfire 


When: Saturday 4th November, from 5pm
Where: Tynemouth Cricket Club
Tickets/Book: £5

With a roaring bonfire, hot food stalls, bars and fairground rides galore, celebrating Guy Fawkes Night by the coast is sure to be a glittering affair you won’t soon forget. So, wrap up warm, hop on a Metro and join the fun!

Blue Flames Annual Fireworks Display


When: Sunday 5th November, from 4pm (display at 6.30pm)
Where: Whitley Park, Benton
Tickets/Book: £5 (£4.50 advance)

One of the city’s most popular shows, Blue Flames will be lighting up the sky once again this year with a huge, breath-taking display to delight all who attend. Throw in some piping hot food, drink and, of course, fairground rides and you’ve got yourself a banging Bonfire Night out!

Gosforth Round Table’s Annual Fireworks Display


When: Saturday 4th November, from 5pm
Where: Broadway West Playing Fields, Gosforth
Tickets/Book: £4 (all profits go to local charities)

Looking for a more relaxed evening? Then get yourselves along to Gosforth as the Round Table host a smaller, more intimate display. With no pricey frills to distract, you can concentrate on huddling up round the bonfire with your mates, waving sparklers to your hearts content and simply enjoying the spectacle. Plus, all proceeds go toward helping local charities.

So, that’s our roundup of the top firework displays in town. Now all you need to do is choose your favourite, grab a woolly hat and get ready for a sparkler waving, firework popping, toffee apple munching bonfire night!

You might also like, Top 10 Things to do in November.

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