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Top 5 Firework Displays in Newcastle

Top 5 Firework Displays in Newcastle

by Newcastle University

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

Saltwell Park Fireworks, Gateshead

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 on Saturday 2 November!

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.

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Gosforth Fireworks Extravaganza, Gosforth

Get yourselves along to Gosforth Fireworks Extravaganza on Saturday 2 November, as Newcastle Round Table host one of the longest-running displays in the area.

With no pricey fairground frills to distract, you can concentrate on huddling up around the bonfire with your mates, waving sparklers to your heart’s content and simply enjoying the spectacle. Plus, all proceeds go toward helping local charities.

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Fireworks at Ouseburn, City Stadium

Perfectly positioned between the popular student areas of Sandyford and Heaton, this spectacular display on Tuesday 5 November 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!

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Blue Flames Annual Fireworks Display, Benton

One of the city’s most popular shows, Blue Flames will be lighting up the sky on Tuesday 5 November 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!


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Tynemouth Cricket Club Fireworks and Bonfire, Tynemouth

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 on Saturday 9 November!