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Top five fireworks this weekend in Newcastle and Gateshead

Updated: Nov 3, 2021

Grab you hats, gloves and sparklers and let's enjoy Bonfire Night with a bang this year!

After the damp squib of BFN 2020, let's make it a sparkling occasion this year. Here are our top places to visit for the best fireworks in town.

1️⃣ The Big Blaze Lintz Hall Farm, Newcastle, NE16 6AS

The Psycho Path team move away from the Halloween horror to hosting a family event on site with plenty of added extras, indoors and outdoors.

What: A firework display accompanied by a bonfire, food stalls and drinks. See here.

When: Saturday, November 6, from 5pm.

Tickets: General tickets are £10 and final release will be £12.50 (both with £1 booking fee); family tickets £20, plus £2 booking fee. See here.

2️⃣Ouseburn Fireworks, City Stadium, Warwick Street, Newcastle

Whether this long-running event - run by Ouseburn Community Centre and billed as the city's biggest and free fireworks display - will go ahead has not been confirmed by organisers.

Novos RFC

3️⃣Fireworks Display, Sutherland Park, Benton, NE7 7SY

The club is hosting its annual event, which will be in support of The Chronicle Sunshine Fund which supports children with disabilities.

What: A fireworks treat, with food and drink also available

When: Friday, November 5. The fireworks display will start at 7pm.

Tickets: £5 adults and £3 children (under 16s) or £15 per car (including passengers) for parking in the grounds. Those going are asked not to park in surrounding streets to avoid causing jams.

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4️⃣ Blaydon Rugby Football Rugby Club Swalwell, Gateshead, NE16 3BN

The club Blaydon RFC is planning for the return of its firework display and bonfire plus funfair and music in its downstairs function room.

What: Bonfire and Fireworks display. There will be food vendors too and glow sticks available for children.

When: Saturday, November 6, starting at 5.30pm with the William Clark Fun Fair; to be followed by music from 6pm then the bonfire at 6.15pm and fireworks at 7.15pm.

Tickets: Details will be announced soon. See here.

5️⃣Rutherford Football Club Beggarswood, Coach Road, Lobley Hill, NE11 0HJ

The clubhouse has just been announced that this community firework display will be back this year.

What: Presented by MishMash Events, this new event will include a musically-choreographed firework display plus marshmallow-toasting, food, fire performers, a bonfire, and five special guests to start off the fireworks - and it says this could be you if you buy the right ticket.

When: Friday, November 5. Gates will open at 6pm and fireworks will start at 7.30pm.

Tickets: £16 for Early Bird family of four; £6 adult (over 12); £3 Early Bird child (under 12) and free for under twos in a family of four. See here.

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