Remember, remember the 5th of November… well how could you forget? Bonfire Night has nearly arrived so practice your ooohs and ahhhhs and dig out your mittens. You’re spoilt for choice across NewcastleGateshead for Fireworks displays. Whether you are looking for fireworks against the backdrop of the stunning North East coastline or really want to find somewhere with an ACTUAL bonfire, here are some suggestions for firework displays that will blow your thermal socks off. For the real Firework Night fanatic, you could even go on a four-evening firework extravaganza!

Fireworks and Funfair at Newcastle Racecourse

Friday 1 November 2019

Fireworks Display 2019 at Newcastle Racecourse

If you fancy so much more than just another firework display, head to Newcastle Racecourse for a family-friendly event full of funfair rides, fireworks, horse racing and a whole heap of fun. The gates open at 3pm with the first race at 4.15pm. The fireworks will light up the sky approximately 1 hour after the final race which starts at 7.30pm and the horses have had chance to go to bed. Children under 18 go free. Admission tickets start at £11 for adults and concession tickets are available.

Gateshead Firework Display, Saltwell Park

Saturday 2 November 2019. Pre-order tickets, £4.

Here we have your big, show stopping fireworks extravaganza complete with live music and entertainment from Metro Radio! If you’re after waltzers, Katy Perry tunes and plenty of whizz, bang and sparkle – Gateshead’s firework display at Saltwell Park is for you. Children can meet intu Metrocentre's famous Metrognomes too at this year's event. Those who are still in search of an actual bonfire on Bonfire Night will not be disappointed either. This is one of the biggest and most popular displays in the region, often attracting more than 30,000 people. Tickets must be bought in advance – so don’t forget! The Bonfire will be lit at 7pm and the big firework display will start at 7.30pm.

Segedunum Fireworks at the Fort

Tuesday 5 November 2019, 6.30pm. Free display.

Fireworks in NewcastleGateshead and the wider North East 2019

Watch as the night sky is lit up by a firework extravaganza above an actual Roman fort. Segedunum is an iconic spot to enjoy free Bonfire Night celebrations surrounded by the ancient ruins of a Roman fort and overlooking the River Tyne. Make an evening of it and visit the museum and café before settling in for fireworks at 6.30pm. It’s free to explore Segedunum’s exhibitions if you arrive after 4pm and children can get crafty with a free drop-in activity between 4pm-6pm. 

Guy Fawkes Fire Show Extravaganza at Beamish Hall Hotel

Sunday 3 - Tuesday 5 November 2019, 5pm

Beamish Hall Hotel Fireworks Event 2019

Beamish Hall Hotel are going all out this year to celebrate Bonfire Night in their stunning grounds. Families can expect the full works with fire dancers, fairground rides, street food, interactive theatre and stilt walkers all before an excellent firework show. Beamish Hall Hotel will keep you well entertained and there is even a special overnight package so you can enjoy fireworks and then just crawl into bed in one of their luxurious rooms. Why not? Tickets from £6.

North Tyneside Fireworks Display at The Links 2019

Sunday 3 November, Fireworks start at 7pm

Firework displays in the North East 2019

If you're looking for a different location for your fireworks display this November, why not head to the coast and watch as the fireworks flash and streak against the seaside backdrop. Fans of the fairground will be able to whizz and whirl around a number of rides before picking up some light refreshments from 6pm.

Ouseburn City Stadium and The Cumberland Arms Bonfire Night

Tuesday 5 November 2019, 6pm - 8.30pm at the City Stadium, Warwick Street, Heaton.

Ouseburn Community have built up quite a reputation for its annual, free firework display on Warwick Street in Newcastle's Heaton. The event returns to Heaton on actual Guy Fawkes' Night (Tuesday 5 November) and will once again draw the crowds for a spectacular and free display. In previous years, hundreds of locals head out into the November chill to enjoy the annual Ouseburn Community Centre firework spectacular in the heart of Heaton, Newcastle. We can also confirm that the nearby pub - The Cumberland Arms - one of Ouseburn's most-loved pubs - is once again welcoming everyone round to theirs on Tuesday 5 November from 5pm for mulled wine, hot cider and tasty grub accompanied by a flaming display of a different kind. Expect fire dancing and clog dancing! The Cluny in Ouseburn will also have mulled cider and hot dogs ready for you to enjoy before and after the fireworks display so you've got plenty of options and won't go hungry!

Firework Show at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Two firework displays at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park on Sunday 3 November.

The famed end-of-season firework celebrations on the South Shield's coastline, in partnership with South Tyneside Council, is always a spectacular event. There will be two free fireworks displays in 2019. Situated right on the coast line, this annual fireworks display is always a hit for the whole family and wows crowds with two displays – a ten minute sparkling display at 6.30pm with the main display following at 8pm, behind Ocean Beach Pleasure Park at South Shields seafront.

Find out more about Ocean Beach Pleasure Park here.

Or if you fancy something a bit different…

Argie Bhaji Curry Battle at Wylam Brewery

Friday 1 – Saturday 2 November. Free entry. (You do need to buy your food though!

Wylam Brewery are feeling spicy this Bonfire weekend with a fiery Curry Battle. Watch the sparks fly as the hottest battle commences. It's always a great, chilled way to spend a Friday or Saturday night in Newcastle. Great food, great beer, great company.

Find out more about Wylam Brewery here.

If that is not enough, there are even more suggestions of firework displays and bonfire night celebrations across the region, take a look here.




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