Bloxwich bonfire and fireworks countdown begins

Last updated: 27/10/2015 09:35:56


With only days to go before the first of four Walsall bonfire and firework display nights opens the festive spectacular for the Borough organisers urge residents to avoid possible disappointment and buy online.

King Georges V playing fields on Saturday 31 October will be the first to light up the skyline of the borough with doors opening at 5.30pm.

Featuring two fireworks displays, the first of which is suitable for young children and begins at 6.45pm there will be the burning of a wooden goblin witch on top of a giant bonfire as part of the Halloween festivities at 7.30pm.

For the older audience there will be a more elaborate pyrotechnic display at 8pm which will be accompanied by music and is set to provide a visual and auditory experience.

Organised on behalf of Walsall Council by Bright Spark Fireworks Ltd who have over 20 years worth of experience with bonfires, fire installations, fire structures, fireworks and pyrotechnics this will be the first of the four events in the borough.

As well as pyrotechnics the event will include a funfair and food stalls for all ages to enjoy.

Tickets are priced at £4 for adults, £1 for children and under 5s go free with car parking costing £1.

For information on ticket purchasing visit the dedicated face book page ‘Walsall Council Bonfire and Firework Displays’.

Tickets will also be available at the gates on the days. Anyone buying advance tickets online will be entered into a raffle for prizes.