It’s the perfect evening to see the fabulous Fireworks Organised by Downend Round Table returning for another year and promises to be even bigger and better than ever. A hugely popular event, typically attracting over 10,000 visitors on site. If you live within a twenty-minute walk they recommend that you don’t drive directly to the event, it’s quicker to walk! The event is held in The King George V playing fields, in Downend Bristol. There are three entrances to the park, Gate one is on Westerleigh Road and there are two further gates on Sutherland Avenue.
There will be a huge bonfire, funfair rides, food stalls, bars with plenty refreshments available from the Great Western Brewery which will be offering a selection of ales, lagers, ciders and wine and also entertainment for the whole family.
It’s best to arrive earlier as there will be areas on the roads which will be coned off for the safety of emergency vehicles. Buses stopping close to the event are
First Bus: 5, 18 18A, 47, 47A and 48 or A Bus: A6
The Children’s display is at 6:30pm and is is deliberately more about the visual effects and is suitable for younger guests to ooh and ah. The Main display is 8:00pm and will be using some BIG fireworks that combine noise and light so if you are sensitive to loud noises, some level of ear protection would be advisable. The gates open at 5:30pm so arrive early to get a good spot, there will be plenty of entertainment.
Child priced at £5.00 each. Adult priced at £7.00 each. Family ticket (includes 2 adults and 2 children) priced at £20. Children under 3 years old are free.
VIP ticket priced at £15.00 each includes; A fantastic view of the fireworks from your own seat in our exclusive VIP Area, VIP Wristband, An alcoholic or soft drink on arrival, Glow in the dark toy for children, Snacks, Loan of a blanket of brolly if it’s wet or chilly & A loo within the VIP area.
The tickets are available from various shops in and around Downend or online. Or you can purchase tickets upon arrival (VIP & Family tickets only available online).
This event is for charity and last year raised an amazing £26,000 for good causes.
Address: King George V Playing Fields, Downend, Bristol, BS16 6QW – Website
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