Get ready for a big bang – Sparks in the Park tickets go on sale today!

17/10/2011  
Sparks in the Park, the annual fireworks spectacular at Earlham Park in Norwich is nearly here and now is the time to get your tickets - buy now and save up to £1.50 per ticket!
 
On Saturday 5 November, as well as two dazzling firework displays - 6.30pm children’s fireworks and the Big Bang at 8.00pm - there’s plenty of other things going on throughout the evening - bonfires, burning Guy Fawkes, a funfair for all ages and the Heart soundstage - bringing you a mix of music, old and new, to really get the party going.
 
Organised by Norwich City Council’s events team, the city’s biggest, unbeatable family fireworks night is supported by Heart 102.4 and the Norwich Eveing News. Helen Selleck, events manager at Norwich City Council, said: “The Big Bang Fireworks will be exactly that - a really fantastic display to wow the crowds. But so the little ones aren’t left out, we’ve got a less noisy, but no less colourful, display earlier on, so there is something for everyone.”
 
There’s plenty on the music menu as well, with a live bands taking to the Heart 102.4 soundstage, including Ignite and Destiny.
 
“We’ve also been working really closely with local bus companies to make sure as many people as possible can take advantage of great prices to get to the event, as well as doing their bit for the environment,” added Helen.
 
There is no public parking available for the event, but there are spaces for blue badge holders. We encourage people to use public transport, walk and cycle to the event. There are spaces for people to lock up their bikes on the UEA campus outside Congregation Hall.
 
Sparks in the Park is the biggest firework event in and around Norwich, so make sure you get your tickets in advance to get the best deals, and take advantage of the great rates for bus travel to and from the event.
 
 
Sparks in the Park - Saturday 5 November 2011 - Earlham Park, Norwich
6.30pm          Children’s fireworks
6.45pm          Burning of the Guy
8.00pm          The Big Bang fireworks!
 
Please do not bring fireworks, sparklers, glass bottles, alcohol, or dogs to this event.
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Getting there
Please note there is no public parking available for this event. There are spaces for blue badge holders only.
 
Extra Park & Ride and city bus services will be provided to and from the event.
City services 25 and 35 operated by First Bus. All normal stops, including Norwich train station and Castle Meadow. Buy a Sparks in the Park ticket in advance, show it to the driver and get a reduced fare of £2.50 per adult and £1.00 per child return.
 
Thickthorn Park & Ride operated by Konect bus - 5pm to 10pm. £2 adult, £1 child (aged five to 15 years old) return. Pay on the bus, not at the machines.
 
We encourage people to walk and cycle to the event. There are spaces for people to lock up their bikes on the UEA campus outside Congregation Hall.
 
Ticket sales
Save up to £1.50 per ticket when you buy your ticket before the event - up to Friday 4 November.
Adult   £6   Go 4less £5.50
Child   £3   Go 4less £2.50
Children aged four years and under go FREE!
 
On the day (pre-sales or at the gate) Saturday 5 November
Adult   £7.50
Child   £4.50
Children aged four years and under go FREE!
 
Pre-sales outlets 17 October to 5 November
Norwich Tourist Information Centre, The Forum
01603 213999
Please note there is a booking fee charged for payment by credit card.
 
The Mall - Ask Me Point on Level 2
01603 766430
 
Sainsbury’s supermarkets - customer services
Queens Road     01603 763600
Pound Lane       01603 300023
Longwater Lane  01603 741655
 
Union of UEA students (up to 4 November)
01603 508050
Please note there will be a booking fee charged.
 

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