Firework display lights up the Vale

By Gary Smee Thursday 08 November 2012 Updated: 15/11 14:30

Latest News

Buy photos » Onlookers enjoyed the display

A SPECTACULAR fireworks display lit up the night sky in Evesham as thousands of people turned out to enjoy the annual bonfire night event.

Monday's (November 5) town council run extravaganza rounded off a fantastic weekend of organised displays throughout the Vale which thankfully saw the weather stay dry.

An estimated 3,000 revellers descended on Corporation Meadow for Evesham's bond themed display which was put on by award-winning company Celebration Fireworks.

The start even had to be delayed by ten minutes as more and more people piled in.

In the lead up to the main event, entertainment and children's games were provided by Evesham Hospital Radio and a roaring bonfire was lit.

Early estimates suggest the night made a profit of £2,000 which will be distributed between the Mayor's two charities Wallace House Community Centre and Evesham Volunteer Centre.

Popular »

1 Country Park gets green light for expansion

2 10k event boosted by new entry

3 From coast to coast for charity

4 Big names hold key to future of town

5 Action needed over station parking

More news »

Delivery driver killed in crash near Pinvin

A DELIVERY driver died after sustaining major injuries

New plea as pavement parking problems return

AN ANGRY resident who relies on a mobility

Update: River levels falling but problems remain

RIVER levels are beginning to fall in the

Tributes paid to former Robins star

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular former

Regional news »


Leamington Observer
Leamington Pump Room Gardens plans unveiled

THE BANDSTAND in the middle of Leamington's Pump Room Gardens ...

Stratford Observer
Repair Cafe fixes it in Stratford on Avon

REPAIR don't bin was the message in Stratford at the ...

Redditch Standard
Eddie Izzard coming to Redditch

A WORLD famous comedian will be stopping off in Redditch ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.