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Fireworks in Cardiff

Fireworks in Cardiff 2014

Fireworks in Cardiff – Displays

Sparks in the Park – Fireworks in Cardiff

cardiff fireworksA big display of Fireworks in Cardiff city centre on Saturday 1st November 2014.  Location – Cardiff’s Cooper’s Field. Open for First Entry at 4:30 pm Childrens Fireworks Display 5.45pm Bonfire 6:15pm Fireworks set off at 7:00pm.

Costs area little more than last years Fireworks in Cardiff when entrance was £15.00.     There are other attractions besides the fireworks, detailed in the link below. There is a 25% reduction on entrance if you book in advance. Tickets- in advance Family*- £18.75 Adult- £7.50 Child (age 3-15)- £3.75  cardiffroundtable website

Whitchurch Fire Station – Fireworks in Cardiff

Fireworks in Cardiff
Fireworks in Cardiff -Whitchurch and Rhiwbina

The Whitchurch Fire Station will be hosting their Annual Firework Display on the 5th November, with the gates opening at 6.00pm. Fireworks are at 7.00 pm and last about 30 mins. Tickets are priced at £5 for a single ticket with children under4 years FREE. Whitchurch Fireworks in Cardiff

Probable Firework Displays

In recent years there have been terrific displays at: Ely’s Archer Road Rec Previous years event had a memorial element in that it contained a pink theme in memory of Karina Menzies, in 2012

 

 Fireworks in Cardiff area – Penarth Display

If you don’t mind a short drive then you could always visit Penarth. The event is now in its 38th year and is always well attended and organised. It is to be found at: Athletic Field, Lavernock Road, Penarth The event is organised by the Rotary, Round Table and Rugby Clubs of Penarth. This year the event is definitely on  full details to follow, last year the gates opened at 6pm Enquiries Tel: 02920 455444.

 

Fireworks in Cardiff area – Caerphilly Display

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Fireworks in Cardiff – Caerphilly Castle

North of Cardiff with a fantastic backdrop Caerphilly Castle adds to the drama with its dramatic shadows and dark moat. Tickets are free but there are collections for charity. Saturday 1st Nov 2014 starting at 19:00.

Entrance Charge – Free – Watching areas are Crescent Road, and Dafydd Williams Park. The firework display commences at 7pm and the main road of Caerphilly is closed. There is no parking between 5pm-9pm.

 

Fireworks in Cardiff – Bonvilston Firework Party at Hendrewennol

Heading west outside Cardiff on the A48 or junction 34 from the M4  The firework party is on Wednesday 5 November at 6.00pm at Hendrewennol, Bonvilston

Hot food and drinks available, flaming torches. A range of fireworks in Cardiff outskirts for the family to brighten up a chilly November evening.

More information and booking visit www.hendrewennol.com or Tel  01446 781670

 

Fireworks in Cardiff area – Barry Seafront

Barry Seafront FireworksThe Fireworks Fiesta on Barry Seafront is perfectly set up to be a success.

This year it is on Wednesday 5th November at Barry Island not only a spectacular but plant of facilities on offer for a hot chocolate or a burger. This is the 41st time the event has been held. The event will go ahead whatever the weather conditions except, perhaps, gales.

Parking is £2 per car in the main car parks, but entry is FREE. The Rotary Club will be present for donations for all the effort that goes into the event which is always well organised and attended. £1 coins are favourite. There is limited disabled parking on Frairs Road.

There are road closures in action so get there in time, say about 6pm, you can catch a train to Barry Island at regular intervals. In addition a steam train is running from Hood Road Station at the Waterfront to Barry Island. The fireworks are fired at 7.45 p.m. but there are children’s rides etc. before.

The Rotary Club of Barry apologises to residents for the inconvenience caused during the road closure period (5.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.)

If you want to avoid the traffic then:

  • Barry Docks Station/Barry Station; Park at either site and take the regular Arriva train service to Barry Island. For times visit www.arrivatrain-swales.co.uk or ring 08457 48 49 50.

*   Hood Road Train Service; The Barry Tourist Railway will be operating a park & ride train service from the Hood Road station

to Barry Island Station from 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

 

 

Fireworks in Cardiff area – Newport Display

A fireworks spectacular at  Celtic Manor Resort, Monday 3rd November, 5:30pm (display starts at 7:30pm)

An upmarket fireworks display with live entertainment and a licenced bar. There is  childrens’ entertainment together with a  a hog roast and homemade toffee apples.

Set in Celtic Manor Resort. Tickets are limited  and in high demand, so be sure to book to avoid disappointment. Fireworks in Cardiff area – Newport 

 

Fireworks in Cardiff – Mountain viewing

A feature of South Wales are its hills and valleys, these can be exploited on fireworks night so that you get a panoramic view of multiple fireworks in Cardiff displays. Locations for these are Caerphilly mountain overlooking Caerphilly Castle, or looking south from Caerphilly mountain on the Wenault. If you are in the Newport area you might want to consider an organised bonfire walk from Cwmcarn Forest Drive.

Bonfire Night Walk
Date : 05 November 2014
Time : 1800
Venue : Cwmcarn Forest Drive

This popular walk on Bonfire night is up Twmbarlwm (Risca area) you can enjoy the fireworks of the surrounding valleys from this mystical place believed to had been an iron age settlement complete with roundhouses.

On your return to the centre, you can enjoy a hot dog/soup and a cuppa before returning home. Suitable for children  10 plus. Sturdy footwear is essential, warm weather appropriate clothes and a torch is a requirement.

This is a strenuous walk with a steepish climb at the end, but with many rewards! Booking essential and payment required to secure your place.

For further details please telephone Cwmcarn Visitor Centre on 01495 272001.

 

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2 comments

  1. Thanks Mel,
    Was scheduled earlier, hope you managed to find an alternative !