Fireworks Spectacular 2014
For a great night out at the best and safest FREE firework display in Birmingham, grab your coat, gloves and scarf and join us at Pype Hayes Park. This year the theme is First World War Commemorations for the 20 minute fireworks display.
Wilson’s Funfair will bring rides galore, with one of the largest one day funfairs in the country. Free Radio return to the event with music and competitions between 6.00pm – 8.00pm.
Free parking will be at the Fort Shopping Centre. A free shuttle bus service will commence at 5.00 pm and the last bus will leave the park at 10.30pm. Limited parking for disabled visitors only is available at the park via Chester Road gate. All parking is AA signed.
Traffic Restrictions will be in place around the park from 5.00pm.
• 5.00 pm Gates open
• 5.00 pm Shuttle bus service starts from The Fort Shopping Centre
• 8.00 pm Firework Display
• 10.00pm Event Closes
• 10.30pm Last bus from the Bagot Arms to Fort Shopping Centre
Buses to Pype Hayes Park: No. 28, No. 67. No. 914
Trains Chester Road Station (30 minute walk)
Organised fireworks displays are the safest way to enjoy fireworks. Please leave your pets and fireworks at home. Animal Friends have created further information and tips for pet owners on how to deal with the effects fireworks have on their pets. Any fireworks (including sparklers) brought on site will be confiscated and destroyed.
No dogs, except guide dogs.
West Midlands fire Service recognises that people may prefer to celebrate the occasion at home with family and friends and where this is the case, people are reminded to ensure that:
- Fireworks are stored safely (usually in a tin with a lid)
- They comply with the guidance set out in the firework code
- Children are always supervised around fireworks
- They never return to a firework which has failed to go off – it may go off unexpectedly
- They never pour petrol or other flammable materials over a bonfire
- They make sure spectators maintain a safe distance
- They ensure the bonfire is safely constructed away from buildings, fences and other materials which could catch alight if the fire spreads; and
- They remember it can take several hours for a bonfire to fully extinguish.
Copyright: Birmingham City Council