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Birmingham City Council

Fireworks Spectacular 2013

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 on Tuesday 5th November. This year the theme is Disney and there will be a surprise finale to the fireworks display.

Bob Wilson’s Funfair will bring rides galore, with one of the largest one day funfairs in the country. Free Radio make a long awaited return to the event with music and competitions, whilst Juggling Inferno will entertain the waiting crowds with their fire dance show with performances at 6.30pm, 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

Free parking will be at the Fort Shopping Centre. A free shuttle bus service will commence at 5.30 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.

  • 5.00 pm Gates open
  • 5.30 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)

Safety Information
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.