Special surprise at Leicester’s biggest firework display this weekend

Preparations are underway at Abbey Park for Leicester’s biggest, family-friendly Bonfire Night and fireworks celebrations.

A large crowd of exciting spectators are expected at the event which takes place tomorrow (Saturday 2 November). 

The fireworks display and bonfire event is the biggest in Leicester, featuring a programme of live entertainment, funfair and stage show aimed at all ages.

Buying your tickets in advance is the cheapest way to gain entry to the event, however tickets will also be available on the night.

For the first time, the event will also feature the death-defying Lords of Lightning act, involving a performer shooting million-volt bolts of white-hot lightning with his body in a stunning live show.

Entry to the park will be from 5.30pm, with 
live music from Groove and the Bathtub Pings. There will also be a children’s fireworks display, followed by the lighting of the bonfire. The main firework display will take place at 8pm

Leicester Deputy City Mayor for Culture, Leisure and Sport, Cllr Piara Singh Clair, said: “Preparations are now underway on site to ensure everything is in place to make this once again a fantastic, family-friendly celebration.”

Abbey Park features the biggest bonfire and firework display in Leicester

“People can contribute to the building of the bonfire itself by bringing along unwanted pallets to the site on Friday, which will be put to good use as part of the bonfire.”

For more information about the evenings event and how to purchase tickets please visit www.visitleicester.info

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