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Remember remember the 5th November in Newcastle

Remember remember the 5th November in Newcastle
Crowd wathcing fireworks and celebrating

Bonfire night is always a great night for friends to get together and enjoy each other’s company with the addition of a bonfire and fireworks. Who doesn’t love a fantastic display of fireworks? Just because you are at university, it doesn’t mean you will have to miss out on the festivities of bonfire night in Newcastle. So we have created a list full of firework displays on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November. Note, these are not the only displays shown in Newcastle and the surrounding areas.


Saturday 4th November 2017


Saltwell park, Gateshead

Make sure you are prepared for this display, as it is ticket only, no tickets can be purchased on the gate. A great event, complete with a huge firework display, bonfire, live music from the North East’s best emerging talent including Sam Lavery as a special guest!

This event attracts more than 30,000 people, so make sure you are one.

Make sure you get there early as there are plenty of other attractions to do. The gates open at 5pm and the event closes at 9pm with the display starting at 7.30pm.


Get your tickets at the Blue Customer Service lounge in the intu metrocentre or intu Eldon Square from the Greys quarter customer desk.


It is only a 20min walk from Gateshead stadium, therefore, it is easy access for students without cars.


Round table – Broadway west playing fields, Gosforth

This annual event is based in the west playing fields in Gosforth on Saturday 4th November. With over 120 firework effects per minute, there will be attractions, food & drinks and rides for the kids, plus much more.
All profits made are donated to charity and good causes, one of Newcastle Roundtables biggest charity fundraiser of the year, so make sure you get involved!


Gates open at 6.15pm with the display starting at 7pm. Tickets are only £4 for adults and £2 for children.

For ease of transport, we would recommend getting the metro, only a 5-minute walk to Wansbeck road metro station.

For more information click here.


Sunday 5th November


Novos RFC Sutherland park, Benton

It is always good to go to a bonfire on the 5th November, so head down to Novos RFC bonfire and firework display located in Benton. The display starts at 7pm, so make sure you get down early to get a good spot!



Under 16’s – £2.50

Adults – £5.00

Car (Inc. passengers) – £15.00


There is also food and drinks available; a great night full of family entertainment. It is only a 10-minute walk to Four Lane Ends metro station for those who don’t have cars.

The club also ask for cars not to cark around the local streets as it will cause huge congestion. To get your tickets, call 0191 266 1247.

For more information click here.


Blue flames Whitley park, Benton


Another great firework display in Benton. This event has attractions such as hot food stands, fairground rides, stalls and bars! So there is plenty of activities to do for you and the kids.



If you don’t want to be disappointed and you would like to save a bit of money, we would recommend you book your tickets in advance.

Advanced tickets – Adults £5, Kids £4

Tickets on the night – Adults £4.50, Kids £3.50

Tickets can be bought online here, or you can get them from the mail reception.


There is only a limited disabled parking on the night so make sure to speak to someone at the reception before the event.

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