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Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular - POSTPONED until 15 November

Manor Park, Aldershot - now 15 November.

Important information - Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular postponed until 15 November 

Unfortunately, the weather forecast for this Saturday evening (1 November) is not good, and we have taken the decision to postpone the Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular on safety grounds.

The event has been rescheduled for Saturday 15 November.

Why the event has been postponed until Saturday 15 November

Although a sunny day is forecast for Saturday, with clear skies in the evening, the wind strength at the time of the displays is predicted to be 13mph with gusts of up to 22mph.

More importantly, however, is the direction of the wind, which is forecast to be blowing from the fireworks' firing site directly towards the spectators. In these circumstances, our fireworks company 'Frontier Fireworks', would not be in a position to fire, and as a result they have taken the decision not to perform our displays.

Having had to postpone last year's event for similar reasons, we are extremely disappointed to have to do the same again, but clearly must follow the safety advice given to us.

Ticket arrangements for Saturday 15 November

Arrangements for the new date of Saturday 15 November remain the same. If you have already bought admission tickets, they will still be valid for the new date and will be accepted on the gate. 

If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, please contact the outlet where you bought your tickets to obtain a refund.

Tickets are also on sale for the rescheduled date of 15 November for those who have not yet bought tickets.

Buy tickets online

Please note: Tickets are purchased through the Princes Hall online booking system, but this event takes place at Manor Park, Aldershot.

Tickets bought after Wednesday 12 November at 5.30pm will not be posted out and must be collected from the Princes Hall Box Office before 5.30pm on Saturday 15 November.

Online sales end at midnight on Friday 14 November . Tickets that are purchased in advance will not be available for collection on the gate at Manor Park.

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Other ticket outlets

You can also buy tickets over the phone from the Princes Hall Box Office on 01252 329155 or from Rushmoor Borough Council on 01252 398399 or in person at the Princes Hall, Rushmoor Borough Council offices, Farnborough Leisure Centre and Aldershot Pools.

The deadline for collecting your tickets from the Box Office at Princes Hall, Aldershot Pools and Farnborough Leisure Centre is 5.30pm on Saturday 15 November. The deadline for tickets at the Rushmoor Borough Council offices is 4.30pm on Friday 14 November.

Ticket prices

Advance ticket prices

AdultChildren (under 16)OAP
£6£2£4

Alternatively you can by your tickets on the gate on the night.

On the gate prices

AdultChildren
£7£3

Event information

The sky will be alight with colour on Saturday 15 November at the Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular in Manor Park, Aldershot.

The fireworks display is one of the biggest and best events in Hampshire, attracting between 7,000 to 10,000 people every year.

Gates open at 5.30pm and entertainment on stage begins at 6.15pm.

A special ten-minute fireworks display will be at 6.45pm for children under five years old and will be set to the music of well-known Disney classics including the huge hit, Frozen. This special display doesn't include any loud bangs or surprises.

The main 20-minute spectacular will begin at 8pm. Set to some of the biggest chart hits of the past twelve months, audiences can expect a show full of fun, wows and surprises.

Adam Morris from 96.4 Eagle Radio will host the on-stage entertainment, including music from local favourites Fuzz Universe as well as appearances from cast members from the Princes Hall pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Also on offer during the event will be a large funfair full of rides and amusements, as well as sideshows and stalls selling hot food and drinks.

Parking

Car parking is available at Parsons Barracks car park (167 spaces) and High Street multi-storey car park (624 spaces).

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Contacts

Aldershot town centre
towncentremanager@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 327671
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