Get fired up on Fireworks Night, Saturday 3 November, at Blists Hill Victorian Town. As well as the spectacular family fireworks display on The Green, new this year will be a fiery performance in the Ironworks by Scarlet Butterfly.
Watch and be amazed by fire eating, fire breathing and fire spinning– but don’t try this at home! Also see molten iron being poured into moulds during the dramatic iron casting demonstration in the Foundry.
The gates open at 6pm allowing plenty of time to explore the Town’s Victorian streets and atmospheric buildings. Wrap up warm, tuck into hot food or a cup of chocolate from the café and enjoy the smell of coal fires burning as you make your way down to the Town’s Green for the show. You will be able talk to the townsfolk in their cottages, shops and other places of work and hear about life in the late 1800s.
The highlight of the night will be the fantastic fireworks extravaganza accompanied by music, which will start at around 7.30pm and light up the night sky over the Ironbridge Gorge.
All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult, tickets will not be available on the gate; Ironbridge Gorge Museum Passports are not valid for this evening and dogs will not be allowed.
For further information, contact the Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre on Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).
Children (3-15) £8
Children (0-2) Free (but need an event ticket)
Family (2+2) £35
Advance tickets only from this website. Tickets will not be available on the gate.
Please note, there is not a bonfire at this event.