Families are being urged to take advantage of discounted ticket prices in advance for Saturday's Wolverhampton Bonfire and Fireworks Night.

For the second year running the event is being held at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

Tickets cost £4 adults and £2 children in advance, or £5 adults and £3 children on the gate. Free parking is also available.

The night is being backed by Signal 107 with entertainment from Dicky Dodd and his team.

Councillor John Reynolds, City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Economy, said: "This event provides great family fun and promises a spectacular firework display.

"We are pleased to be holding the city bonfire at the racecourse again this year."

The night kicks off with a firework show for children at 7pm, followed by City of Wolverhampton Mayor, Councillor Barry Findlay, lighting the bonfire at 7.30pm, with a full fireworks display from 8.30pm.

Gates open at the racecourse at 5pm to give people lots of time to make the most of the food, bar and trade stalls as well as the fairground.  There will be numerous food outlets, bars and trade stalls around the site as well as lots of popular fairground attractions.

Tickets for Wolverhampton Bonfire and Fireworks Night are available from the racecourse hotel reception, the Civic Hall box office (based in Wolverhampton Art Gallery) or by visiting Type=links;Linkid=1949;Title=wolvescivic;Target=_blank;.

  • released: Wednesday 2 November, 2016