10,000 people watch Saffron Walden fireworks

PUBLISHED: 07:00 12 November 2015 | UPDATED: 09:33 13 November 2015

Too scary and loud for some little ones! Picture: Celia Bartlett Photography

Too scary and loud for some little ones! Picture: Celia Bartlett Photography

Copyright © 2015 Celia Bartlett Photography

The free firework display and bonfire on Saffron Walden Common, organised by the Round Table, attracted 10,000 people to see the 20-minute display on Saturday night.

After a competition with schools in the town, several guys were burned on the bonfire and the organisers hope to equal the £8,000 raised last year for charities and good causes in the district from donations on the night.

Spokesman Jason Thomson said: “We are still counting the money, we won’t know how much we collected for a week or two but the night went well.”


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