FIREWORKS: A flash display in Saffron Walden, Essex

PUBLISHED: 16:34 05 November 2009 | UPDATED: 22:02 31 May 2010

A FIREWORK display with enough flashes and sparkles to fill the night sky is coming to Saffron Walden Common on Saturday. This year the Saffron Walden Round Table (SWRT) have set themselves the challenge of putting on the best free display in the area. A

A FIREWORK display with enough flashes and sparkles to fill the night sky is coming to Saffron Walden Common on Saturday.

This year the Saffron Walden Round Table (SWRT) have set themselves the challenge of putting on the best free display in the area.

A fun-packed evening of family entertainment is planned with a heady mix of music, food, fairground rides and fireworks.

Chairman of the SWRT, Jason Thomson, said that they everyone was determined to put on a memorable display, no matter what the weather throws at them.

"This year is no exception and I know the organising team directed by Ian Warner have been working hard behind the scenes over the past weeks to bring you another special night of entertainment for the family and we look forward to seeing you on the Common from 6pm," he said.

"Remember it's a free event and all we ask is that you show your appreciation by making a donation in one of the many buckets being carried around by a Tabler or a volunteer at the event."

Any profits made from the firework and bonfire night will be ploughed back into the community to support many charities and organisations.

Glow sticks and other items will be on sale throughout the evening and the Round Table ask that they are purchased only from an official volunteer to ensure than all proceeds go to good causes.

Programme of events

6pm - Gates open and families can enjoy the fun fair, listen to live music and buy food and various glowing products.

7pm - The firework display begins!

7.30pm - The bonfire fire is lit and music is played.

8pm - The proceedings come to a close, so make sure you have donated generously.


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