Bonfire Night is just weeks away and Stanley Events, organisers of Riverside Fireworks, have finalised their line–up and it’s their best yet.
Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks returns this year with a Magical Family Movies theme featuring a spectacular fully choreographed fireworks display accompanied by songs from favourite family movies including The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen and many more.
There will also be an opportunity for children to have a meet and greet with magical characters from some of the best family movies.
The event will once again feature a whole host of entertainment for all the family with a funfair, Character meet and greets, a wide range of street food stalls and a fully licensed bar selling some of the best locally produced Ales, Beers and Gins.
Entertaining the crowd ready for the fireworks display will be the fantastic CBBC channel’s Annie Guy who will sing songs from some of this year’s latest films. There will also be live music from the outstanding Geoff Mull, Singer Songwriter from Newcastle, who appeared on the X Factor in 2014.
Annie Guy, born in Seaham, has appeared in West Side Story, Sweet Charity and the UK and Canadian tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie. As well as musical theatre, Annie can be seen as the regular character Jane on CBBC Channel’s Dixi. Annie dances for Pinewood Studios and can be seen in the recent film Breathe. Alongside performing, Annie runs her own company Musical Theatre Studio Ltd where she coaches aspiring young performers in pursuing their performing dreams right here in the North East of England.
Annie said: ‘’I am delighted and so grateful to have been asked to sing at the firework display this year, as I love the North East and there’s nothing better than coming back to your roots.’’
Headlining the event will be live music from Geoff Mull and his band. Singer Songwriter Geoff, who appeared on X Factor 2014 Boot camp 6 Chair Challenge, continues to write and record new material. Since appearing on X Factor Geoff released his debut album Different in March 2014 and EP ‘Say My Name’ in December 2015. Geoff’s current single ‘Just Remember’ was released in August this year.
Geoff said: “I played a set here last year (solo). To be asked back to headline this year with my band is amazing.”
Tickets for the event are selling fast therefore it is advisable to buy in advance to avoid disappointment. Carl Marshall, Director of Stanley Events, said: “The event is once again proving very popular, our tickets sales are going extremely well and are certainly up on last year’s event. Our 2019 event is going to be epic!”
The gates for Riverside Fireworks will open at 4pm on the 3rd November and the display will begin at 6.30pm.
Tickets are available to buy now from: www.riversidefireworks.co.uk at £5.50 plus a booking fee and children under 7 go free! There are a limited number of on-site parking spaces available and tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis.
This year the event will be held in association with Pride Radio and also in partnership with The Fire Fighters Charity.
For more information and updates on entertainment, you can find details on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RiversideParkFireworks and www.riversidefireworks.co.uk.