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9th May 2024 Events

Durham Cricket Events Unveils the ‘Festival of Fireworks’ at Seat Unique Riverside in Collaboration with Chester-le-Street Cricket Club

A Spectacular Transformation from a Local Fireworks Display to a Major Festival Event

Proudly Sponsored by Everyone Active

In a major announcement today, Durham Cricket Events, in collaboration with Chester-le-Street Cricket Club and sponsored by Everyone Active, is proud to unveil the new ‘Festival of Fireworks’ at Seat Unique Riverside. This reimagined event will transform the traditional fireworks display into a festival, featuring live music, family-friendly rides, face painting, and a grand finale of the fireworks and laser show. The event is set to attract up to 10,000 attendees, significantly expanding its reach and transforming it into a major community spectacle. Tickets are on sale now.

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Chester-le-Street, UK – Durham Cricket C.I.C and Chester-le-Street Cricket Club are thrilled to announce the upcoming ‘Festival of Fireworks’ to be held at Seat Unique Riverside. Scheduled for November 2nd, this event marks a significant enhancement from its previous iteration, promising an unforgettable evening of entertainment and community spirit.

Rob Warren, Venue Director at Durham Cricket C.I.C, expressed his excitement about this new venture: “Since last September, we’ve been discussing how we could elevate the traditional fireworks display into something spectacular. Our partnership with Chester-le-Street Cricket Club and the support from Everyone Active are testament to our combined commitment to community and celebration. The ‘Festival of Fireworks’ is not just an event; it’s a festival that ensures a fantastic night out for families, combining fun, music, and a breath-taking pyrotechnic display.”

Tickets for the event are available now with the following pricing: Adults at £9, Juniors under 16 at £4, and a Family ticket for two adults and two juniors at £22. The event will feature double the food and drink options previously available, alongside an array of entertainment and activities designed to provide a full evening of family fun. With enhanced facilities at Seat Unique Riverside, the festival is designed to be weatherproof, ensuring a seamless experience regardless of weather conditions.

About Durham Cricket Events LTD
Durham Cricket Events LTD manages and operates all events at Seat Unique Riverside, an international cricket stadium home to Durham Cricket. The company hosts a variety of events including concerts, weddings, parties, conferences, and hospitality, offering unparalleled event experiences at one of the North Easts premier venues.

For further information, please contact:
Durham Cricket Events Team
Phone: 0191 387 2876

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