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River of Light Fireworks

4 November 2018
Address:
Liverpool Waterfront & New Brighton
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Opening times

Entertainment starts 5:00pm

Main Fireworks start at 6:30pm

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Free

River of Light returns to Liverpool and the Wirral, bringing another special firework display to our amazing city...

One of the UK’s most successful firework companies will light up the skies above both sides of the River Mersey for this year’s November 4 celebrations - with a specially commissioned musical display in Liverpool and Wirral.

Titanium Fireworks are the team behind acclaimed national events including the Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve party, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, the launch of Hull’s City of Culture year, the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Adele finale show at Wembley Stadium in June this year.

They are set to take the helm of River of Light on Sunday 4 November and are already planning a never-before-seen display on the River Mersey. Tens of thousands of people are expected to line the waterfront in Liverpool and New Brighton for the free spectacle, which will act as the finale for the China Dream season, part of the city’s 2018 cultural programme.

Fireworks will be set off from the water’s edge and from huge barges floating on the Mersey, and will be accompanied by a soundtrack played from key areas and venues along the waterfront.

In Liverpool, there will be a series of arts installations themed around the five elements that underpin Chinese philosophy: water, fire, earth, metal and wood. 

In Wirral, the event will be held in New Brighton with entertainment for all the family including the appearance of ghostly pirates on the Black Pearl.

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Nearest Stations

If you're watching from Liverpool City Centre then your nearest station is James Street, which is a short walk away from the Waterfront for Wirral line services. Moorfields is a few minutes walk for Northern line services. If you're watching the fireworks from the Wirral side of the Mersey then your nearest station is Hamilton Square or New Brighton.

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