Southwark Council is delighted to announce that its annual free fireworks extravaganza, now in its 13th year, will be back once again on Saturday 5 November at Southwark Park.

The event, named by as one of the best displays in the capital, is one of the few free displays taking place in London on the night itself.

Due to its huge popularity in recent years, the event will be ticketed once again to help control numbers and ensure everyone can enjoy the event safely. Tickets are free and will be released to local residents on the 3 October 2016 before going on general release one week later.

Anyone planning to attend the fireworks event in Southwark Park should ensure they get their free tickets in advance, and be aware that local routes to the park will be very busy on the night. Travel should be planned in advance to make sure they arrive at the park in good time.

Gates will open at 5pm, with food, drink, children’s funfair and entertainment available till 8.30pm.

Last entry to the park will be at 6.30pm so please arrive in good time.

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Tickets are available to Southwark residents from Monday 3 October at 10am.

Tickets can be booked here:

Tickets are available for to non-Southwark residents from Monday 10 October at 10am.