PICTURE GALLERY: Fireworks display goes off with a bang at HMS Sultan

The 2017 HMS Sultan firework and bonfire display attracted thousands of spectators. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

HMS Sultan in Gosport welcomed a crowd of thousands to marvel at its annual fireworks display.

The stunning show, which as ever included a massive bonfire, lit up the night sky as families also enjoyed a funfair and live music.

Attendees also had a great night at the funfair. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Pictures by Ian Hargreaves. To buy copies of the images call photosales on 0330 123 0203 quoting 171243.

Fire crews were on hand to safely light the massive bonfire. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Adam and Lorraine Lear with Emily Lear, nine, and Jack Lear, six. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Chris and Emma Kay and their son Harvey, nine. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Crowds were in awe of the fireworks display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Hundreds of families came out for the display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Hundreds of families came out for the display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Hundreds of families came out for the display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Hundreds of families came out for the display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

Hundreds of families came out for the display. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171243-1)

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