Gunwharf Quays fireworks 2018: When is it? What time does it start? Who is performing? Do I need tickets? And everything you need to know

Gunwharf Quay's firework extravaganza is set to take place this wee and here is everything you need to know.Â

By The Newsroom
Monday, 5th November 2018, 11:21 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 12:26 pm
Fireworks at Gunwharf Quays. Picture Allan Hutchings.
Fireworks at Gunwharf Quays. Picture Allan Hutchings.

When and what times does it start? 

The Guwharf Quays firework displace will take place on Thursday (November 8).

The event will start from 6pm, exact time of display not set '“ Christmas lights will be switched on and stores open until 9pm.

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Fireworks at Gunwharf Quays. Picture Allan Hutchings.

Who is performing?

Singer songwriter JP Cooper will headline the show performing his chart-topping singles '˜September Song' and '˜She's On My Mind'.

He will be supported by up-and-coming artist Chelcee Grimes, better known as the songwriter behind pop favourites from the likes of Dua Lipa and Kylie Minogue, performing her debut song '˜Just Like That'.

The event will take place on Thursday (November 8) and will support children's charity Barnardo's..

Barnardo's bears will be in attendance entertaining the crowds between performances and encouraging visitors to donate and help local children living in poverty.

How much does it cost?

The centre is asking those attending the free event to donate just 50p to help reach their fundraising target.

Yvonne Clay, Senior Marketing Manager at Gunwharf Quays, said: '˜The annual fireworks extravaganza is one of the biggest events in our calendar and we are delighted that both JP Cooper and Chelcee Grimes will be joining us on the night to help dazzle the crowds.

'˜The event will also mark the start of the festive shopping season, with our Christmas lights being displayed for the first time this year. 

'˜Although admission to our event is free, we are encouraging visitors to donate as much as they can to our charity, Barnardo's - if everyone attending gave just 50p we could raise an incredible amount to help those most vulnerable in our community.'

What about parking?

Guests are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment and consider using public transport or the Park and Ride service.