How to save money on your Sparks in the Park fireworks ticket

PUBLISHED: 09:18 15 October 2012 | UPDATED: 10:49 15 October 2012

Sparks in the Park

Sparks in the Park

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Tickets for Norwich’s biggest family fireworks spectacular go on sale today – with organisers promising a breathtaking display to wow the crowds.

Travel and tickets

First Bus services 25 and 25a: show your Sparks ticket and get a reduced fare.

Thickthorn park and ride return ticket: £3 for adults, £2 child (ages five to 15), £6 family (maximum two adults).

Bike parking spaces are available on the UEA campus outside Congregation Hall.

Save up to £1.50 per ticket when you buy your ticket before the event –- up to November 2.

£6 adult (16+); £5.50 Go 4less; £3 child (ages five to 15); £2.50 child Go 4less; child under five free.

Tickets on the day cost £7.50 for adults, £4.50 for children aged five to 15.

They are available from:

Norwich Tourist Information Centre on 01603 213999;

The Mall Ask Me Point on Level 2, on 01603 766430;

Sainsbury’s supermarkets – Queens Road on 01603 763600, Pound Lane on 01603 300023 and ; Longwater Lane on 01603 741655;

Union of UEA students on 01603 508050.

Sparks in the Park at Earlham Park will take place on Saturday, November 3, with two dazzling fireworks displays, bonfires, burning Guy Fawkes and a funfair.

The unbeatable night of family fun is organised by Norwich City Council’s culture and events team, supported by the Norwich Evening News and Heart FM.

There will also be a live stage with bands performing and music old and new.

You can save up to £1.50 a ticket by buying your ticket in advance.

Helen Selleck, culture and events manager at Norwich City Council, said: “The Big Bang Fireworks is an incredible display to wow the crowds.

“For the younger children we’ve got a less noisy – but no less colourful – earlier display, so there is something for everyone.”

She added: “We’ve also been working really closely with local bus companies to make sure as many people as possible can take advantage of great prices and convenient travel to Earlham Park.”

The children’s fireworks begin at 6.30pm, with the burning of the guy at 6.45pm, before the Big Bang fireworks are lit at 8pm.

There is no public parking available, but there are spaces for blue badge holders. Organisers are encouraging people to use public transport, walk and cycle.

Fireworks will soon be bursting in skies all across Norfolk, and we will be publishing details of displays, bonfires and funfairs. Email details of your bonfire night displays to

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