Fireworks and molten iron at Blists Hill Victorian Town Family Fireworks Night
Get fired up on Fireworks Night, Saturday 2 November, at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge. As well as the spectacular family fireworks display on The Green see molten iron being poured into moulds during the dramatic iron casting demonstration in the Foundry.
The gates open at 6pm allowing plenty of time to explore the Town’s Victorian streets and atmospheric buildings. Wrap up warm, tuck into hot food or a cup of chocolate from the café and enjoy the smell of coal fires burning as you make your way down to the Town’s Green for the show. You will be able talk to the townsfolk in their cottages, shops and other places of work and hear about life in the late 1800s.
The highlight of the night will be the fantastic fireworks extravaganza accompanied by music, which will start at around 7.30pm and light up the night sky over the Ironbridge Gorge.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Passports are not valid for this evening, all under 16s must be accompanied by an adult and dogs will not be allowed. Remember to bring a torch. For further information, contact the Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre on Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk.
The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6). Visitors are advised to park at the Ironbridge Park and Ride, located at the top of Jiggers Bank (TF4 3QE) where a regular bus service starting at 5.15pm will take them to the event and back for a small fee. Limited parking is available at Blists Hill Victorian Town on a first come first served basis with priority given to Blue Badge holders.
If this event is cancelled because of bad weather it will be rescheduled for Saturday, 9 November. Blists Hill will not be offering refunds for weather cancellation unless ticket holders can't make the rescheduled event. Please ensure both dates are free in your diary before booking.