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Firework Festival at Rawcliffe Country Park
8:34am Wednesday 12th September 2012 in News
A SPECTACULAR Firework Festival is planned for York in November.
On November 4, the night Guy Fawkes was discovered in cellars below the Houses of Parliament, there will be a new annual event starting at Rawcliffe Country Park, with a choreographed fireworks, lighting and special effects show, led by pyro-technician Jitu Desai.
There will also be stalls selling traditional bonfire night food and drinks, such as baked potatoes, soup, toffee apples and cinder toffee.
On Monday, November 5, the day that news of the plot was revealed, there will be a display at Bustardthorpe, on Knavesmire, and a bonfire and fireworks display at York Maze.
Gillian Cruddas, chief executive of Visit York, said: “Bonfire night is celebrated across Britain and is a key part of our rich heritage. We celebrate the failure of the Gunpowder Plot across the UK and we’re delighted that York is now taking up the gauntlet to mark this momentous time in our history.”
For tickets to the event at Rawcliffe Country Park, visit www.kaboomyork.com
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