No Fireworks Display in Ravenscourt Park This Year

Council scraps event due to continuing high rates of Covid-19

Ravenscourt Park fireworks before Covid-19
Ravenscourt Park fireworks before Covid-19

Hammersmith & Fulham Council have announced it will not hold a fireworks display in Ravenscourt Park this year due to the continuing high rates of Covid.

Staging the outdoor event safely and protecting the health of visitors would mean that only a reduced number of tickets could be sold.

The council says, “This would make the event much more expensive at a time when we continue to focus our resources on recovering from the impact of Covid and delivering essential services to our residents. This is not fair on local taxpayers and it goes against our aim of being ruthlessly financially efficient.”

If you do plan to celebrate with fireworks this Bonfire Night, you are urged to do so safely and courteously to your neighbours.

The London Fire Brigade has suggested alternative ways to celebrate at home, with ideas including making your own Guy Fawkes and bonfire crafts, decorating the home, purchasing glow sticks for children and baking bonfire goodies.

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October 11, 2021