Is the event 'family orientated'? Back
Absolutely! The event has earned a good reputation of being one of the best family events in the local event calendar with a strict emphasis
on ensuring that it is geared towards family members of all ages, hence the more family-friendly opening times.
The Sparkler Zone is also gaining a fun reputation amongst the local toddlers!
Professional security personnel (licensed by SIA) help in ensuring that the event is well managed, hence why it enjoys an enviable reputation for a welcoming, safe and enjoyable evening for all.
The fireworks display is also designed to avoid constant 'noise' effects that smaller children and older family members may find
uncomfortable, such as air-bombs or ack-acks effects.
The display is designed more for awe-inspiring colour and jaw-dropping effects.
What activities are there? Back
For 2012, we are pleased to welcome back the Licensed Bar.
There are Professional Catering outlets available where you can buy refreshments and a variety of different hot food products.
For 2012, we have increased both the number of caterers and the variety of food available. A hog roast and fish and chips stall will be available, in addition to a greater number other catering providers.
All caterers are licensed by the authorities and are holders of the requisite hygiene and food preparation certification.
All catering suppliers are bound by the event organiser's strict policy of ensuring that all products offered for sale are priced
at a family-affordable level whilst maintaining high quality standards. In fact, we can even set the prices, if we wish - however, the catering teams involved are sensitive to budgets and cooperate fully with our direction to ensure reasonable prices!
Glow Products and Novelties
A wide selection of British Standards approved glow products are available inside the grounds and are priced at way below normal retail pricing. The profits from all these sales are donated back to the overall good causes fund.
We encourage visitors NOT to purchase glow products from pedlars and sellers outside the event grounds. These pedlars are neither authorised by the organisers nor contribute any of their profits back to this charity event. More importantly, we cannot guarantee that products sold outside the grounds by pedlars adhere to product safety standards, as required by Trading Standards and HM Customs Import Regulations.
For your own peace of mind and consumer safety, thank you for cooperating with this request.
Bouncy Castle, Trampolines, air slides and fun fair mini roundabouts and other Family Entertainment
Following on form the demand for these in previous years, we have increased the number of activities for children to enjoy. We hope the kids don't get too tired!
The ever-popular 'Sparkler Zone' is back, where parents can buy British Standard approved sparklers for their children. Children must be supervised by their parent or guardian and be wearing gloves.
Spectators may NOT bring their own sparklers to the event. All sparklers will be sold at well below retail prices - less than half supermarket prices - so you will not benefit from buying your own and bringing them with you.
There is always an annual Guy Competition, so feel free to bring your Guy with you where they will all be judged before being consigned to the flaming pyre.
Can I buy tickets on the gate? Back
Any remaining tickets - not sold via the pre-booking facility - will be sold on the day.
However, the advance purchase discount will no longer apply and all tickets will attract a £1.00 supplement.
Note: The Family/Group ticket package can only be bought in advance - these are not available on the gate.
Where can I buy tickets? Back
Tickets can be purchased from the reception of St Michael's Middle School between 8.30am and 9.30am in the mornings, and from between 3.30pm and 4.30pm in the afternoons.
Alternatively, tickets will be available from sellers at the school grounds during Saturday 3rd November from around 12 noon.
Tickets can also be purchased from the Wimborne Tourist Information Centre in the town Square during their normal opening hours.
Can children attend without an adult? Back
Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult or they will not be admitted at the gate.