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Is Quex Park Bonfire Night cancelled after London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display was called off?

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With London’s famous riverside New Year’s Eve fireworks display cancelled for a second year, many will be wondering if Quex Park Bonfire and Fireworks will go ahead.

The city’s event was called off again because of “uncertainties caused by Covid”, London mayor Sadiq Khan said.

Usually, about 100,000 people pack the streets around Victoria Embankment to see the annual display.

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As coronavirus rates continue to rise, some people may be fearing that Quex Park Bonfire will be cancelled as hundreds are expected to flock to the event.

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But will the Kent event suffer the same fate as London’s? It doesn’t seem so.

Is Quex Park Bonfire Night cancelled?

Bonfire Night fans will be happy to know Quex Park Bonfire and Fireworks will be going ahead this year after last year’s event was cancelled due to Covid-19.

The display will happen on Saturday (November 6) at Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington.

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What will happen at the event?

Gate will open from 2pm, where there will be live music from Paradigm from 3pm to 4pm.

The first fireworks display will be from 6pm and the bonfire will be lit from 6.30pm.

Music fans can dance some of the night away to a Queen tribute band, Majesty, from 6.45pm before a second fireworks display begins at around 7.30pm.

The event is scheduled to finish at 9pm.

How to stay safe during Quex Park Bonfire

Anyone who has a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss of, or change to, their sense of smell or taste is advised not to attend the event.

The public is encouraged to sanitise their hands when they enter the venue and at “every opportunity during the event”, according to Kent Events website.

For those who want to use the NHS Covid-19 app, QR codes will be displayed throughout the venue.

A manual recording check in system is available at the ticket office for those who wish to check in but who do not have access to a smartphone or who prefer not to use the app.

Personal fireworks and sparklers are prohibited.

How much do tickets cost?

An adult (anyone who is over 15-years-old) ticket costs £15, while a child admission is £13.

A family ticket, which allows entry for two adults and two children, is priced at £50.50.

Children under the age of five can go for free.

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