Firework Champions 2024: Arley Hall, Cheshire
Prepare for an enchanting evening at Arley Hall as the Firework Champions event lights up the skies of Northwich, Cheshire, on the 7th of September 2024.
With four magnificent firework displays set against the backdrop of this historic estate, this event promises an unforgettable experience for all.
As three of the UK's leading firework companies compete for glory, spectators will be treated to mesmerising 10-minute displays choreographed to music from each team, followed by a breathtaking finale that will leave everyone in awe.
History of the Event at Arley Hall
Arley Hall has long been synonymous with elegance and grandeur, making it the perfect setting for the Firework Champions event. Nestled amidst the lush greenery of Cheshire, this iconic estate provides the ideal backdrop for an evening of pyrotechnic brilliance.
As the event returns to Arley Hall once again, families can look forward to another unforgettable evening of entertainment and spectacle. With the hall as its backdrop, the Firework Champions event promises to be an occasion to remember, showcasing the very best in pyrotechnic artistry against the backdrop of one of Cheshire's most iconic landmarks.
2024's Competing Teams
The Fireworkers: With a name that speaks for itself, The Fireworkers are known for their creativity and precision in crafting stunning pyrotechnic displays. Armed with years of experience and a passion for fireworks, they are ready to dazzle the audience with their innovative techniques.
AJ Pyrotechnics Ltd: Bringing a touch of excitement and flair to the competition, AJ Pyrotechnics Ltd is renowned for their dynamic and explosive performances. Their displays are known for their bold use of colours and effects, leaving spectators on the edge of their seats.
Chase Lane Fireworks: With a reputation for excellence, Chase Lane Fireworks is no stranger to the spotlight. Their displays are characterised by their power and precision, captivating audiences with their breathtaking pyrotechnics.
Closing Display: Pyrotex Fireworx: As the event draws to a close, Pyrotex Fireworx takes centre stage with a spectacular closing display. With their expertise and flair for the dramatic, they are sure to end the evening on a high note with their dazzling finale.
Event Timings & What's On
Prepare for an evening of excitement and spectacle at the Arley Hall Firework Champions event. Here's a breakdown of the event timings and activities:
Camping Gates Open – 3 PM: Arrive early and make the most of your Firework Champions experience by setting up camp. Enjoy the serene surroundings of Arley Hall and get ready for an unforgettable evening.
Event Gates Open – 4 PM: The main gates open, welcoming guests to the event grounds. Take this opportunity to explore the venue, indulge in some pre-show entertainment, and find the perfect spot to watch the fireworks.
Entertainment Starts – 4:30 PM: Kick off the evening with a variety of entertainment options, including live music, performances, and activities for all ages. Whether you're in the mood for dancing, face painting, or simply relaxing with a picnic, there's something for everyone to enjoy as the excitement builds.
Gates Close (FINAL ENTRY) – 8:30 PM: Make sure to arrive in plenty of time to secure your spot and avoid missing any of the action.
Grab Your Seats & Relax – 9 PM: Take your seats and get comfortable as the main event approaches. Sit back, relax, and prepare to be mesmerised by the dazzling displays that will light up the night sky.
Drone Show – 9:25 PM: The evening kicks off with a mesmerising drone show, choreographed to music and featuring stunning aerial manoeuvres. Watch in awe as the drones perform intricate patterns and light up the sky in a symphony of colour.
Display Team 1, 2 & 3 BATTLE IT OUT – 9:40 PM: The competition heats up as the three competing teams – The Fireworkers, AJ Pyrotechnics Ltd, and Chase Lane Fireworks – take to the stage with their jaw-dropping displays. Witness their creativity and skill as they battle it out for the title of Firework Champions.
VOTE FOR YOUR WINNER! – 10:30 PM: After the breathtaking displays, it's time for the audience to cast their votes and decide the winner. Using your mobile phone, vote for your favourite display and help crown the Firework Champions.
Closing Display – 10:40 PM: As the night draws to a close, Pyrotex Fireworx takes centre stage with a spectacular closing display. Prepare to be dazzled one final time as they light up the sky with their stunning pyrotechnics.
Winner Announced – 10:50 PM: The moment of truth arrives as the votes are tallied, and the winner of the Firework Champions title is announced to cheers and applause from the crowd.
Event Finish – 10:55 PM
Tips for Spectators: Making the Most of the Event
As you prepare for an unforgettable evening at the Arley Hall Firework Champions event, here are some handy tips to ensure you make the most of your experience:
Arrive Early: Beat the crowds by arriving at the event early. This will give you plenty of time to find parking, explore the venue, and secure a prime viewing spot for the fireworks.
Pack Essentials: Be sure to pack essentials such as blankets or chairs for seating, warm clothing in case the evening turns chilly, and snacks and drinks to keep you fueled throughout the event. Don't forget to bring a torch or flashlight for navigating your way back to your car after the show.
Picnic Space: Take advantage of the picnic space available at the event and bring along a delicious spread to enjoy before the fireworks begin. Whether you opt for a homemade picnic or grab something from one of the food vendors on-site, a pre-fireworks feast is the perfect way to kick off the evening.
Choose Your Viewing Spot Wisely: Scout out the best viewing spot before the show begins. Look for vantage points that offer an unobstructed view of the sky, away from trees or buildings that may obscure your sightlines.
Children's Entertainment: Keep the little ones entertained with the children's entertainment on offer. With plenty of activities to keep them busy, the whole family can enjoy a fun-filled evening together.
Stay Informed: Stay informed about any schedule changes or updates regarding the event. Follow the event's official social media channels or website for the latest information on timings, parking, and any additional entertainment or activities planned.
Plan Your Stay: If you're traveling from afar or simply want to make a weekend of it, consider camping near the event venue. Arley Hall offers park and stay on site, so if you have a campervan or motorhome you can stay on site after the show. Be sure to book your accommodation well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Check Out the Entertainment: Firework Champions events are more than just dazzling displays in the sky; they often feature a range of entertainment and activities to enjoy before the main show. From live music performances to food stalls serving up tasty treats, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Take some time to explore the event grounds and soak in the festive atmosphere before settling in for the fireworks extravaganza.
Stay Informed: Stay informed about event timings and any important updates by checking the official event website or social media channels. This will help you plan your day and ensure you don't miss out on any of the excitement.
- Respect the Environment: Help keep the event grounds clean and tidy by disposing of your rubbish responsibly. Use the designated bins provided and leave no trace of your visit behind. If you carried it there you can carry it away.
With these tips in mind, you're all set for an unforgettable evening of fireworks, entertainment, and fun at the Arley Hall Firework Champions event.
Tickets for the Arley Hall Firework Champions event are on sale now and can be purchased online through the official event website.
Adult Tickets (17+) are currently £25, down from £30.
Childrens Tickets (5-16) are currently £15, down from £20.
As well as your entry tickets you can also buy tickets for a Gazebo permit and Park & Stay.
Park & Stay tickets give you a designated space with a clear view of the displays. You will also have a space next to your vehicle to set up chairs and a picnic should you wish to do so. Meaning you don't need to take more than a few steps from your vehicle if you don't want to.
Whichever tickets or add-ons you need, be sure to book them as early as possible to secure your spot at this must-see event.
Getting to the Event & Parking
Located in Northwich, Cheshire, Arley Hall offers a picturesque setting for the Firework Champions event. Here's how you can reach this historic venue:
- If you're travelling by car, Arley Hall is conveniently located near major roads including the A556 and A559. The venue is easily accessible from cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Chester.
- Guests can enter the postcode CW9 6NA into their GPS or navigation app to be directed to the hall. Parking facilities are available on-site, with designated areas for event attendees.
- General and disabled parking at Arley Hall's Firework Champions event is free. Each person in the car will need a valid entry ticket to the event.
- The nearest train station to Arley Hall is Northwich station, which is served by regular train services from Manchester, Chester, and Liverpool.
- From Northwich station, guests can take a taxi or bus to reach Arley Hall, which is approximately a 10-minute drive away.
- There are bus services that stop near Arley Hall, providing convenient access for those travelling by public transport.
- Guests can check local bus schedules and routes to plan their journey to the venue.
By Bicycle or On Foot:
- Arley Hall is surrounded by beautiful countryside, making it an ideal destination for cyclists and walkers.
- Cyclists and pedestrians can follow designated footpaths and cycle routes to reach the hall, enjoying the scenic views along the way.
With these transportation options available, getting to Arley Hall for the Firework Champions event is straightforward, ensuring that guests can focus on enjoying the spectacular displays and festivities at this historic venue.