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Wellington Bonfire

Now in its 16th year, The Big Blast, Wellington Cricket Club’s annual fireworks extravaganza, is renowned as one of the biggest and best-run displays in Shropshire.

This year’s event will take place on Saturday 3rd November and will feature an expanded event arena, which means more space for spectators and a greater range of food outlets and bars.

Gates open at 17:30, so arrive early and make the most of this great family night out. Fairground rides and games will keep the little ones occupied, whilst mom and dad can enjoy something delicious from one of the many street food traders. Our public bars will keep you well hydrated, and if you’re feeling the cold, a glass of mulled wine may well hit the spot.

Wellington’s largest fireworks display will get underway at 19:30. There will be more bangs, whizzes and flashes than ever before in our most spectacular show to date.

Wellington Cricket Club use funds raised from this event to support and develop our sport in the community, whilst also making donations to worthy local charities.

Telford business Clenviro Environmental Technology are the main sponsor for this year’s event and their generosity is greatly appreciated. The organisers would also like to thank Peter Holt for his invaluable support.

Parking is available on site for disabled visitors. There will be no other on-site parking. Orleton Park is a short walk from Wellington town centre and visitors are encouraged to come on foot where possible. If you intend to park in the local area, please be considerate of local residents.


Adults - £6

Children 6 - 16 years - £3

Children under 5 - free


Opening times

5:30 - 11pm 

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  • Wellington Cricket Club
    Haygate Road
    TF1 2BW

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