New venue for Rutland’s annual firework display


This year’s annual Rutland firework display will be on November 1 at Oakham Rugby Club’s new showground.

The event, in its 30th year, is hosted by the Lions Club of Rutland in conjunction with Rutland Agricultural Society and Oakham Rugby Club. Two displays, one for children and the other for the whole family, will be put on by Oakham based firework company Hi-5. There will also be sale of burgers and hotdogs and a bar.

Tickets at £5 for over fives, advance £3.50, family of four £12 and family of five £15, can be purchased from Fords in Oakham and Uppingham Sport & Book, Uppingham.

Lions Club president Allan Grey said, “We are delighted Rutland Agricultural Society and Oakham Rugby Club are continuing to host our annual display at their new venue.”

Parking is free at Lands End and Mecc Alte with disabled parking at showground. Gates open at 6pm and first display starts at 7pm.