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Families enjoy free fireworks display at Barking Riverside

PUBLISHED: 15:56 08 November 2018

The fireworks display at Barking Riverside. Picture: Stuart Boreham

The fireworks display at Barking Riverside. Picture: Stuart Boreham

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Families flocked to Barking Riverside for a community fireworks display.

Pupil ambassadors from Riverside Primary School led the countdown for the 13 minute display, which was free to attend.

The event, which took place on Tuesday evening, was the second time Barking Riverside had hosted a fireworks display and saw more than 1,200 people turn up to enjoy the show.

Visitors were also able to tuck into food and drink available from stalls and enjoy entertainment from a DJ before the main event.

Varsha Patel, marketing and events manager at Barking Riverside, said: “This year’s display was spectacular and thoroughly enjoyed by residents; even more so by the hundreds of children that attended.

“Community events such as Fireworks provide a brilliant opportunity for the community to get together and so it’s important for Barking Riverside London to make these happen.

“We look forward to hosting a programme of events here on site in 2019 and beyond!”

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