Southport Reporter ® Online Newspaper for Merseyside
Southport and Mersey Reporter- Your online only weekly Newspaper.
Your Online Newspaper for the Merseyside Area.

Click on to see our Twitter Feed.  Click on to see our Facebook Page.  Click on to follow our LinkedIn Profile.  This website is licence to carry news from Vamphire.com and UK Press Photography. 


Latest Edition Archive Shop Order Photos Help Group Hub

 

Click here to access your advert administration page.
Advertisers  Admin
 

Click here to get seen in our 'Business Index' and also to get on our banner system oppersite and pay online today via 'Pay Pal'...!
Advert Options

 
Updated news stories weekly.  Published online only. en Southport and Mersey Reporter

Your online newspaper.  Your words.

Publication date:- 2017-14-10

user-generated Headlines and reports on this page = 1 news items.    Page - 7.

...continued... The Family Hub will be on Mann Island Atrium and will open its doors from 4pm, as well as the lantern making workshops, there will be UV and glitter face painting on offer courtesy of Fabarooney helping people brighten up their night!

The Open Eye Gallery's hugely successful FREE Light Painting Workshop returns for another year, from 4pm to 6.30pm. It gives visitors the chance to get creative and discover that by taking a photograph with a long exposure time, you can capture shapes drawn in the air using a torch, laser pen or bright light, creating a unique masterpiece!

Pre-show family entertainment will also be on the Wirral side of the water at the New Brighton Promenade. There will be activities, entertainment, food and drink, along with performances from Bring the Fire Project and Katumba, illuminated street entertainment and UV face painting.

Liverpool and Wirral's main fireworks shows will start at 6.30pm and is expected to finish around 6.45pm. A number of food and drink stalls will also be available at Princes Parade and on the Pier Head.

Both sides of the Mersey are set to be lit up as Liverpool and Wirral Council's have commissioned Titanium Fireworks; regarded as the best fireworks companies in the UK; to design their displays.

For the Liverpool audience, the fireworks will be set off from huge barges floating near the water's edge on the Mersey, and will be accompanied by a soundtrack played from key areas and venues along the waterfront.

For the Wirral audience, the fireworks will be set off from Perch Rock, New Brighton. Both displays will be accompanied by the same soundtrack.

Assistant Mayor and Cabinet Member for culture, tourism and events, Councillor Wendy Simon, said:- "I'm delighted with the quality of the pre-fireworks street animation on offer this year. We want to encourage the whole family to come along before the main show, enjoy the amazing entertainment on offer and then watch the fireworks which are set to be some of the biggest we've seen in Liverpool. It really will be a feast for the senses and we hope that residents and visitors alike wrap up warm and head to our world heritage waterfront to enjoy this free spectacular."

More information on the event, in terms of vantage points, a map of activities across the site and advice on travelling to see the fireworks, will be added to:- RiverOfLightFireworks.Co.UK soon. Why not join in the conversation on Culture Liverpool's Facebook and Twitter social pages using the hashtag:- '#RiverOfLight.'

Important note for those attending River of Light:- From 5pm, on Sunday, 5 November 2017, The Strand will be closed from Liver Street to Chapel Street. Liverpool ONE'S QPark will remain accessible during this time, with the road expected to reopen as soon as possible after the event.

Viewing areas across the waterfront may be closed once full. The advice is to arrive early.

River of Light's Presenting Partner is The LECCY - Liverpool Energy Community Company, set up by the Mayor of Liverpool to offer low cost gas and electricity to people.

News Report Page Quick Flick.

Click on here to go back to this week's home page! News Report Page Quick Flick
Click on this section to see last weeks edition of Southport and Mersey Reporter!
 

Sign up today for our daily email news service!

Sign up to our Daily Email News Service by clicking here now...

Did you know we where the UK's 1st online only newspaper and we still are?  Here at Southport and Mersey Reporter  we are still at  leading the way for local news.

All email addresses and information is held under the UK's Data Protection Act.

 

 

 

Contact us:-
(+44)  08443 244 195
Calls will cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company's access charge.
Calls to this number may be recorded for security, broadcast, training and record keeping.

RSS  Weekly Headline Update Notices

  
News24@SouthportReporter.com
4a Post Office Ave, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0US, UK
 
This online newspaper and information service is regulated by IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the UK's press.

This online newspaper and information service is regulated by IMPRESS the independent monitor for the UK's press.

How to make a complaint

This is our process:-  Complaints Policy  -  Complaints Procedure  -  Whistle Blowing Policy

 

See the view live webcamera images of the road outside our studio/newsroom in the hart of Southport.

Our live Southport Webcam image above.
To see it live, please click on image.

Event Notices

More events that are taking place on Merseyside can be found on our Event Listings Calendar.

Find out whats on in and around Merseyside! Click on here to see our event calendar.
Are you going to this event?  If you are please let us know what you thought of it!

These are our other websites within the Southport & Mersey Reporter Network.

Mersey Reporter - OUR HUB WEBSITE. Liverpool Reporter - Our online music station. Southport TV - Our online video archive.
Mersey Reporter Formby Reporter Liverpool Reporter Southport TV
 

 

Tracking & Cookie Usage Policy - Terms & Conditions

© - Southport Reporter® is the Registered Trade Mark of Patrick Trollope

..