There are a number of other organisations who play important roles, large and small, in making the fireworks night a success these include the Wotton-under-Edge Lions Club, Ladies Circle, 41 Club, Robinsons Florist and the Bear Street Garage.
We’d like to thank the Downton deliveries for supplying us with the wood for this year’s bonfire.
Established and headquartered in Gloucestershire, Downton operates 600 tractor units and 1,800 trailers out of ten major distribution hubs across the UK – Moreton Valence (headquarters), Quedgeley, Coventry, Dunstable, Leeds, Runcorn, Avonmouth, Shepton Mallet, Shotton and Tilbury – and employs around 1,350 staff.
They supply all the fireworks for the display and have been doing so for many years.
As well as constantly seeking out new fireworks and effects, they design and build their own firing racks and fusing systems. These measures save time setting up firework displays, give greater control over the final visual effect and improve onsite safety. Why? Because the fireworks are loaded into secure pre-fabricated steel structures, which ensure they fire at the correct angle.
We’d like to thank the WCSF for their continued support of the firework display.
The Wotton Community Sports Foundation (WCSF) is a charity whose objective is to provide sports and recreational facilities for the community in and around Wotton-under-Edge. We’ve got a 999-year lease on a 38-acre site just outside the town (referred to as the “New Road site”), which is the centrepiece of our development plans.
We couldn’t manage the volume of traffic and people without the help of the Lions club. Each year they donate their time for free to help us make the event a success. Read more about their organisation below.
We are the Wotton-under-Edge and District Round Table. Made up of men aged 18 – 45 from the local area. We have also supported the Bluecoat School May Fair, the Medieval Fayre and, thanks to the organisers, we were once again at the Nibley Music Festival.
This year we have already supported the Bournstream Trust and we’re always interested in new ideas and opportunities. We’d like to hear from you if we can help in any way.
Money raised from this event is used to support local causes, people, schools and charities.