Firework spectacular wows crowds as Bonfire Night celebrations go off with a bang

Fireworks lit up the evening sky as crowds enjoyed the annual Bonfire Night entertainment.

Crowds of excited people gathered on the seafront at Seaton Carew to enjoy music and the funfair before the fireworks spectacular began.

Fireworks light up the night sky at Seaton Carew

Fireworks light up the night sky at Seaton Carew

The free event was organised by Hartlepool Borough Council.

Coun Kevin Cranney, chair of the borough council’s Regeneration Services Committee, said: “The annual fireworks spectacular is one of the town’s biggest events and it was as popular as ever.”

Families turned out in force for the Bonfire Night display

Families turned out in force for the Bonfire Night display

The annual Bonfire Night firework display at Seaton Carew

The annual Bonfire Night firework display at Seaton Carew

Fireworks explode in the night sky over Seaton Carew

Fireworks explode in the night sky over Seaton Carew

Crowds capture the firework display on their phones

Crowds capture the firework display on their phones

The annual Bonfire Night celebrations at Seaton Carew always attract a large crowd

The annual Bonfire Night celebrations at Seaton Carew always attract a large crowd

The night sky was lit up with colourful fireworks as part of the annual Bonfire Night celebrations

The night sky was lit up with colourful fireworks as part of the annual Bonfire Night celebrations