Sidbury fireworks delight

SIDBURY was lit up by an array of colourful explosions as thousands gathered in the village for the annual fireworks night.

SIDBURY was lit up by an array of colourful explosions as thousands gathered in the village for the annual fireworks night.

This year the event was combined with a Halloween theme and organisers praised good weather conditions for the fantastic turnout on Saturday.

Around 2,500 people watched the spectacular display in the grounds of Sidbury Manor, which had the added entertainment of music from Street Heat and juggling with fire from Elfic.

Spectators enjoyed delicious food from the barbecue and sponsors were treated to complimentary champagne and canap�s provided by the Salty Monk


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Proceeds from the event will be split between St John Ambulance, Sidbury School, the Exeter Cathedral Millennium Campaign and another organisation which is yet to be confirmed.

Roger Davey, treasurer, said: "It was one of the best years we've had and the weather was near perfect.

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"I would like to once again thank the sponsors who make it possible to put this event on.

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