Family fun, Professional Firework Display, Music, Hog Roast, Food & Drink

Note – We are moving from the grounds of Swallowfield Park House
to Swallowfield Showground, Farley Estate, RG7 1TH

Held at Swallowfield Sghowground

This is a very popular and fun event for all the family. Tickets are sold online at the beginning of September. Check this website for a link to purchase your tickets. Safety is our primary concern and we urge you to read the information to make sure you enjoy your evening.

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A FANTASTIC FAMILY EVENING

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Fireworks
The area’s most spectacular professional display.
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Bar
Mulled wine, soft drinks and beer
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Music
Great sounds to get you ready for the show
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Hearty food
Hotdogs, burgers, hog roast, pizza, snacks

TICKETS

Tickets will be on sale in September.

No access will be granted without a ticket.

TICKET TERMS & CONDITIONS

All Tickets are sold subject to availability and to these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions should be read carefully prior to purchase and any queries relating to them should be raised with us prior to purchase. Purchase of Tickets constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. A valid Ticket must be produced to get into an Event. Removing any part of, altering or defacing the Ticket may invalidate your Ticket. It is your responsibility to check your tickets as if you have made a mistake it cannot always be rectified after purchase. Tickets are non refundable and non transferrable and your confirmation email with barcode should be provided either in print or on your mobile phone to gain access to the Event.

FAQs

THE EXPERIENCE
HOW DO I GET ACCESS?

You will only be granted access with the booking confirmation – this can be on your phone or a print out. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. If a ticket has already been used, additional access will not be granted to a second car.

WILL YOU SELL TICKETS ON THE NIGHT?

No, there will be no tickets available on the gate. If you do not have a ticket, please do not attempt to attend the event.

WHAT SHALL I WEAR, WHAT SHALL I BRING?

We recommend that you wrap up warm. We also recommend that you bring a torch.

STAYING SAFE

We will have track and trace event QR code; please ensure that you download the app and scan the QR code if you are attending.

Follow government guidelines and legislation regarding COVID-19 whilst you are at the event to keep you and others safe.

Lost children – keep your children with you and accompany them to and from the toilet facilities.

Please drive carefully and slowly on-site, and be courteous and vigilant.

THE EXPERIENCE
CAN I BRING SPARKLERS?

You cannot bring sparklers or any kind of home kit fireworks to this event.

CAN I BRING ALCOHOL?

You cannot bring your own alcohol to the event.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?

No dogs or pets are allowed at the event.

ARE THERE TOILET FACILITIES?

There are toilet facilities provided, with sufficient space for social distance queuing and each toilet is equipped with hand sanitiser. The toilets will be cleaned and sanitised throughout the event.

CAN WE WALK TO THE EVENT?

No, the Drive-In is for cars only. No pedestrian access will be allowed to the event for safety reasons.

FOOD AND DRINK

HOW CAN I ORDER HOT FOOD?

All food orders will need to be placed in advance when you book your place. Hot food orders will be closed out on 30th October 2020. If you have ordered hot food, you will be able to collect this as you arrive using the Drive-Thru lane. If you have not ordered hot food, you will not be able to purchase any on the night, but snacks will be available from the bar service.

HOW CAN I ORDER DRINKS/SNACKS?

We will update this with more information shortly as we work on the latest government legislation.

WILL THERE BE ALCOHOL?

We will be serving alcohol based on the latest government legislation and will also have plenty of non-alcoholic drinks available to order. Please drink responsibly and always ensure you have a designated driver.

CONSIDERATION WITH YOUR RUBBISH

Please take any rubbish home to dispose of. Litter bins will not be provided in accordance with COVID-19 infection control guidelines.

I BOUGHT MY TICKET BUT CAN’T FIND THE EMAIL

The email was sent from Farley Hill School PTA, if you need to contact us, you can do this via the Facebook page or email us: pta@farleyhill.wokingham.sch.uk 

FINDING SPARKS IN THE PARK

The event will be on the fields for the Swallowfield Show. The location is near the village of Swallowfield, approximately 4 miles south of Reading. Using the postcode RG7 1TH, head for Swallowfield Church.

At the entrance to the Church, your entrance ticket will be scanned, and you will then be guided up to your parking location.

To allow sufficient time for parking and food collection, you will be required to arrive in timed slots:

Gates open at 6.00 pm

Gates close at 6.50 pm.

Please drive considerately and be courteous to our volunteers. 

  • Premium parking will cost £3 per vehicle when booking online or £5 on the night.
  • There will be some limited free parking in the village further from the event.
  • Location on the field through the main gate of Swallowfield Park off Church Road.
  • The terrain is uneven so please ensure that you have a suitable vehicle (4×4 is not a requirement)
  • Premium Parking Tickets must be printed or shown on your mobile device on the night.
  • Please print your confirmation and place it on your dashboard when you arrive at the entrance to the Premium Parking area.
  • The car park will be open from 6:00pm
  • Last entry for access to parking is 7:00pm, last entry to the event is 7:15pm

Enter through the main gates of Swallowfield Park – please have your ticket ready.

On exiting, it will help considerably if cars going in the direction of Spencers Wood and Swallowfield can exit the way you came in, and cars for Farley Hill and Arborfield please use the secondary gate, as per this sketch:

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Please also remember that the event is run entirely by volunteers. Our helpers are there to direct you to the right place, but if you arrive after 7pm and are not granted access to the car park you may risk not being allowed in.

See you at Sparks for a great night out!

Farley Hill School PTA

SAFETY FIRST

THE SMALL PRINT

Strictly no entry after 6.50 pm, gates will be closed prior to fire dancers’ performance at 7 pm. Exit will be following a safety check after the fireworks display and cars will be guided out in an orderly manner by row.

Strictly entrance on advance purchase tickets only.

WHAT TO BRING

Warm clothes, torches and cameras are advisable. Please note bringing alcohol or sparklers is not permitted. Please note food purchases for hot food will need to be made online, online ordering will be closed 7 days prior to the event. You will not be able to purchase hot food at the event without pre-ordering.

If you have pre-ordered then you will collect your food from the Drive-Thru. Hand sanitiser will be provided, but please bring your own, and you will need a face mask in accordance to latest government legislation.

ADDITIONAL INFO

There are no specific disabled bays for the Drive-In, we would recommend purchasing a premium pass to ensure you are close to the facilities. The ground is uneven and there are no permanent pathways.
Apart from to visit the toilet facilities, you are required to keep within your parking bay/ bubble.  When visiting the facilities you will be required to follow COVID guidelines, legislation, follow one way systems, wear face masks and adhere to social distancing requirements.

HAVE A FANTASTIC & SAFE FIREWORKS NIGHT!

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