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Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Out There Arts working together to bring a striking new visual experience to Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Out There Arts are working together to provide the residents and visitors of Great Yarmouth with a unique new experience this autumn.

Fire on the Water promo photo

The Fire On The Water extravaganza will be an outdoor occasion that will showcase dramatic outdoor fire sculptures, hypnotic water projections and eye-catching art displays, allowing residents and visitors to see Great Yarmouth in a different light.

As the chosen location of the immense and mesmerising event, the Venetian Waterways will be transformed into a spectacular scene that will provide amazing cross-site visibility and offer plenty of car parking space, wheelchair accessibility and suitable space for visitors to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Organised by the producers of the Out There Festival, the blazing demonstrations of unique fire displays and sculptures will transform the seafront backdrop into a dynamic and magical experience for all those who visit.

Firing ahead with their ambitious plans, the council and Out There Arts aim to release further information about the stunning acts and performances included in the line-up as the event draws closer.

Cllr Carl Smith, leader of the council, said: "Fire on The Water is going to be a great opportunity for residents of all ages and abilities to get involved, from young children to local businesses.

"The council are really excited to have such a unique and innovative experience to look forward to. However, as the health of the public and performers is our top priority, plans for the festival are subject to government restrictions and guidelines. We want residents and visitors to enjoy this exciting event for attend in the safest possible way."

Tickets will be on sale from July, with early bird access being offered at

Fire on the Water is funded by The Norfolk Strategic Fund (NCC), Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, Interreg Experience, Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Out There Arts.

Last modified on 10 May 2023

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