Picture special: Sparkling scenes as Bonfire Night comes to Wearside

The fireworks at Hetton Lyons.
The fireworks at Hetton Lyons.

Rockets, Catherine wheels and fireworks of all colours lit up the sky over Hetton as Bonfire Night went with a bang on Wearside.

Thousands attended the display at Hetton Lyons Cricket Club, held by Houghton and District 41 Club.

And it really was a night to remember with a spectacular display, fun for guests of all ages and music too.

Read more: Families toast Bonfire Night with dazzling display at Hetton

Did you head along with the family?

Check out our picture gallery above to see the fantastic fireworks action - and see if you can spot anyone you know.

A further display is set to be held in Sunderland to mark the end of the month-long Illuminations, which finish on November 18.

Find out more about this year’s Sunderland Illuminations here.