Chatsworth is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing with two spectacular firework displays to depict ‘an extraordinary voyage into space.’

NASA stilt walkers; Electra, the space robot; Mirror men and walkabouts from Space girls will continue the astrological entertainment to mark the anniversary of the six astronauts landing on the Moon on 20 July, 1969.

The fireworks displays will both have themed soundtracks with songs about the moon, stars and all things space. A blazing bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm to set the mood followed by an early display for little ones takes place at 7.30pm with a Grand Finale display set for 8.15pm.

Delicious food from hog roasts to jacket potatoes, churros to sweet treats will keep everyone toasty as well as mulled wine or cider for the ultimate winter warmer.

Gates open: 6pm

Lighting of the bonfire: 6.30pm

Children's firework display: 7.30pm

Grand finale firework display: 8.15pm

Entertainment finishes: 9.30pm

Tickets are priced at £16 adult, £11 child (age 4–16 inclusive), admission from 6pm onwards. To book tickets, visit www.chatsworth.org/events/bonfire-and-fireworks

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The Chatsworth House Trust is dedicated to the preservation of Chatsworth House, the art collection, garden, woodlands and park for the long term benefit of the public.

The charity promotes the study and appreciation of Chatsworth as a place of historic, architectural and artistic interest and of natural beauty, and encourages the use and enjoyment of Chatsworth by visitors for education and recreation.

Chatsworth is a member of the Treasure Houses of England, 10 of the most magnificent palaces, stately homes and castles in England. www.treasurehouses.co.uk

Chatsworth is only 16 miles from the M1, 10 miles from Chesterfield, and 8 miles north of Matlock, in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park and is well served by transport links throughout the UK. www.chatsworth.org

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Steve Houghton (steveh@redbrickcommunications.com)

Liz Bee( lizbee@redbrickcommunications.com)

Redbrick Communications, 68 St James’s Street, Nottingham, NG1 6FJ.

T: 0115 910 1500

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