Brunel University London to see out 50th anniversary with a bang

Brunel University will set west London skies alight with some stunning big-scale blasts for the finale of its 50th anniversaryA massive community fireworks display is set for this week at the Uxbridge University’s running track on Kingston Lane. The party puts the lid on a year of celebrations to mark 50 years since students first set foot on campus in 1966.  Bringing extra sparkle to the mix is Brunel’s circus society, with a super array of acts and chance for guests to have a go.

Children and adults can also enjoy a giant bonfire, burgers, snacks fairground fun and inflatables. Money from ticket sales will help six charities, most of which work in Hillingdon. They are Orchid, which fights cancer in men, FoodCycle, Childreach International, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, The Fostering Network and Cancer Research. The gates open at 5pm and fireworks start at 5.30pm. The site, off Kingston Lane Uxbridge offers some limited parking. Advance tickets cost £4.50 for adults and £3.50 for children (3-15). They are available now at or the Eastern Gateway building or sports centre on the night.

Fast-track wristband entry is available for cash at the Eastern Gateway and sports centre from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. For more information, contact

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