Video: London’s New Year Fireworks

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Happy New Year from the blog. London said goodbye to an unforgettable year and welcomed 2013 with a spectacular fireworks display last night. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out to watch the fireworks from the banks of the Thames.

Did you see the fireworks and was it London’s best display yet?


  1. Debbie says:

    Saw the fireworks for the first time this year and wasn’t disappointed … it was a truly spectacular, breath-taking display! The atmosphere was great with only one drunken person trying to cause trouble that we saw.

    Upon leaving the area, we were really impressed by the organisation – the police really had things under control and did a fantastic job – many thanks to them.

    The only thing we were truly disappointed with was the live DJ playing from 10pm to midnight. As a family (as most of the people around us) we were expecting, and would have loved, to hear loads of real party, feel-good classics, old and new. Instead, there was just track after track of thumping, club type ‘music’. It just felt like the music was aimed towards youngsters rather than catering for all age groups. Such a shame, because that would have made our 4 hour wait seem much quicker.