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Carlisle's 30th Fireshow lights up the sky

2,000 fireworks were set off. Credit: ITV Border

Carlisle's Fireshow went off with a bang, as thousands of people celebrated the event's 30th anniversary.

More than 35,000 people are thought to have attended, to watch a huge bonfire followed by 2,000 fireworks.

The UK's biggest Catherine Wheel. Credit: ITV Border
A 25-foot Guy Fawkes model. Credit: ITV Border
Thousands watched the sky light up. Credit: ITV Border

The event began with a musical performance explaining the history of Guy Fawkes Night, and also charting the 30 years of the Carlisle Fireshow.

The event began in 1987, and attracted a crowd of around 2,000.