Walker Park in Newcastle hosted a fireworks display and bonfire lighting last night that attracted families from all around the region.
The event is Newcastle's biggest annual free bonfire and attracts up to 15,000 people.
It was not just about the fireworks though - as eighty children from local schools took part in a 'Lantern Parade' through the park, showcasing the lanterns that they have been making in workshops.
More top news
Families have welcomed a Foreign Affairs Select Committee report that criticises the way the Foreign Office treats bereaved relatives.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has returned to the North East to see how his campaign to encourage youngsters to take up sport is going.
The two projects going head-to-head today are Don't say Neigh! and Free Wheelers.