SPARKLERS fizzed, rockets whizzed and bangers thundered - all the while spectators looked on in amazement.

Many Hampshire residents attended private firework shows, others flocked to Hampshire’s large public displays.

Clear skies welcomed around 11,000 onlookers to Mayflower Park on November 5, where they were treated to Coles funfair before being dazzled by the main event.

Broadlands Estate hosted a firework night on November 7 where spectators got to enjoy a continuous shower of colour as a spectacular pyrotechnic cloudburst illuminated the sky.