New Year's Eve 2015/16 tickets for London fireworks on sale from midday - here's where to buy them

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If you're feeling uncomfortable about the fact retailers have already started promoting Christmas (including putting out advent calendars...), look away now.
Tickets for New Year's Eve fireworks in the centre of London are going on sale at midday today (2 October). And you might want to get your skates on because the 100,000 available sold out well before the event last year.
Previously the event was free, but its popularity put too much strain on transport and safety around the Southbank and Embankment.
Tickets cost £10 each and can only be booked through City Hall''s official ticketing agency See Tickets.
This year the event will partner with children's charity Unicef.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “I am thrilled that we are linking up with a global organisation like Unicef to mark the start of 2016 by bringing people together for a shared moment of goodwill to raise awareness and benefit children around the world.”
Johnson has also committed to ensure Londoners will actually get their hands on tickets last year: it is thought that fewer than 30,000 of the capital's residents bought tickets last year as touts were re-selling them for as much as £200 a pop.

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