When Is Bonfire Night? Annual Date & Why We Celebrate

Bonfire Night is an annual tradition that the UK celebrates every year. It marks a special event in British history that happened over 400 years ago and has come to represent victory over treason and danger – a victory that many of us celebrate by lighting off fireworks! Let’s dig into when Bonfire Night is, […] Read more

Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks? Plus Tips to Keep Them Calm

Fireworks are a source of excitement and joy for many, but the loud noises, bright lights, and unfamiliar sounds can also be very scary for dogs. If you’ve ever been around pets during a fireworks celebration, you’ll know that dogs in particular experience a lot of fear and anxiety surrounding fireworks; even the smallest sparkler […] Read more

What Are Low-Noise Fireworks? An Explainer on Quiet Fireworks

As Bonfire Night approaches every autumn, many people are looking forward to celebrating with a bang. However, this celebration is often accompanied by loud noises that can make some people – as well as animals – uncomfortable. Fortunately, there is a solution: low-noise fireworks! These quieter versions of traditional fireworks are becoming increasingly popular as […] Read more

How Much Does a Fireworks Display Cost? Factors & Figures

Fireworks displays are a popular form of entertainment for occasions such as weddings, local events and national holidays like Bonfire Night. But even for those who love these thrilling displays, the cost of fireworks may be a sticking point when considering a purchase. Indeed, you may be wondering what the typical cost of a fireworks […] Read more

When can you set off fireworks in the UK?

In the UK, the rules regarding fireworks are primarily governed by the Fireworks Regulation 2004. These regulations restrict the use of fireworks to specific times and require individuals to adhere to certain guidelines. The general guidelines for setting off fireworks are as follows: The law says you must not set off or through fireworks (including […] Read more

What should I look for when buying fireworks?

Here are some key factors to consider when buying fireworks: Browser our full selection of fireworks here, with Free Delivery on all orders over £275! For more information call 0800 511 511 or email [email protected] Read more

How much space do you need for a fireworks display?

Fireworks displays have captivated audiences for centuries, dazzling them with vibrant colours, booming sounds, and breathtaking patterns. Organising a firework show requires meticulous planning and one critical consideration is determining the space needed to ensure a safe and awe-inspiring experience for everyone watching. How much space you need depends on the type of firework you […] Read more

Fireworks and CO2 Emissions

Fireworks have been an integral part if celebrations, adding sparkle and colour to special occasions around the world. However, while fireworks may dazzle our eyes and fill the air with a sense of wonder, it’s essential to consider their environmental impact. In recent years, concerns have arisen regarding the contribution of fireworks to carbon dioxide […] Read more

Fireworks and the Environment – How to keep noise levels down with quiet fireworks.

Fireworks have long captivated audiences with dazzling displays of light and colour perfect for Bonfire Night and New Years Celebrations. However, behind the vibrant lights and colour is burning concern of the environmental impact of fireworks. With one of the main concerns being noise pollution. The deafening noise generated by fireworks can have adverse effects […] Read more

What are the most spectacular fireworks you can set off at home?

When it comes to setting off fireworks at home, safety should always be the top priority. It’s important to familiarise yourself with the laws and guidelines before making any purchases. That being said, there are several types of fireworks that are generally considered safe for home use. Here are some examples: Check out our best […] Read more

Sound, lighting, projections – our new one-stop shop for event organisers

Responding to the needs of event organisers requiring a range of services usually provided by individual suppliers. we are pleased to add sound, light and projections to our pyrotechnics portfolio. We have gained wide experience in these fields from supplying events like the Jorvik & Grimsby Viking Festivals, Christmas Lights switch-ons and school winter fairs […] Read more

Josh and Nish enroll for a lesson in rocket science

Comedians Josh Widdicombe and Nish Kumar were our star pupils when they visited Fantastic Fireworks to learn some tips on how to set up a fireworks display. It was all part of their news SKY MAX series Hold the Front Page, in which they play the role of local newspaper reporters in search of a […] Read more