Entire World Population Could Fit into Greater London – Planning Firework Area

Did you know that you can fit the entire world population, all 7.5 billion of us, into a space no larger than Greater London? Amazing, but true! When planning a fireworks display, it’s essential to know how many people you can safely fit into a given area. If you’ve never worked with spectator-related events, this can be […] Read more

Wake up and smell the fireworks!

There is only one smell that matches the delicious whiff of freshly fired gunpowder and that’s the whiff of freshly ground coffee! As the leading UK fireworks company here at Fantastic Fireworks we draw our inspiration from daily coffee meetings. Our new cart is kitted out with the latest Krupps bean-to-cup machine delivering max strength […] Read more

Celebrating the centenary of the end of the First World War

The First World War was a significant milestone in history. It impacts all our lives until this very day, either through our own family history, the heritage of our local communities or because of its impact on society. The centenary of the First World War started in 2014 and in 2018 we will be celebrating […] Read more

Fireworks in films

Fireworks in film perfectly capture the magic professional fireworks creates whether it be romantic or filled with suspense. These movies with fireworks start from classic 90’s through to 2017 90’s films with fireworks  From classic Disney movies to unforgettable chick flicks, nothing makes us more nostalgic than movies from the 90’s. Aladdin – 1992  One […] Read more

Add extra sparkle with a Christmas Lights Firework Display

If you thought you couldn’t have a Christmas Lights Firework Display think again! Fantastic Fireworks has developed an amazing new show especially designed for town centres and tights spaces. It combines fireworks, music, lights and lasers in a sparkling spectacle of colour and special effects. And by using the latest zero fall-out fireworks spectators can […] Read more

What’s the ideal length of a fireworks display? 

As firework display organisers it’s a question we’re often asked. The answer depends on the event you are organising. If it’s for Bonfire Night there are different factors to take into account than say for wedding fireworks or a corporate event. Firework displays around November the 5th are typically public events put on by the local […] Read more

Fireworks in France, Europe and beyond

As an international firework company we are often asked to put on professional fireworks displays in France, Europe and beyond. Our most exotic overseas commission was a display in the Maldives where we followed the late, great George Michael to take centre stage at a celebrity birthday party. Here the fireworks had to be shipped in […] Read more

Hitting the right note at firework concerts

Organising firework concerts is a stressful job at the best of times. Booking the acts, choosing the venue and picking a date are the easy bits. But come the big day and it’s kicking off in all directions, you need suppliers you can trust to get on with the job. When you’re dealing with highly strung musicians […] Read more

A guide to building a bonfire

Building bonfires on November 5th is not only part of a tradition from hundreds of years ago since the Gunpowder Plot but it’s also a great way of creating a sociable atmosphere in a cosy environment. Despite its many benefits, bonfires can present many hazards so here’s a guide to building a bonfire in a safe manner. […] Read more

Planning a unique corporate event

Whether it’s celebrating business success, employee achievements or generating new leads, corporate events are always exciting and an additional perk for employees. When planning a unique corporate event, you must be prepared to give up many hours to ensure it’s unforgettable for guests and be sure to pay attention to every single detail. We have created […] Read more

Bonfire Night Ideas 2016

Bonfire Night is one of the most exciting annual events in the UK with some of the best traditions. The history of Bonfire Night is a very interesting one that celebrates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot which attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. The celebration commonly includes a big cosy bonfire and […] Read more

History of wedding fireworks in the UK

No other country possesses great love for wedding fireworks like England, and this can be best illustrated in unravelling its enthralling history. Learn all about the history of wedding fireworks in the UK with Fantastic Fireworks. Fireworks were first developed centuries ago in China and eventually spread to Europe. The English quickly recognised how perfect […] Read more