Working with Councils

We work with councils across the UK for events ranging from Bonfire Night to Summer Concerts and Christmas Lights. For our most recent event we were approached by Coventry, the UK’s City of Culture 2021, to light up the city’s square for their Christmas Lights switch-on. The City Council’s events chief Jon Hogan gave us […] Read more

Firing on a postage stamp in London’s Green Park

On 13th September 2021 FF staged a display at Spencer House in London for a multinational company. Spencer House is a Grade 1 listed mansion in St James’s. London, backing on to Green Park. It’s owned by Earl Spencer (brother of Diana). He doesn’t live there though: it’s run as an event venue and opens […] Read more

Diary of a Dragon Slayer

Tony Freedman, Senior Firer with Fantastic Fireworks, describes the ups and downs of a major production at Warwick Castle The multi-media production at Warwick Castle, Dragon Slayer, is over for another year and The Courtyard is littered with the corpses of dead dragons. Dan Toms (aka Roxx), Steve Hobbs, Ian Downs, Jon Kingsley, Rob Sealey, […] Read more

Isle of Man TT Festival

As the leading fireworks company in the North of England Fantastic Fireworks was proud to complete its fifth successive year at the Isle of Man TT and what a five years it was. Five top quality shows, and one of them even fired 24 hours early, something that was not accounted for in the planning! […] Read more

Working with Round Tables

We are proud to be official fireworks suppliers to Round Tables of Britain & Ireland. In this video, we demonstrate how we worked with Kenilworth Round Table to create their biggest fund-raiser of the year.   Read more

Rooftop fireworks

Rooftop Fireworks A windswept rooftop high up on a building in a city centre isn’t the most inviting place for a fireworks company to stage a rooftop fireworks display. What about those translucent plastic wall panels a few feet away? What about the block of flats with roof terraces just across the road? What about […] Read more

How Fantastic Fireworks became double winners of the British Fireworks Championship

By Susan Makin, reproduced courtesy of Fireworks Magazine More than 100,000 people descended upon the promenades and other vantage points of Plymouth Sound to witness the 19th year of the British Fireworks Championship. Visitors were welcomed with an exciting schedule filled with entertainment including live stage music, a funfair and a two-day contest which featured six […] Read more

Hatfield House 400

Hatfield House is one of the premier historic houses in the country and we were privileged and excited to stage its 400th anniversary display. In this video the FF team explain how we addressed the challenge of working on a Grade 1 listed building.   Read more

Liverpool 800

We were contracted by the City of Liverpool to stage a major display celebrating the city’s 800th birthday. As a World Heritage Site we needed to take extra special care to protect buildings on which the display was to be staged. Our brief was to direct and produce a display which reflected the city’s culture and […] Read more