How We Overcame the Challenge of the Viking Space Invaders!

As the leading UK firework display organiser, we used to being in tight spots. Firing fireworks in confined spaces is a skill few firework companies lay can claim to. But we can. Read how we have overcome the challenges of working at one of the UK’s most renowned festivals. Read more

Hatfield House 400

As the leading UK fireworks display organiser we were proud to light up Hatfield House to celebrate its 400th anniversary. Read more

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

As one of the UK’s most experienced fireworks display organisers,  we are proud to be official suppliers to Spencer House, a Grade 1 listed mansion in St James’s. London. 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

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