Adding the WOW Factor to the X Factor & Coldplay

Fireworks are everywhere at this time of the year. They are in the sky, on the dance floor and even on Coldplay’s new single! Their Christmas Lights video was recorded on the South Bank earlier this month and our associate company ConfettiMagic was there with confetti blasters and pyro. The gig marked the start of a busy […] Read more

First class post!

As another firework season enters the final furlong it’s always a pleasure to look back at the many letters and emails from happy clients. From private gardens to playing fields and parks we’ve received a sackful of compliments. Here are just a few of the many: You exceeded all my expectations – and Mick’s! Jason Morais, Mick Hucknall birthday party […] Read more

Diamonds are forever!

The greatest, the most awesome and the most spectacular firework display ever seen at Drayton Manor Park. Not our words but those of Mr Colin Bryan, Managing Director of the Midlands theme park after the fireworks and laser show which marked the finale to their Diamond Jubilee year. ‘The word excellent is not wonderful enough to […] Read more

Celebrating 25 Years of WOW!

Birthdays are special occasions and we were delighted to be celebrating a very special one of our own. All roads led to Brocket Hall on September 24th when we staged a display marking our 25 years in fireworks.  Guests included such well-known names from the events & entertainment industry as David Heartfield of The Rival Organisation, Trevor Dunford from Hampton […] Read more

Eddie FIZZard!

Fantastic to find that Eddie Izzard is a big fireworks fan. So when Laughs in the Park premiered in St Albans last week we were thrilled to get the call. As with everything Eddie, the devil is in the detail. For the musical accompaniment he chose the sublime Le Grand Choral by the French composer Georges Delerue […] Read more

Chesney turns back the clock for a wedding surprise!

Our Super September kicked off with a trip down memory lane. It was All Our Yesterdays at Luton Hoo Hotel when 90s pop star Chesney Hawkes took to the stage for a surprise wedding present performance. Looking  just as young as when he shot to No 1 with The One and Only back in 1991 at […] Read more

August is hot hot hot!

Our busiest weekend of the summer took us to three of the most picturesque places in the country, the Lake District, Castle Howard and Torbay. On Saturday night we entertained an audience of 5,000 at the Castle Howard summer proms concert. We’re always nervous when working for a new client so it was a great […] Read more

Our garden party raises £500 for hospice

A big well done to the organisers and an even bigger thank-you to everyone who supported our summer garden party. Rocket Park was festooned with colourful bunting and an archway of balloons created by our cheerleaders Hayley & Kate. Meanwhile Tom’s countless hours of sawing, nailing and painting produced a fantastic range of stalls including a coconut […] Read more

An Invitation to the FF Summer Garden Party!

Fantastic Fireworks will be hosting a Summer Garden Party on Saturday 14th August 2010 in aid of Keech Hospice Care – and we would love for our wonderful Firers and friends of FF to join us! Among the attractions will be the ‘Brocade Bar & Grill’, a Bouncy Castle, Cake & Home Produce stalls, a […] Read more

Sunshine Supershow!

Astronauts are used to seeing some pretty amazing sights…comets, asteroids, space stations, the earth from space. Now they can add one more, daylight fireworks! The crew from the Space Shuttle joined crowds in glorious sunshine to detonate a spectacular display marking the end of the annual Portsmouth Festivities. Fantastic Fireworks were called in to create […] Read more

Happy Birthday Rock Star!

It was one of the biggest showbiz parties of the year and Fantastic Fireworks were honoured to be the outdoor entertainment. The event was a special birthday party for one of rock’s most famous and successful artists Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall. A group of wigwams in the garden of a country house in Berkshire marked the spot where many […] Read more

Ice creams all round as fireworks takes second place to football!

The Fantastic Fireworks office is not renowned for its football followers but today it was different. World Cup fever has finally gripped Rocket Park! A TV was rigged up in the office and come the 3pm kick-off a handful of England fans gathered for the crunch match against Slovenia. Not surprisingly the phones fell silent for the following […] Read more