How we lit up the sky in lockdown

With the latest lockdown reimposed on November 5th, fireworks organisers and fireworks company crews were left with little do on Bonfire Night, except in St Albans. We were proud to be part of the huge team effort that enabled the city’s annual display to go ahead. Organised by St Albans Cathedral, the annual fireworks event […] Read more

Buy fireworks online and give Covid a rocket!

Despite all the Covid restrictions you can still buy fireworks online or find fireworks for sale at one of our fireworks shops. As the UK’s No 1 fireworks company cheerleader we want you to celebrate Bonfire Night in the traditional way with our fireworks display packs. With discounts of up to 25% check out fireworks […] Read more

The city that’s determined to spread some joy this Bonfire Night

As the nation’s leading fireworks company we are proud and delighted to be working on an event that will keep the home fireworks burning this Bonfire Night. Read more

Back with a bang for your party fireworks

We are delighted that as lockdown eases fireworks organisers are starting to plan  professional fireworks displays again. After 4 months of dark skies we will soon be lighting them up again. Hooray! As a fireworks company who are double winners of the British Fireworks Championship we pride ourselves on delivering firework spectaculars with the wow […] Read more

Let’s celebrate VV Day – Victory over the Virus!

If you are planning a celebration fireworks party call us on 01582 485555  or email [email protected] We’re here to help. Read more

How ‘Drive-in’ fireworks might be one way to save Bonfire Night

In these very uncertain times fireworks companies will be looking ahead to the November season with a great deal of trepidation.  The Coronavirus lockdown looks certain to continue into the summer, so to what degree might it be relaxed by the autumn? And what impact will it have on the organisation of Bonfire Night displays?  […] Read more

A Special Message from Fantastic Fireworks

As a professional fireworks company, along with every other business in the events and hospitality industry, we are being hit hard by the UK Coronavirus lockdown. In his latest post Jon Culverhouse, Managing Director of Fantastic Fireworks, sends a special message to all clients, friends and suppliers. We will be back with a bang soon! […] Read more

Will Sydney New Year drone show plan signal the end of big time fireworks?

Plans to replace Sydney’s iconic New Year fireworks display with a light show could be bad news for UK fireworks companies. According to media reports, in response to calls to curb air pollution the world famous extravaganza will this year feature a show performed by hundreds of drones. Admittedly they do look cool and amazing. […] Read more

Planning VE Day fireworks? We can help

It will be the biggest event of the decade. No, not Brexit! We’re talking about this year’s 75th anniversary celebration of VE Day. From a Friday May 8th until Sunday May 10th the streets of Britain will be alive with parties, music and fireworks. When VE Day dawns on 8th May it will be 75 […] Read more

The night we set the trend for London’s New Year fireworks

London New Year fireworks are among the most spectacular in the world. And as the leading UK fireworks company we can lay claim to have started them. Flashback to 1997 when we staged the capital’s first ever New Year’s Eve fireworks display. The show originated when we decided the capital should be celebrating New Year […] Read more

Here are the firework football results. Premier League. Fantastic Fireworks 6, The Weather 0

It was one of the wettest and windiest Bonfire Night weeks fireworks companies have ever experienced.  But to the credit of our teams, while shows everywhere else were being cancelled, ours all went ahead as planned. In football terms it was Fantastic Fireworks 6, The Weather 0. Well that’s how we’d like to think Charlotte […] Read more

The carbon footprint of fireworks

As firework companies prepare for Bonfire Night we’ve been taking a closer look at the environmental impact of fireworks. With CO2 emissions in the spotlight we have examined the carbon footprint of a typical fireworks display. An average November 5th display will contain about 35kg of gunpowder (NEQ). When combusted this will produce about 17kg […] Read more