Category Archives: 4th July Fireworks

Calling all American Ex-Pats

The USA celebrates independence from Britain 238 years ago and there is no indication of this joy waning anytime soon.

Over the last couple of weeks we have had an unprecedented number of orders from all corners of the UK wanting fireworks for their friends, family and loved ones either who are ex-pats or visiting on holiday. From US airbases to teachers who have been over in ‘Blighty’ for some time the orders are rich and varied and the one thing that makes fireworks in the UK better than over in the states – we are allowed more flash powder than they are! So, if their biggest barrage contains 500 gm of flash, ours contains almost 2 kilos of explosive.

The biggest of the bunch is the Ultimate Devastation which launches 200 shots in 35 seconds and packs an incredible 1900 grams of powder (explosive power) and at half the RRP it is everything it should be, BIG, BRIGHT, BOLD AND INCREDIBLY LOUD – Just the thing for your 4th July celebrations.

We hold a MASSIVE range of TOP QUALITY CONSUMER DISPLAY FIREWORKS at HALF the RRP.

If you are holding an event to celebrate Independence Day, get in touch with us immediately to ensure that you will receive them in time.

HAVE A GREAT DAY AND HAPPY 4TH JULY TO ALL OUR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS CELEBRATING.

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Can I Carry Fireworks On A Plane?

Warning about taking fireworks on the plane!!

Over in the States it appears that there are a massive number of people who try to take fireworks with them when returning home for the 4th July celebrations to such an extent that they have to put out a Public Information Film reminding them that taking fireworks on an airplane (aeroplane) is illegal.

The Transport Security Administration takes steps annually to draw people’s attention to what they can and more importantly cannot take on board a plane.

Last year, the security staff at airports retrieved literally tonnes of fireworks across the States and this is despite of the numerous notifications both in the press, on TV and detailed around the airport. The rules say ‘All flammable and explosive materials, including fireworks, are prohibited at all times’. Fairly clear I would have thought!

July 4th is now only a couple of days away – stay safe and only buy your fireworks from an established retailer – there is an old adage, if it looks too good to be true it probably is!

Finally, if you are here in the UK and plan to have a few fireworks for Independence Day, we will be collating all deliveries to arrive before next Friday so if you need anything, please get your order in as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.

HAPPY 4TH JULY EVERYONE

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The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co.

Having followed the exploits of the Veverka Brothers who have been around the World creating a documentary film about fireworks, we were thrilled to find that another short film has been created.

The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co. is a close up look at how one neighborhood in New York has taken celebrating Independence Day to another level.

The Upper Manhattan suburb of Inwood’s residents come together on the streets with their family and friends on July 4th to celebrate Independence Day away from the more popular Macy’s Independence Day Parade (which incidentally a number of them mention watching on TV before coming outside) and remain outside until the wee small hours.

In part, it appears to be a little irresponsible but as the footage shows there is a substantial Police and Fire Service presence creating a feeling of controlled madness and excitement but young and old gather together to await the fireworks which are launched from all possible sites.

There is no set up or safety plan in sight and a feeling of minor competitiveness as each person tries to outdo the last. The relaxing musical rhythm and the food being cooked all around creates a great evening out and long may it continue.

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