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2017 British Musical Fireworks Championship

WHAT: British Musical Fireworks Championship
WHEN: 29th September to 1st October 2017
WHY: Professional Fireworks Competition
WHERE: Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2BZ
DATE & TIME: – Friday 18:00 – 21:00 – Saturday 18:00—22:00 – Sunday 18:00 – 21:00
TICKET PRICES: From £5.50 to £16.00
PARKING: Car Parking is available at £4.00 per car

This fantastic competition is across 3 nights and will feature the 7 winners from previous competitions making this an all-out battle for one of them to be crowned the champions of champions.

Set in the picturesque Victoria park this year’s fireworks championship is set to be one of the best yet with all 7 competitors bringing up to 20 minutes of displays each, this leads to a full 3 days of jaw-dropping displays, music, and lights to entertain the whole family.

The panel of experienced judges that have worked with some of the best names in the showbiz business will be making the final decision and crowning the winner on Sunday evening.

The running order is as follows:

Friday Night – 29th September 2017
Flashpoint Fireworks – 2009 winners
Westcoast Fireworks – 2005 winners

Saturday Night – 29th September 2017
Allstar Fireworks – 2004 winners
Sirotechnics Fireworks – 2013 winners
Phoenix Fireworks – 2007 winners

Sunday Night – 1st October 2017
Smart Pyrotechnics – 2014 winners
Bright Sparks Fireworks 2016 winners

Get your tickets early and don’t forget your fully charged camera !!

Herrenhausen Firework Competition 2017


On Saturday 20th May 2017, the first display of this highly acclaimed German International Firework competition gets under way in the midst of the beautiful baroque gardens of Herrenhausen in stunning Hannover.

The vibrant firework displays always bring huge crowds of visitors to this magnificent firework festival which combines the fireworks show with a mixture of live and recorded music in a 25-minute long showcase.

The competing teams, the country they are representing and the date when the events are taking part are as follows:

Saturday, May 20th 18:00 – 23:30 – Spain – Astondoa Piroteknia

The Spanish company was founded in 1885 and still continues to manufacture high-quality display products used all over the world in their professional displays.

Saturday June 10th 18:00 – 23:30 – Austria – SteyrFire

SteyrFire is one of the largest firework display operators in Austria. They wholesale large volumes of fireworks all over Austria and provide professional shows for corporate events and special celebrations.

Saturday, August 19th 18:00 – 23:30 – England – Pyrotex Fireworx

Team Pyrotex from the UK have pretty much competed and won every firework competition out there. The family run business takes perfection to the nth degree and really have a special talent when it comes to designing the shows themselves.

Saturday, September 2nd 18:00 – 23:30 – Poland – SUREX

Surex is a professional firework display operator based in Poland and also supply consumer fireworks too. A family run business with a long history of explosives knowledge.

Saturday, September 16th 18:00 – 23:30 – USA – Rozzi´s Famous Fireworks

The world renowned Rozzi Fireworks is still a family owned and operated firework display founded in 1985 and is now run by the fifth generation. The Rozzi Fireworks family is one of the very few companies still manufacturing firework articles in the USA, using the original family chemical compositions and drawings, that has been passed down to the next generation.

On the evening of the last fireworks display the jury will announce the winner of the fireworks competition. Further information and packages can be seen blow.



Well, there is quite a weekend of firework events in store with events up and down the Country to satisfy even the most ardent of pyro lovers.

Yesterday, it all kicked off on the West Coast with the first of the displays for the World Firework Championships in Blackpool with the professional team from Australia’s Skylighter Fireworks. They have competed all over the World including the PIPC in the Philippines so they are no stranger to the pressure of competition. Unfortunately, the event will only be stopped if the weather makes the event unsafe.

Friday 9th September was also the start of the brilliant Pyronale in Berlin. Every year, pro firing teams from across Europe come together in this huge two-day event held at the Berlin Olympic stadium. Tonight sees representatives from France, Poland and Brazil filling the skies and on 10th September, Austria, Romania and Portugal fire in competition and whilst the votes are being cast and counted, organisers Flash Art will be entertaining the spectators with a finale show.

Saturday Sep 10th the second night of competition in Macau in China, in which UK team Pyro 2000 take on the mighty SUGYP who represent Switzerland in the skies over Macau’s waterfront. The theme is Bond and the fireworks have to be choreographed to the music track.

September 10th also marks the last in the season of the mighty Firework Champion events. This last one is at the beautiful Ragley Hall in Alcester, Warwickshire. Fantastic evening out for all the family, grab your picnic, blankets and a bottle of fizz and get along to this fantastic event in which 3 teams will compete for the champions title and the finale is supplied by pyro big wigs MLE Pyrotechnics.

There will be fireworks for the start of the annual illuminations event in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. This event has been ongoing since 1897 making this the 119th year it has been entertaining people from all over the country.

Over to the East Coast on Saturday, for the annual Scarborough Goldwing Light Parade; a one day event that raises thousands for Scarborough RNLI Lifeboats. All of the decorated motorbikes are there to see during the day so you can have a closer look at the beautifully customised vehicles before they parade along the North and South promenades before a beautiful fireworks finale on the South Bay Beach.

Finally, another of the Sussex Bonfire society events takes place this weekend; Crowborough Bonfire and Carnival. This amazing event has been going on for more than 7 years and free to attend. There will be various stalls and activities as well as fund-raising events for local charities. In the evening, there will be a parade with a Bonfire along with fancy dress events for all to enjoy. Get along and show your support.

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