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TOP 5 SONIC EFFECT BARRAGES

SHRILL WITCH – 25 shots – 36 second duration – 8/10 noise – EPIC price £9.98

Sonic spinners break into multi coloured peonies in this incredible little cake. Excellent value for money with truly lovely effects making it suitable for any display.

SHRILL WITCH 25 SHOT CAKE

WHISTLE POP MIX – 27 shots – 23 second duration – 5/10 noise – EPIC price £9.98

This little beauty has a sonic whilst which is truly charming as the sound effect and the spinners whoop across the sky. Great value for money and a must-have for any display and a firm favourite with children.

WHISTLE MIX POP 27 SHOT FIREWORK CAKE

HOWLING WOLVES – 30 shots – 45 second duration – 9/10 noise – EPIC price £34.98

Featuring an impressive ‘howl’, brilliant colours and effects this medium paced barrage will be ideally positioned mid the early or mid part of any show. Good and loud and filled with beautiful crackling palms and starts and a beautiful addition to our range.

NEW FOR 2018 - HOWLING WOLVES #EpicFireworks

HUMMING HORNETS – 28 shots – 30 second duration – 6/10 noise – EPIC price £9.98

This is my family’s absolute favourite with a delightful whooping sonic whistle which is guaranteed to raise a smile or two. Great pace and a definite MUST have for any display with lovely little red pearls which zip across the sky with a fully fanned glittering tailed comet finale. Simply lovely.

Epic Fireworks - Humming Hornets

TRIPLE WHISTLE – 25 shots – 25 second duration – 7/10 noise – EPIC price £9.98

Unlike the Humming Hornets and the Whistle Pop Mix, this has a screaming whistle so perhaps not for everyone, but noise lovers will certainly add this to their display. Tailed comets whistle into the air reaching considerable height and at a shot a second there are effects throughout. Great value for money and certainly for the latter stage of any display.

TRIPLE WHISTLE 25 SHOT BARRAGE #EpicFireworks

Of course, we have quite literally HUNDREDS of products in stock so if you need something a little quieter or more colourful, give us a call and our technicians will be happy to chat about your needs.

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UK FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS 2019

WHAT: UK FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS 2019
WHY: NATIONAL PYROTECHNIC FESTIVAL (NON-COMPETITIVE EVENT)
WHEN: SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019
WHERE: CATTON HALL, WALTON UPON TRENT, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DE12 8LN
TICKETS: SEE WEBSITE

The Annual UK Festival of Fireworks offers a chance for you and your family to enjoy ‘A night to remember under the stars’. The event has been running since 1999 as organised by Jubilee Fireworks.

All the displays are non-competitive and choreographed to music and in this its 21st year, it continues to thrill old and young alike. The Festival incorporates the Firework Festival alongside a Steam Rally and a Food Festival and is great for the whole family.

The teams are as follows:

  • SELSTAR FIREWORKS – 40-years- experience – this team source goods from around the world. More recently, this team were co firers with Sirotechnics for an absolutely beautiful display called ‘the power of dreams’ at the Monaco Art en Ciel and won the ‘champions of champions’ event at this years British Fireworks Championship.
  • ILLUSION FIREWORKS – Illusion was established in 2014 by Karl and his team of pyro-enthusiasts – since becoming an independent firer, Illusion have won the British Musical Firework Championships, British Firework Championship, and several Firework Champions events. Expect BIG effects from this team.
  • PYROITALY – This Northern Italian team was established in 2003 and are known for traditional Italian colours and style with innovative new design products using innovative new design and state of the art technology to create incredible shows packed with visual and sound effects.
  • JUBILEE FIREWORKSOrganisers of the event Jubilee Fireworks has been in the business of captivating audiences since the eighties and continues to work tirelessly all year round.

This is a full-day event with a Steam Rally, featuring steam engines and miniature vehicles of all sorts, filling the lawn of Catton Hall. There are anticipated to be as many as 50 steam engines of all sizes for the event so get along and have a ride around or learn more about the golden age of steam. In addition, there will be food available from a number of specialist concessions.

The firing schedule is as follows:

  • 8.30 – SELSTAR FIREWORKS – CHICHESTER
  • 9.00 – ILLUSION FIREWORKS – WALLINGFORD
  • 9.30 – PYROITALY – CARVIAGO, ITALY
  • 10.00 – FINALE DISPLAY BY ORGANISERS – JUBILEE FIREWORKS

There will be approximately 10,000 fireworks used during the event so it will be bright, loud and full of colour.

Foodies can enjoy some of the delicious fayres on offer at the event from the concessions:

  • ARTISAN PIZZA – WOODFIRED OVEN (MMMMM…)
  • HOG ROAST
  • FISH AND CHIPS
  • BURGERS
  • BRATWURST
  • CHURROS
  • ICE-CREAM
  • HOT AND COLD BEVERAGES
  • LICENSED BAR

Car parking is free at this event and just a couple of minutes walk from the main arena.

Please note that if you are going along, the following are banned for safety reason:

  • No pets
  • No BBQ’s or open flame cooking devices of any kind
  • No fireworks/sparklers
  • No other types of cooking appliances
  • No tents/bivouac
  • Gazebos are allowed but MUST purchase a canopy permit. This can be done online beforehand

The grounds on which the stunning Catton Hall is built have been in the same family since 1405 and the present Hall was built on the site of the previous structure in 1740. The Neilson family have cared for this impressive Grade I listed baroque style building and the 250 acres of land throughout.

Go along, take in the wonder of professional display fireworks and of course, a picnic and sit back and enjoy a day of pure entertainment.

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PYROTECHNIC GUILD INTERNATIONAL 2019

The Pyrotechnic Guild International was established in the USA in 1969 by Max P Vanderhorck, a meteorologist from San Diego. He wanted to create an association for people who share a fascination for pyrotechnics from across society from those with a passing interest to the full-on pyro pot!

Each year the event brings enthusiasts from across the USA and the remainder of the rest of the world to encourage and re-enforce the safe and responsible display of fireworks and pyrotechnic articles expanding on the creativity of spectacular fireworks and effects.

There are classes, seminars, and nightly firework displays and demonstrations and this Friday evening will see the launch of the 36inch shell created especially for the event. There is a number of things which are not allowed in the UK which feature heavily including the beautiful Girandola.

It is a family affair as even young pyro lovers can learn from the best and create their own fireworks under the close supervision of experts.

Over 4000 people generally attend the effect which takes place in a different City every year – last year it took place in Mason City, Iowa.

The exhibition event is also being attended by the team from Passfire, who are continuing their trek around the globe discovering the importance of fireworks, the communities and organisations dependent upon them and their use in fiestas and religious events like the Festa del Redentore in Spain or the massive Diwali celebrations in India.

We will bring you footage of the launch of the super shell soon.

In the meantime, here is a video of the PGI’s World’s Finest Rockets – 96 of them for this year as they mark the Golden Anniversary of the setting up of the guild.  Enjoy:

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