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The British Firework Championships 2014 Plymouth

The event began in 1997 at a group called TESA (The Events Services Association) after many years of discussion the feasibility of holding an annual fireworks competition which was to give competitors the opportunity to show off their respective talents.

After checking out all the suitable sites which could possibly house such an event, they settled on Plymouth Hoe as with its natural amphitheatre giving a panoramic viewing platform from the Port and Plymouth Sound for the beautiful fireworks.

Six teams are drawn annually to compete and every 6th year, they hold a ‘Champion of Champions’ event featuring the last ‘superchamp’ and the last 5 winners in an all out battle royal.

This year’s British Firework Championships event is over two nights, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th August and the following teams will take centre stage:

Tuesday 12th August 2014

• Shellscape
• Blitz Fireworks
• Northern Lights Fireworks

Wednesday 13th August 2014

• Pyro 1
• Reaction Fireworks
• MLE Pyrotechnics

All six of these teams are exceptional and are known nationally as experts in the field of display pyrotechnics so the crowds are in for a treat.

As well as the fireworks, there will be plenty of additional entertainment on offer:

• Funfair
• Attractions
• Rides
• Music supplied by Heart FM
• Food and drinks concessions

Good luck to all competitors and we will bring you the pictures and video as soon as it becomes available.


British Firework Championships 2012 UPDATE

British Firework Championships Plymouth 2011

Once again this year, Plymouth will play host to the British Firework Championships 2012.

Won last year by MLE Pyrotechnics, this is going to be another hard-fought battle for firework supremacy. This years event is a ‘Champion of Champions’ event where all participants will compete for the prestigious ‘British Fireworks Champion of Champions’ title.

The event is due to take place on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th August 2012 and the line up is as follows:

• 14/8/2012 Star Fireworks
Phoenix Fireworks
MLE Pyrotechnics

• 15/8/2012 Selstar Fireworks
Pendragon Fireworks
Jubilee Fireworks

The event can be viewed from Plymouth Hoe with the entertainment due to get underway from 6:00pm with live music, fairground and a variety of concessionary stands and refreshment stalls.

The displays are due to get underway from around 9:30pm on both the Tuesday and Wednesday as dusk descends.

If you are staying in Plymouth for the full event, during the day you will also find a wide range of things to do and see, from boat trips around the famous Naval Dockyards to visits to some of the City’s tourist attractions, including the National Marine Aquarium.