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British Musical Fireworks Championship Are Back for 2024

British Musical Fireworks Championship Are Back for 2024

The British Musical Fireworks Championship is set to ignite the skies above Victoria Park in Southport again this year, promising two nights of incredible displays and sensational pyrotechnics.

As one of the region's premier events, this championship, running from the 20th to the 21st of September, it promises to deliver two nights of seriously epic firework displays.

Here's everything you need to know about this year's event.

The Competition

Six competitors from across the country will battle it out in Victoria Park to showcase their pyrotechnic prowess and vie for the prestigious title of the best of the best.

Each display is meticulously choreographed to synchronise with music, creating displays that will leave spectators spellbound.

Over two tonnes of explosive material are used during each show, with the total weight of fireworks exceeding 10 tonnes! The intricate displays require around 5 kilometres of wire to connect the electrical circuits and involve the expertise of approximately 15 technicians working tirelessly for over 12 hours to set up each show. And trust us, it's worth it!

Meet the Competitors

Six renowned pyrotechnic teams have been confirmed to compete in the prestigious British Musical Fireworks Championship at Victoria Park. Each team brings its unique expertise, creativity, and flair to the event.

  1. Bright Sparks Fireworks: With a reputation for excellence in the world of pyrotechnics, Bright Sparks Fireworks is known for crafting visually stunning displays that leave spectators in awe. Their innovative approach and attention to detail ensure a memorable and exhilarating experience.

  2. Dynamite Fireworks LTD: Dynamite Fireworks LTD is synonymous with breathtaking fireworks displays that push the boundaries of imagination. Their team of skilled professionals combines technical precision with artistic finesse to deliver shows that ignite the senses.

  3. Electrify Pyrotechnics Electrify Pyrotechnics promises a multisensory extravaganza that dazzles and delights. Their creative vision and technical expertise set them apart, making them a formidable contender in the championship.

  4. Fully Fused Fireworks: Fully Fused Fireworks is renowned for its innovative approach to pyrotechnics, blending cutting-edge technology with traditional craftsmanship to create spellbinding displays. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of what's possible, they promise to deliver a show that wows audiences of all ages.

  5. The Art of Sparks: The Art of Sparks is synonymous with creativity, originality, and precision in the world of pyrotechnics. Their team of skilled artisans combine traditional techniques with contemporary flair to produce displays that are as breathtaking as they are unforgettable.

  6. Xplosive Events: Xplosive Events is known for its dynamic and high-energy fireworks displays that leave spectators on the edge of their seats. With a focus on innovation and spectacle, they promise to deliver a showstopping performance that sets the sky ablaze.

Judging and Recognition

A panel of professional judges will carefully assess each performance, considering factors such as synchronisation, creativity, and overall impact. The winning team will be crowned the champion of the British Musical Fireworks Championship, earning recognition for their artistry and skill.

Event Details

Gates will open at 6pm on both Friday and Saturday.

Once in the gates you can expect a succession of breathtaking performances, with displays scheduled for 8pm, 8:30pm and 9pm.

Tickets for this unforgettable event are now on sale.

General Admission, 1 Day: £12+booking fee

Groups of 10 or more, 1 Day: £11+booking fee

Seated Area, 1 Day: £25 +booking fee

Under 5's go free

When booking your ticket there's an option to donate to Green Sefton to support their tree planting and woodland creation initiatives, contributing to efforts to combat pollution and climate change.

Get your tickets today 

Getting to the Event

The event address is, Victoria Park, Rotten RowSouthport, Merseyside PR8 2BZHere's everything you need to know about getting there:

By Car:

  • If you're traveling by car, ample parking options are available in the vicinity of Victoria Park. Follow signage and directions from event staff to designated parking areas, ensuring a smooth arrival and departure experience. 

By Public Transport:

  • For those opting for public transport, Southport benefits from excellent rail and bus connections. Southport Railway Station serves as a major transport hub, offering regular services to and from various destinations across the region.
  • Upon arrival at Southport Railway Station, it's just a short walk or taxi ride to Victoria Park.
  • Additionally, local bus services provide a convenient and cost-effective way to get to the event. Be sure to check bus schedules and routes in advance to plan your travel accordingly and make the most of your championship experience.

By Foot or Bicycle:

  • If you're staying in the area, walking or cycling to the event is a sustainable and enjoyable option. Take advantage of pedestrian-friendly routes and dedicated cycling paths to reach the venue safely.

Accessibility Considerations:

  • Victoria Park is committed to ensuring accessibility for all attendees, including those with mobility challenges. Accessible parking spaces, ramps, and facilities are available to accommodate people with disabilities.
  • If you require special assistance or accommodations, please contact event organisers in advance to make arrangements and ensure a comfortable and inclusive experience for all.

Plan Ahead:

  • To make the most of your visit to the British Musical Fireworks Championship, plan your journey in advance and allow sufficient time for travel. Consider factors such as traffic conditions, public transport schedules, and parking availability to avoid any last-minute delays or inconvenience.

Creating Your Own Firework Display

Inspired by the displays at the event? Want to have a go at creating your own?

Here at Epic Fireworks we stock the largest range of market-beating fireworks you can buy in the UK and all at unbeatable prices. So whether you're looking for rockets, barrages, loud fireworks, quiet fireworks, mines, fountains or anything else, we've got you covered.

Plus, our expert team have curated ready-made DIY display packs, taking the guesswork out of how to put on a great fireworks show for your friends and family.

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