10 of the Biggest Fireworks Displays in the World

Big isn’t always better – but in the world of fireworks, it usually is. If you’re organising a fireworks display and need a little inspiration, check out these 10 spectacular events from around the globe. Australia Day No sooner has the New Year’s Eve firework smoke cleared, then the Australians are at it again. January […]


15 Unbelievable Facts About Fireworks and Bonfires

Fireworks, firecrackers, sparklers, bonfires: we humans have been delighting in displays of light and sound for hundreds of years. No wonder there are so many jaw-dropping facts related to pyrotechnics – and pyromania. Here are 15 of the most interesting. 1. The word ‘bonfire’ comes from ‘bone-fire’, a term used to describe the burning of […]


Clacton Airshow: “Biggest Ever” Pier Fireworks Marks 25th Anniversary

Clacton Airshow: “Biggest Ever” Pier Fireworks Marks 25th Anniversary Dynamics Fireworks orchestrated a huge display to celebrate this year’s Clacton Airshow, which marked its 25th year this summer. Clacton Airshow is always innovative, and this year was no different. The show saw its first ever night flights – courtesy of the FireFlies – who flew […]


Descriptions of Firework Effects

Planning a fireworks display? If you’re relatively new to this exciting area, the sheer range of possibilities can be overwhelming. All those fireworks and associated effects have names. Getting familiar with some of these will help you better understand how to create an unforgettable fireworks display. Here we look at the most common firework effects. […]


The Complete A to Z of Fireworks: G to Z

Continuing our series of blogs looking into the various fireworks available, here we bring you G to Z. Not all of these fireworks are permitted for sale and use in the UK, but we’ve included them here for posterity and as a reminder that the firework industry’s constant evolution – with exciting new products coming […]

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Your complete guide to fireworks: A-F

An eye-popping number of firework types are available to buy these days – although not all are for sale to the general public. The incredible variety on offer means those organising fireworks displays can realise the most ambitious of shows. Just as well, since crowds have come to expect incredible fireworks, whether for New Year’s […]

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Why Does Our Passion for Fireworks Burn So Bright?

Fireworks: Why Does Our Passion for Pyrotechnics Burn So Bright? Fireworks continue to ignite the public’s imagination, both in the UK and globally. From small displays for friends and family, to vast New Year party displays, nothing quite holds the attention like a firework show. Why, exactly, is hard to say – although “because they’re […]