1. Skyburst the Firework Co.
2. Shockwave Pyrotechnics
Young People's Choice sponsored by CityBus Winner: Electrify Fireworks
Following two evenings packed with thrilling displays, the judging panel of three professional and three lay judges, with input from the competition adjudicator, declared Skyburst the Firework Co. as winners. Read on to see the scores and a selection of the judges comments for each team.
The first British Firework Championships were held in 1997 and last year brought a new twist with 1st Galaxy Fireworks taking the 2019 crown while Selstar Fireworks were named Champion of Champions. Take a look at the previous winners.
The British Firework Championships were started in 1997 by The Event Services Association (TESA), a trade body representing the outdoor events industry in the UK.
The most important thing when buying a professional firework display is to ensure that the company you employ is reputable and complies with both the law and industry good practice. The best way to check this is to ask the following questions:
If you are planning to put on your own display – whether for bonfire night, a private party or simply because you enjoy fireworks – you may find the following guidelines helpful.
With so many people visiting Plymouth for the event, the roads can easily become choked up with traffic, particularly at the end of the evening when everyone is trying to leave at the same time.
The displays are fired from the Mountbatten breakwater and are designed to be seen from Citadel and The Hoe, which makes these areas the prime viewing areas.