In this blog post, we’ll provide some tips on the Bonfire Night fireworks displays in London, as well as how to safely celebrate with fireworks yourself, plus where you can find fireworks for sale near me.
Bonfire Night, a cherished British tradition also known as Guy Fawkes Night, ignites the entire United Kingdom with an unparalleled vibrancy. It’s a night when the skies come alive with breathtaking firework displays. With roaring bonfires light up the darkness, and a contagious festive spirit sweeps across the nation.
Whether you’re planning to buy Fireworks online or attend a Bonfire Night event or organise your own display. We’ve got all your Bonfire Night needs covered. Here below we also have our Top 10 picks from our expertise from showtime Fireworks for your Bonfire Night Display this season.
Bonfire Night Festivities in London
London knows how to celebrate Bonfire Night in style offering a wide array of events and activities suitable for all ages. Here are some outstanding options:
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival:
Experience one of London’s Bonfire Night gatherings at the iconic Alexandra Palace. With a bonfire, a fireworks spectacle and a lively funfair it promises an evening that will leave a lasting impression. The panoramic views of the mesmerising London skyline, from Alexandra Palace are truly awe inspiring.
Southwark Fireworks Night:
If you’re looking for an unforgettable fireworks show with a city backdrop head over to Southwark Park. This amazing event is perfect, for the family offering food stalls, a well stocked bar and live entertainment to keep everyone in high spirits.
Local Bonfire Celebrations:
Many neighbourhoods across London organise their Bonfire Night celebrations featuring mesmerising bonfires and captivating fireworks displays. To find out about events happening in your area, reach out to community groups or councils.
Planning Your Bonfire Night Fireworks Display
If you're thinking of hosting your own Bonfire Night fireworks display in London here's a checklist of essential steps to ensure a safe and enjoyable celebration:
- Appoint a Firework Operator: Choose someone responsible for lighting and overseeing the fireworks. Make sure they are knowledgeable about firework safety guidelines.
- Buying Quality Fireworks: Buy your fireworks from sellers to ensure both quality and safety. Store them in a place until the day of the celebration.
- Select an Appropriate Venue: Pick a location with space for launching the fireworks. Maintain a distance between spectators and the designated area.
If you plan on serving alcohol at your event it's important to keep it from the area where the fireworks display will take place.
Before the event take some time to inspect the venue, for any power lines, potential obstructions. Consider the prevailing wind direction. It's wise to develop contingency plans that can adapt to changing wind conditions.
Make sure you have a defined emergency plan in place and communicate it to all attendees. Assign someone the responsibility of contacting emergency services if needed.
For events it's worth considering hiring professional fireworks display operators who specialise in ensuring safety while delivering a show.
Find fireworks for sale near me: Showtime Fireworks
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With these options at your fingertips you can transform your garden into a mesmerising spectacle of lights and colours for your big celebration. Whether you prefer quieter garden fireworks or larger and more dynamic ones always prioritise safety.
Follow all guidelines while using them. Make memories with your loved ones as you illuminate the night sky with garden fireworks. You can easily purchase them from our leading online fireworks shop UK. Visit our store in London. Enjoy your festivities responsibly. Have a blast! If you have a garden and you're looking to put on an impressive show consider our assortment of larger garden firework packs.
These packs are specially designed to focus on cake/barrage fireworks and usually include rockets and multi shot barrages fireworks. They're perfect, for those who want an impactful display with louder fireworks that illuminate the night sky. Just remember, for safety reasons many of these fireworks require a viewing distance of 8 metres minimum.
For those seeking the garden fireworks available we have an array of barrage packs and individual options. These selections are crafted to create displays that can rival professional fireworks shows while ensuring they can be safely enjoyed at distances.
You'll find choices like Catherine wheels and fountains all suitable for use in a garden setting and available for individual purchase.
With our range of top quality garden fireworks from the leading online fireworks shop in the UK you can create an awe inspiring spectacle in your own garden. While the recommended viewing distances for these fireworks typically start at a minimum of 8 metres some of the ones may require up to 25 metres to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment.
Looking to take your Bonfire Night celebration to the level? Consider adding some fireworks to your collection. Imagine the awe on the faces of your family and friends as you light up the London skies with a display of garden fireworks.
Whether you're planning a gathering or a grand scale event our range of fireworks including impressive garden fireworks is guaranteed to make your Bonfire Night celebration truly memorable.
Find fireworks for sale near me: Top 10 Fireworks we have to offer?
On our website, you can find a huge variety of different fireworks of all different kinds. However, we have highlighted some of our favourite items that we sell below to aid you in your search for the ideal fireworks for your celebration:
1. FULL HOUSE Barrage pack 9 by primed fireworks- £159.00
Prepare to be mesmerised by the breathtaking performance of Primed Firework’s spectacular display. This incredible barrage pack boasts nine individual cakes, delivering an astonishing total of 205 shots and 2140g of powder weight. Each firework dazzles uniquely, bursting with a mesmerising array of colours and delightful effects that will enrapture your senses. Get ready for an unforgettable fireworks extravaganza that will leave you in sheer awe.
Primed has established itself as a top quality fireworks manufacturer in the UK over the past few years. Their products consistently win over customers, who return year after year to experience their exceptional range. Primed fireworks offer remarkable value for your money, and even their more modest cakes are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.
Why not explore the award-winning barrage pack, Asylum Pack by Vivid Fireworks, which has received accolades in both 2021 and 2022? It’s another testament to the quality and innovation you can expect from top-notch fireworks displays.
Approx time : 18-22 mins
2. Push it to the limit By Funke Fireworks - Our Price £119
Prepare to be mesmerised by an extraordinary ‘Display in a Box’ like no other. Funke Fireworks brings you a breathtaking 100-shot Z-firing Large Compound Firework that truly lives up to its name – ‘Push it to the Limit!’ This phenomenal cake promises to push the boundaries and deliver a spellbinding spectacle that will leave you in awe.
As this remarkable firework takes centre stage, get ready to be captivated by a symphony of stunning colours, an expansive spread, and incredible effects, all powered by an impressive 1420g of powder.
The performance of this firework unfolds in a series of awe-inspiring acts. It all begins with a vibrant combination of blue and lemon, accompanied by a mesmerising red strobe mine. This transforms into a breathtaking display of blue and lemon peony, adorned with a red strobe.
But the show is far from over. The sky comes alive with shades of blue and chicken blood red, enhanced by a vivid green strobe mine. This seamless transition leads to an exquisite blue and chicken blood red peony, enveloped by a captivating green strobe.
As anticipation builds, brace yourself for the grand finale, which is nothing short of spectacular. It features an impressive big silver chrysanthemum mine that culminates in a breathtaking spectacle of magnificent big silver Chrysanthemum effects.
Prepare for a fireworks extravaganza that not only pushes the limits but also leaves you in absolute awe! Funke Fireworks has truly outdone themselves with this extraordinary display.
Approx Time : 55-60 secs
3. Feronia 25 shot By Funke Fireworks - £34.99
Introducing the Argento Firework collection by Funke Fireworks – where pyrotechnic artistry meets breathtaking displays! Our 25-shot fireworks are equipped with impressive 30mm max bores, unleashing a symphony of stunning colors and effects that will leave you spellbound.
As you gaze in awe, the show begins with graceful ascension, as gold titanium tails elegantly rise into the night sky. These tails then give way to the most exquisite gold titanium willows, which are adorned with a mesmerizing array of strobes in white, red, green, and gold.
Despite being classified as CATF2 Garden fireworks, the use of 30mm tubes ensures that these bursts are truly monumental. To ensure your safety and maximize your enjoyment, we recommend maintaining a minimum distance of 25 meters while enjoying this spectacular display. For more safety guidelines, don’t forget to visit our Firework Safety code page.
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Approx Time : 40-50 secs
4. Ku De Gras compound firework by pyroworx - £329.99
Prepare to be captivated by the Ku De Gras S.I.B single ignition Barrage Firework, an extraordinary fireworks display designed to enchant your senses. With a staggering 130 seconds of mind-blowing pyrotechnics and an impressive 262 shots, this remarkable barrage seamlessly combines a wide variety of effects and firing patterns to create a truly mesmerizing experience. Lasting for over two minutes, this display ensures that you won’t miss a single moment of its brilliance.
As you witness the captivating performance of the Ku De Gras by Pyroworx, you’ll be immersed in a delightful world of divine mixed effects. Experience the enchanting beauty of bold bursts, electrifying comet tails in red and green, and the dazzling brilliance of white strobe stars. The display gracefully transitions into silver willows that move across the sky, followed by a mesmerizing fan pattern of red and silver crackles.
The Ku De Gras Barrage keeps you on the edge of your seat as it smoothly transitions between straight firing and fan effects, creating a visually striking and dynamic spectacle. As the performance builds up, get ready for a grand finale that will leave you in awe. The display culminates with a glitter mine, shooting up sparkling showers of light, followed by a magnificent crackling glitter explosion that fills the sky with a breathtaking array of colors and sounds.
This remarkable barrage is a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of Pyroworx Fireworks, offering a sensory feast that will make your celebration truly unforgettable.
Approx Time : 125 – 130 secs
5. Uber Strumer Rockets (13) By Funke Fireworks - £34.99
The Funke Fireworks Rocket pack offers an impressive assortment of 13 distinct rockets, each with its own unique charm. What makes these rockets truly special is their departure from the usual gold-standard tails that we often see. In this collection, 7 rockets feature a captivating golden tail, while the remaining 6 showcase a stunning silver tail.
These rockets are not only visually captivating but also promise an exhilarating experience like no other. Each rocket packs an impressive 32g NEC (Net Explosive Content), ensuring a thrilling display that will leave you in awe.
Adding to the excitement, every rocket in this collection offers a completely different and thrilling effect, making it a must-have for any fireworks enthusiast. Get ready to be amazed by the diversity and spectacle of these remarkable rockets by Funke Fireworks.
Approx Time : 12-15 mins
6. White spider hanging horse tail Low Noise firework - £44.99
Calling all firework enthusiasts! Get ready to be enthralled by the newest and most spectacular creation from Pyroworx Fireworks for sale UK. Introducing the groundbreaking White Spider, featuring the UK’s longest hanging horse tail effect Low Noise Firework. Prepare to be captivated as these magnificent tails illuminate the night sky in a way you’ve never seen before. This show-stopping addition to any fireworks display is an absolute must-have. Don’t miss out on the thrill of a lifetime!
Approx Time : 40-45 secs
7. SEAN CONNERY Firework Box crate - £349.99
Step right up and prepare for an explosive and exhilarating experience with Primed’s latest offering – a limited edition selection box inspired by the legendary Sean Connery! This remarkable assortment includes 28 pieces that promise non-stop entertainment.
Inside this Sean Connery selection box, you’ll discover a thrilling array of barrages, each with its unique charm. Take a chance with the high-stakes Roll The Dice and Let It Ride. Test your luck with Russian Roulette and Aces High, or roll the dice with Loaded Dice and 19 shot Long Shot barrage firework. Be dazzled by the spectacular Snake Eyes and Casino, or feel the adrenaline rush with Cash Play and Jokers Wild. Jackpot and Jack It Up will keep you on the edge of your seat, while the Krakatoa fountain and Meteor Shower Rocket pack will leave you utterly amazed.
Don’t wait any longer – seize your box today and experience the excitement firsthand! Get ready for a night filled with memorable moments and breathtaking displays that only Primed can deliver.
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Approx time : 45-55 secs
8. Tour de force compound by pyroworx - £27.99
When it comes to seeking exceptional display quality, look no further than Tour De Force by Pyroworx. This Large compound firework is the epitome of extraordinary pyrotechnics, boasting a staggering 288 shots that start with a serene yet commanding display of silver comets. Then, it erupts into a frenzy of starbursts, crackling spiders, and a captivating array of brocades, strobes, and colorful bursts. With every shift in the firing sequence, the volume crescendos, delivering an unbelievable experience that will etch itself into your memory.
Tour De Force is a true F3, 1.3g explosive, loaded with 3939g NEC and features 20mm, 25mm, and 30mm tubes. It’s an absolute Tour De Force that demands to be witnessed! Whether you’re celebrating the traditional Guy Fawkes night or hosting a magnificent New Year’s Eve party, this is the ideal addition to elevate your festivities. This dazzling display paints the night sky with vivid colours of red, green, and purple, conjuring a spellbinding aura that envelops the surroundings.
As the show progresses, prepare for colossal bursts of noise and vibrant colours. The grand finale crescendos with a crackling titanium thunder burst, delivering a dramatic climax that will resonate in your memory. Those in search of an unforgettable experience, filled with anticipation and wonder, will find ‘Tour de Force’ to be the perfect choice. Get ready for an awe-inspiring one light firework display that will leave you and your guests in absolute amazement!
Approx time : 90 – 100 secs
9. Push it to the limit By Funke Fireworks - £119.99
Prepare for an extraordinary ‘Display in a Box’ experience like no other with the astonishing 100-shot Z-firing Compound Firework known as ‘Push it to the Limit!’ by Funke Fireworks. This cake is designed to mesmerise you with its stunning colours, expansive spread, and incredible effects, all powered by an impressive 1420g of powder. True to its name, this cake pushes the boundaries and promises an unforgettable display.
Get ready to be awestruck as this remarkable firework unfolds its magic, including:
- A vibrant combination of blue and lemon with a amazing red strobe mine, transitioning into a stunning display of blue and lemon peony with a red strobe.
- The sky igniting with shades of blue and chicken blood red, complemented by a vivid green strobe mine, evolving into an exquisite blue and chicken blood red peony surrounded by a captivating green strobe.
- A grand finale featuring an impressive big silver chrysanthemum mine, culminating in a breathtaking spectacle of magnificent big silver chrysanthemum effects.
Prepare for a fireworks extravaganza that will leave you in awe!
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Approx time : 50-55 secs
10. New Dawn compound firework by vivid pyrotechnics - £199.99
Prepare for an explosive showstopper like no other! New Dawn by Vivid Fireworks is not your average firework – it’s a Finale Firework with a whopping 189 shots that will leave you utterly spellbound. As it ignites, a breathtaking fan of golden comets and blue mine lifts unfurls, setting the stage for the dazzling spectacle to come.
Brace yourself for a jaw-dropping display of golden horse tails, crackles, and strobes that will light up the night sky in ways you’ve never seen before. The fireworks continue to burst in vibrant V and W formations, with comet tails, shimmering willows, and more, creating a mesmerising visual symphony that will leave you in awe.
Finally, the night sky will erupt with glittering gold willows and chrysanthemum mines, setting the stage for a grand finale. The vibrant explosion of red and blue strobes combined with coloured crackles will paint the sky with a kaleidoscope of colours, leaving you and your guests utterly astounded.
Just one thing to keep in mind – make sure you have plenty of space for this fanned firework to avoid any tall trees or obstacles. Trust us, this is a 10/10 must-have firework that will make your celebration truly unforgettable. Don’t miss it! And if you liked this, make sure to check out Tsunami compound by Riakeo Fireworks for another unforgettable experience that will elevate your festivities to the next level!
Approx time : 90-95 secs
In conclusion purchasing these options will allow you to transform your garden into a mesmerising spectacle of lights and colours for your celebration. Whether you opt for quieter garden fireworks or go for the more dynamic ones, always prioritise safety and adhere to all guidelines when using them.
Lets create memories with loved ones as we illuminate the night sky with garden fireworks. You can easily find them at one of the fireworks shops in the UK! Enjoy your festivities responsibly and safely!
Remember; Proper disposal is crucial once you’ve enjoyed your fireworks. Fireworks are not designed for ignitions so never attempt to relight them. Always follow disposal procedures to ensure everyone’s safety. Wait 15 minutes before approaching them again.
Understanding the Ignition Process of Fireworks
Although fireworks may seem explosive, at glance they don’t ignite by themselves. To set off the fireworks, an ignition source such as a fuse or firework needs to come into contact with the flash powder. It is essential to follow safety guidelines and store them properly to ensure that fireworks only ignite when intended keeping you and your surroundings safe.
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