Top graphic on Fireworks page
Return to the homepage
News of the firework world
Contents of current issue of Fireworks - and buy it
Contents of back issues - and buy them
Buy fireworks
These companies will stage your display for you
List of firework displays and firework related events
Shop for fireworks and firework related items
History of fireworks and firework traditions
Swap your firework memorabilia
Links to other firework sites


Read here before ordering/subscribing

Image for Subscribe UK button

Subscribe from Europe

Subscribe outside Europe

Subscribe and read your electronic copies

Fireworks is published
in February and July.
Annual subscription
(two issues), by cheque,
is £10 (£14 Europe; £18 outside Europe)
Online - postage
charge applies.

Click to view our refund policy

Contact Fireworks by email

Fireworks, PO Box 40
Bexhill TN40 1GX


Subscribe by post using cheque


Click to subscribe outside UK - BANKER'S DRAFT ONLY

Back issues

Issue 23

Issue 23

(UK only)
(Outside Europe)
  • FIRE IN THE BLOOD Rainer Davis was born in the Wallops (home of Wallop Fireworks). How could he avoid fireworks? He has never tried!
  • THE WONDROUS WHEEL The full story of the Guinness Book of Records record-breaking wheel (diameter over 45 feet) told by Bruce Bassman
  • FOOLS RUSH IN Chris Philip 's life in fireworks began in Malta. His story tells of its trials, tribulations and rewards, with many amusing anecdotes
  • THE END OF THE RAINBOW. Sequel to Chasing the Rainbow; this article deals with the fireworks themselves, the major explosion - and life after it. By John Bennett
  • 4th JULY IN ORANGE, CALIFORNIA No fireworks are allowed in his home county. So Chris Squyres tells how he moved on to indulge his love of them
  • MORE RECOLLECTIONS Lou Nadin opens the sliding glass case and reveals that nostalgic smell of fireworks past. The story starts in 1924


    GUY FAWKES Editorial; DIARY of displays; PUBLICATIONS RAMBLE through recent periodicals and books; PHOTOGRAPHS of the Wondrous Wheel; Rainbow fireworks, staff; Wells' - and Brock's - hand tools; Pain's Celebration for the Spire Display; S0 ft Guy Fawkes; American firework selection; Nostalgic PICTURES; ROUND UP of news and information - with PYRO SMILES; BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS with new videos; LETTERS.


    Dangerous criminals who ask a penny for the guy!; Correcting misconceptions on the plan to introduce licensing of firework displays; Latest on the European Standard - and plans for an international standard; Completely new Brock's range for 1993; Standard Fireworks successes; Pain's Centenary; Changes in storage regulations; Planning blight on firework stores!; Bans on shop fireworks lead to further (display) restrictions - U.S. & Australia used as examples; Two new firework videos; New regulations (surprise! surprise!); Firework theft at gunpoint; Millennium firework celebrations; Breakthrough in lancework; Memorial unveiled with fireworks; Fireworks all the year round from Jack of all Trades; Guy Fawkes newspaper survey; Blue in fireworks; Ron Lancaster; The Ottery St Mary fire festival; More on the Battle Rouser; Smuggling Brock's fireworks across the Canadian/U.S. border; Pyro collectors' club formed; Free drink for charity firework displays; Those amazing Christopher Ross displays in Canada; Kimbolton enter Benson & Hedges; Blake's production starts; New head torch; Regulating noise in fireworks; Record breaking Edenbridge Guy Fawkes; Amusing tales from Valencia; Going out with a bang - ashes scattered from 4 oz. rockets; Firework freedom - as seen by Lou Nadin; Wells' and Brock's hand tools; More on benzoate; Threat to the future of Lewes Bonfire


Terms and Conditions