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THE MAGAZINE ABOUT FIREWORKS FOR OVER 36 YEARS

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Issue 27

Issue 27

sponsored by Astra Fireworks

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  • JAPANESE FIREWORKS IN THE 1870S A surprising account of a daylight display provided by Barry Sturman
  • FIREWORK OPERATIONS REGISTRATION AND TRAINING SCHEME Details from the F.O.R.T.S. Working Group
  • FROM SHOREHAM BEACH John Bennett provides a profile of proprietor of Celebration Fireworks, Maurice Evans
  • CHEMISTRY OF FIREWORKS COURSE Ken Kosanke has the details
  • OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD John Bennett concludes the 'Wizard Fireworks' story
  • AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE Barry Sturman considers more burning issues from Down Under
  • P.G.I. CONVENTION Paul Birch celebrated P.G.I.'s 25th anniversary in New Castle
  • STATESIDE VIEWS from our resident U.S. pyrotechnophile, Larry Crump. He describes his trip to England, including visits to Kimbolton, Standard and Fawkes' Fireworks
  • THE PAUL WHITE CARTOON A tasty dish to set before a pyrotechnophile
  • THE OCTAVIUS HUNT STORY told by Barry Sturman
  • VIDEOING FIREWORKS Tips from Larry Crump
  • CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME Chris Squyres lights the fuse
  • MORE RECOLLECTIONS Another helping of firework nostalgia offered by Lou Nadin

    AND REGULAR FEATURES:

    GUY FAWKES Editorial; PUBLICATIONS RAMBLE through recent periodicals and books; PHOTOGRAPHS of Wells' and Wizard Firework Factories, workers, fireworks, Californian firework stands, Firework Co. display team, Fawkes' and Kimbolton, P.G.I. Convention; Nostalgic PICTURES, cartoons & drawings; ROUND UP of news and information; BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS 14 new books, 5 new videos; LETTERS

    WITH:

    Wells' factory to be demolished; Octavius Hunt anniversary; U.S.A. rebels against restrictive firework legislation; Never mind fireworks, compare gardening injuries; Regulatory and European Standard developments; Firework Safety Bill and Pyrotechnics Directive are dead; Noise limits still threaten fireworks; You can have a say on European Standard - through Fireworks -Committee to study your responses; A mixed year on retail front; Sooner dogs make a come-back; Enjoying illegal fireworks in Australia - courtesy of the 'village bobby'!; Pop into your pharmacy for a half pound of coloured fire; The Amabilinos in the news; Malta Pyrotechnics Society update; Robert Catesby Night - surely not; Leaping over bonfires - it's old hat; Mis-reporting in the national press; Four firework consumer tests in 1994; Lewes Bonfire; Mischief Night; The Firework Co. making news; Firework insurance - again; Officially sanctioned firework 'street-mayhem' in Cardiff - External Combustion, Emergency Exit and Alan May Pyrotechnics win plaudits; Atlas Enterprises; A third of display profits to the insurance man; Pyrotechnic store alarms - resolved?; Fireworks are collectables - official; Firework amnesty in Sacramento; Millennium Pyrotechnics take to the water; Syd Howard 2nd in Montreal, Firework Co. 2nd in Macau; International Firework Festival - your chance to enter; Firework Fair - are you interested?; Training courses; How to conform to POMSTER; Sky Lights firing desk; Illegal waste dumping - it was for Guy Fawkes M'Lud; Leave those mortars before checking; Weco come to U.S.

 

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