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THE MAGAZINE ABOUT FIREWORKS FOR OVER 36 YEARS

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HISTORY AND NOSTALGIA

  • Hammond’s Fireworks - a remarkable history by Mike Thomson
  • Memories of Bonfire Night - a recollection by the late lamented Nick Sampford
  • The Fuse is Lit - Mark Fleming (publisher of Firework Art) remembers what lit his firework fuse
  • Home Truths - how Jon Culverhouse spent his youth in fireworks
  • Profile of Rainer Davis, of Skyfires

NEWS AND INFORMATION

LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS

Potential European legislation; classification of fireworks

CARTOONS by Sturtz and others; ILLUSTRATIONS of Indian fireworks, dummies in colour and colour display pictures from the best firework photographers; LETTERS; BOOK REVIEWS by Chris Pearce & John Bennett; ROUND UP of news and information; DIRECTORY of 118 companies

FEATURES

  • Firework Safety
  • Berlin Fireworks
  • British Firework Championships
  • Fireworks in Malta
  • Obituary - Nick Sampford

REGULARS:

Barry Sturman’s report from Down Under; Ron Lancaster’s look at the firework scene; John Woodhead’s news from the BFA; News from the BPA covered by Chris Pearce

INCLUDED: Slow plastic igniter cord to cease production; Hyundai Fortune disaster - big waves for fireworks; Local authorities clamp down on fireworks; Explosives history publications; Historic houses’ firework concerts under attack; Celebration and G-Force join forces; Christophe Berthonneau talks; Survey of fireworks around the world; Fireworks in India special; History of the Gunpowder Plot; New edition of Ron Lancaster’s book; Anti firework campaigner is now happy; Pro firework legislation

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