Keeping you up to date with the latest developments:
The insiders’ reports on regulation and legislation; World record attempts; Thwarting the anti firework brigade; Rising costs of Chinese fireworks; New trends in display practice; Inside information from all the significant British trade bodies - the BPA, the BFA, TESA, EIG - plus the HSE, and Ron Lancaster’s column; Detailed looks at Jubilee and Walk the Plank; Latest format of the British Firework Championships from its organisers; Detail of Britain’s latest firework triumph - at Montreal; World news - from Holland, China and elsewhere
Amusing and entertaining you:
Wilf Scott’s varied and entertaining life in fireworks; The man who has become known as ‘the firework judge‘ - his year’s work; Sturtz’s fabulous cartoons - and cartoons from Wilf Scott
Providing you with practical information:
Mortar rack and mortar testing; The new DVD releases, books and magazines; New firework models; Safety information; Winners of the current UK Firework Awards - what’s the best?
Giving you a wallow in fireworks’ past:
Brock’s Illumination Lamps; Chasing the Lightning Chaser rockets; Glorious colour pictures of old Pain’s, and Wizard fireworks - page after page of coloured nostalgia showing those fireworks you never thought you’d see again; An account of the first Guy Fawkes’ Night after the War - from the granddaughter of the founder of Jessop’s Fireworks; New Wallop fireworks discovered; Rockets on The Titanic
Asking you to query the modern conceptions:
Are modern Chinese fireworks really as good as the old British equivalents?
Indulging you with technical nostalgia:
The History of The Sparkler. Did you know...?
Providing you with fascinating features:
A lively account of Guy Fawkes’ Night in New Zealand; Senko Hanabi in Japan