Providing you with fascinating features:
Steve Allison, display artist extraordinary - and collector (pages of pictures of his collection); Festival of
Fireworks (Natasha Webb was there); Hugh Roberts remembered.
Keeping you up to date with the latest developments:
Why Chinese exports are fewer and more expensive this year; Problems with the European Standard; Directory of over 100 companies; New book from The Faversham Society; News of the firework competitions; Kenwood returns; Imprisonment for possession in Halifax; News from The HSE, BFA, BPA, UKPS, CBI/EIG with information for small companies; The Ron Lancaster Column.
Giving you a wallow in fireworks’ past:
The incomparable Mark Fleming concentrates on the banger - with marvellous illustrations; Mike Glover
worked for Pains Wessex and recalls his days in manufacturing and display firing; Jumping crackers writ
large; Titanic distress signals.
Amusing and entertaining you:
What would you do to warn shipping - fire a display of course! A firework safety campaign with a difference; Piccolo Pete banned - for doing what it should; Sturtz cartoon - and firework personality.
Providing you with practical information:
New BPA Firers’ Training and Examination Scheme.
Supplying firework news from around the world:
Australia’s Steve Lawrence goes on a buying trip to China; Developments in News South Wales; Clampdown on illegal fireworks in China, Cyprus and Pakistan; Bob Lawrence recalls his Fourths.
Providing you with colourful firework photographs:
Leeds Castle; Numerous nostalgia pictures of fireworks past; Amazing action colour photos from Correfoc.