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FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS

May 2005

SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2005
Competitors:

FESTIVAL FIREWORKS (Sussex)

Festival Fireworks is a family run company with over 55 years experience in the UK fireworks industry. The company started life as a family business making fireworks, pyrotechnic effigies and set-pieces for the famous bonfire celebrations held in Lewes (Sussex) on the 5th November each year. In 1978 the Company was handed down to the current managing director Martin Winter, who has taken Festival Fireworks to being a market leader with an international reputation, firing shows around the world. Recent successes include The British Fireworks Championships, Tarragona (Spain) International Fireworks Contest, The Millennium Show on The Thames, The Lords Mayors Show, and Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

BRACKNELL FIREWORKS (Berkshire)

Berkshire based Bracknell Fireworks started trading in 1971 as a family business, selling fireworks through a Bracknell retail premises. Since that time the business has evolved to become a company with an excellent reputation, now part of the 'Cosmic' group.

Their display division has provided shows for many high profile clients and venues, including The Rolling Stones; Christina Aguilera; The Red Hot Chilli Peppers; Dame Shirley Bassey; The Royal Botantical Gardens at Kew; Blue Peter; Warwick Castle; Wembley Arena; City of Manchester Stadium; Murrayfield Stadium and the spectacular fireworks finale for the last five series of Channel 4's 'Big Brother'. Overseas work includes displays for The Crown Prince of Dubai, various RAF bases, and Copenhagen.

MILLENNIUM PYROTECHNICS (Wiltshire)

Millennium was formed in 1991 to specialise in high quality pyrotechnic entertainment. Producing some of the most spectacular displays in the UK and throughout Europe, Millennium offer a full range of services including pyro-musical displays, aquatic water shows, classical and live concerts, products launches, building openings and indoor stage effects.

Their impressive client and event list includes Marks and Spencer, IBM, The Royal Tournament, Nestle, Orange, The Rugby World Cup, Elton John Concert, Bristol Festival of the Sea, Salisbury Cathedral, Glasgow City Council, Lancaster Arts and Events, Disney and Alton Towers (to name but a few!). In 2004, Millennium were among the award winners in the International Fireworks Contest in Macau.

JUBILEE FIREWORKS (West Midlands)

Based in the West Midlands, Jubilee Fireworks stage in excess of 200 professional displays annually and have a excellent record at the highest competitive level. In 1999, the company were awarded first prize in the British Musical Fireworks Competition, followed by the runners-up title in 2000. In 2001, Jubilee gained the Bronze Medal in the 13th International Display Contest in Macau and were placed second in the British Championships.

2003 saw the culmination of Jubilee's achievements, when they were awarded the title of British Fireworks Champions. In 2004 Jubilee staged the largest annual display in Northern Ireland for the Belfast Halloween Spectacular. This year, the company will present the opening display at the 47th International Fireworks Contest in San Sebastian.

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Adults £15.00
OAPs £10.00
Children (U-16) £ 8.00
Family Ticket £35.00
(2 Adults + 2 Children)
Children under 5 FREE

Admission on The Day (limited availability)

Adults £20.00
Children (U16)/OAPs £12.00
Children under 5 FREE

Please note that family discount tickets are not available on the day of the event.

Tickets may be purchased by telephone. Credit/debit card transactions are subject to a small surcharge (£1.00). We regret that refunds cannot be made.

Gates open 5.00pm

Displays commence at 8.45pm (approx).

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