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issue 73

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It covers the important firework issues: Another firework petition - attempt to ban retail sales to be debated in parliament; Black Cat to move? It’s not the end of the line for the Huddersfield company; Plymouth to continue to host BFC; Peter Stone considers how regulation is strangling the UK firework industry; 2017 was a good season - but what do you do with BS fireworks?

It delves into firework history: John Lockwood looks at Handel’s Musick for the Royal Fireworks

It covers the firework world: Jesse Veverka looks at the Florida Falls Festival; Barry Sturman honoured; UK events and competitions; Yukiko Takegawa lectures on the joys of fireworks and experimentation; We go east and west with Pyrotex; J Larry Mattingly goes back to Malta and investigates Maltese manufacture

If you use or trade in fireworks, it provides what you need to know: Andy Hubble and Ron Lancaster cover vital issues for the trade; Changes in BPA courses; How the Chinese government directive vitally affects us - Cindy Cheung considers it; The shell-maker who wants to talk to you

It gives you a wallow in fireworks’ past: John Bennett remembers the firework nights of his early youth; Ian Craig remembers his part in the closure of Wells’, Chris Philip’s early days and his own displays in exotic countries

We remember 2 sadly departed stalwarts of the firework world: Don Haarman and Mike Hunter

It amuses and entertains you: Sturtz cartoons; Ralph Richardson’s Rocket; Elaine Moore considers music and fireworks; Matthew Tosh thinks the UK is the best place for firework promotion; The River of Light lights up Liverpool

It provides the unusual: Chris Pearce considers the major London display that never took place; Tactile fireworks;

It gives you illustrated nostalgia: Standard, Brock’s, Wizard, Wessex and Astra fireworks of the past

Writing in this issue: Elaine Moore, Ron Lancaster, Chris Pearce, John Bennett, Andy Hubble, Jesse Veverka, Cindy Cheung, Simon Harding, Bill Davis, John Lockwood, Peter Stone, John Halfpenny, Matthew Tosh, Guy Deeker, Barry Sturman, Scott Machin, J Larry Mattingly, Diarmid Mackinnon and Ian Craig

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