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16/09/2021

Fireworks to get the season started!

This year as we try to get back to some form of normality, what better way to celebrate than with friends and family by creating your very own home firework display. Today I am going to be waking you through a step by step guide of fireworks that we recommend – giving you a nice easy decision when it comes to your purchase. Whether you are having a civilised evening or want to create something a little more exciting we can cater for all your requirements. We offer everything from... Read More

13/09/2021

Firework Training Days

It’s Rocket Science at FF this weekend as we show the next generation of pyrotechnicians the tricks of the trade. We hold our Cat 3 training courses at our Rocket Park shop in Luton. Providing a jam packed day of training, refreshments and hands on experience. To book onto one of our training days please email paula@5nov.com where she can provide you with the upcoming dates and an information pack.

06/09/2021

NEW 2021 Fireworks

We have been working hard selecting the new fireworks for our 2021 range. Whilst our most popular fireworks are still available – We wanted to add something new to celebrate the world returning back to somewhat normality. Take a look at our brand new range below and keep an eye out for the release date. We are active on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter so you wont miss it! The majority of these brand new fireworks for 2021 have been bought in from Germany under the WATT, Celtic and Volt brands. Blue... Read More

17/12/2020

Match Music to your New Year’s Eve Display!

With 2020 being the way it has; I think we can all agree that we must celebrate the end of it in style! Let’s say good riddance and wave goodbye to the year of COVID and look forward to better times in 2021. Unfortunately, restrictions are still in place meaning that any big New Year’s Eve plans you may have had are now off the cards. With this is mind many of you may be considering a small more intimate celebration from your own homes. When it hits midnight on... Read More

09/11/2020

Diwali

Background From the 13th day of the dark half of the lunar month Ashvina to the 2nd day of the light half of lunar month Karttika (between mid-October and mid-November), millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate Diwali (the festival of light) across 5 consecutive days. In detail, Diwali is a festival of new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness. The date of the festival changes each year, but usually falls between October and November. This year it begins on Thursday 12th November. Lasting... Read More

02/11/2020

SSHHH! – Low Noise Fireworks

We are aware of the concerns raised regarding the noise of fireworks – especially for those of you who are pet owners, parents of young children and who have elderly relatives. Due to such concern, we now offer a wide variety of low noise fireworks for sale online and in store! Firstly, these multishots offer you the opportunity to still celebrate Bonfire Night with a home firework display just with a much lower noise level. Additionally, you’ll be pleased to know that none of these single ignition fireworks lack in... Read More

31/10/2020

The Best of The Best

It’s that time of year again – the day of wellies, fairground rides, burgers and sparklers is just around the corner! If you haven’t guessed what I’m talking about yet, its BONFIRE NIGHT! To honour this historic Guy Fawkes event lets take a look back at some of the best firework displays in the world. New Year’s Eve, Sydney, Australia Some people would say that Sydney Harbour is one of the best places on the planet to ring in the new year. Every year over 1.5 million people attend this... Read More

27/10/2020

The Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead – Background The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday also known as el Día de los Muertos. It is a celebration whereby families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a fleeting reunion. The holiday is celebrated each year from 31st October – 2nd November. The roots of this festivity date back around 3,000 years to the rituals honouring the dead in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. A cyclical view of the universe was held by the Aztecs and other Nahua people, living in what... Read More

20/10/2020

Bonfire Night – Its History & Modern Celebrations

Bonfire Night Blog – Introduction On the 5th November every year, people all over the UK light bonfires and enjoy fireworks displays in celebration of Bonfire Night. But what are we actually celebrating and when did it all start? Throughout this blog I will explore the background of this historic occasion, talk about its traditions and why this year things may be a little different. History Bonfire Night (also known as Guy Fawkes Night and Fireworks Night) is an annual celebration, marked on November 5th, commemorating the failure of the... Read More

14/10/2020

Happy Halloween

2020 has flown by and just like that we have hit October and the countdown to Halloween is officially on. With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year we have no excuse not to celebrate! Now some of you may be thinking that that COVID has ruined your Halloween plans, but that certainly is not the case. We are determined not to be beaten by COVID – we hope you feel the same! Halloween History Did you know that Halloween originates back 2000 years? The tradition begun at the ancient... Read More