FIREWORKS HISTORY:  Today, we see fireworks as a sign of magical celebrations, festivities and community events, however that’s not always been the case…..           In the Early Days As far back as 200BC in the towns of ancient China, firecrackers were used for enemy fire against the marauding larger built men of the surrounding mountains.  Records also show in 1046 that the Chinese were the first to use gun powder as a form of weapon by making gun powder catapults by hand. It is widely recognised... Read More



BEST FINALE FIREWORKS   After the latest shocking blast from Beast of the East leaving us with a sharp sting in it’s tail, we couldn’t help but think of the big blast fireworks in our range with just as big an impact which will leave you gasping – this time with a smile! If you are planning your celebration firework display and looking for that special and spectacular finale piece to wow your guests, check out our crowd pleasing fireworks below and don’t forget to enjoy the videos too: CAT... Read More



FUNDRAISING WITH FIREWORKS   Scratching your head for an event to raise much needed funds?  Have you thought about putting on your own firework display but find the idea too daunting or over ambitious? Well, have no fear, Fantastic Fireworks are here! Whether you are a Parent Teacher Association, Scout Organisation or a Charity looking to raise money, firework displays not only generate substantial income in ticket sales, but also provide opportunities to make extra income with associated sales such as food stalls and rides, not to mention glow-in-the-dark products... Read More


Celebrate the Royal Wedding with razzle dazzle fireworks!

Saturday 19TH of May is going to herald the much anticipated Royal Wedding in Windsor and promises to be a day of major celebrations. It’s the day that Harry Windsor and Meghan Markle tie the knot. There will be parties throughout the country, and what better way to toast the happy couple than by ending the night with a dazzling wedding fireworks display! If you will be watching the wedding on TV and celebrating indoors we have plenty of indoor and quiet fireworks which are fun, safe for the kids... Read More


Fireworks to music and what to choose

Fireworks to music and what to choose Here is a guide from Fantastic Fireworks about choosing the right music and fireworks for displays. There are literally millions of individual music tracks out there that you can incorporate fireworks with, but some music is better to use than others. You can put fireworks to quieter and more chilled out tracks and you can put fireworks to up-tempo and lively music. Either way works just as well providing you use the right kind of fireworks. Generally, the rule of thumb is that with quieter... Read More


Fireworks for Romantics

With Valentines Day upon us we thought we would go through some of our fireworks and firework effects that would be perfect for Valentines and any other romantic themed events like Weddings, Anniversaries and Engagement parties. Fantastic Fireworks have an excellent range of fireworks perfect for any romantic celebration, and the first to look at is our Party In A Box Party In a Box, as the name suggests is the ultimate party firework and is a good all-rounder as a part of any romantic display. It has 32 shots... Read More

2017 fireworks 07/12/2016

Budget New Year Eve house party 2017

There are only a few days left until 2017 and many of us will only start planning New Year’s Eve celebrations. Unfortunately, many of the big parties and firework displays are ticket only which are either really expensive or sold out. Your local pub or restaurant is also likely to charge extra for simply spending the evening there. Why not throw your own NYE party and set your own rules? That way you can avoid the big crowds, queues and unreasonably high priced events! It doesn’t need a great deal of... Read More

Different types of fireworks for sale at the Fantastic Fireworks shop 31/10/2016

Buying Fireworks Online: Tips for Making Sure You Buy Safe Fireworks

The internet has made every industry flourish and buying fireworks online is no different — but it’s vital you make sure what you’re buying is safe to use The internet has had a significant effect on… well, everything! Whether it’s your work, social life, or just doing some shopping, having access to an internet connection gives you an endless amount of options to explore. Take fireworks, for example: a product that is rather specialised in nature and not something every shop will sell; especially the products featured in some of... Read More


Sneak preview of fireworks at Luton Hoo 2016

The annual feel-good fireworks display at Luton Hoo returns on September 10 to showcase some of the best Fantastic Firework products yet! Yes, it’s still summer and the last thing you want to think about is bringing back boots and sweaters but Autumn is fast approaching and as enthusiasts of the season, we want to be the first to shout about it! But don’t go just yet because we’ve got some good news. If you haven’t already heard about it through our social media or recent posts, we are holding a FREE,... Read More


A Guide to firework terms by Fantastic Fireworks

Buy Fireworks from Fantastic Fireworks Fantastic Fireworks glossary A useful A-Z guide of fireworks related terminology along with their definitions by Fantastic Fireworks Shopping for fireworks or learning about them may seem straightforward but there are some terms or products which you may not have come across before and that’s okay because Fantastic Fireworks have listed all the terms you need. Aerial– Any firework product that launches effects into the sky as opposed to a ground-based effect. This can range from single shots to elaborate multi-coloured ones with numerous sequences.... Read More