St David’s 2014 set up and display photos

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St David’s College PTA is a long-standing client and although their display and bonfire is private, it still draws a great crowd from the school and is arguably the biggest primary school display in the local fireworks calendar.   The … Continue reading

Better safe than sorry on Bonfire night

As bonfire night approaches, better to be safe than sorry.  Nobody wants to get hurt when they are out enjoying themselves, whether in their garden or elsewhere.    Fireworks can be beautiful but they are not without their own risks and understanding how they work can prevent accidents.

Nick has given a number of talks to school children about what to watch our for and this week spoke about firework safety to the 10th Penge & Beckenham Cubs.  He covered the Firework Code, sparkler safety and appropriate clothing – including showing them some of the gear we wear when firing.  Nick also showed them what sort of fireworks are used on displays so that if they ever see something elsewhere they know to tell an adult and not touch it themselves.

Everyone who took part received a certificate and according to the Cubs’ Leaders, “it was great to have someone with your expertise to instruct the children and make them realise how dangerous fireworks can be if not used correctly.”

Have a safe November.

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Ready for November fireworks?

If you want to see a great fireworks display over November then you can see us in action at three shows – Caterham Dene on Saturday 1 November, St David’s College on Sunday 2 November and Langley Park School for Girls on Saturday 8 November.

At Caterham, tickets cost £4 per person in advance, £5 on the gate and under 5s can attend free of charge.    This year’s Caterham Round Table display has a Halloween theme so be prepared for a fireworks ‘spooktacular’!  Gates open at 6pm and the display starts at 8pm.  The torch procession is at 6.30pm from Caterham on the Hill Library.  More details at www.caterhamfireworks.co.uk

At St David’s College, the gates open around 5.30pm with the first display starting around 6.10pm and the second fireworks display finishing around 7.15pm with a bonfire about 20 minutes after we have secured the site.  Tickets are limited.  For more information visit the St David’s College PTA website.

This year is the 20th anniversary Rotary Club of West Wickham and Langley Park School for Girls PSA display, so expect a little extra.  Gates open at 6pm and the display starts at 7pm. Please do not attempt to drive down Hawksbrook Lane. Ticket prices are adults £6, Children £3.50, Under 5s go free. Family tickets of £14 for two adults and two children available only in advance from participating local schools  More details at www.westwickhamfireworks.co.uk

Look forward to seeing you there!

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Fireworks for Priory Live – 16 August

Knights of Fire have been appointed to provide the fireworks finale for Priory Live 2014.  Priory Live is a new free one day festival in Orpington sponsored by Orpington 1st and McDonalds Orpington and has been established to provide a platform for good quality bands and singer songwriters to perform in a stunning setting located only 30 mins from Central London.

The festival takes place midday to 9pm  in Orpington’s Priory Gardens, Church Hill to the north side of the town centre – see map below.  Acts confirmed on the Priory stage so far include: ILONA, YELLOWIRE, BRUGES, SUBSTAR, THE NARRATONES, THOMAS ASHBY, TOM BUTLER, HANNAH WILDES, STARTSHILL, USONIC, ANABOLIC STEROIDS, plus some serious musical quality in the Walled Acoustic Garden.  After the fireworks finale the festival moves into the town centre with acoustic sessions  in the White Hart from some of the featured artists.

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Come see us at WOT’S ON IN WEST WICKHAM on Saturday 5 April

Knights of Fire are one of more than 20 local clubs, societies and organisations lined up to take part in the first ever WOT’S ON IN WEST WICKHAM taking place from 9.30am to 1.00pm on Saturday 5 April 2014 at St Francis Church Hall, Ravenswood Avenue, West Wickham.  The exhibition, organised by the West Wickham Rotary Club, is designed to showcase and increase membership of the wide range of different activities available in the area, ranging from theatre performers to sports clubs to arts and crafts.   The morning will also include demonstrations from some of the groups. Refreshments will also be available.

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