Counting down to November!

So, the shows are nearly designed and fully prepped for the November fireworks season and we are really looking forward to seeing everyone for a series of spectacular firework displays.

We start on 3 November at The Friends of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School down in Rottingdean followed on 5 November by West Wickham Rotary Club at Club Langley in West Wickham and finishing off with St David’s College, also in West Wickham, on 12 November.  We are also out and about helping on various other displays as well so may see you there.

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West Wickham Fireworks 2015 – finally finished the video!

So.  It took a little while to get done, but here we have it.  The video footage from the 2015 display at Langley Park School for Girls on behalf of the Rotary Club of West Wickham and the school’s PTA.  You can see more about the display here and here.

Some great footage from the camera at the front of the display as well as some drone footage interwoven in.  Many thanks to Steve Sangster for the drone shots – you can see more of his work on Twitter @SteveSangster.

Enjoy the video!

 

Priory Live 2015 – the videos!

As promised, here is the write-up of our adventures at this year’s Priory Live.  Was a great day, the weather held out and the vibe was superb.   Our thanks to the sponsors and organisers: Big Motoring World Group, Orpington 1st, and Talking Box Events.

We have a great piece of video of the closing display immediately below, including music by Suburban Star, footage from the crowd as well as aerial shots courtesy of Stephen Sangster.  If you are planning your festival or event for 2016 then talk to us about how we can add a great fireworks finale!

Stephen has produced his own video of the day, which you can see below:

 

Great photos from November’s West Wickham fireworks display

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Photographer Chris Weedon returned to join us on Saturday 8 November at the 20th anniversary fireworks display at Langley Park School for Girls, organised by the Rotary Club of West Wickham and school’s PSA.   Chris has taken pictures of … Continue reading

Great photos from Caterham’s 2014’s Halloween ‘Spooktacular’

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As followers of this blog know, we put on a Halloween “spooktacular” for Caterham Round Table‘s 1 November display at Caterham Dene.  Photographer Jessica Door of J’Door Photography was there and she took some amazing photos of the display, which … Continue reading

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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