British Fireworks Championships
British Fireworks Championships, in short, is held on August 9 – 10. It will see 6 Fireworks companies, each offering a unique show over the 2 nights.
Essential Details at a glance
- Date: August Wednesday 9, Thursday 10, 2017.
- Price: Free
- Time: 9.30pm start.
- Location: Directions
British Fireworks Championships Description:
Roll up Roll up, The competitors for 2017 competition have been announced, The following companies will battle over 2 nights.
Wednesday 9th August
- 9.30pm – Dragon Fireworks
- 9.50pm – AJ Pyrotechnics
- 10.10pm – The UK Firework & Events Co
Thursday 10th August
- 9.30pm – Smart Pyrotechnics
- 9.50pm – Nemisis Pyrotechnics
- 10.10pm – Selstar Fireworks
Furthermore, the most expected fireworks show in Plymouth events calendar will see loads of spectators heading to the Hoe for an enjoyable two evenings of pure fireworks. being amazed by fireworks displays from six reputable companies seeking the coveted title of Champions.
That being said, the event has grown hugely over the years, and they are now recognized as the premier annual display in the UK, 10s of thousands descend into the City each August.
Why is it held in Plymouth?
The Championships began in 1997 by The Event Services Association (TESA). Uniquely, They held lengthy discussions between reputable companies about staging an annual competition where they could demonstrate their skills.
2016, saw four tonnes of fireworks set off from Plymouth, lighting up the skies and battling for the title.
Plymouth Hoe offers the magical viewing stand for this sublime two nights, thousands of Plymouth holidayers and residents are expected to turn out for the event.
The fantastic fun will start at 6 pm. In addition, live music, fairground rides, and refreshment stalls. The first fireworks display will start at around 9.30pm each evening as dusk falls.
Additionally, if you own a yacht or some form of another boat, you are also welcome to watch the display from Plymouth Sound.
Not to mention, Another popular viewing point, is The Queen Anne’s Battery area, which overlooks the firing site, and such as is the Jennycliff area behind Mountbatten.