UK Firework Displays, Competitions and Festivals Calendar

Firework Champions, Various Locations, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 22nd Aug & 5th Sep 2015 £various

Five spectacular firework championships at different locations, each evening containing spectacular firework displays - each display running as a competition with 3 teams firing against each other. The audience can text their vote for the winning firework displays and the result is announced after the finale display.


25th July Firework Champions, Newby Hall, Ripon

1st August Firework Champions, Stanford Hall, Lutterworth

8th August Firework Champions, Belvoir Castle, Grantham

22nd August Firework Champions, Capesthorne Hall, Siddlington

5th September Firework Champions, Eastnor Castle, Skipton

Further information about these firework displays & tickets 01327 876037.

British Firework Championships, Plymouth Hoe, 18th & 19th August 2015

The now internationally renowned British Fireworks Championships will again be taking place on Plymouth’s spectacular waterfront over two nights.

The UK fireworks industry regards this as the 'Olympics' of firework competitions in the display competition stakes. This year’s show will see the return of the ‘Champions-of-Champions’ firework competition.

Entertainment will start on stage from 6pm, with the first firework displays starting at around 9.30pm each evening as dusk arrives, ending around 11pm.

Festival of Fireworks, Catton Hall, Derbyshire 5th September 2015

World-class, multi-award winning firework displays: this is the calibre of the pyrotechnics on display at the UK Festival of Fireworks. Acknowledged and proven masters in the art of display fireworks. Gates open at 5pm, with the first firework display around dusk; 8.45pm. Further information is available by telephoning 01384 402266.

World Firework Championships, Promenade, Blackpool 11th, 18th, 25th Sep & 2nd Oct 2015 TBC

Blackpool's Fireworks Championships takes place in this top UK resort each September. The championship brings together the best of the UK Pyro industry who compete to provide the best firework display. Fireworks commence from around 8.30pm. 

Contact Tower Festival Headland on 01253 478222 for more information on this firework display.

British Musical Fireworks Championships 2nd, 3rd & 4th October 2015, Victoria Park Southport, £5 per ticket

Seven of the top professional firework display companies compete over three nights to win the prestigious British Music Fireworks Championships, with each firework display synchronised to music. This is the only firework display of its kind.

The northern Southport skies light up with an explosion of colour as some of the country's best pyrotechnic teams compete with spectacular firework displays aiming to win one of the most prestigious industry titles of 'UK British Musical Firework Champions'.

Call 01704 533333 for more info.

Carlisle Fireshow, Bitts Park, 5th November 2015 –  £FREE

The Carlisle Fireshow began almost thirty years ago and has grown in popularity and now some 35,000 people attend annually, which is usually on the Saturday nearest to Bonfire Night, 5th November. A huge 40' bonfire is now integral to this top festival of fireworks. This firework display is listed in The Times Top 10 Bonfire List.


Admission is free but collections are made for local charities. Tel: 01228 817000 for more information on these fireworks.