Do I need a licence to hold a fireworks display?

No. Unlike France, where you have to get a permit from the mayor, no licence or permit is required in the UK.

Do I need insurance?

No. All Fantastic Fireworks displays are covered by our own insurance.

What level of insurance cover do you hold?

£10 million cover as standard.

I want fireworks for an event tomorrow, can you help?

Yes. We have a rapid reaction team who can put on a display at less than 24 hours notice (UK only). We’ve even provided a same-day display for the winner of a £10,000 cash prize from MTV which had to be spent that day!

What is the latest I can set fireworks off?

11pm is the curfew for most nights but there are extensions for November 5th (midnight), Diwali, Chinese New Year and New Year’s Eve (1am).

Do I need to notify the police or local authorites?

No. However if you think a display may cause an unexpected disturbance letting them and your neighbours in advance know will make everyone aware.

How much do they cost?

Our displays start from £800 + VAT

How much space do I need?

We have fired displays in all sorts of locations, on the sea, on lakes, on rivers, on rooftops, in city centres and in some of the tightest locations, it all depends on exactly where you have mind.

What happens if it rains?

The show goes on. The only weather which seriously threatens a firework display is high wind.

What is the largest display you have done?

The £250,000 show which celebrated the City of Liverpool’s 800th anniversary and its appointment as European Capital of Culture.

Can you do fireworks abroad?


What is the biggest display you have done abroad?

For Sir Philip Green’s 55th birthday in the Maldives arranged by Banana Split.

Who is your biggest celebrity client?

A rock star who recently celebrated his 50th birthday with fireworks choreographed to his favourite tunes.

I have had quotes from lots of different companies, how do I know who to choose?

Call 01565 830800 and we’ll tell you why to choose Fantastic Fireworks North!

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