British Firework Championships winner announced

Selstar Fireworks, West Sussex has been crowned the ‘British Firework Champion 2017’ at this year’s British Firework Championships following a spectacular two-day showdown between six of the UK’s top pyrotechnics specialists on Plymouth Hoe.

Runner up this year is Nemisis Pyrotechnics, Cheshire and in third place is Smart Pyrotechnics, Wiltshire. The six professional fireworks companies that competed this year were:

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

Tens of thousands of spectators gathered on and around Plymouth Hoe on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 August to see over four tonnes of fireworks set off into the night sky in six spectacular displays.

Hosted by Plymouth City Council and The Event Services Association (TESA) the championships are one of the biggest annual displays put on by professional firework companies in the UK. 

For further details please view www.visitplymouth.co.uk/fireworks