BPA Senior Firer Refreshers Course – Passed!

March 27, 2017
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Congratulations to Andy Jones on successfully completing his BPA (British Pyrotechnists Association) Senior Firer Refreshers Course and Exam! Merlin Fireworks are committed to the BPA Training Scheme for Display Firers and all of our technicians are either qualified or are working towards qualification.   Firers and Senior Firers Qualifications are valid for five years and then.. read more →

Happy New Year from Merlin Fireworks

January 4, 2017
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Happy New Year to all our Firework friends and fans around the World. NYE is traditionally one of the busiest nights in the world for Firework Displays and our firing teams have been all over the UK setting up spectacular displays to welcome in 2017. This photograph on Flickr taken by Gareth Jones shows our.. read more →

Happy 90th Birthday Your Majesty!

April 27, 2016
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Our Dragonfire colleagues were proud to be asked to help celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations in Cardiff last week. They provided the National Beacon for Wales and a Spectacular Firework Display fired to Handel’s ‘La Réjouissance’ played live by The Band of the Prince of Wales Division.       read more →

International Women’s Day

March 7, 2016
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With International Women’s Day occurring this week we are delighted to take this opportunity to feature some of our female technicians in this gallery. It is often said that Fireworks are a “man thing” and that firework display work is not suitable for women.  Well, we beg to disagree! Merlin have had female firework display.. read more →

Fireworks for New Years Day

January 5, 2016
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A bright and colourful start to the New Year, captured here by Richard Lewis Photography.  This shot shows five pairs of Multicoloured Comet Candles with a pair of larger calibre Bombette Candles bursting above them. Electronic control allows all these fireworks to be ignited in unison, in this case by one of our Pyromate Nighthawk.. read more →

Merlin Fireworks wishing you a Happy New Year

January 2, 2016
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Happy New Year everybody! Thanks to all our teams who have been working over the Holidays to prepare for our New Years Eve and New Years Day Firework Displays. Here is one of the first pictures we have seen in 2016, from the brilliant Kris Williams and showing our Fireworks above Beaumaris Castle.     read more →

Cedars International Festival

August 10, 2015
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Merlin Fireworks have just returned from the Cedars International Festival, set in the fabulous Bsharri region of Northern Lebanon. Read all about it here! read more →

Download Festival 2015

June 20, 2015
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Great picture by Danny North of the pyrotechnics for Kiss at Download 2015. Two of our team of “Andys” (Andy Firkin and Andy Bott) thoroughly enjoyed setting up the pyrotechnics with our friends from Innovative Pyrotechnik Gmbh,.   read more →

Lagos Countdown 2014

January 3, 2015
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Following the success of our NYE display at the Lagos Countdown 2013 we were very pleased to be invited back to Lagos for an even bigger and better display at an even bigger event! Billed as the biggest NYE party in Africa, over 200,000 Nigerians partied long into the night with a stage full of.. read more →

Remember Remember the 5th November

November 10, 2014
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The weeks surrounding 5th November are our seasonal peak and our teams are all busy rigging, firing and clearing away displays night after night. Many of our November displays are for Round Table, Lions and Rotary Clubs fundraising for their nominated charities. This great picture (© Andy Page of Silver Lining Photography) is from our.. read more →