Following two evenings packed with thrilling displays, the judging panel of three professional and three lay judges, with input from the competition adjudicator, declared Skyburst the Firework Co. as winners. Read on to see the scores and a selection of the judges comments for each team.

1. Skyburst the Firework Co.
2. Shockwave Pyrotechnics
3. Pyrovision 

Young People's Choice sponsored by CityBus Winner: Electrify Fireworks

This year’s British Firework Championships will take place in Plymouth on 16th and 17th August. With the addition of live music on the Hoe plus a fun fair, it makes a great evening out for all the family.

For visitor information, parking, access and all about the activities running alongside the fireworks, go to Visit Plymouth.

If you are planning to put on your own display – whether for bonfire night, a private party or simply because you enjoy fireworks – you may find the following guidelines helpful.

The most important thing when buying a professional firework display is to ensure that the company you employ is reputable and complies with both the law and industry good practice. The best way to check this is to ask the following questions: