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New year’s fireworks

We may be slightly biased, but no New Year’s Eve is complete without some fantastic fireworks! They can help to add that extra special touch to the evening – particularly at a garden party – and make sure that the night is one that lives long in the memory. As always, our team here at Galactic are your best possible bet when it comes to finding the products that you require. With cakes, rockets and packages to suit all your needs you’re sure to find the fireworks you need from us. If you’re interested in hosting a New Year’s Eve firework display – be that professionally or at home – then make sure to check out our excellent New Year fireworks buying guide. This can help you to put together the perfect display based around a specific budget.

Music

Tradition dictates the that click here each New Year be brought in with a classic rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, the famous anthem paying homage to belonging and friendship. For the rest of the night, there are plenty of other ways music is used as part of celebrations too. From local festivals to party playlists, your favourite songs can help to enhance the experience.

Food and Drink

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or eating out at your favourite restaurant, a special meal can really enhance your New Year’s Eve experience. Similarly, spending the night at your local or venturing into town for a few cocktails are some of the other ways you can celebrate. Why not combine the two for the best of both worlds?

Location

There are so many different ways to celebrate the evening. If you always do the same thing, why not try something different for this New Year’s Eve? Some of the countless possibilities include: – Local events – A trip abroad – A house party – Food and drinks in the city centre – Firework displays

Family and Friends

The key to a great New Year’s Eve is undoubtedly the company you spend the evening with. Whether it’s getting together with long-standing friends or catching up with family, the night is a great excuse to make new memories with loved ones.

With a Budget of £100

Dum Bum 25 Shot Spread 5-Alive Rocket Pack On a budget of £100, you couldn’t ask for much more in terms of truly high-quality click here fireworks. Starting with the Dum Bum, you’ll struggle to find a noisier firework anywhere else in the UK. If you want to bring in the New Year with a bang, this is the only choice. We’ve then chosen to follow this up with the Spread. Consisting of 39mm tubes packed with 980g of powder, this fancake firework produces blue bouquets with golden crackling belts. To complete the set, we’ve included the wonderful 5-Alive Rocket Pack. More than just your typical supermarket rocket, these are sure to fill the sky with colour and noise.

New Year Fireworks Buying Guide

Following the success of the buying guide we put together for Bonfire Night, we thought we’d do something similar to assist those searching for New Year’s Eve fireworks. We’ve taken a number of fantastic fireworks from our 2016 New Year’s range and matched them with some explosive rockets to make 4 complete displays. No matter your budget, you’ll be able to do things in style with this guide.

Grand Slam

As the largest fused firework that Brothers Pyrotechnics produce, we’re delighted to include the Grand Slam as the first suggestion on our selection of potential Christmas fireworks. It includes the Thunderking, Vendetta, OMG and Hercules models. One of the many attractive qualities of the Grand Slam is its running time. At a staggering 4 minutes, it provides simply superb value for money. It delivers on everything from colour, to sound, to running order. £199.95

Help Your Children to Stay Safe This Bonfire Night

Fireworks can provide great entertainment for the whole family – but it’s essential that they’re properly respected. If not handled with care, they can cause burns and eye injuries to children and adults. General Safety –        Only adults should light or hold fireworks. –        Never let your children near a firework after it’s been lit even if it hasn’t gone off. –        Never let fireworks be thrown. –        Store fireworks safely away from children in the lead up to Bonfire Night. –        Don’t allow children to pick up fireworks once an event has finished – they could still be explosive. –        People aged below 18 are not allowed to buy fireworks or possess them in a public place. –        To ensure the safety of all those at a display you are holding, only buy fireworks that comply with British Standard 7114 or its European equivalent. –        If you’re holding a display, make sure that you also point fireworks away from homes. Fireworks should also be kept away from brush, leaves and flammable substances. –        Always make sure to keep a bucket or two of water on hand. –        Make sure the site for your display is large enough for any fireworks to be let off safely. Sparkler Safety It’s particularly important to follow basic safety procedures when children are around sparklers, as these are the fireworks they will come in contact with. Despite their size, individual sparklers can actually burn at a temperature of over 15 times the click here boiling point of water. –        Always give children gloves to wear when they use sparklers. –        Don’t give sparklers to children under 5, as they will not understand how to use them safely. –        Don’t dress your children in loose or flowing clothes when they’re using sparklers, as they may be at risk of setting on fire. –        Sparklers should always be held an arm’s length away from the body. –        Don’t let children run whilst they’re using sparklers. –        Never let children put sparklers in their pockets. –        Always make sure an adult is present when sparklers are being used by children. –        Make sure to only light one sparkler at a time. –        Put the hot end of a sparkler in a bucket of water once it has been used. Emergency Advice –        In an emergency, make sure you keep calm. According to Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue, you should cool any burns or scalds with hot water for at least ten minutes. –        If you are at all unsure about the severity of any burns you should take children straight to hospital. –        If any material sticks to any burns, make sure that you cut around the fabric sticking to the skin – never just pull it off. Stay Safe and Have a Great Bonfire Night Just remember – there’s absolutely no reason why Bonfire Night shouldn’t be a fun occasion for you and your family. Just make sure to follow this safety advice and you’ll help ensure…

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