Blackcat and Standard Fireworks Blog
Here at Standard Fireworks we have been supplying fireworks to the UK market since 1891 and have a wealth of experience within the UK consumer firework market and partnerships with the UK's key retailers. From our head office in Huddersfield we co-ordinate the sales, marketing, sourcing, distribution of fireworks to the retail and professional trades. From 1998 Standard has been part of the Black Cat international brand.
November 11th, 2009
Time posted: 16:41
Standard Fireworks supports Huddersfield Town Crier
Victor Watson- Huddersfield Town Crier
Black Cat and Standard Fireworks were pleased to support Huddersfieldâ€™s official Town Crier, Victor Watson.Â Victor was arranging to host a fireworks display for a group of elderly ladies in his area and wanted our help to add a few extra surprises.Â Victor visited our factory Shop to collect his donation for a display at the weekend and stated:
â€śI thought putting on a firework display would be a nice treat for ladies in my area and this donation will help make it extra special.â€ť
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November 5th, 2009
Time posted: 12:07
BBC 1 Standard Fireworks Coverage on The One Show
Must have viewing tonight – The One Show BBC1 at 7pm.
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Standard and Black Cat Fireworks were contacted by The One Show to work with them on a special feature for their Bonfire Night Show.Â The One Showâ€™s very own garden shed scientist – Marty Jopson was keen to do a piece about the science behind fireworks and how fireworks have changed over the years.
A team from The One Show visited the Standard Fireworks site in late October to make the feature. Phil Murray, the Standard Fireworks Technical Manager presented with Marty a demonstration of old and new fireworks, explaining how they work and how they have changed over the years. The feature finished with a spectacular firework display and special lance work writing of â€śThe One Showâ€ť lit up in fireworks.
November 2nd, 2009
Time posted: 11:50
BBC Radio Sheffield Radio Interview
During the Bonfire season, amongst all the other hype of activities, Black Cat and Standard Fireworks are always keen to raise Media awareness and coverage. TodayÂ Marketing Manager, Helen Ashton took part in aÂ radio interview around the topic of fireworks.
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Helen was interviewed by Toby Foster on BBC Radio Sheffield Breakfast show. Toby joked about his memories of childhood fireworks and Bonfire Night and asked about todayâ€™s most popular fireworks. Helen chatted about the new Single Ignition Fireworks, which are becoming very popular, along with the old family favourites such as selection boxes and rockets.
The interview also covered safety tips and firework advice.