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.
October 27th, 2010
Time posted: 17:06
Bonfire Night ‚Äď The Great British Tradition
Top tips for the perfect Bonfire party
‘Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot, we see no reason, why gunpowder treason, Should ever be forgot!‚Äô
November 5th is an iconic date in British history, the day Guy Fawkes plotted, and failed, to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. People all over London lit Bonfires to celebrate his failure and every year since then we have traditionally celebrated with Bonfires and Fireworks! Read the rest of this entry »
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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. Today¬†Marketing Manager, Helen Ashton took part in a¬† 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 today‚Äôs 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.