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.
There are many myths surrounding the invention and original use of fireworks but the most well known tale relates to Chinese New Year.Â It is said that an interesting flame was produced when a Chinese cook accidently spilled saltpetre, which is an ingredient in gunpowder, into a cooking fire. This mixed with other ingredients used to create gunpowder such as charcoal and sulphur burned with a pretty flame in a fire, however once it was wrapped in a bamboo tube the mixture caused an explosion when set alight. Read the rest of this entry »
As the nights begin to get darker earlier and the days offer only a glimmer of the summer sun, we here at Black Cat and Standard Fireworks realise THAT time of year is fast approaching. We refer to THAT time of year in relation to November. The hard working and proud staff here at Black Cat and Standard Fireworks are working at full throttle in order to be ready for the big occasions. We refer to big occasions as not only do we have Bonfire Night at the beginning of November this year, but also Diwali celebrations begin on Sunday 3rd November. The trucks have been rolling through the factory gates, filled to the brim with fantastic Black Cat and Standard Fireworks products. The online orders are picking up and staff members are busy communicating with the supermarkets. Read the rest of this entry »
Black Cat Fireworks are now offering new packageâ€™s for weddings, parties and birthdays. A new selection of products has been hand picked for this festive season of Christmas and New Year â€“ make sure you take a look.
With price ranges to suit everyone nobody needs to miss out this winter.