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.
February 8th, 2011
Time posted: 12:03
The History of Fireworks
The history of fireworks is complex and originated approximately 2000 years ago. Fireworks are widely associated with key events and celebrations and over the years the use of fireworks has become widespread at parties, weddings, birthdays, parades and public holidays all over the World. Production of fireworks is predominately in China, Germany and Italy as well as other countries in Europe including the UK.
The recognised creation and history of fireworks started with black powder; the largest ingredient of fireworks. The explosive chemical was discovered by the Chinese in the first century BCE â approximately 2000 years ago. Later in China, in the 10th Century, black powder was used to make the first firework, named a firecracker.
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January 22nd, 2011
Time posted: 13:28
Party Fireworks â Celebrate with a bang!
Fireworks are a perfect treat to every celebration, especially parties! Whether youâre the host or a guest at the party, make it a night to remember with our spectacular fireworks. Weâve put together four awesome selections of our best fireworks to make it even easier for you to choose which fireworks are most suitable for your occasion. All our fireworks are guaranteed to impress your friends and family and ensure your night truly goes with a bang!
Standard Fireworks and Black Cat Fireworks are two of the best firework brands and you can be assured of the best quality fireworks. Our excellent range of single ignition fireworks are the perfect party favour Read the rest of this entry »
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