Welcome to UKFR, your independent guide to fireworks for UK consumers. Learn how to choose, buy, store, set up and let off your fireworks safely, legally and responsibly.

All about each type of firework currently available to UK consumers.

Advice on picking fireworks for just about every kind of fireworks display.

From specialist firework shops to mail order, advice on buying fireworks.

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Complete beginner?

Head over to our Beginners Start Here! page for a structured walk-through of all our guides and articles.

Detailed guides on how to set up each type of consumer firework for a safe and stylish display.

Great tips on how to fire your display safely and professionally, by hand or firing system.

All the UK firework laws you need to know about and advice on storage and training.

Advice on when professional services would me more appropriate for your event.

Good to know:

It is legal to buy and to let off fireworks at any time of the year in England, Scotland and Wales, but you must finish your display by 11pm. Read our firework laws summary.

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