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When Were Fireworks Invented? - Galactic Fireworks

When Were Fireworks Invented?

Discover the captivating history of fireworks, from their accidental invention in ancient China to the vibrant displays we enjoy today. Learn about the evolution of firecrackers, the development of gunpowder, the introduction of aerial fireworks, and the creation of colourful pyrotechnics. This journey through time highlights the cultural significance and technological advancements that have made fireworks an integral part of celebrations worldwide.
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Galactic Update: June - Galactic Fireworks

Galactic Update: June

Discover what's been happening at Galactic in June '24! We’ve been uncovering vintage firework brochures and enjoying some well-deserved holidays. Plus, get a sneak peek at our exciting new fireworks for 2024: Sky Monkeys With Exploding Coconuts and Thunder Blitz. Stay tuned for more updates as we gear up for the upcoming season!
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Galactic Update: May - Galactic Fireworks

Galactic Update: May

Discover the highlights of our latest firework displays, including a spectacular wedding show and our involvement in the Architectural Firework Design Competition. Get a sneak peek at our exciting new fireworks for 2024, like Thunderous Finale and Battle Tank.

Stay updated with all the latest news and events from Galactic as we gear up for an explosive season ahead!

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Galactic Update: April - Galactic Fireworks

Galactic Update: April

Welcome to the First Galactic Update! Dive into our monthly blog where we share the latest fireworks and the stories that ignite our passion at Galactic. This month, read about our feature in Fireworks Magazine and discover our stunning new additions for 2024: 'Palms Away' and 'The Destroyer.' Stay tuned for exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes content only available here at Galactic!
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What Are Firework Stars Made Of? Exploring the Chemistry of Spectacular Firework Displays - Galactic Fireworks

What Are Firework Stars Made Of? Exploring the Chemistry of Spectacular Firework Displays

Ever wondered what makes fireworks shine and dazzle? The secret lies in their composition. From metal salts to black powder, fireworks stars are the key to those mesmerizing displays. Learn about the science behind the brilliance and how to handle fireworks responsibly for a safe celebration.
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Are There Any Fireworks Safe to Fire at People? - Galactic Fireworks

Are There Any Fireworks Safe to Fire at People?

Fireworks are thrilling, but firing them at people is extremely dangerous. Avoid accidents by following safety guidelines. Celebrate responsibly and protect everyone's well-being. Let's make each celebration a joyful memory, free from harm. 🎆🔥 #FireworkSafety #CelebrateResponsibly

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How Do Fireworks Work: The Science Behind the Sparkles - Galactic Fireworks

How Do Fireworks Work: The Science Behind the Sparkles

Discover the science behind the mesmerizing sparkles of fireworks! From explosive black powder to metal salts, learn how each component contributes to the vibrant colors and stunning displays. Uncover the secrets of timing, chemistry, and physics that make fireworks a captivating spectacle.
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Do Americans in Britain Shoot off Fireworks on 4th of July? - Galactic Fireworks

Do Americans in Britain Shoot off Fireworks on 4th of July?

Independence Day in Britain: Do Americans shoot off fireworks? Discover the unique celebration of 4th of July abroad, where regulations, cultural differences, and non-public holiday status impact the festivities.
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Is Bonfire Night Only Celebrated in the UK? - Galactic Fireworks

Is Bonfire Night Only Celebrated in the UK?

Remember, remember the fifth of November! Bonfire Night, a British tradition dating back over 400 years. Learn the history, from the failed Gunpowder Plot to burning effigies and fireworks displays. A celebration of resilience and cultural heritage.
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Can You Set Off Fireworks in Your Back Garden? - Galactic Fireworks

Can You Set Off Fireworks in Your Back Garden?

Planning a fireworks display in your back garden? Stay safe and legal with these tips. Check local laws, buy from licensed sellers, and choose fireworks suitable for home use. Set up a safe distance, read instructions carefully, and keep a bucket of water nearby. Inform your neighbours and minimise disturbances. Enjoy a fun and safe display!
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Are Fireworks Safe? - Galactic Fireworks

Are Fireworks Safe?

Fireworks are safe when used responsibly. Follow safety guidelines: buy from reputable sources, light them at a safe distance, use a flat surface and launching tube, keep a bucket of water nearby, and never throw or aim at others. Supervise children and follow age restrictions for sparklers. Celebrate responsibly!
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Why Does the UK Celebrate Guy Fawkes Day? - Galactic Fireworks

Why Does the UK Celebrate Guy Fawkes Day?

Guy Fawkes Day, also known as Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night, is a longstanding tradition in the UK. It commemorates the failed plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Guy Fawkes, a member of the conspiracy, was caught guarding barrels of gunpowder and subsequently arrested. The discovery of the plot was cause for celebration, leading to the annual observance on November 5th. Today, the day is marked by lighting bonfires, setting off fireworks, and enjoying traditional foods. It has evolved into a time for family and friends to gather and appreciate the vibrant displays. While primarily observed in the UK, Guy Fawkes Day has also gained recognition worldwide, thanks to its association with the iconic Guy Fawkes mask and its symbolic representation of resistance. Overall, the day serves as a reminder of history and a celebration of unity.
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