You know summer is going by fast when you realise we’re about to reach the halfway point of Firework Champions 2018. Two big shows are behind us and it’s now time to move the show to Belvoir Castle.
If you are thinking of things to do on these hot summer nights, we here at Firework Crazy recommend you head down to this beautiful location on August 11 and experience a thrilling fireworks competition.
Here’s all you need to know about Firework Champions and how to get involved with the competition at Belvoir Castle.
The competition format
Firework Champions is a six-night event, organised by MLE Pyrotechnics. On each night, three teams will be competing by creating a firework show to wow the crowds. The great thing about this particular competition is that the audience can pick the winner. Voting happens via text message and you can read more about it on the official website.
The competition takes place in stunning locations across England. The unique setting adds great atmosphere to the events and makes the fireworks look even more exhilarating. You can also prepare for the main event by exploring these locations, their beautiful gardens and buildings.
Each night will also feature a grand finale by the organiser MLE Pyrotechnics.
Firework Champions 2018 Belvoir Castle
This year, the third night of the competition takes place at Belvoir Castle. The castle has been the home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland for over thousand years, although the current Castle is the fourth to have stood on the site.
The event will take place on August 11 and here are the key times to keep in mind:
- Gates open for entry at 5.00 pm. Gates close for entry at 9.00 pm.
- Team 1 performs at 9.30 pm.
- Team 2 performs at 9.45 pm.
- Team 3 performs at 10.00 pm.
- Voting opens at 10.15 pm and ends at 10.30 pm.
- Grand final will take place at 10.30 pm.
Prior to the fireworks, the grounds will be filled with live music and things to do. You can also bring your own picnic table, as there will be plenty of great vendors treating you to good food and refreshing drinks.
The teams performing in Firework Champions 2018 Belvoir Castle edition are:
Fusion Fireworks is a newcomer to the Firework Champions events. The group has been performing at major events around Surrey and the South East. Their performances are always highly technical and down to earth – Fusion Fireworks are guaranteed to put on a great show.
The Guildford-based team is returning to Firework Champions. The group has won two major trophies, being crowned a champion at Firework Champions Eastnor Castle in 2009 and winning the British Musical Championships. Their show will be an exciting mix of special effects and unique display design.
Optimum Fireworks is a recently formed group, having started in 2009. However, the group has already taken three Firework Champions titles and performed in countless major competitions and events so you can expect to see a stunning show.
If you’d like to enjoy a night of fireworks, then head down to Belvoir Castle on August 11 in Grantham, Leicestershire. You can book tickets online and look at information regarding accommodation from the official Firework Champions website.
There will be three more nights of fireworks coming up later on if you can’t make it to Belvoir Castle. Keep checking our blog for more information!