Skyburst Illuminations

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Skyburst Illuminations Ltd. is a limited company engaged in pyrotechnics.[1] It was established in 1998 and is based in Bedminster, Bristol.[1] It is reported to be the largest organiser of firework displays in the United Kingdom[1]Template:Dubious and has been described as a "leading specialist".[2]

In August 2011, the company was one of six competitors in the British Firework Championships.[3] In the same month it also competed in the Belvoir Fireworks competition,[4] hosted at Belvoir Castle and organised by MLE Pyrotechnics.[4][5] More local displays have included those at Burnham-on-Sea[6][7] and the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Night to go with a bang for firm behind 130 displays". Bristol Evening Post. 1 November 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2011. "What started out as a childhood hobby for Alan Christie has turned into a national success story. Mr Christie is the boss of Bedminster-based Skyburst and under his management the company has grown into the biggest organiser of firework displays in the country. [...] Skyburst has been based in Nelson Parade in Bedminster since 1982." 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dixon, Suzi (11 August 2010). "Bristol International Balloon Fiesta celebrates 50 years of ballooning". Bristol24-7. Retrieved 24 May 2012. Template:Deadlink
  3. "Fireworks thrill city spectators". The Herald. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 29 November 2011. "Last night the crowds marvelled to three companies – Skyburst The Firework Co, Fireworx Scotland and Nemisis Pyrotechnics – who made good use of their brief 10 minute slots. For tonight three more firms – Celebration Fireworks, MLE Pyrotechnics and Highlight Pyrotechnics – will attempt to take the coveted title [...]" Template:Deadlink
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Display Teams - Saturday 13th August 2011". belvoirfireworks. Retrieved 29 November 2011. "Closing Display / Organisers - MLE Pyrotechnics Limited [...] Team 3 Skyburst Fireworks Limited" Template:Deadlink
  5. "Belvoir Castle". Vale of Belvoir. Retrieved 29 November 2011. "[...] followed by a finale display from organisers MLE Pyrotechnics." Template:Deadlink
  6. "Big crowds expected for Burnham-On-Sea's seafront fireworks". 1 November 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  7. "Grand fireworks display - 7.30pm - Sunday 6 NOV 2011". Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council website. Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge. Retrieved 24 May 2012. Template:Failed verification