Lord Mayor’s Show, River Thames, London


Pyrovision are proud to be involved in this prestigious annual event.

Traditionally the second weekend in November  celebrates the election of the New Mayor of the City of London.  This historic pageant dates back over 800 years.lord-mayor-show-londyn_2011d

The procession starts at 11am, there are events all day and culminates in the fireworks display over the Thames at 5.15pm.

This fireworks display marks the end of The Lord Mayor’s Show and the beginning of a new mayoral year, the newly confirmed Lord Mayor launches the display over the river.

For the best views of this spectacular annual display head down to the riverside between Waterloo and Blackfriars Bridges.

For more information bout the day and the history surrounding this historic annual event please view their website and a clip of the 2016 fireworks can be viewed below:

Music of the Night – Royal Citadel, Plymouth

Music of the Night 2012

This week-long series of concerts features songs and music from many popular West End shows and is staged in the Royal Citadel – home of 29 Royal Commando Regiment. We have been involved with this amazing series of concerts for many years. Bearing in mind the historic importance of the Royal Citadel, our selection of suitable material was very important at the design stage. As on past occasions, the fireworks were fired from various locations, including the roof, to create intense and very visual displays.

Maidstone Proms in the Park.


To add to the festivities, as the orchestra played Land of Hope & Glory at the end of the concert, we provided a varied and entertaining display to suit the occasion.

Visit Scotland

Castle at Night

The 2012 VisitScotland TV advert includes our famous “waterfall” cascading down the steep rock face of Edinburgh Castle during the annual End of Festival fireworks show (23 seconds in).

Cunard Queen Elizabeth II Departing Liverpool

Southhampton Boat Launches

To celebrate the inaugural visits to Liverpool of both the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary II in different weeks we were asked to provide intense and spectacular displays for each ship as they left the City of Liverpool. This display was fired from a barge positioned in the dock area so that both the guests on board and the many thousands of people watching these luxury ocean liners departed.

P & O Adonia Naming Ceremony, Southampton

ADONIA Boat Launch

Once again we were back in Southampton to provide both onboard effects during the naming ceremony and a large scale – barge based fireworks display in the evening. Dame Shirley Bassey was the Godmother for this latest superb addition to the P & O fleet of cruise liners. The ceremony was accompanied by large CO2 Confetti Blowers using silver Mylar confetti – a special type of reflective surfaced confetti, single shot Aero Cannons with streamers and various pyrotechnic effects. All were fired at the same time as the traditional bottle smash moment, creating a very celebratory atmosphere on board. Later in the evening we fired a 10 minute barge based display choreographed to a medley of some of Dame Shirley Bassey’s most well known songs including Goldfinger, Lets Get This Party Started, Diamonds are forever and This is My Life. A beautiful and visual display which was truly appreciated by all present.

L’Oreal Colour Trophy Awards – London


In addition to providing firework displays Pyrovision also provide a range of indoor special effects. Again we were pleased to be asked back to provide various effects for the 2011 L’Oreal Colour Awards ceremony held in the Great Room of London’s Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane. This year we provided CO2 head jets, Dry Ice/Low smoke simulators which were used at various points throughout the evening and Streamer Cannons fired at the end of the evening. The streamer cannons are shown in this video clip.

Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons



New Year’s Eve
Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons

To be asked once again to stage a display at Raymond Blanc’s highly acclaimed, two star Michelin restaurant and hotel in Oxfordshire is a real privilege. Guests were able to view the intense, vivid colourful display from the lawned area just outside the restaurant looking across the grounds and the clear night sky provided a beautiful backdrop for the colourful array.


It is always nice to receive favourable comments:
“A huge thank you to your crew for, yet again, another incredible display. The guests were overwhelmed last year and seemed to love them even more this year. They really were fantastic and I am sure you gave us an extra minute of display as well, so thank you very much.”

We also have video footage of a wedding display, choreographed to music at this venue.

Music on Fire

Music on Fire 2006

It was a real privilege to work with the Army Benevolent Fund on the Music on Fire 2008 show.

Music On Fire Sandhurst

This stunning outdoor spectacular event featured a 100-piece orchestra, 100-voice choir, a thrilling firework display and a special performance from Hayley Westenra. The theme was ‘James Bond’ and guests picnicked on the lawn as they enjoyed the show. All proceeds raised went to the ABF’s fund for veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.


Large Confetti Blowers in use

Large CO2 Confetti Blower

This is one of the most powerful units available and is suitable for Arena, Stadium & large outdoor venues. This powerful unit will propel the contents up to approximately 25 metres.

Requires a CO2 bottle and contents to be used – both are chargeable extras. 
Size: (closed in flight case) 1.37metres high x 68cm wide x 76cm.

Watch our use of the effect for Paul McCartney’s performance of Hey Jude at the Brits Awards (starts at 3:46).