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2015 AGM: 9th May, Worksop

We’re please to announce the 2015 AGM will be held on 9th May at the Bondhay Golf Club in Worksop, starting at 1pm. Our keynote speaker will be Rev. Ron Lancaster, founder of Kimbolton Fireworks, talking about his lifelong involvement

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New videos from our AGM

We’ve just released some new videos on our YouTube channel from our AGM at the Royal Gunpowder Mills, held in March this year. Firstly, Malcolm Smith talks about his work with pyrotechnic effects for scale models used in TV and

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2013 AGM Announced (UPDATE)

Update (22/03/2013): The South West is currently suffering from heavy rain and there are a number of flood warnings in place. If you are travelling to the AGM please bear this in mind by allowing plenty of time and checking for

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Firework Events for August and September 2012

Even with November a while away yet, there are still plenty of opportunities to see some great firework displays across the country.

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AGM Line Up – 5th May 2012

AGM Agenda (subject to change) 1.00pm AGM official business 1.30pm “The Forensic Investigation of Firework Incidents” by Stephen Miller, pyrotechnic special effects expert and our new Chairman 2.00pm “The UKPS Picture Show” by Phil Dunford, our Vice Chairman, covering the

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2012 AGM Announced

We’re delighted to announce that our 2012 Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 5th May, as we return to The Marlborough School, Woodstock, Oxon.

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Visit To Kimbolton Fireworks

Friday 19th June 2009. Kimbolton Workshops, Near Kimbolton, Huntingdon, Cambs. The society is very pleased to announce that we have organised a guided tour of the renowned Kimbolton Fireworks, hosted by the Revd Ron Lancaster MBE. The Kimbolton workshops are

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UKPS Exhibition Event at Firework Champions Stanford Hall

Saturday 1st August 2009, Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire The UK Pyrotechnics Society is pleased to announce that we are staging an exhibition and social at the Firework Champions event being held at Stanford Hall. Now firmly established as one of

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UKPS Annual General Meeting 2009

Saturday 21st March, Bishop Thomas Grant School, Streatham, South London Our third AGM is scheduled to take place in London on Saturday 21st March. The venue is the conference suite of Bishop Thomas Grant School in Streatham, South London. We

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Combermere Abbey Firework Champions 2008

Saturday 9th August 2008 – Combermere Abbey, Cheshire The UK Pyrotechnics Society is pleased to announce that we are planning a social meet at the Combermere Abbey Fireworks Champions 2008. Members will enjoy an exclusive discount off the ticket price!

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