Type of fireworks: Air Bombs
Just that. Lots of thumps and bangs from these aerial pieces which, because of reclassification from Category 3 to Category 4, are no longer available to the general public.
Type of fireworks: Barrage or Cake
Fast becoming the most popular of all the single fireworks on offer: noise, drama, spectacle – it’s all here. Some emit lots of smaller shots, some providing a spectacle of shots which themselves dissolve into multi-crackling effects in mid-air. They can create spectacular and long-lasting effects from a single ignition while minimising safety concerns. In the UK, the reclassification of aerial shells to Category 4 has popularised cakes as a method for achieving similar effects while staying within safety guidelines, particularly by firing multiple shots at the same time.