Festival of Fireworks at Catton Hall

Why is this Festival so special?

The Festival of Fireworks has been a much loved annual event since 1999.  It is organised by Jubilee Fireworks; a globally respected and highly decorated display company which was founded over 30 years ago.

The Festival was originally located in the grounds of Shugborough Hall, former home of Lord Lichfield.  The event was relocated to the stunning grounds of Catton Hall in 2008, and has continued to expand.

The unique non-competition format of this Festival allows invited display companies to showcase their creative talents without typical restrictions.  For these amazing pyrotechnicians, the sky really is the limit.  You know that you will be left awestruck by the incredible firework displays, all set to music.  This really is a night to remember.

Firework Display Teams
Fireworks Set Off
Steam engines
Year Anniversary

The 2019 Festival teams were

The 21st Festival of Fireworks featured:



Selstar Fireworks is a multi award winning display company delivering world class shows to wide variety of clients.
Priding ourselves in creative and bespoke displays our design team have over 40 years experience in high profile pyro spectaculars using the latest firing systems and design software.
Every year we hunt out a wide range of products from around the world ensuring we have the latest effects and colours available in the industry.
Our team are really looking forward to taking part in this wonderful event and can’t wait to see the displays from all teams.



Illusion Fireworks are Oxfordshire’s largest and most prestigious firework company. Show designer and ambitious owner Karl set up Illusion in 2014 and with the help of a team of passionate pyromaniacs (the Illusion family) pride themselves on delivering bespoke professional firework displays with a ‘Style, Rhythm & Scale’ like no other! Using the best fireworks cherry picked from manufacturers the world over, the team’s unique approach to displays saw Illusion Fireworks proudly become both the British Firework Champions and the British Musical Firework Champions in 2018. The team work hard all year round to Fill the Sky with Magic at events across the UK for clients like Kelloggs, Chelsea FC and the Royal Family!



Located in northern Italy, PyroItaly was founded by a young energetic team in 2003 with a primary focus on firework display design, striving to obtain a fusion of spectacular results using modern technologies.

The company uses a balance of Italian traditional design and it’s own unique style to create beautiful award winning displays, presenting the very best in handmade traditional Italian fireworks.

Amongst its International competition awards, PyroItaly were awarded first place in the 2017 Malta International Fireworks Festival, and we are extremely pleased to welcome them to the 21st Festival of Fireworks.


West Midlands

Festival organisers Jubilee Fireworks were formed in 1987, evolving into a major force in the UK fireworks industry.  Jubilee has been awarded the ‘Champion of Champions’ title in both national competitions, while competing around the world; winning Gold in Monaco, Manila, Knokke Heist, and twice in Montreal.  Jubilee provides display services for all events and occasions, including the Alton Towers Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular, importing the finest quality products for distribution to professional firework companies.  Jubilee also has a retail sector for public firework sales.  The company’s global reputation for excellence has been featured on The One Show, The Gadget Show, and Pyros.

What to expect

"All 4 displays were amazing and the last one....WOW, and this is from someone who has seen the Fireworks in Orlando..."

"Amazing evening of fireworks, capped by the final display from Jubilee Fireworks! Gets better every year!"

"What a fantastic well organised event. Will be back next year. Your display was the best we have been to."

"I have been to a lot of firework displays, including Disney in Florida and Niagara Falls and Catton is by far the best I have seen."

"Amazing night, mine & my family's first visit - won't be the last. Well done to all. Loved every second!"

"Would recommend this to everyone and anyone and this will definitely now be an annual event in my life!"

"Amazing day. The event was well organised, the fireworks were amazing and the flame show at the beginning was excellent. Jubilee finished off the event with the best display I have ever seen and that includes Disney."

Additional Attractions

Steam Rally

The Festival of Fireworks has always been a family event, and for those who want to enjoy the day to its fullest, we host a Steam Rally (weather permitting), in front of the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall.

Vintage steam engines and miniature vehicles fill the lawns, which can all be enjoyed alongside our Food Festival from 2pm onwards.

Although very unlikely, severe weather conditions could prevent the Steam Rally from going ahead due to risk of damage to the Hall grounds.  Any such circumstance would be conveyed on this website and through social media.

  • Steam Locomotives

  • Miniature Engines

  • Vintage Vehicles

  •  Family Fun

  •  Enthusiasts Delight

  •  Special Memories

To enquire about pitch availability for your engine or vehicle, please contact .  Please note that space is very limited.

Food Festival

Caterers serving culinary delights will be situated in the Catton Hall grounds from 2pm.  Take advantage of the many varied food stalls cooking up delicious foods from around the globe.

With the addition of desserts, hot and cold beverages, and an on-site bar,  we think everyone in your party will be fully satisfied.

  •  Hog Roast

  • Pizza

  • Burgers

  • Churros

  • Hot & Cold drinks

  • Licensed Bar

  • Bratwurst

  • Fish & Chips

  • Ice Cream

2019 Photos

2020 Video Trailer

Tickets on sale for 2020 coming soon!

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