Fireworks are a traditional part of enjoying celebrations such as bonfire night or New Year but they are the cause of many hundreds of serious accidents every year.

It should be remembered that fireworks are dangerous explosives. The safest way to enjoy them is to go to a professionally organised event

Further information

To view a list of registered firework events throughout the District visit our events and activities page.

Professionally organised displays are regulated by the Health and Safety Executive, which provides advice for organisers.

Retailers selling fireworks must be registered with Derbyshire County Council Trading Standards who investigate problems with unsafe products.