About Us

Aurora Fireworks is a family-run business started by Robert Byles in 1996. Robert has over 20 years experience with firework shows conducting firework displays for British Legion clubs and local schools in Essex and West Sussex. When new legislation was introduced to prevent mortar shell use by the general public, Robert decided to take the bold step and create his own firework company.

Robert Byles has passed his passion for fireworks to his son, Stephen, who is Technical Director and has achieved a Fire & Safety Management BSc and Fire & Explosion Engineering MSc. This gives Aurora the expertise to carry out firework displays in very demanding locations, such as on the roof of the tallest residential building in the country, The Manchester Hilton.

Since then the company has gone from strength to strength conducting shows for prestige clients such as actress Billie Piper, Jamelia, Peter Andre, and Meadowbank Stadium rated one of the top 10 shows in the UK. Corporate clients have included BMW, KIA, Royal & Sun Alliance, PPP Healthcare, Financial Times and the Novartis Group. Aurora Fireworks also aids local charities such as those helping cancer sufferers as Robert's family have suffered from cancer and supporting children's charities giving terminally ill children the chance to have their wish fulfilled.

With skill and imagination, Aurora's team create shows to suit both venue and client. In addition, a display will be handpicked to compliment the venue and surroundings to highlight, for example, a lake or an ancient building - thus ensuring that the spectators will be left with a very special experience to remember. When planning displays a site visit is conducted before every event and this is followed by the production of an aerial picture showing boundaries, spectator areas, firing positions and similar. Every single one of our displays is bespoke, catered to the wishes of the client and any limitations of the venue. For a quotation please fill out our contact form, email or call us.

Aurora imports its own range of fireworks from China, each designed to cater to the desired market, from heart shells at weddings, lancework displaying corporate logos and quiet shows for those venues who have nearby neighbours or livestock. Aurora has visited its supplier in China to ensure the quality of the fireworks and that the staff work in good conditions as part of its moral policy. All products are registered with HSE, have a Competent Authority Document and fully conform to the relevant British Standard specifications. Aurora are members of the British Pyrotechnics Association (BPA)

"Well, where do we start?!! Firstly apologies for the delay in sending this email but we have been away on our honeymoon. We wanted to say a huge thank you for providing the amazing fireworks display for our wedding. It was absolutely spectacular; beyond our wildest dreams!! The display was incredible and it is still the talk of the village - people came from far and wide just to see the fireworks once they got wind of what was happening. I think seeing you pottering about in the boat in ..."

Holly & Jay

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"I just wanted to say a massive thank you to yourself, Robert, Alan and anyone esle involved for the fantastic display at Dave and Jens wedding! The display was great and it was a positive pleasure to deal with such an approachable, flexible and consumately professional organisation! "

Joanna Sowter

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