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where to buy cheap fireworks?

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outinthesticksmummy Sat 07-Nov-09 09:03:43


ANyone know the cheapest ...but safe place to get some fireworks ??? ie supermarkets ???


Bubbaloo2 Sat 07-Nov-09 16:55:46

Yes, Asda and Tescos had good offers on but the cheapest and best are probably sold out now but they should have some big boxes left.

outinthesticksmummy Sat 07-Nov-09 22:30:25

got some from Morrisons in the end - £24 yikes!!! lasted about 2/3 mins if that sad. That'll teach me not to listen to my tight husband who said "lets wait til Saturday , when they'll be selling them out cheap !!"

YourCallIsImportant Sat 07-Nov-09 22:46:28

Why would you spend £24 on fireworks unless you literally have money to burn hmm?

We've done it in the past, but a few years ago we started to go to our local park instead, where the council put on a really good show - fireworks, a fairground, music etc.

There are loads of organised, professional displays these days which have amazing fireworks, much better than you'd ever get in a supermarket, and these displays normally last at least half an hour.

Apart from the street lighting and the bins getting emptied, it's the only benefit we see from paying £190 a month in council tax grin

outinthesticksmummy Wed 11-Nov-09 12:29:51

spent the money cos we had a big bonfire that needed burning at our plot of land, so thought we'd combine it all , so the kids could run around and have some fun money to burn here i'm afraid thats why we only bought the basic box

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