Blackpool's Fireworks championship event postponed for a week

A scheduled fireworks event this Friday as part of Blackpool's World Fireworks Championship has been postponed due to bad weather.

Thursday, 20th September 2018, 12:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th September 2018, 1:17 pm
The Canadian display has been postponed.

The contest was due to take place on September 21 but will now go ahead on September 28.

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Visit Blackpool said: "Due to forecasts of exceptionally high winds during Friday 21 September, the scheduled fireworks event on Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland has been postponed.

"The event, which was to include a display by Canada, will now take place on Friday 28 September.

"In turn, the finale to the World Fireworks Championship Blackpool, which features a showcase demonstration by Titanium Fireworks and the announcement of this year's winner, will move from September 28 to Friday 5 October.