It’s the bright­est show on earth!

Southport Visiter - - Visiter Life - BYB AN­DREW BROWN an­drew.brownNW@trin­i­tymir­ror.coma @visan­drew­brown@

SPEC­TA­TORS have given their ver­dict on the spec­tac­u­lar 2017 Bri­tish Mu­si­cal Firew works Cham­pi­onship in South­port.

This year’s event at Vic­to­ria Park i in South­port was a cham­pion of c cham­pi­ons con­test, with all seven win­ners from pre­vi­ous years go­ing head to head to claim the ultimate crown.

Tak­ing the crown were Sirotech­nics Fire­works – 2013 win­ners and now 2017 Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons, who staged the sec­ond dis­play on Satur­day night.

In sec­ond place were Bright S Sparks Fire­works Dis­plays (2016 win­ners and sec­ond dis­play on Sun­day) while third were All-star Fire­works (2004 win­ners and the first dis­play team on Satur­day).

A spokesman for Sefton Coun­cil’s tourism team, which or­gan­ises the an­nual event, said: “Con­grat­u­la­tions to Sirotech­nics and all of the com­peti­tors – our au­di­ence most cer­tainly had the best fire­work dis­plays of the year.

“You can see how much is put into each dis­play.”

Head judge Tony Carell said: “Your au­di­ence are very lucky, you can travel the UK and Europe and you would strug­gle to find dis­plays of that standard. Well done to all of our com­peti­tors.”

Spec­ta­tors this year were cer­tainly im­pressed.

Writ­ing on the Bri­tish Mu­si­cal Fire­works Cham­pi­onship Face­book page, Claire Ni­cholas said: “Took part of our fam­ily after say­ing we were go­ing for 10 years and not man­ag­ing to make it. We had a baby and a rather ex­cited two-year-old...

“When the fire­works started they were ab­so­lutely bril­liant! Well worth the wait! The at­mos­phere in the crowd was re­ally good.... a friendly at­mos­phere! Well worth £9 in my opin­ion!”

Alexan­dra Hiels­ing said: “It was my first time at the mu­si­cal fire­works so I had no idea how much I would en­joy it! But it was amaz­ing!

“I have no words to de­scribe the feel­ing given by the syn­chro­nised, ex­quis­ite fire­work dis­play with the touchy-feely melodies! ”

Jo Goodall said: “A fan­tas­tic event that I’ve been go­ing to for years and it still never fails to amaze me. Great for the fam­ily to go to, or pho­tog­ra­phers like my­self.

“Plenty of fire­works and mu­sic to keep you en­ter­tained along with en­ter­tain­ment for the kids and lots of food and drink stalls. Can’t rec­om­mend it enough.”

Emma Lou Young said: “Go ev­ery year as we’re lucky enough to live near it! Al­ways a great night out with the kids. Week­end tick­ets are great value too!”

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