Explosives storage licence

Dates you can sell fireworks

Advisory notice

On an Explosives Regulations 2014 Licence, fireworks can only be sold on the following days:

Festival and date Sales start date Sales end date
Bonfire night - 5 November 2022 15 October 10 November
Diwali* - 24 October 2022 Bonfire night* Bonfire night*
New Year - 31 December 2022 26 December 31 December
Chinese New Year* - 22 January 2023 19 January* 22 January*

* Dates valid for 2022-23 licensing period only.

If you want to sell fireworks at any other times during the year you need to buy an additional licence at a cost of £500.