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Our Team


Adam Hillary

Managing Director & Senior Display Director

Adam has worked in the firework industry for over twenty five years during which time he has worked for leading firework companies including Syd Howard Fireworks in Australia and has been leading the display firework operation of Alan Hillary Events for over 22 years.

Career Highlights:

  • Firework spectaculars from Sydney Harbour Bridge – Australia Day
  • Designing and firing the winning display – British Firework Championships
  • Triple site display, choreographed to music and synchronised to each other – Turning the Tide
  • Designing and presenting the 25th Anniversary Display for Humber Bridge
Scott Hillary

Scott Hillary

Business Manager & Display Manager

Scott joined the team full time in 2011 but is no stranger to the firework business.  He has been a senior firework operator for almost 22 years as well as working on dozens of events for sister company Alan Hillary Events.

Career Highlights:

  • Firing the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge Centenary Celebration Firework Display from the top of the bridge
  • Being part of Team UK at the Changsha International Firework Competition – China
  • Firing the stage pyrotechnics for Cbeebies Justin Fletcher (Mr Tumble)
  • Providing the farewell fireworks for the QE2 Liner on the Clyde
Alan Hillary

Alan Hillary


Alan started his career in the firework industry after his interest was sparked during his role as Production Manager for the Royal Fireworks in Hyde Park, a massive wedding eve spectacular for Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.  From there Alan learned the ropes and started working on displays throughout the country.  In 1987 Alan Hillary Events Ltd was set up offering both event management services (Alan’s roots) and major fireworks displays.

Career Highlights:

  • Establishing Alan Hillary Pyrotechnics (now Reaction Fireworks Ltd)
  • Successful thirty years in business
  • Winning the title British Firework Champions
  • Designed and fired over 400 shows
  • Presenting over 30 water based displays
The Display Team

Making things happen!

Your display will be fired by members of our flexible and skilled team of professional operators, many of whom have been with the company from day one. All of our operators are registered members of the British Pyrotechnists Association. Reaction Fireworks operators are fully committed to the company’s ethos of providing a quality service in a professional and friendly manner.

Above all else our team members are knowledgeable, friendly and a valuable company asset.


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Freephone: 0800 90 78287
Phone: 01207 524 852
Text: 07871 499160
Fax: 01207 524 890


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