Reverend Ron Lancaster is the founder of Kimbolton Fireworks, the UK's
market leader in firework production and operator fired displays. He
was fascinated by fireworks and chemistry from his very early years
growing up in Huddersfield, the historical centre of the UK fireworks
industry. His interest in Chemistry was further aroused by Dr Calloway
at Almondbury Grammar School and Ron began experimenting with
pyrotechnic devices. In due course, he helped to organise displays for
the local community during the Second World War, at a time when
fireworks were not available.
In later years Ron was appointed as Chaplain and taught chemistry at
Kimbolton School in Cambridgeshire where his passion for fireworks
grew, and he carried out extensive research for the firework industry
from his newly constructed workshops. As the reputation of the
Reverend Lancaster's fireworks and displays grew, Kimbolton Fireworks
Ltd was formed in 1964.
Kimbolton Fireworks remains at the core, a family owned business with
a commitment to deliver the highest quality products and service.
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