Christopher Allen Funeral Launch - 29 April 2020 @ 9PM

Discussion in 'Fireworks Forum Chat And Discussion' started by Chorlton Fireworks, Apr 13, 2020.

  1. I have been thinking about what to do as unfortunately im pretty sure not many people will be allowed to the funeral due to the current situation.

    After talking with Tony from Mars Pyrotechnics and saying how we will be firing some pyro on the day we thought wouldn't it be amazing if we could get as many people as possible to fire some pyro on the day at 9pm in memory of Chris and to acknowledge the day.

    Whatever you choose to fire it would be amazing if you could film it and post on here.

    As soon as I have more information on the date i will post it.

    What are your thoughts ? Who would be up for it ?

    Last edited: Apr 13, 2020
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  2. For sure mate
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  3. scoops

    scoops Pro Firer/Crew

    I’ll see what I can do, sounds great idea mate.
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  4. Pyro Pete

    Pyro Pete Forum Editor

    I'll do something with the forum header on that evening too Saj.
  5. RocketRev

    RocketRev Moderator Supports UKFR

    You're right about that. Funerals are almost on lockdown..... we can still do them, but only at the graveside (for burials) or in the crematorium chapel (for cremations). The general rule seems to be immediate family members only can be present, plus funeral director and whoever's taking the funeral service, up to a max of 10 people present. That's still the case where I am, but I have heard in some areas a "no mourners - not even immediate family - in the crematorium" rule has been brought in.

    "A simple reflection at home on the day of a funeral you can’t attend" has been produced for family, friends and neighbours by the Church of England. If that'd be of value to anyone here - whether for Chris' funeral or another - you can find it here:- liturgy at home public.pdf
  6. I'll be up for that.
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  7. elmo

    elmo Pro Firer/Crew

    Sounds perfect
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  8. triple burst

    triple burst Pro Firer/Crew

    Fitting tribute for a good man
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  9. Great idea Saj.
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  10. wilkins1kc

    wilkins1kc Pro Firer/Crew

    I can participate.
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  11. Jono88

    Jono88 Pro Firer/Crew

    Will definitely put a few pieces up.
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  12. Nice 1 Pete a Fantastic idea
  13. drummer73

    drummer73 Supports UKFR

    Count me in!
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  14. Brilliant idea saj definitely up for that
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  15. danielpyronutter

    danielpyronutter Pro Firer/Crew Supports UKFR

    Will do even if it's a small fountain so not to piss the neighbours off.
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  16. hofnerite

    hofnerite UKFR Stash Photo 2018 Winner! Supports UKFR

    Great idea!
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  17. Duskyfuse

    Duskyfuse Supports UKFR

    I have some Celtic pieces I could light.
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  18. Great idea Saj, we'll make sure to light up the sky over the UK for him.
  19. Daveandkate

    Daveandkate Pro Firer/Crew Supports UKFR

    Perfect I'll do 2 tardis outer flanks and big daddy up the centre was going to keep but why keep some if not the best fireworks to date if I can honour Chris and his name with Celtic its going up
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  20. I’m in saj will fire some Celtic bits