Winners of the Annual Fireworks Safety Competition 2019


Children from 40 schools in Bath have entered this year’s Fireworks Safety Poster competition sponsored by Bath Building Society and supported by The Rotary Club of Bath.  The winners of the five categories were given a money voucher to open a Bath Building Society Account, an art set and a Bath Building Society goody bag.

Age 4-5 years
1st: Daisy O’Brien, Oldfield Park Infant School
2nd:  Dylan Powell, Roundhill Primary School
3rd:  Dylan Meggat, Roundhill Primary School

Age 6 – 7 years
1st: Bella Abreu, Widcombe Infant School
2nd: Amelia Higgins, Roundhill Primary School

Age 8 - 9 years
1st: Alice Edwards, Combe Down Primary School
2nd: Lucas Firth, Moorlands Schools Federation
3rd: Freja Askew-Miller, St Saviours Junior School

Age 10 years plus
1st: Alice Hughes-Roberts, Weston All Saints Primary School
2nd: Rosie Weldon, Oldfield Park Junior School
3rd: Sasha Harper, Newbridge Primary School

Special Schools
1st: Makayla Thomas, Three Ways School
2nd: Isaac Long, Three Ways School
3rd: Courtney Longstaff, Three Ways School

The overall winner of the competition was Bella Abreu from
Widcombe Infant School.

The posters were judged on their Fireworks safety message and artistic merit. The judges for this year’s competition were: Councillor Manda Rigby the Deputy Mayor of Bath, two members from Avon Fire & Rescue Service, David Bethell, the President of The Rotary Club of Bath and Kevin Gray and Tiffany Hardie-Albutt from Bath Building Society.

All the children that entered the competition have been given a Free Child Voucher that can be exchanged for a ticket to the Display when purchasing an Adult ticket.

The Fireworks Display will take place on Saturday 2nd November this year at The Recreation Ground and will be run by The Rotary Club of Bath and sponsored by Bath Building Society.  Tickets can be bought from both Bath Building Society Branches, Bath Rugby Ticket Office, the Students’ Union at the University of Bath and the Bath Box Office Ticket Agency (Bath Tourism Office). 

Standard Adult admission costs £7. Children’s tickets are £4. All money raised at this year’s event will go to the headline charities VOICES and The Bath Rotary Archie Project.