Plymouth fireworks show

The British fireworks championships are being held in Plymouth over the next two nights. It is one of the biggest annual displays by professional firework companies in the UK.

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VIEWER'S PICTURES of final night of championships

8 year old Jack watching the fireworks on Wednesday night. Credit: Marloes McNeil

ITV News West Country viewer Marloes McNeil from Saltash went to Wednesday night's fireworks finale on Plymouth Hoe with her 8 year old old son Jack.

They took these splendid photographs using a very small camera.

Wednesday night's fireworks in Plymouth. Credit: Marloes McNeil
Wednesday night's fireworks in Plymouth. Credit: Marloes McNeil
Wednesday night's fireworks in Plymouth. Credit: Marloes McNeil
Wednesday night's fireworks in Plymouth. Credit: Marloes McNeil
Wednesday night's fireworks in Plymouth. Credit: Marloes McNeil
Marloes with 8 year old son Jack. Credit: Marloes McNeil

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PICTURES: Tuesday evening's fireworks

Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country
Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country
Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country
Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country
Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country
Tuesday night's fireworks show in Plymouth. Credit: ITV News West Country

PICTURES: Tuesday night's fireworks

Thousands turned out to watch Plymouth Sound light up on Tuesday night for the start of the national fireworks championships.

Gary Burge Credit: @gary_Burge

Rain hampered the event in 2012 although there were no such problems on Tuesday.

Jason Keily Credit: @plymouth_pc

The two day event sees teams competing for the title of champion of champions with some stunning displays on the Hoe.

Nick Hill Credit: @nichollashill

Winners from the last decade are competing, with the grand finale on Wednesday night at 9.30pm.

Justin Wood Credit: @justinmwood

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Thousands expected for fireworks championships

Last year's Champion of Champions contest was cancelled Credit: ITV News West Country

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Plymouth tonight as the city hosts the British Firework Championships.

The two day contest is held at the Hoe, with entertainment starting just after 6 and the displays at 9.30. Last year, bad weather meant the Champion of Champions contest competition had to be cancelled.

Last year's event had to be scaled down because of the high winds.

The Champion of Champions competition was postponed in the interests of fairness.