Just FX recently celebrated 23 years of working with the Raymond Gubbay organisation (RGL) and their “Classical Spectacular” production at the Royal Albert Hall and many other major venues around the UK and Europe. This flagship presentation uses many different types of pyrotechnic devices and has been seen around the world by an audience of over 1.25 million people over the years.

Lincoln Parkhouse has provided the pyrotechnic bangs and flashes (canon and mortar effects) for hundreds of 1812 Overtures all around the UK and many European cities. He has worked with the country’s premier orchestras and military bands including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Halle and City of Birmingham Orchestras and the bands of Her Majesties Coldstream Guards and Welsh Guards.

Lincoln has completed a term in office as the chairman of the European Fireworks Association (2008) and is one of the founders members of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians. He is also a member of the original author and tutor team developing national BTEC qualifications and safety training courses for pyrotechnics.

He regularly lectures and teaches at venues and academies across the UK and has provided courses at the Royal Albert Hall, English National Opera, many drama schools including the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Central School of Speech and Drama, the National Exhibition Centre and the Association of British Theatre Technicians.

Lincoln sits on the working groups of the British Standards Institute and the Explosives classification section of the Health and Safety Executive. He is also a member of the CBI Explosive Industry Group, the Professional Lighting and Sound Association and the Association of British Theatre Technicians. He is also a director of the Arts Entertainment Technical Training Initiative.

Lincoln is an active member of the BSI EU/CEN pyrotechnics standards working group and has most recently be involved with developing the harmonised technical standards for pyrotechnics at meetings in Delft, Berlin, Paris and Milan.

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