External Combustion was set up in the late 1980’s by artists and performers with an irresistible passion for the creation of spectacle. Now with more than twenty five years experience producing original and bold projects the company has refined a style of work that we think, maintains our creative aims and has established us as true pioneers of ideas and experts in the production of our work.

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Autumn shows

Autumn has become our main season, we produced firework shows for halloween, the 5th and numerous Christmas Lights switch on

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Transit of Venus

Gravity Field Festival commissioned us to create an installation to commemorate the first observation of the transit of Venus. We

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Bird sculpture commissions

I new inspiration has occurred for me. Metal bird sculpture has become my speciality and is attracting commissions. It has been exciting to develop unusual techniques in metal smithing to create these bird characters, which seem to come alive as … Continue reading

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