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Want to keep up with the latest Blackpool Pleasure Beach news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Sky Force
Monday, October 27, 2014 10:32

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced its latest thrill ride: Sky Force.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Sunday, December 22, 2013 08:57

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 17:06

The crisp autumn air signals a change at the theme parks in the U.K., and Blackpool Pleasure Beach is joining in the festivities again with its special Vampire Pleasure Beach event.

The Big Dipper
Friday, July 26, 2013 09:19

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced that it will host a special event on August 23, 2013 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Big Dipper roller coaster.

Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic
Monday, May 13, 2013 11:04

Blackpool Pleasure Beach will extend its opening hours until midnight on November 9, 2013, as part of the seaside resort's popular Illuminations events.

Outlaw Run roller coaster
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:38

Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic reviewed, Universal Orlando completes overhaul of Portofino Bay Hotel and Disney's Animal Kingdom gears up for its 15th anniversary celebrations.

Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic
Monday, April 01, 2013 10:23

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has begun previews of its new Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic dark ride, ahead of the attraction's official debut.

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Friday, January 11, 2013 12:14

Disneyland kicks off its "Limited Time Magic" celebrations, dispute rages over Holiday World ownership and LEGOLAND Windsor introduces a new 4D movie.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach entrance
Friday, January 11, 2013 12:07

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has reported a £524,000 loss for the 2012 season, with the park blaming poor weather and the impact of the London Olympics for the disappointing financial results.

Alton Towers hut concept art
Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:08

Alton Towers' lodge plans face local opposition, Blackpool Pleasure Beach bounces back after a tough summer and Disney shows off new uniforms for Epcot's Test Track.

Tivolo Gardens expansion concept art
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 11:25

Alton Towers' 2012 season ends with a bang, Drayton Manor prepares for Magical Christmas, Adventure Island opens "world's first" flat ride and PortAventura changes hands.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach entrance
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 11:18

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has confirmed that its Monorail ride will become the latest historic attraction to close, as the park continues to trim costs.


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