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Blackpool Pleasure Beach Announces Red Arrows Themed Ride For 2015

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

As the first Sky Fly attraction in the UK, the ride will see thrill seekers take to the skies in Red Arrows themed gondolas as they somersault 72 feet in the air.

To be built by Gerstlauer Amusement Rides, the unique

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Vampire Pleasure Beach return at Blackpool

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.

For one night only, the park will give guests the opportunity to dance with zombies while bands (including Boomin

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to celebrate 90th anniversary of Big Dipper roller coaster

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.

The after-hours event will see The Big Dipper and a selection of other rides remain open after the remainder of the park has closed

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to celebrate Illuminations with midnight opening on November 9, 2013

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

The park will open from 6pm until midnight, enabling guests to experience popular rides such as The Big One in the dark. Blackpool

Theme park news round-up - April 10, 2013

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.

Video: Blackpool Pleasure Beach begins previews of Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic

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

Guests have been able to experience the new attraction over the last few days, with the first videos, photos and reviews appearing online. Blackpool

Theme park news round-up - January 11, 2013

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 reports £500k loss for 2012 season, blames poor weather

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.

The loss compared to a modest £329,000 profit recorded in 2011. This came despite a 7 percent increase in

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