Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Christmas

Clacton Pier ensures “plenty of festive cheer” with Christmas experience

Clacton Pier Christmas experience
Clacton Pier is challenging the traditional economic theory that the British seaside is a seasonal business - and that season is not the winter.

Barry’s give Christmas gift to Belfast Zoo

Barry’s amusements, Belfast Zoo, christmas
Barry’s Amusements has marked the end of the Christmas season with a charitable donation to Belfast Zoo. The Portrush arcade, located on the northern- most tip of Ireland, recycled its Christmas tree by taking it to the Cavehill zoological gardens to be enjoyed by the site’s residents. “It was time to take our lovely Christmas tree down but instead of just...

Flooding disaster shuts Funland until Spring

Blackpool funland
One of Blackpool’s biggest amusement arcades has had to close its doors early ahead of the winter season after it was hit with flooding on three floors. Fire crews were called to the arcade at 5:30am on Thursday December 20 after reports of flooding at the popular seafront arcade. Funland has confirmed it will remain closed ahead of the winter season,...

Man arrested after Manning’s burglary

Mannings Amusement Park, crime, burglary, felixstowe, christmas
A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary at Mannings Amusement Park in Felixstowe, Kent. It has been reported that the offence took place shortly before 5am on 7 December and the perpetrator has been taken in for questioning at the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre. According to a police statement the man in question managed to steal some cash...

Mediawatch: Santa, Seagulls and Peter Crouch

Mediawatch, Christmas, Santa, Seagulls and Peter Crouch
We at Mediawatch are finding it ever harder to type with the sheer amount of mince pie crumbs clogging up our keyboards but we persevere. Wiping the sugar dusting all over our jeans and cracking our knuckles we have constructed a tale of santas, seagulls and er, Peter Crouch. Fresh from roasting our chestnuts over an open fire and the...

Cromer amusements stars in BBC One Christmas film

Cromer amusements, BBC One, Christmas, Leisure Land
Cromer Pier and the resort’s Leisure Land amusement arcade have taken starring roles in BBC One’s Christmas film for 2018. Entitled Wonderland, the two-minute film illustrates the joy of spending time together, with large portions of it filmed inside Leisure Land and on the pier. It was premiered on the channel after last Saturday’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing, is available...

Adventure Island gears up for Christmas tournament

Adventure Island, southend, Christmas, tournament
Southend’s Adventure Island will be celebrating Christmas in style this year with the final of the popular Tournament of Gamers event. The tournament, to be held on 23 November, tasks players with amassing the most redemption tickets in two hours with individual prizes for the overall champion. “That’s right, Tournament of Gamers is back with a bang on Friday 23rd November...