Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tag: Drayton Manor

April Rules: attractions get set for opening bonanza

12 April provisionally attractions theme parks allowed reopen UK
With 12 April provisionally set to be the day attractions and theme parks are allowed to reopen in the UK, venues across the country are preparing to throw open their doors.

BALPPA expo cancelled by Covid-19

Drayton Manor venue BALPPA Trade Expo and Excellence awards
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the BALPPA Trade Expo and Excellence awards dinner has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to take place at Drayton Manor on November 24, 2020.

Parlez-vous français? French group Looping acquires Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor sold
Drayton Manor theme-park is to be sold to a major European attractions operator, after 70 years as a family-run business ended with the park forced into administration earlier this year.

Drayton Manor refocuses in new ten-year strategy

Drayton Manor 10 Year strategy
One of the directors of the family-owned Drayton Manor theme park in Staffordshire has revealed details of a ten-year strategy plan which, so he hopes...

Drayton Manor updates kirpan rules in what could be a guide for industry

kirpan Coinslot - Drayton Manor 2017
Drayton Manor got tangled in a religious web when it refused entry to a Sikh family carrying a kirpan. Some consultations later and guidance from religious leaders, a clear policy has been identified, which could bring a more engaging relationship with the Sikh community.   Earlier this year Drayton Manor hit the headlines for refusing entry to a Sikh family over...

Drayton Manor readies new ride for 2017 season

kirpan Coinslot - Drayton Manor 2017
Operators nationwide are gearing up for what promises to be a bumper season, and those at Drayton Manor are no exception.   The Staffordshire theme park is making final preparations for the summer, aided by the opening of a brand new attraction. The park is to open for the easter holidays on 30 March, with the new ride, James and the Red...

Tourism Sector Backs Campaign for Lighter Evenings

Coinslot - Tourism sector daylight saving BALPPA
“Let’s use our daylight hours more wisely” states BALPPA. Britain’s leading tourism sector amusement and leisure parks are calling on the Government to shift UK clocks to Central European Time, putting the UK one hour ahead of GMT in winter and two hours ahead in the summer - creating lighter evenings all year round for the UK's tourism sector. According to...