Monthly Archive: March 2012
MAGMA, a brand new drop tower ride reaching 25 metres high at Paultons Park in Hampshire, opened to the general public today.
Jimmy Godden, famous for running Dreamland in Margate from 1996 to its unfortunate eventual closure in 2003, has died at the age of 67.
It’s official – The British theme park season is now well underway! The rides are re-opened, the PR stunts have concluded, and finally millions of visitors will have the chance to have their preliminary rides on new additions such as The Swarm at Thorpe Park, and Nemesis Sub-Terra at Alton Towers.
This weekend, Airgates will be posting Live updates from our live feed for the first time at www.airgates.co.uk/live .
Adventure Island are looking for people who have the (golf) balls to help raise money for The Prostate Cancer charity this weekend.
Alton Towers have looked to a professional rating organisation to look into their upcoming ride, who have deemed it ‘too scary’ for children with a 12A rating.
LEGO brick fans are celebrating after the opening of the UK’s first LEGO themed accommodation in Windsor.
Thorpe Park’s latest rollercoaster ‘The Swarm’ today opened it’s airgates to the public for the first time, receiving positive reviews.
Alton Towers have announced their new opening hours for 2012, resulting in closing earlier than previously on select days.
Lightwater Valley have released content from their upcoming television campaign, entitled ‘Aftershock’. The comical advert is based around the concept of ‘a delayed reaction following a series of awesome ride experiences’ after a day out at the Yorkshire-based theme park.
Thorpe Park have released a video showing off their new rollercoaster The Swarm in it’s entirety for the first time.