Alton Towers Hits Back Over Controversial ‘Ride Me’ T-shirt Complaint

  Alton Towers has hit back over concerns about its range of Ride Me t-shirts – which have been called “provocative”. According to the Mirror, school IT manager Steve Horsley, 44, from Bedford, said he spotted the “suggestive” tops at the theme park’s main gift shop. He claimed the clothes could put girls in danger and told the national newspaper: …

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Margate’s Dreamland Theme Park Opens to Revellers

Dreamland has 17 vintage fairground attractions from funfairs around the UK in its reincarnation as a heritage amusement park. The site on Margate seafront has been closed for 10 years, with campaigners fighting to save it from development. But it reopened without the Scenic Railway star attraction. Revellers were due to be let into the site at 10.00 BST but …

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Lagoon’s Cannibal Delay Spurring Rumors, Frustration

Rumors about Lagoon’s newest ride, the Cannibal, are spreading faster than the coaster’s expected 70 mph speeds. But most of them are false. The ride, which has a highly visible tower, is featured on billboards and on the amusement park’s season passports. But the opening of the new attraction has been delayed and no one is saying exactly when thrill …

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The Derelict Theme Park Where Jurassic World’s Dinos Roam

Ten years after the federal levee failures, the fact that New Orleans still faces some urban decay is obvious. But well before Katrina passed through here, there was a massive, 150-acre amusement park complex just east of the city that was already in decline. Originally called Jazzland, the summer destination closed in 2002 due to financial woes; Six Flags soon …

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Howl-O-Scream Is Unearthed for 2015

PRESS RELEASE: This fall, for 19 select nights, Howl-O-Scream® 2015 returns to Busch Gardens® Tampa with sinister surprises and unexpected terrors around every corner. Howl-O-Scream 2015 has Unearthed a new evil and Busch Gardens’ 300 acres will be overgrown with new dark and sinister fun. Hundreds of roaming creatures will swarm in the streets, making escape nearly impossible. Source: coaster-net.com

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