Blackpool Pleasure Beach is bringing back late night riding this summer


Late Night Riding returns for three Saturdays on July 23 and 30 and August 3 from 10 a.m. until late.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach announced that Late Night Riding will return for just three nights this summer.

With summer officially here, temperatures warming up and nights staying clearer for longer, the Lancashire the beloved theme park in the seaside town has announced that it will bring back its popular Late night riding hours for the next three Saturdays.

On Saturday 23rd and Saturday 30th July and Saturday 6th August, Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be open from 10am until late, so thrill seekers can enjoy their favorite rides throughout the warm evenings.

With North West Schools now open for a six-week summer vacation and the theme park gearing up for what is always one of its busiest times of the year, Late Night Riding means that there are now more hours to ride at night on the UK’s tallest roller coaster, the Big One, experience ICON twists at dusk, enjoy a night race on the Grand National and ride on the Big Dipper at dusk.

Young riders can also meet Paw Patrol and other characters at the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land with its 12 amazing rides.

They can also experience the world’s first Wallace & Gromit ride, Thrill-O-Matic.

Late Night Riding returns for the next three Saturdays / Credit: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

If taking thrilling rides late into the evening wasn’t enough, SLIMETIME also takes place in the FY4 area of ​​Blackpool Pleasure Beach daily between 12pm and 4pm in July and August, and that means you can join the Slime Squad for slime games and competitions. , while Slime Sounds’ resident DJ provides the tunes.

And in true Nickelodeon tradition, you can even get totally covered in green slime in the Slime Tank, if you feel like it.

Read more: You can take a 235ft accompanied climb to the top of the Big One in Blackpool

If you need a break from the summer heat, you can cool off by visiting Hot Ice – with this year’s show, Rapturebeing the longest running ice show in the world and featuring a cast of world championship performers, with stunning costumes and mesmerizing special effects.

The spectacular show will run on selected dates through September 10.

Want to save a few pennies during your visit?

Taking advantage of Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s ‘Celebrate Summer’ offer, customers can benefit from a £5 discount on an e-ticket when they book at least seven days before their visit, representing savings of up to at £14 off the admission price.

To take advantage of this limited time offer, simply select a date seven or more days in advance and book on the Blackpool Pleasure Beach website. here.

The discount will be automatically added to the reservation.

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People are just discovering the crazy age gap between Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Love Actually

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daisy jackson

Love it or hate it (or quietly acknowledge that it hasn’t aged so well while continuing to ingest it every year), love in fact is a Christmas classic.

It’s one of the greatest holiday movies of all time, featuring some incredibly famous faces as a lighthearted plot follows nine different couples as Christmas approaches.

There are family tensions, unrequited love, language barriers, questionable work practices (looking at you, Prime Minister Hugh Grant. And you, in fact, Alan Rickman), heartbreak, heartbreak. love, questionable dances and even more questionable flirtations.

But it’s a Richard Curtis movie, so as much as people may disagree with some storylines – if you’ve never read this article by Jezebelplease do – Love Actually certainly heats up the cases.

A few years ago, however, people found a new thing that shocked them, and that was the age gap between two of the show’s stars.

When people found out the age difference between Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster when they starred in the movie, they were stunned.

Because at the time of filming, there were only five years between the two – Thomas was 13 and Keira was only 18.

Keira Knightley was actually older to Thomas than to her on-screen husband, Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is eight years older than her.

Needless to say, what makes this all a little weirder is how different the characters’ backstories are.

Keira plays Juliet, the newlywed, living in a beautiful house in London with her new husband.

Thomas’ character, Sam, on the other hand, is a literal kid playing in his school band and trying to win the heart of his very first crush.

And while this information might be pretty familiar to most of us, there are still people online who are finding out about it.

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On Twitter, one person said: “I recently found out that Thomas Brodie Sangster and Keira Knightly have a 5 year age gap in this movie. Math is not math.

Another wrote: “Oh yeah there’s only a five year age gap between Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Keira Knightley in Love Actually, who knew??????”

Someone else said: “There was a FIVE YEAR age gap between these two while filming Love Actually. What. The. Damn.”

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Manchester will be the third most hungover city this Christmas, new survey reveals

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Sergeant Emily

For a good chunk of us Brits, Christmas can be all about the booze – and there’s no denying it.

No matter how your Christmas tends to unfold, if you like a glass of alcohol, chances are one or two – or considerably more – will be sipped throughout the holiday season.

But with the Christmas drink usually comes the almighty Christmas hangover.

It turns out, however, that we Mancs are about to feel the blurry heads more than others this year, as research by CBD and supplement brand, four fiverevealed which UK towns are likely to be most hungover this Christmas – and Manchester earned a place in the top five.

Searches for “cure a hangover” increase by an average of 34% each December, as Britons try to ease the headaches and surges of nausea brought on by the festive season, according to the research.

The data reveals Newcastle had the most searches for ‘hangover cure’ per capita – with 889 searches per 100,000 people over the festive period.

Belfast and Manchester take second and third place respectively, while Leeds and Norwich also secure their place in the top five most hungover cities.

Manchester will be the third most hungover city this Christmas / Credit: Sandy Hibbard (via Unsplash)

Top 10 most hungover cities in the UK

  1. Newcastle
  2. Belfast
  3. Manchester
  4. Leeds
  5. Norwich
  6. Edinburgh
  7. Glasgow
  8. Nottingham
  9. Bristol
  10. birmingham

According to the survey, on average, the term “cure for a hangover” generates 22,200 average monthly searches, but they generally increase in December.

Other queries that typically see a spike over Christmas include searches for “hangover cures” and “best thing for a hangover.” effects?

Clinical neuroscientist and nutritionist Dr Elisabeth Philipps of fourfive says staying hydrated is key to a quick recovery this Christmas, explaining: “Alternate alcoholic beverages with a glass of water and taking a tablet of Hydration before drinking alcohol and after heavy alcohol consumption. The next morning. B vitamins are also essential to help you maintain your energy levels, and replenishing your electrolytes will help replace lost water in your body.

Searches for “cure for a hangover” increase by an average of 34% each December / Credit: Andisheh A (via Unsplash)

“Make sure you eat before you drink too.

“Healthy fats are the best option for lining the stomach, where alcohol is absorbed into the bloodstream. Try an avocado smoothie, hummus salad, or even cheese on toast to prepare yourself for the night.

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“And finally, don’t over-exercise with a hangover.

“It can be tempting to try and sweat a hangover, but too much exercise will only make dehydration worse – keep it light with a winter walk or a simple yoga session.”

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