Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Campaigners are urging the BBC to drop links to a £3.5 billion theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over environmental fears. The mega-attraction is earmarked for Kent marshland which just last month was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The BBC’s Studios arm has joined ITV Studios and Paramount Pictures in agreeing to lend naming … Read more

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over fears for wildlife including rare jumping spider BBC, ITV and Paramount Pictures agreed to lend TV show naming rights to The London Resort theme park The £3.5billion project in Kent is set to be built on marshland designated as a Site … Read more

Tourism chiefs call for extra Bank Holiday to help hard-hit theme parks, museums and attractions

Tourism chiefs are calling for an additional day off in September in a bid to boost visitor numbers to attractions hard hit by the pandemic. Attractions such as museums, theme parks, galleries and stately home struggled in 2020 as coronavirus restrictions forced them to close overnight. Tightening restrictions, a sharp fall in foreign visitors and … Read more

Taylor Swift and Utah theme park Evermore drop lawsuits against one another with ZERO money exchange

Taylor Swift and Utah theme park Evermore have dropped their lawsuits against one another over the trademark infringement of her 2020 album of the same name without any money exchanged. The 31-year-old singer and the immersive experience park located in Pleasant Grove, Utah had each filed civil actions in February.  They each said nevermore to the … Read more

Hipgnosis snaps up rights to 007 theme tune writer Carole Bayer Sager 

Nobody does better for Hipgnosis than Bond: Music firm snaps up rights from 007 theme tune composer Carole Bayer Sager By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:00 GMT, 18 March 2021 | Updated: 22:12 GMT, 18 March 2021 Hipgnosis has snapped up rights from Carole Bayer Sager, the songwriter behind the James Bond … Read more

Long-awaited Super Nintendo World theme park that features a ‘Mario Kart’ ride opens in Japan

Here we go! After months of pandemic delays, Nintendo’s first-ever theme park, featuring a ‘Mario Kart’ ride in a real-life Bowser’s Castle, opened in Japan on Thursday to delighted fans. The attraction, whose bright, block-like surroundings are straight out of the classic ‘Super Mario’ games, is part of the existing Universal Studios Japan (USJ) amusement … Read more

Drayton Manor theme park fined £1million over ‘safety failings’ after death of Evha Jannath

Drayton Manor theme park’s operators have been fined £1million after safety failings which led to the death of an 11-year-old girl on its water rapids ride. Evha Jannath was ‘propelled’ from a vessel on the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire in May 2017. She was there during an end-of-year school trip with … Read more

Teenage boys seen enjoying rides on CCTV after breaking into closed theme park in Wales

Teenage boys break into closed theme park and are spotted on CCTV spending two hours enjoying the rides Two teenagers broke into a closed theme park near Caernarfon, North Wales  The teenagers were filmed on CCTV as they ran up and down a sledge slide  The pair are believed to have caused damage to the … Read more

Teenage boys break into closed theme park and are spotted on CCTV spending hours enjoying the rides 

Teenage boys break into closed theme park and are spotted on CCTV spending two hours enjoying the rides Two teenagers broke into a closed theme park near Caernarfon, North Wales  The teenagers were filmed on CCTV as they ran up and down a sledge slide  The pair are believed to have caused damage to the … Read more

Prince Harry raps the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme tune on The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Duke of Sussex rapped the theme song from The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air as he joined James Corden on The Late Late Show. In a segment filmed before he and wife Meghan confirmed they will not be returning as working members of the royal family, Harry joined the TV host for a double-decker bus … Read more