Thursday, November 30, 2023

Wallace & Gromit Find New Home at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the Thrill-O-Matic

Blackpool, UK — The Great British icons Wallace & Gromit are to be the centerpiece of the new Thrill-O-Matic family ride.

Due to open in 2013 the ride will feature all the best-loved characters from the dynamic duo’s adventures.
The ride which will take a trip through A Grand Day Out, visit The Wrong Trousers, take A Close Shave and deal with A Matter of Loaf and Death.

The riveting ride will also feature a shop where you can buy Wallace & Gromit merchandise.
Pleasure Beach managing director Amanda Thompson OBE said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Wallace & Gromit to Pleasure Beach.

“Wallace & Gromit are national treasures and to have them here re-affirms our commitment to attracting families back to the resort for what we hope will be A Grand Day Out!”

Nick Park, creator of Wallace and Gromit, said: “We are really enjoying working with the Pleasure Beach team on this new ride and new format for Wallace and Gromit and can’t wait to get started on building all the props and set pieces.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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