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THORPE PARK GETS ANGRY BIRDS ATTRACTION

A new Angry Birds-themed area will open at Surrey’s Thorpe Park this spring, its owner Merlin Entertainments has announced. A 4,000 square metre land centred on a reworked version of the park’s Detonator drop tower ride is set to open in May. The land will also include a new dodgems attraction themed on Red Bird…

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DISNEY AND NEW YORK IN INSTAGRAM TOP 10

Photo sharing community Instagram has released its list of the places around the world that have been most tagged in posts by its users and Disney has two places in the top ten. Disneyland in California is at number three while Florida’s Walt Disney World sits at number five. Other locations that are popular with…

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£2.5m PENGUIN CENTRE FOR BIRMINGHAM SEA LIFE

Penguins are coming to Birmingham but it is nothing to do with a worsening climate. A £2.5 million Penguin Ice Adventure will open at the city’s National Sea Life Centre by Easter 2014 which will allow visitors to see Gentoo penguins face-to-face in a Antarctic-themed icy environment with platforms and plunge pools. Visitors will be…

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CBEEBIES COMING TO ALTON TOWERS

Theme park Alton Towers in Staffordshire is to open a five-acre CBeebies themed section in May 2014, Merlin Entertainments, the parks’ owner, has announced. CBeebies Land will include themed rides, attractions and live entertainment aimed at pre-schoolers. The company says that it will run a seasonal programme of events so “no two visits to CBeebies Land will…

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