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Healthy Snacking Choices: Are Children the Future?

Obesity is ever-rising, having doubled in over two decades in the UK alone. To compound this, the shocking realisation that obesity is now one of the top causes for cancer has really added the final blow. In order to combat these issues, it’s important that big businesses get on board, setting an example and spurring the force.

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Skillmatics – unique game for children to learn

Robbie Toys are proud to introduce the Skillmatics the newest games for children which build core skills and reinforce key learning concepts – all through the joy of play!

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4 Ways to Boost Inclusion at Your Attraction

Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes - whether it be a physical affliction, that affects your accessibility to days out, or a mental health issue, which may cause you to feel uncomfortable at certain events. We, at the Family Attraction Expo, understand the importance of acknowledging these debilitations, catering for them in the best way we can.

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Tree Top Quest returns to Alton Towers for Summer 2019

From the 13th July until 1st September 2019, visitors to the Alton Towers Resort can step into the treetops as the Tree Top Quest high-ropes course returns for the summer school holidays.

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Zoo Innovation 101: Bubbles, Not Balloons

The call for a clean-up is upon us, and we’re not talking about the yearly scrub down of your BBQ, now that the sun has finally made its debut.

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Blackpool to get its first museum after winning £4m National Lottery Heritage Fund grant

The Museum of Fun and Entertainment will tell the story of the iconically British seaside resort.

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Oakwood Theme Park reaches new heights with Dizzy Disk and the re-launch of Bounce

Dizzy Disk, a brand new family ride for 2019, is now open at Oakwood Theme Park in Wales. Riders have to face outwards as they swing back and forth whilst rotating... We can’t wait to see how many stomachs this turns!

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Lionsgate Entertainment World to bring film faves to reality

More than 25 rides and VR experiences will feature at Lionsgate Entertainment World, with attractions based on films such as Divergent, Now You See Me, and Gods of Egypt.

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Boost-Air, your specialist in inflatables

Are you developing a leisure activity and looking for new ideas or new equipment to energise your business?

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How Vennersys works with Family Entertainment Centres

Vennersys has been providing integrated ticketing and visitor management software to visitor attractions for over 25 years, ranging from play centres to World Heritage sites.

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BRITAIN’S ANSWER TO DISNEYLAND TO OPEN IN 2024

A huge theme park laid across 535 acres of land in Kent has is set to open in 2024.

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The New BigAirBag® Action Tower Set to Revolutionise Parks

Created by BigAirBag®, the Action Tower is the new adrenaline pumping attraction designed to make parks stand out from the others.

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Swedice’s unique ICEFLOO technology featured at Ice*Amsterdam

Swedice, a leader in all-year seasonal attractions, has once again successfully supplied the ice rink for Ice*Amsterdam at the city’s Museumplein during the 2018-edition.

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8th INTERNATIONAL SUMMER FORUM OF AMUSEMENT INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS

RAAPA Summer Forum is an annual international event aimed at the experience exchange among leisure industry professionals & discussion of topical issues facing the present-day park & entertainment industry

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FARM PARK EXPANDS OFFERINGS FOR ALL THE FAMILY

One of the very first farm family parks in the country has announced a selection of new attractions.

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ANGRY BIRDS ADVENTURE GOLF COMING TO THE UK

Soon, you won’t have to make the trip to Gran Canaria if you want an Angry Birds adventure golf experience.

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NORTH WALES WATER PARK REOPENS WITH BRAND NEW ATTRACTIONS

A £16 million expansion sees the popular Surf Snowdonia return, this time taking the name Adventure Parc Snowdonia.

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PEPPA PIG THEME PARK IN THE WORKS

Merlin Entertainments CEO Nick Varney has revealed potential plans for a theme park dedicated entirely to Peppa Pig.

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Yorkshire plan to open £37 million theme park

Yorkshire have planned to open a new theme park summer of 2020.

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Ice Age family attraction coming to Gunnersbury Park

Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom, a new outdoor family attraction, is coming to Gunnersbury Park during the Easter school holidays.

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Isle of Skye visitor attraction to open early in anticipation of massive 2019 season

A five-star visitor attraction on Skye is to open its doors early this year as it extends its season in response to Skye’s growing popularity as a tourism destination.

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Spring opening for huge new aqua park at Bewl Water near Tunbridge Wells

Bewl Water has revealed the plans for a brand new aqua park set to be the 'first of its kind in Kent'.

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Family Run Farm In Durham Named As A Top UK Visitor Attraction

Hall Hill Farm, the award-winning attraction near Lanchester, is celebrating after being named by VisitEngland as one of its top visitor attractions in the country.

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Lumley Castle to open an Escape Room in historic cellars with spooky past

Work is underway on a new visitor attraction at one of the North East’s most historic properties.

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Alton Towers to open new ride at CBeebies Land

Top family attraction CBeebies Land is set to get bigger and better at Alton Towers - after plans were lodged for a new ride.

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Fairytale castle and pirate ship-shaped hotel could be coming to Gulliver's World

The family-friendly attraction is set to undergo a huge transformation.

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Sneak peek inside Newcastle's Ice Bar reveals a cool new place to chill out

The Lonewolf Ice Bar unveils what 'cold comforts' await at their winter wonderland inside Stack container village.

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We Are Vertigo continuously expanding their leisure attraction following £1m investment

The first indoor ninja warrior course in Ireland has opened in Belfast.

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How this top-rated Gloucestershire family attraction will be even better this summer

Cattle Country Adventure Park, which has an average TripAdvisor rating of 4.5 out of 5, is investing for the future.

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Benefits of kids colouring products in the holiday park industry

You can find out more information about Keeko Kids and the products they have by visiting them at the Holiday Park Innovation Show in 2019 at the NEC Birmingham on November 6 and 7.

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Happinov brings innovation to the Escape Game Market

Creating technology-based immersive experiences is key to survival in today’s competitive escape game market but the major challenge is rethinking the business model.

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A revolution in kids snacking – can crisps be healthy?

There is a new, innovative snack on the market that may be an answer to issues related to child obesity and compulsive snacking.

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ZooLab’s efforts go beyond the UK to give you the real experience!

Animals add something special, however nothing beats first-hand experience.

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Kanopeo GmbH to showcase flagship Saferoller® attractions at Family Attraction Show 2018

Leading adventure attractions specialist, Kanopeo GmbH, will be showcasing Saferoller® among its latest innovations at this year’s Family Attraction Show

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Alton Towers teases theme park fans with plans for spooky new attraction

With Halloween just around the corner, it's a great time for Alton Towers to tease fans with news of their new spooky attraction.

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Massive inflatable play park coming to Meadowhall will be first in the UK

An enormous inflatable play park that will be the first of its kind in the UK is set to open within 25 miles of Chesterfield.

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