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Blackpool Pleasure Beach Theme Park

Formerly known as Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and lying in 42 acres of land, the park was founded in 1896 by Alderman William George Bean and had just one ride. His main aim was to create an American Style Amusement Park with the basic principle “to make adults feel like children again”. Since its inception, it has remained family run, with the latest managing director being Amanda Thompson who is also the managing director of Stageworks Worldwide Productions, who produce the shows at the park. Continue reading