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Wallace & Gromit ride opens at Pleasure Beach
POSTED 29 Apr 2013 . BY Jessica Tasman-Jones
Pleasure Beach in Blackpool has officially opened the world's first Wallace & Gromit ride Thrill-O-Matic, in collaboration with the fictional characters' animators Aardman.

The £5.25m ride takes visitors on a four-minute adventure through scenes from the pair's animated movies, including A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave, A Matter of Loaf and Death and The Curse of the Were Rabbit.

Creator of the animated duo Nick Park said: "We have the perfect marriage between Wallace & Gromit and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. I grew up in Preston, which is just down the road so Blackpool feels like a natural home for Wallace & Gromit."

The ride opens ahead of a VisitBritain campaign that will see Wallace & Gromit become Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons to holiday in the UK.
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Wallace & Gromit ride opens at Pleasure Beach
POSTED 29 Apr 2013 . BY Jessica Tasman-Jones
Pleasure Beach in Blackpool has officially opened the world's first Wallace & Gromit ride Thrill-O-Matic, in collaboration with the fictional characters' animators Aardman.

The £5.25m ride takes visitors on a four-minute adventure through scenes from the pair's animated movies, including A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave, A Matter of Loaf and Death and The Curse of the Were Rabbit.

Creator of the animated duo Nick Park said: "We have the perfect marriage between Wallace & Gromit and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. I grew up in Preston, which is just down the road so Blackpool feels like a natural home for Wallace & Gromit."

The ride opens ahead of a VisitBritain campaign that will see Wallace & Gromit become Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons to holiday in the UK.
RELATED STORIES
MORE NEWS
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed.
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway.
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities.
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Wallace & Gromit ride opens at Pleasure Beach
POSTED 29 Apr 2013 . BY Jessica Tasman-Jones
Pleasure Beach in Blackpool has officially opened the world's first Wallace & Gromit ride Thrill-O-Matic, in collaboration with the fictional characters' animators Aardman.

The £5.25m ride takes visitors on a four-minute adventure through scenes from the pair's animated movies, including A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave, A Matter of Loaf and Death and The Curse of the Were Rabbit.

Creator of the animated duo Nick Park said: "We have the perfect marriage between Wallace & Gromit and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. I grew up in Preston, which is just down the road so Blackpool feels like a natural home for Wallace & Gromit."

The ride opens ahead of a VisitBritain campaign that will see Wallace & Gromit become Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons to holiday in the UK.
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