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Publication date:- 2017-30-09

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Southport Pleasureland's ₤50,000 Giveaway

Photo caption: Creepy characters get ready to welcome Southport Pleasureland's Happy Halloween Visitors

HARD working members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Services are set to enjoy some free Halloween fun with their families for October, courtesy of Southport Pleasureland.  The amusement park is giving away ₤50,000 worth of free ride tokens to:- Nurses, doctors, NHS workers, Police, Fire Officers, and members of the Armed Forces, to say thank you for their incredible efforts following the Manchester terrorist attack, and on a more personal note; the care given to the owner of Southport Pleasureland, Norman Wallis, after his recent spell in Hospital.

On the 14 October and 15 October 2017, the theme park's Happy Halloween spectacular will launch to the general public with an exclusive offer of ₤50 of free rides for emergency service and Armed Forces personnel.

Southport Pleasureland will be giving free ride tokens on a 1st come, 1st served basis to members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Services, including:- NHS staff and student Nurses, who register to attend the event via the amusement park's online.

Photo caption: Creepy characters get ready to welcome Southport Pleasureland's Happy Halloween Visitors

This is the 4th year that Pleasureland has been transformed into "The Happy Halloween Capital of the UK."  Throughout the ½ term holidays, the park will be decorated with hundreds of pumpkins, bats and spiders to ramp up the spooky fun.

Visitors can expect to encounter creepy characters welcoming them to Pleasureland's rides and shows, with live outdoor spooky theatre from:- "The Twitchy Witch" and some Halloween wizardry from roaming magicians.  The event organisers will be giving spot prizes to visitors who get into the 'spirit' of things by coming along in fancy dress themselves.

Managing Director of Southport Pleasureland, Norman Wallis, said:- "After my stay in Hospital I'm extremely grateful to be here; and well enough to put on this Halloween event. It's is all down to the amazing care I received from doctors and Nurses. We want to launch our Halloween celebrations this year with a gesture of thanks to all the heroes in our Armed Forces and Emergency Services, who work incredible hard to help to keep us safe and well in these troubled times."

Those interested in attending the Armed Forces and Emergency Services Happy Halloween weekend must sign up online.  Tickets will be allocated at 1 per person to the 1st 1000 registrations, so organisers are urging people to register quickly to avoid missing out on the Halloween Spectacular.

Happy Halloween at Southport Pleasureland opens to the general public, on Saturday, 14 October 2017 and runs until Sunday, 29 October 2017.

 

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