Blackpool Pleasure Beach Reports

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Live From Blackpool/Ride Guide Meet November 2008, when I was involved with LIB we had a joint meet with Ride Guide members.
It was a great day with lots of random antics..

It was quite a large meet up and we had a few members from Live In Blackpool in attendance..

Can you spot them..?? ;)

I might give a prize to the person that can identify all the LIB members in the photographs, Team Members are not included.. ;)

Introductions.. ;D

This was one of the funniest moments ever..!! it was very spontaneous and it was called a photo update of a photo update… ;D ;D
Its one of those things that you had to be there to appreciate it I think.. ;)

Superbowl Noah’s  Ark. :(

 

 

 

 


Ride Guide & BPB Guide meet opening day 2008

I was really chuffed to bits when Photobucket contacted me recently with regards to some old accounts that I thought were lost..
I have recently upgraded to the Pro version and they really take care of their customers and throw in a few extras to the subscriber..

I plan to post more pictures or reports from a few years back as they had been posted on the BPB Guide but sadly the site has now closed..
Firstly there are some photographs with some features removed out of respect for these people.
I really wanted to show these pictures intact but at the same time did not want to offend anybody by posting their faces on here and I really hope that no offence is  taken.
If  the people would like the images intact I can revert them back to the originals and I would be delighted to do this.
So once again please don’t take offence to the distorted faces on some of the images..

Edit Via the Ride Guide Forum I have been allowed to unswirl the images and post them as intended.
I think that the pictures are special and would be lost forever if I didn’t post them.
I would also like to post others from the day and I will be delighted if the people on the images would use them for their own collections..

BPB Guide & The Ride Guide opening day 2008..

And dont laugh at the flying jacket..

The Old BPB Guide Team..

Mr Frostyfox

We take over Scotty radio station..

Lea Cookson is on the far left..

Chris & Brad

Rob & Martyn..

We had a meal at Martins a little Cafe near to the BPB..

We have in this picture Aero, Jack, Ricky C, Martin and Adrian..

Aero with Brad..

We say hello to Mr Pleasure Beach Mr Jim Rowland (JR )…

Lea..

A big shame that Noah was away fishing for 2009..

Aero & Pete Proctor..

We take over the River Caves..

Right at the front is Coastergraham..

We nearly did the impossible and performed a Clown Coaster roll back..

We put Brad on the front first..

And Rodney let us do it..

We plan our roll back big guys on the front..

Adrian, Martyn and Tarren could barely hide their excitement..

Kathleen & Brad..

We ended up back at mine for a few drinks..

I have been told by Martyn that this trip was the opening day of the 2009 season..
And one of the best meets ever..!
Brilliant memories and some great laughs thanks for reading..

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Pleasure Beach report 3rd May 2010

I was working until 2pm today so did not arrive at the park until 3pm.
The Pepsi Max Big One was sadly closed due to high winds but I did see that Bling was open but I failed to get any pictures of it.. :-[ but I  will next week if we go..

Christopher was doing some sponsored walk thing at Pendel hill so it was myself, Louise, Charlotte & Bradley.. 😀

The park was very quiet for a Bank Holiday I am not sure if this was within expectations,.

Charlotte did the usual Fountain pose..

We did the Grand National..



The Many Faces of Bradley Mowbray

The Big Dipper looked amazing..

Rest.. ;)

Whats this..? answers on a postcard.. ;D

New Pleasure Beach wall thingies..

We had some refreshments and a great chat with the Bar Manageress a lovely lady who is a credit to the Pleasure Beach and Bernard who is a lovely man..

The Gardens..

 

 

 

 


The Opening day at the BPB 13/02/2010

I have just returned home after having experienced the best opening day at the Pleasure Beach for over a decade..
It was superb everything was perfect and the park looked excellent, I had a lovely conversation with Mrs Amanda Thompson of which will stay private but I congratulated her on her superb work around the park as you will see in this report.

We arrived at the park slightly later at 11am as we wanted to avoid the rush, the Pleasure Beach was bathed in sunshine and as we entered the park through the security gates we were met by the lovely Sculptured Gardens.
I was a bit excited at the prospect of seeing these gardens and the images that I had seen on Facebook do NOT do it justice, I sincerely hope that mine do.. 😎

The Pleasure Beach are selling healtyh food, and I was impressed with their range.
Dont get me wrong we love Pizza and hot dogs but prefer lovely jacket potatoes..

We made our way to the Big Dipper and was met by a stunning site as you will see in this report it looks brilliant and rides better than ever..
We decided to ride the back of the train as this is normally the roughest part of the train, we found it to be smooth as glass and the air time as your bum left the seat was amazing..

The Dodgems..
Well the asthetics and visuals of this ride is amazing..  8)
it looks so good as you will see in the images, I opted out of riding it though due to my shoulder healing after my car accident but Louise & the boys rode it and loved it.. 8)

Now my biggest surprise was the Ghost Train..   😮
It has changed inside…. 😎  😎   yes you heard me right it was kick ass scarey…!!
They have seriously spent a lot of money here on animitronics, they even have an exorcist girl with a turning head..!!
Brilliant we left the ride quite shocked its amazing…

The PMBO was silky smooth and running very well.. 8)

Staff training, its obvious that the staff have been trained to a high standard, the management of the rides are of an excellent professional standard.

Time for pictures and i will only comment if its something that needs to be explained..
I hope you like them..

The Big Dipper..

The Dodgems..

The PMBO..

Some nice lads in fancy dress were so funny..  ;D ;D

Infusion looked good today..

The Rollercoaster was open..

The Ghost train..

Mr BPB Brian..

The Fountains..

Crack open the champagne tonight Amanda, the park looks good..!

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The Mowbray/Kerr Barbie 2 day event..12/07/09

Well this was the highlight of the year the famous barbie at the Mowbrays with Kerr family visiting Blackpool from Scotland..  8)
I wont say too much just let the pictures tell the story of this excellent day and even the weather did not spoil the day.. 8)

Day 2

Out came the Wii Guitar hero.. 8)

A few beers and plenty of wine was disgracefully consumed before the silly faces started to happen and the random messing around.. ;D

A government health warning drinking too much makes you do rather silly things..  :P

Day 2

Nursing heavy heads we met up with Christina and her family at the Pleasure Beach..

 

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Pleasure Beach Trip Report 2/08/2008

We decided on a little visit to our favorite park for a couple of hours…
It was quite busy and the weather was very warm & sunny…

He is the cutest Kid around…

Twilight zone take 20 something..

PMBO peeping round the corner..

I think I will give Infusion a miss with ques like this…

The Big Dipper…

PMBO…

Train pictures..

Now My bug bear men walking round with NO shirts on.. :P
Thank god there is a good security person on duty that is prepared to tell them to cover up..  8)

More random shots…

The Popcorn sample box is back..

Noah’s Ark fun…

A Different picture..

I love taking pictures of the Ice Blast,Not sure why I haven’t taken more shots of it as its gorgeous…

Fantastic weather…

Nash was on 4 and working….

Ques for the Slush Bar..

Or  fresh fruit…

 

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Pleasure Beach Report April 19th 2010

The Grand National..

Arcade fun..

The Bling, not for me though.. 8)

Nick

Charlotte

Christina & Lesley

We did the Revolution..

Louise , Lesley & Chris ride the Rev…

Bradley..

We did the train..

The First Mirror shot of the year..  😀

Dry..

Very Wet…

Ice Blast..

Gordon & Geof..

And a group picture to finish..

Thanks for reading..

 

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Christmas 2007

A little retro report from 11 years ago, Christmas opening at the Pleasure Beach, it was held in the North Park area of the Pleasure Beach..

The images of the dancers performing outside are probably the only pictures in exsistance   as they only did performed a few times on that day, and for the rest of the time it was too cold..
Fallen is still a friend of mine on Facebook..

Mark with Louise

Ohh I look so different.. :w00t:

Who remembers MartinLFC..?  :tongue_smilie:

Only pictures of the outdoor performance..

My old Sig.. :tongue_smilie: :tongue_smilie:

I remember lots of random tress everywhere..

:w00t: :w00t:

Those Dancers… :tongue_smilie:

With Brian, he holds the World Record for the most rides on the Pepsi Max Big One..something like 12,000 rides in 18 years..!

Copyright Live In Blackpool Ltd

 

 

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The Opening day at the BPB 13/02/2010

I have just returned home after having experienced the best opening day at the Pleasure Beach for over a decade..
It was superb everything was perfect and the park looked excellent, I had a lovely conversation with Mrs Amanda Thompson of which will stay private but I congratulated her on her superb work around the park as you will see in this report.

We arrived at the park slightly later at 11am as we wanted to avoid the rush, the Pleasure Beach was bathed in sunshine and as we entered the park through the security gates we were met by the lovely Sculptured Gardens.
I was a bit excited at the prospect of seeing these gardens and the images that I had seen on Facebook do NOT do it justice, I sincerely hope that mine do.. 😎

The Pleasure Beach are selling healtyh food, and I was impressed with their range.
Dont get me wrong we love Pizza and hot dogs but prefer lovely jacket potatoes..

We made our way to the Big Dipper and was met by a stunning site as you will see in this report it looks brilliant and rides better than ever..
We decided to ride the back of the train as this is normally the roughest part of the train, we found it to be smooth as glass and the air time as your bum left the seat was amazing..

The Dodgems..
Well the asthetics and visuals of this ride is amazing..  8)
it looks so good as you will see in the images, I opted out of riding it though due to my shoulder healing after my car accident but Louise & the boys rode it and loved it.. 8)

Now my biggest surprise was the Ghost Train..   😮
It has changed inside…. 😎  😎   yes you heard me right it was kick ass scarey…!!
They have seriously spent a lot of money here on animitronics, they even have an exorcist girl with a turning head..!!
Brilliant we left the ride quite shocked its amazing…

The PMBO was silky smooth and running very well.. 8)

Staff training, its obvious that the staff have been trained to a high standard, the management of the rides are of an excellent professional standard.

Time for pictures and i will only comment if its something that needs to be explained..
I hope you like them..

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