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31 March 2022

Alton Towers Resort reveal details of new Festival of Thrills event

2022-03-31T22:19:02+01:0031st March 2022|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have revealed details of their Festival of Thrills event, a celebration of the resort's iconic rollercoasters. With a season full of "thrilliant" events planned, including the returning Mardi Gras, Oktoberfest, Scarefest, Fireworks and Christmas, Festival of Thrills is the first of a strong line up of celebrations [...]

25 January 2022

Alton Towers Resort planning Nemesis track replacement

2022-03-16T21:05:25+00:0025th January 2022|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted an application to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council to confirm the lawfulness of maintenance works to Nemesis, with the intention of increasing the rollercoaster’s lifespan. The application seeks to confirm the lawfulness of the work, which in simpler terms aims to provide the Council with the [...]

4 December 2021

Christmas season brings sackfuls of festivities to Alton Towers Resort

2021-12-15T19:42:09+00:004th December 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Last weekend saw Alton Towers Resort open for the 2021 Christmas season, expanded on from previous years with the addition of a Christmas Market and Europe's longest light & lantern trail - Lightopia. TowersTimes were in attendance on Saturday 27th November to experience all of the festivities on offer. Upon [...]

30 September 2021

Alton Towers Resort partners with Lightopia to sparkle this Christmas

2021-09-30T14:11:11+01:0030th September 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort has announced a brand-new festive attraction for this year’s Christmas celebrations. In partnership with Lightopia, the theme park will host Europe’s biggest light and lantern festival, Seasonal Wonderland, which will take guests on a magical and immersive journey through the four seasons with spectacular lanterns, stunning light [...]

30 March 2021

Alton Towers Resort announces 2021 events and entertainment

2021-04-03T18:34:53+01:0030th March 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort has today announced an exciting calendar of events and entertainment set to feature in 2021. From the return of fan favourites such as Oktoberfest and Scarefest as well as the addition of a brand new Mardi Gras event, TowersTimes looks into all the info on this 'thrilliant' [...]

25 February 2021

Alton Towers Resort confirm 2021 re-opening plans

2021-02-25T21:26:25+00:0025th February 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have confirmed their re-opening plans for the 2021 season, following the recent Government announcement regarding the relaxation of lockdown measures. The Resort will begin to welcome local families to enjoy the Alton Towers Gardens every day from Monday 29th March to Sunday 11th April. On [...]

10 November 2020

Alton Towers Resort to reopen Gardens to the public from 13th November

2021-01-30T00:43:46+00:0010th November 2020|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort will be re-opening its Gardens to visitors on weekend days from Friday 13th November, in line with the latest Government guidance on gardens and outdoor paid-for attractions. The Gardens will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, meaning local communities and guests will be able to enjoy [...]