BILL ELMS ASSOCIATES I PRESS RELEASE on behalf of Kingpin Events
WEDNESDAY 7th JUNE 2017| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MANCHESTER’S BIGGEST INDOOR CHRISTMAS ATTRACTION IS BACK!
CHILDREN’S FAVOURITE TV SHOW RAINBOW ANNOUNCED TO STAR AT WINTER WONDERLAND 2017
Kingpin Events, organisers of Manchester’s biggest indoor Christmas attraction are delighted to announce that Winter Wonderland Manchester is back for 2017!
They are also proud to announce that the legendary children’s TV show, Rainbow will be the star attraction of this year’s Christmas extravaganza, Winter Wonderland 2017!
Winner of the Best Family Day Out at the Raring 2 Go Awards 2015, the festive family favourite event is back for its fifth consecutive year, fresh off the back of arecord breaking 2016 which saw a huge increase in box office ticket sales reaching a whopping 100,000!
The fabulous festive event will return toManchester from Saturday 9th December 2017 to Monday 1st January 2018 atEventCity next to the Intu Trafford Centre.
Organisers pulled out all the stops last year to create an extra special festive extravaganza and are now aiming to make this year’s event even bigger and better than ever. And with Zippy and George on their way to Manchester, this year’s Winter Wonderland looks set to be the very best yet!
The mammoth 22,000sqm exhibition space at EventCity will be transformed in to an unbelievable wonderland extravaganza, featuring over 50 family rides and attractions all under one roof - including new rides for 2016, and all included in one ticket price.
As well as the rides and the bright lights, there will be a dazzling array of colourful shows and this year, Winter Wonderland is delighted to welcome the nation’s favourite children’s TV characters Zippy and George from Rainbow who will no doubt bring lots of magic, mayhem and comedy capers!
Rainbow dominated the nation’s television sets for 20 years and continued to capture hearts long after its final episode screened. Families and children who fell in love with show’s famous characters will have the chance to meet Zippy and George when they roll into Manchester this winter for the Christmas spectacular with their comedy capers.
Here is what the famous Rainbow duo,Zippy and George had to say when interviewed about their forthcoming appearance at Winter Wonderland Manchester!
George: “Jingle bells, jingle bell jingle all the way…”
Zippy: “You seem very happy George, what’s going on?”
George: “This year we’re off to the UK’s largest indoor Christmas theme park.”
Zippy: “What, really?!”
George: “Oooow yes, the winter wonderland at Event City and you can even meet Santa Clause!”
Zippy: “Fantasticola. I can tell him one of my jokes.”
George: “Err, I’m not sure that’s a good idea, Zippy!”
Zippy: “Right, here it is. What do you get if you cross Father Christmas with a duck? A Christmas Quacker, ha ha ha!”
George: “Oh dear. I do hope they let us in!”
The spectacular Christmas Circus also makes a welcome return delivering the finest collection of circus acts that will leave everyone marvelled and amazed with daily performances.
Of course, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit from Santa Clauscomplete with real reindeers, who will be taking time out of his busy schedule for meet and greets with all the children, every day up to and including Christmas Eve. Fairies and Elves will also fly around to play and chat and have ‘s-elfies’ with the children.
There will also be a whole host of games stalls and a vast array of food and drinks stalls to purchase refreshments including hot snacks and sweet treats.
Winter Wonderland operates on a session basis to ensure visitors can enjoy the experience without overcrowding offering families four hours of non-stop fun and entertainment.
Organisers Kingpin Events are urging families to book now to make sure they don’t miss out on this magical festive family adventure and to ensure they secure tickets for their preferred date.
Group, family and individual tickets are on sale now for the magical festive family adventure which is guaranteed to create that enchanting Christmas spirit and spread joy across the whole ofManchester.
So, don’t miss the Christmas event of the year at EventCity which is open until 1st January 2018.
Book your tickets now at www.winterwonderlandmanchester.com
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Winter Wonderland Manchester
Saturday 9th December 2017 – Monday 1stJanuary 2018
EventCity (Next to Intu Trafford Centre)
Phoenix Way, Off Barton Dock Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 7TB
Adult: £20.50 (plus £1.50 Quaytickets booking fee)
Child (3-16): £20.50 (plus £1.50 Quaytickets booking fee)
Family of 4*: £70 (plus £1.50 Quaytickets booking fee per person – total £6)
*(2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children)
OAP: £15 (plus £1.50 Quaytickets booking fee)
Child (Under 3’s): Free (Ticket not required)
Groups: 10% Discount (when booking 15+ tickets)
School Rate: £9.50 per child (under 12’s) with some teachers free from Tue 13th - Fri 16th Dec (Morning session only).
All rides and attractions are included in the ticket price (excluding games and food stalls) and each session lasts for 4 hours.
Sat 9th & Sun 10th 11am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Tue 12th, Wed 13th & Thu 14th 10:30am – 2:30pm
Fri 15th 10:30am – 2:30pm and 5pm – 9pm
Sat 16th & Sun 17th 11am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Mon 18th & Tue 19th 10:30am – 2:30am
Wed 20th 10:30am – 2:30pm and 4:30 – 8:30pm
Thu 21st, Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd 11am - 3pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Tue 26th 1pm – 5pm
Wed 27th, Thu 28th, Fri 29th & Sat 30th11am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Sun 31st 11am – 3pm
Mon 1st 1pm – 5pm
HOW TO BOOK
To book tickets, visit the website www.winterwonderlandmanchester.comBookings via telephone can be made by calling 0843 208 1842, for Group Booking please call 0843 208 6003.