Chertsey, UK: FRIGHT NIGHTS returns to claim its prized title as the nation’s premiere Halloween event and reveals a brand new horror maze experience THE BIG TOP – a carnival brimming with sordid characters including adult babies, clowns, mime artists and a jack-in-the-box.
NEW for 2015, Guests are invited to join the show as they twist their way through the brand new scare maze set in an abandoned carnival on the island’s Amity Beach.
Prepare for screams at the carnival, experiences include a Fortune Tellers Wagon, a mirror maze brimming with chuckling clowns and mime artists, a creepy fun house, a torture chamber, game stalls with a twist, a circus scare room and the clown’s dressing room.
The Carnival owners, the Figaro Bros, will greet you along your journey. Guests quickly discover this is no longer a place of laughter. Will they make it through the final encore of the Carnival show?
A second scare experience is due to join the line-up, it will be based on the nation’s top fears and guests will have to escape under timed conditions.
In gruesome collaboration with global horror producer, Lionsgate UK, FRIGHT NIGHTS also brings award winning scare actor-led horror attractions based on cult classic The Blair Witch Project; the dark My Bloody Valentine, the twisted The Cabin in the Woods and the menacing SAW, already the inspiration for the world’s most terrifying rollercoaster at the Park.
PLUS face thrilling rides in the dark including THE SWARM, the UK’s first winged rollercoaster, Stealth, one of Europe’s fastest and tallest rollercoasters, Colossus, a ten loop rollercoaster and Nemesis Inferno, a feet-free, legs-dangling coaster experience, as well as SAW – The Ride, all in the dead of night and all included in the Park entry price.
• Fright Nights Dates: 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24 October – 1 November
• Park opening times: 10am – 10pm, Fright Nights attractions open at 4pm
• Prices: Adult ticket priced from £25.99 for early bird bookings until 20th September
• Overnight Experience packages start from £249.00 for two and includes two day Park tickets, complimentary parking and hot buffet breakfast, Free entry after park closing to the brand new mystery attraction – PLUS priority ride access for the first hour of park opening
• For more information and to book visit THORPEPARK.com – Pre-book strongly advised
• Nearest station: Staines (30mins from Waterloo)
• THORPE PARK, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN
• NB: THORPE PARK Fright Nights may be too intense for young children and is not recommended for anyone under the age of 13. Experiences are subject to availability
ABOUT FRIGHT NIGHTS
Guests can experience THORPE PARK Resort’s famous horror attractions into the night and ride five world-class roller coasters (THE SWARM, Stealth, SAW – The Ride, Nemesis Inferno, Colossus). Or trick or treat yourself to a VIP package including back-stage horror passes and the scarily-popular Face it Alone experience, returning for its second year at Fright Nights.
FULL FRIGHT NIGHTS SCARE LINE UP
THE BIG TOP – NEW
NEW for 2015, grab your ticket to the greatest scare on Earth as the circus comes to town this October at THORPE PARK Resort’s FRIGHT NIGHTS. Twist your way through this new scare maze set at an abandoned carnival on the island’s Amity Beach. The Figaro Bros Carnival comes back to life to haunt those who dare to trespass.
Start your visit and discover what your future holds at the ancient fortune teller where the tarot cards will reveal your fate as you enter this circus like no other – this is where your journey begins. As you enter the hall of mirrors keep your eyes open but don’t look too closely…there may be others watching. Search quickly to find your way out but beware, the worst is yet to come.
Journey through the carnival’s funhouse, once a place of laughter, now a haunting monument to the twisted revenge of The Figaro Bros become a part of their twisted game to see if you can avoid the same fate as those who have come before you.
To make your ultimate escape, walk along old carnival grounds as you approach THE BIG TOP – the main circus tent where the clown’s dressing room lies. Complete with a life sized Jack in the Box; it is here where you’ll experience your final encore.
Will you escape the Carnival Like No Other?
Cabin in the Woods: The Maze
Winner Best Halloween Scare Attraction SCARS 2014
Experience a frightening live recreation of this ground-breaking satirical horror film. Visitors will tour the seemingly innocent rustic cabin, within which lies a secret facility that unleashes nightmarishly hideous ‘beings’. A fully immersive, brilliantly themed maze where visitors can influence the outcome and come face to face with the nightmare and devastation that is, The Cabin In The Woods.
My Bloody Valentine: The Maze
Relive one of the most terrifying films of all time. Ten years after a tragic mining accident in the town of Harmony, Harry Warden awoke from his coma on Valentine’s Day and brutally murdered 22 people with his pickaxe before being killed. Years on, there’s a killer on the loose – has Harry returned? Visitors will find themselves in the horrific hospital ward before having to negotiate their way through the tunnels of an abandoned mine, neglected shacks and a pitch black forest.
The Blair Witch Project: Scare Zone
A previously unused, dark wooded area of THORPE PARK, has now been renamed as ‘Burkittsville Village’ and is the setting for the recreation of this cult black and white movie. This outdoor scare attraction leaves it all to the imagination using the natural surrounds and woodland setting with a new ambient soundtrack to create the ultimate scare walkthrough experience.
SAW Alive: The Maze
Guess who’s coming to play? From the twisted minds that created the world’s most terrifying rollercoaster SAW – The Ride, comes the world’s most extreme live action maze – now with even more evil for 2014! Visitors will come face to face with the sadistic Billy puppet and face his nightmarish games…winding their way through this brilliantly themed multi-roomed maze.
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