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Manchester Histories Festival Competition

'If you could travel back in time to any period of Belle Vue's history which ride or attraction would you like to visit?'
The Bobs Roller Coaster - 1929
Fireworks Displays - 1852
The minature railway - 1928
Boating on the Great Lake with the Clock Tower - 1858
The Caterpillar Ride - 1946
Mini-land - Belle Vue’s animated Model World - 1966
The Bumper Cars - 1970
The Giant Mat Slide - 1975
The Wall of Death - 1946

If you are under 16 years of age, choose one of the Belle Vue rides listed above and write your very own brief  time travel adventure. Nothing too much, no more than 200 words but do make sure you describe the fun and if possible the period of time in which you find yourself. Your grandparents, parents and the Bring Back Belle Vue Facebook page will all help you.

Email your story to:

Or if you cannot email you can take your entry to Thackerays bookshop in Denton, or post it to the address on our contact’s page.

Don’t forget to put your age and contact details so that we can send you a prize if your entry is posted on our website

PRIZES: The writers of any stories that appear on our website will  receive vouchers towards a day out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.  So don’t forget to keep checking the website until the end of August. 

One prize worth £50.00 and smaller prizes worth £20.00 each.


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