Following the UK Government’s advice on public gatherings in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Dreamland will not reopen for the Easter season.
The park is currently closed for winter and was due to reopen on April 4. The amusement park, Roller Disco and Octopus’ Garden will now be closed for the Easter season.
A spokesperson for the park said: “All music events scheduled for the next six weeks will be postponed where possible. We are working closely with promoters to confirm alternative dates, and will update ticket holders by email as soon as possible.
“The Camp Bestival park takeover originally planned for Easter is now likely to move to the summer (exact dates TBC). At present, we are not cancelling any events scheduled for the summer.
“We are heartbroken to have to close our park just as we were about to begin our 100th anniversary celebrations, but the situation is beyond our control.
“We are incredibly grateful for the support the public has shown to us and to other local leisure and hospitality venues during this difficult time. We urge people to stay safe, follow Government advice and to support local businesses in Margate wherever possible.
“We are following and monitoring UK Government advice daily, and we are hopeful that the situation will improve before the summer season.
“We will update guests on our social media platforms on any changes and we advise people to follow Dreamland Margate for news from the park.
“There have been no reported cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Dreamland.
“We will update you on any changes when we receive them. We know this is a difficult time for millions of people, so please keep smiling, keep dancing, and keep safe.”
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And Turner continues to be open .. no info coming out from their press office. What a surprise. They should take the lead as a lot of businesses will look at what Turner does to make the call whether to stay open or not.
It’s a shame the management there is useless.