"Thor" with protestors against fracking on Preston New Road in August 2019. Image courtesy Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Marvel’s Thor spotted alongside fracking protestors in Lancashire!

Residents of Blackpool have been joking about Thor causing the tremors felt in the area – so Madame Tussauds Blackpool decided to take him out to the fracking front line to see what all the fuss was about. Thor’s wax figure from Madame Tussauds Blackpool is pictured on the fracking front line on Preston NewContinue reading Marvel’s Thor spotted alongside fracking protestors in Lancashire!

Captain America arrives in Blackpool. Image: Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Blackpool celebrated “Peace in our time” yesterday, as it welcomed its latest figure, Captain America, to the town by turning back the clock and transforming its iconic promenade into a striking 1940s scene. Making a movie-worthy entrance, Madame Tussauds took the Blackpool seafront back to the 1940s, when Captain America was first createdContinue reading Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Blackpool’s Marvel Super Hero Sleepover 2019

A Marvel Fan’s Best Sleepover?

Dreams really can come true for Marvel fans this summer; to celebrate National Sleepover Day, which falls today, Thursday 9th May, Madame Tussauds Blackpool is offering one lucky super-hero super-fan the chance to host the ultimate sleepover with the stars at the attraction. All those interested in sleeping at Madame Tussauds Blackpool’s Marvel Super HeroContinue reading A Marvel Fan’s Best Sleepover?

The new Madame Tussauds Blackpool Captain Marvel figure and Thomas Cook Airlines pilot Astrid Herz

“Inspirational” Captain Marvel joins Madame Tussauds Blackpool Marvel Super Heroes

Standing shoulder to shoulder with a female pilot, Madame Tussauds Blackpool launched its brand new Captain Marvel wax figure last week, on International Women’s Day. A former US Air Force pilot who rose to security director at NASA, Captain Marvel’s alter ego Carol Danvers embodies strength and achievement – and was perfect to inspire AstridContinue reading “Inspirational” Captain Marvel joins Madame Tussauds Blackpool Marvel Super Heroes

Doctor Who at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. Picture: Jason Lock Picture: Jason Lock

Doctor Who Blackpool Exhibition Winners

Last week, downthetubes announced ran a competition aimed primarily at North West residents to win entry to the opening of the new Madame Tussauds Blackpool Doctor Who exhibit later today. The competition, which closed at 12 noon on Wednesday 17th October, was circulated via downthetubes.net, and across various social media points. Over 2300 people readContinue reading Doctor Who Blackpool Exhibition Winners