Thursday, August 03, 2006

Muslim Fun Day... Flop

A Muslims only day at Britain’s biggest theme park has been axed after a huge bookings flop. Organisers Islamic Leisure had hoped to attract 28,000 people to the event at Alton Towers, Staffs, on September 17 — but less than 1,000 tickets were sold.The fun day caused a race row after plans to ban mixed-sex rides, smoking, alcohol and gambling. regular people were angered by the plans. An Alton Towers spokesman said last night: “At least the park will be open to the general public.”