Tomorrowland: Freedom stage suffers partial roof collapse ahead of weekend two

Part of the roof structure at Tomorrowland's Freedom stage has sunk. Tomorrowland festival, which took place last weekend from the 18th to the 21st July in Boom and runs this weekend for a second installment, unveiled a newly redesigned Freedom stage this year. Featuring brand new lighting panels that can be raised and lowered, the [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-08-07T16:38:18+01:00August 13th, 2019|News|

Terrifying moment Indian funfair ride snaps in half, killing two people and injuring 29 others

This is the terrifying moment a funfair ride crashed down killing two people and injuring 29 others in western India. The incident took place on Sunday at Balvatika Amusement Park near Kanakaria lake in Gujarat state's Ahmedabad city. The horrific video shows the joyride, named 'Discovery', coming down after its load-bearing cable snapped when the [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-07-16T12:43:24+01:00July 30th, 2019|News|

Man injured while working on London theatre set launches £200,000 bid for compensation

Jack Roberts suffered a spinal injury while working underneath the theatre stage. A Swansea man who hurt his back while working as an assistant stage manager on a production of The Railway Children at a London theatre has launched a High Court legal battle for compensation of more than £200,000. A writ issued at London’s [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-07-16T12:00:59+01:00July 16th, 2019|News|

Explosion on Bond 25 set injures crew member

An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie at Pinewood Studios has injured a crew member and damaged a stage. The “controlled explosion” damaged the outside of the famous 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, where the spy franchise is filmed. No one working inside the studio was hurt, but one crew [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-06-11T10:33:48+01:00July 9th, 2019|News|

Lightwater Valley theme park: Boy in ‘rollercoaster fall’ critically ill

A seven-year-old boy believed to have fallen from a rollercoaster is in a critical condition, police have said. Witnesses said he fell from the Twister rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, on Thursday. People reported hearing screams and seeing him "hanging backwards" from the carriage. Police said the boy was taken to hospital [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-06-21T11:43:56+01:00June 21st, 2019|News|

Lady Gaga manages to make falling off a robot graceful in onstage slip-up

It’s official – Lady Gaga can make everything look like it’s easy after falling off a robot in the middle of her Las Vegas residency and yet even managing to make that look graceful. The performer was giving it her all on stage as she mounted a giant moving robot during a futuristic section of [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-06-07T11:46:35+01:00June 7th, 2019|News|

Stage design in fatal Radiohead concert collapse called for parts that didn’t exist, witness says

It's ridiculous,' says father of Scott Johnson, drum technician killed in 2012 collapse. The design for a stage that collapsed before a Radiohead concert in Toronto was flawed from its inception — and several people knew about the problems for years, according to Dale Martin, head of the company contracted by Live Nation to erect [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-04-11T13:14:33+01:00May 14th, 2019|News|

Summary: Theater Duisburg Flooded by 80,000 Litres of Water

The following summary is a news extract made by Blumano via an English translation of the articles from lokalkompass.de and Deutsche Oper am Rhein regarding this story: On April 5th 2019, the Theater Duisberg - Deutsche Oper am Rhein (German Opera on the Rhine) in Duisburg, Germany was accidentally flooded by 80,000 litres of water [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-04-11T11:27:26+01:00April 30th, 2019|News|

One hurt at Brighton pier’s Air Race fairground ride

One person was injured when part of a fairground ride on Brighton Palace Pier came loose and hit them. Pier chief executive Anne Ackford said part of the Air Race ride had become detached and had struck a passer-by. Ambulance crews said one person was taken to hospital with a leg injury. Paramedics checked others [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-04-11T12:56:07+01:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Coachella Worker Dies in Fall at Festival Site – Rolling Stone

One week before Coachella 2019 begins, a worker constructing a stage at the Indio, California festival site fell to their death. Coachella organizers Goldenvoice said in a statement Saturday, “Today, Goldenvoice lost a colleague, a friend, a family member. Our friend fell while working on a festival stage. It is with heavy hearts and tremendous [...]

Vanessa Delaney2019-04-11T12:27:19+01:00April 16th, 2019|News|

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