The Pinball Parlour at 2 Addington Street Ramsgate is now closed to the public. A new Parlour is opening as part of Dreamland
Margate, in the Dreamland Information Centre.
The new site will be open from 2pm on Sunday 25th May, and will be open from 10am-5pm every day from then on.
See you there!
You can find out more information about the Dreamland project at their website.
Pinball Parlour Goes to Lounge On The Farm Festival!
This year Lounge festival goers will get a taste of 20th-century British Youth Culture as The Dreamland Trust hooks up with the Vintage Pinball Parlour and Northern Soul DJ, Jo Wallace, to re- create the vivid sights and sounds of Dreamland.
The Pinball Parlour is pleased to announce that in association with the Dreamland Trust, we are doing a residency at the "Lounge on the Farm" festival, which takes place on 26-28th July. We'll bring the pinball machines and the Dreamland Trust are putting on DJ Jo Wallace!
This does mean that the Parlour will be closed during the weekend of 26-27th July as we can't be in two places at the same time!
More information on the Dreamland Trust can be found at their website, and for more festival information, visit the Lounge On The Farm website.
Pinball Parlour Open Again.
It's officially spring, and the Pinball Parlour is officially open again, including all four days of the Easter weekend!
Come on down and play some pinball!.
Pinball Parlour Closed until March.
The Pinball Parlour is currently closed over the holiday period, and will re-open during the first week of March 2013.
We've Updated Our Flickr Account!
We've updated our flickr account, which can be found here.
Go take a look!
Pinball Pete on BBC Radio 2!
Our very own Pinball Pete was interviewed on BBC Radio 2 last friday as the curator of the Pinball Museum.
You can listen to the interview here (starts at 1:18:50).
The interview will only be available until Friday 20th July 2012.
We will try to get the audio for any folks that miss this.
Pinball Parlour Closed During January.
The Pinball Parlour will be closed during the month of January, and possibly Febuary also to give us
time to refurbish some of the machines that we want up and running in the parlour for you all to play.
Keep an eye on the website, or call Pete (details on the contact page) for more information about when we re-open.
Christmas 2011 Opening Hours and Margate Christmas Show.
The Parlour will be closed from Monday 12th December, and will re-open on Sat 7th January due to our Special
Margate Christmas Show, details of which can be found below:
The Parlour will be hosting it's special Margate Christmas Showing, in conjunction with The Dreamland Trust,
at The Pie Factory, in the heart of Margate's Old Town, from Saturday 17th December, until Christmas Eve.
We will be open from Noon every day, with late opening on the Tues, 7pm, Wed 9pm and Thursday 7pm, to
coincide with the Old Town Bazaar, and the "Christmas shopping late night openings" (Wed). A selection
of our finest games will be available to play, including some new exciting arrivals that will be making
their parlour debut.
Music will be supplied by the Parlour's very own RockOla Princess Jukebox. The Pie Factory has been
undergoing extensive remodelling over the last 12 months since our first Christmas show there and is
now one of Margates premier Art Exhibition Centres. The Pinball Parlour would like to thank the Pie
Factory owners, Tim and Janet Williams for their support in putting on this show"
New Machines for Sale.
Three new machines have been added to the For Sale page.
Head over to see the machines, Jackbot, Bow and Arrow and King Pin. Each machine has been restored in the Parlour
and can be viewed and played before purchasing.
New Photos Added
Seven new photos have been added to the Fireball page.
Expect to see some Fireball wallpapers soon!
New Video Available.
Captain Fantastic page we now have our own gameplay video that shows
all the features of Bally's 1975 Captain Fantastic pinball table.
Update to Easter Opening Hours
During the Easter Holidays, in addition to the regular weekend opening, the Parlour will be open on the
following dates from 1pm-5pm :
- Wed 20th Thu 21st and Fri 22nd.
- Easter Monday 25th.
- Wed 27th Thu 28th and Fri 20th.
- May Bank Holiday (Mon 2nd).
Easter Opening Hours.
The parlour will be open during Easter, from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.
We will also be open midweek during the school easter holidays. Ring for Details!
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The Pinball Parlour website has been redesigned.
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