At the weekend, thousands of families were invited to ‘Kidz Fest 2016’, a “a unique weekend full of fun” at Orsett Showground, Essex. Tickets were £16 each.
But that was just £16 to get in! To go on many rides, families were asked to pay £3-4 extra EACH. Here’s the kind of activity on offer:
Attractions included ‘Bouncy Town’ which you entered using a special wristband that cost £5 extra. But as one parent said: “Basically paid £50 plus to go on bouncy castles and to walk around a field. Don’t understand what we actually got for the entrance price.”
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One of the most disappointing attractions was this ‘explorer castle’ made from unpainted crisp boxes
The event also featured an angry ice cream lady who was accused of stealing money and selling over-priced 99s