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VisitBlackpool and Nickelodeon have gone into partnership to present the UK’s first ever Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST, which will form a part of Blackpool’s world-famous Switch-On weekend.

It will offer a combination of free and paid-for events taking place throughout Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4thSeptember.

Expected to entertain thousands, SLIMEFEST will feature two live shows, activities, characters, music and plenty of slime.

The SLIMEFEST live shows will take place at the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens, with the outdoor festival staged on the Switch-On arena at the Tower Festival Headland. Highlights from SLIMEFEST will be broadcast on the Nickelodeon channel later in the month.

SLIMEFEST in Blackpool will be the first to be held in the UK.

Information regarding the acts performing at SLIMEFEST, attached sponsors and ticketing will be announced in the coming weeks.

Further information on the remainder of the 2016 Illuminations Switch-On weekend, including the Friday night celebration will also be announced in coming weeks, together with details of how people can obtain free wristbands to the Switch-On event on Friday 2 September.