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School of Wizardry

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    Wizards welcome

    Wands at the ready everyone

    LIMITED AVAILABILITY - SINGLE SEATS ONLY

    It’s time to take a magical journey on board the Wondrous Wizard Express.

    You’ll join the teachers from the Grand Old School of Wizardry for your first day of term ... but things aren’t going to plan! Some very important enchanted items have gone missing and the head master is all in a muddle! You’ll have to muster some magic and have your wands at the ready as you go on a journey to find the missing magic and make sure that the first day of term goes without a hitch. Practitioners of the dark arts welcome!

    What's Included?

    • One return trip from Bury to Rawtenstall hauled by our own Wizard Express steam train
    • A wonderous two hour experience with some costumed characters, including super sorcerers and wicked witches
    • Magical activities along the line
    • Plenty of photo opportunities

    Food and drink will be available to purchase from our café on Platform 3/4 at Bury Bolton Street Station and from our on-train buffet.

    Ticket Information, Prices and Getting Here

    Duration: 2 - 2 1/2 hours

    Recommended Age: Families with children aged 5 years and over

    On the 23 Feb, 20 Apr and 26 Oct the morning event will begin at 10:20am and finish at approximately 12:30pm. The afternoon event will begin at 2:30pm and finish at approximately 4:40pm.

    On the 10, 24 and 31 Aug the morning event will begin at 10:00am and finish at approximately 12:00pm. The afternoon event will begin at 12:40pm and finish at approximately 3:00pm.

      Adult Adult with Child under 2 on knee Child

    Ticket

     £11.50  £11.50 £7.30 

    Tickets are limited and must be pre-booked. To avoid disappointment book online now.

    School of Wizardry will start and finish at Bury Bolton Street Station. For information on how to find us and car parking, please visit our Getting Here page.

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