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Princess Academy

Dates for this event

  • 2nd August 2018

A tale as old as time…

Once upon a time the magical gems of Storybook Land were stolen by a marauding gang of maleficent malcontents, and it is up to you and your favourite fairy-tale characters to join the quest to get them back and rescue everyone’s happily ever afters, learning all of the prized princess skills and noble knightly know-how you need!

This interactive quest will see you and your family join colourful and quirky costumed characters on a steam train ride, during which you will take part in a host of entertaining activities to complete the story.

What's Included?

  • One return trip from Bury to Rawtenstall hauled by a royally restored heritage steam train.
  • A two-hour fairy-tale experience with the East Lancashire Railway's most noble lords and ladies
  • Princess themed activities
  • 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

Recommened Age: Families with children aged 5 years and over.

  Adult Adult with child under 2 on knee Child
Ticket £13 £13 £8.50

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

The Princess Academy 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.

Performance Company: Funcast

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