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Wizard Academy

Dates for this event

  • 5th April 2018,
  • 31st May 2018,
  • 26th July 2018,
  • 16th August 2018,
  • 30th August 2018,
  • 25th October 2018

Battle he who must not be trained!

Please note that all 2018 dates are now fully booked.

It’s the first day of term at the Wizard Academy, and a sect of sinister sorcerers have made off with one of the school’s most important magical artefacts. Join an enchanting cast of characters on a quest to get it back, and learn all of the skills to be an award-winning witch or wizard along the way!

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 magical heritage steam train
  • A two hour trip with some of the East Lancashire Railway's wackiest wizards
  • Wizard 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

Recommended 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.

The Wizard Academy will start and finish at Bury Bolton Street Station. For information on how to find us and car parking visit our Getting Here page.

Performance Company: Funcast

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