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Battle he who must not be trained!
PLEASE NOTE ALL 2018 DATES ARE NOW SOLD OUT.
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.
- 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 with child under 2 on knee
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
The East Lancashire Railway welcomes people of all abilities and we strive to make sure we are easily accessible to everyone. Therefore, we encourage you to get in touch if you have any questions or requirements, and we will do our best to help you plan your visit. You can contact us on 0333 320 2830 and press option two twice, or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of our stations offer step-free access, and on most services we carry a ramp to allow step-free access to our trains. Disabled toilet facilities are available on most operating days at Bury, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall and Heywood Stations as well as Bury Transport Museum. If you have any questions or further requirements, please get in touch.