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Wizard Academy

Dates for this event

  • 31st May 2018,
  • 26th July 2018,
  • 9th August 2018,
  • 16th August 2018,
  • 23rd August 2018,
  • 30th August 2018,
  • 25th October 2018
Wizards

Battle he who must not be trained!

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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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