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Magical Mischief - The Wizarding Adventure

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    Magical Mischief

    It’s a kind of magic

    Are you ready to attend your first day at the Grand Old School of Wizardry. Join the madcap mages and wacky witches of the faculty on a spellbinding adventure to work on your wand waving, brush up on your broomstick skills and practice your potions. Just keep your eyes open for the evil wizards who are out to spoil the fun.

    This interactive adventure will see you and your family join colourful 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 genuine steam (and spell) powered train
    • An approximately two-hour wizarding experience with the East Lancashire Railway most pre-eminent enchanters
    • 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.

    Dates, times and tickets

    Select your date and time (Click Time to book):

    Date Time 1 Time 2 Time 3
    23/07/2020  10:00  12:40  15:25 

    Duration: 2 – 2 ½ hours

    Recommended Age: Families with children aged 4 - 11 years

      Adult Adult with Child Under 3 Child
    Ticket £15 £15 £10.50

    Tickets are limited and must be pre-booked.

    Important Information and Getting Here

    Each experience begins at Bury Bolton Street Station. Please visit our timetable page for information on any other train services running on the date of your visit.

    The Pop Up Shop will be open during the event.

    For information on how to find Bury Bolton Street Station, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

    Performance Company: Funcast

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