All things weird and wonderful will be coming to the East Lancashire Railway, as Alice and her friends take a tumble down the rabbit hole.

The family-friendly event take place on 11th April and will have and adults alike mesmerised by the surreal inhabitants of Wonderland.

The adventure includes a mystical ride through the scenic surroundings of the Irwell Valley, from Bury to Rawtenstall and back, hauled by a genuine steam powered train.

As you step aboard the roughly two-hour journey prepare for a delightful experience brimming with colourful characters and themed activities, alongside plenty of photo opportunities.

Upon returning to the Bury Bolton Street Station, tiny enthusiasts and curious adults alike can continue the fun by exploring the Bury Transport Museum, located just a short walk away and included in the ticket price.

Food and drink will be available to purchase from the Café on Platform 3/4 at Bury Bolton Street Station and from the Rawtenstall Buffet.

Mike Kelly, Chairman of the ELR, said: “Welcoming weird and fantastically wonderful endearing character from Wonderland will be nostalgic and memorable for adults and children alike.

“East Lancashire Railway is the perfect setting for tumbling down the rabbit hole, with the scenic Irwell Valley and majestic trains and locomotives.

“Tickets are being snapped up, so any families who want to see fairytales come to life should book soon”.

Find out more and book now.