Tag: School Holidays

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - East Lancashire Railway Wizard Academy

Wizard Academy

Join a magical cast of wacky warlords and wild witches as you learn to fly on your broomsticks, make potions and cast spells.

The experience will last 2 – 2 1/2 hours and will see you, and your family, take part in many wizard-themed activities.

Recommended for ages 5+

Sessions are at:

  • 10:25am
  • 2:30pm
WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Heaton Park Make Lunch Holiday Club

Heaton Park Make Lunch Holiday Club

The scale of holiday hunger is huge, with over 3 million children at risk of going hungry during the school holidays.  Make Lunch Holiday Clubs offer vital help in those 13 weeks off school.

Each club provides free, hot and healthy meals to children and families who would otherwise go hungry.

This can be a much needed lifeline for many during the school holidays so please make full use of the service.  All you need to do is let them know how many are coming in advance, turn up and enjoy a lovely meal in good company.

Find our more about Heaton Park Make Lunch Holiday Club, to register for an event, and to keep up to date with upcoming events, visit their Facebook Page here HERE.


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Ramsbottom Play Day

Ramsbottom’s Play Day celebrates children’s right to play and is an afternoon full of fun for the kids.

Fun on the day includes: –

  • Pop Up Adventure
  • Face Painting
  • Nature Hunt
  • Dodge Ball
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Football Tournament
  • Bugs & Bees Toddler Group
  • Story Telling and much more!


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Imagination Station

The Imagination Station is well known in Bury due to its Pop Up Shops in the Mill Gate.  However, did you know they now have their very own shop?

You no longer need to wait until their next pop up, you can now let your creative juices run wild whenever you like!

What’s On Offer?

The shop is stocked from top to bottom full of gifts from candles, photo frames, balloons and personalised hampers!

There are pots to paint, wooden animals, dream catchers, solar systems, fancy dress to make and many more!  There really is something for everyone.  Just decide what you’d like to create, leave it with them to dry briefly and its ready to take home the same day!

What’s more, there is no need to book!  Just drop in!

Drop-In Sessions


The Imagination Station has many drop-in sessions available, including:

  • Paint a pot
  • Make Slime
  • Create costumes
  • Fairy Doors
  • Unicorns & Mermaids
  • Dragons & Dinosaurs
  • Crochet Workshops
  • Flower Arranging



Baby & Pre-School Sessions

Bring the little ones along for some messy play fun Mondays to Wednesdays in the mornings.

CLUBS & CLASSES IN BURY - Imagination Station Baby & Pre-School Sessions

Summer Events & Activities

The Imagination Station has so many wonderful events planned for the Summer holidays, you will be spoilt for choice in choosing how to keep the kids busy… and yourself!


The Imagination Station host kids parties too!  They vary from ultimate slime parties, pamper & sparkle parties and themed activity parties.

They have an amazing party room upstairs where there is plenty of room for your private event, and they can even provide the party food if you wish.

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Imagination Station Party Room

Treat The Kids

So, the next time you’re shopping and the kids are bickering, or driving you mad, promise to treat them when the shopping is done.  Give the kids (and yourself) something to look forward to!  Enjoy!

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Imagination Station George's Dinosaur


Find further details for the Imagination Station HERE and contact them at


Pop Up Adventure Play Shop

The Pop Up Adventure Play shop will be opening it’s doors again for an afternoon of creative fun.

The shop will be filled full of recycled and re-used loose materials giving children the chance to play however they choose.  Let the kids imaginations run wild as they play, create and imagine a whole new world of fun!

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Mini Mornings – Birds Of A Feather

Manou’s world is turned upside down when he realises he is not a seagull like the rest of his family.  In shock, he runs away from home, where he meets birds of his own kind to discover who he really is.

Birds Of A Feather is a heartwarming tale of family and friendship.

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Mini Mornings – Paw Patrol Mighty Pups: The Movie

The Paw Patrol gang return to save the World.

When a comet strikes earth, the crew head over to see what’s going on and stumble upon a magic source.  Will Chase and the gang be able to save the World for peril?

The screening also includes an episode of Top Wing (11 mins) an Butterbean’s Cafe (11 mins).

Film duration: 1 hour 10 mins (approximately).