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Family Friendly

Bury has it all for fun family entertainment and days out. Try Bowling and Cinema at The Rock and a programme of special events, offers and childrens activities.

Step back in time at thetelling the story of people and transport or take a trip on with a packed programme of family activities including Days out with Thomas and the Santa Specials.

For fresh air, family fun and to burn off some energy visit one of our many Green Flag parks with lots of safe play equipment, cycle and plus scenic countryside and woodland to explore. Or take a hike along part of the the largest sculpture route in the UK, a great free day out for all the family.

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Number of items: 9

  1. So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!

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    So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!

    Type

    Theatre

    Bury

    So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs is the hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod.

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2019to4 May 2019
  2. Race the Train

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    Race the Train

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury, Bury

    MAN VS MACHINE
    It's a clash of the titans as enthusiastic runners attempt to beat the steamer from Bury to Rawtenstall at this charitable marathon.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED?
    Come along and help support the cause by cheering on your favourite runners (or your favourite locomotive)!

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jun 2019to23 Jun 2019
  3. Summer Diesel Spectacular

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    Summer Diesel Spectacular

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Sunshine and diesel locomotives, who could ask for more? Join the East Lancashire Railway for this large scale diesel fest.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Jul 2019to4 Jul 2019
  4. Sci-Fi on the Sidings

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    Sci-Fi on the Sidings

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    Family Friendly

    Bury

    UFOs have been spotted over Heywood and we think we saw a Wookie in Ramsbottom, it must be Sci-Fi on the Sidings!

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2019to18 Aug 2019
  5. Dinky Dinosaur Adventure

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    Dinky Dinosaur Adventure

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bolton Street, Bury

    Get ready for a Jurassic Lark on this Steam Powered Dinosaur safari, can you help out the baby dinos?

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2019to22 Aug 2019
  6. Autumn Steam Gala

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    Autumn Steam Gala

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bury, Bury

    The leaves might be falling but the steam is still rising this Autumn at the East Lancashire Railway.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED?
    An all steam timetable will be running all weekend, with home fleet locos and special guests hauling passenger services.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2019to20 Oct 2019
  7. Halloween Ghost Trains

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    Halloween Ghost Trains

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    There's something strange in the neighbourhood, its the Halloween Ghost Trains, returning to haunt the East Lancashire Railway once again.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2019to2 Nov 2019
  8. Scenic Railcar Day

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    Scenic Railcar Day

    Type

    Train Tours

    Bury

    The stalwart DMU powers into the limelight for this special theme day.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Nov 2019to9 Nov 2019
  9. Santa Specials

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    Santa Specials

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    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Kick start your Christmas celebrations with a steam train ride through a winter wonderland on what has become a firm family favourite in the North West.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2019to30 Nov 2019
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    1 Dec 2019to1 Dec 2019
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    7 Dec 2019to7 Dec 2019
    From:
    8 Dec 2019to8 Dec 2019
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    14 Dec 2019to14 Dec 2019
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    15 Dec 2019to15 Dec 2019
    From:
    19 Dec 2019to19 Dec 2019
    From:
    24 Dec 2019to24 Dec 2019

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