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The latest kids attraction to hit York offers families an experience they have never seen before. Prepare for a live, interactive theatrical quest, magical spell casting and a fun, festive afternoon tea with special effects that will knock your socks off!

‘A Very Magical Christmas’ embraces this beautiful season full of magic and excitement and will take you on an adventure through the spirit of Christmas. With spells and sparkle at every turn and even a visit from old St Nicholas himself, you can give your Christmas wish to his elves and hear tales of yore.

Our quest begins at  St Michael le Belfrey where you will meet your guide, our Potions Professor from Old Jacob’s School of Magic. The guide will take you on a quest throughout the city to teach you how to cast spells and find clues which will lead you to the secret location of the wizard school. You can be sure to bump into a few other characters along the way to help you in your quest.

Once you have located the school, set in a magically medieval building hidden among the cobbled streets of York, prepare for a magical potions lesson before you tuck into your feast. The experience is finished off with an eccentrically magical afternoon tea which has been designed to change with the seasons and quest themes throughout the year.

‘A Very Magical Christmas’ will be running from 2nd December 2020 to the 5th January 2021.  Suitable for kids aged 2-99 and of course, dressing up is encouraged, for both adults and the kids. The full experience lasts around 2 hours.

A Very Magical Adventure was set up during the pandemic to offer families a fun and interactive experience (at a covid compliant distance!) that allows children and adults the opportunity to escape the woes of 2020. It has been a difficult year for everyone, but within our magical adventure, we want to create a safe, family friendly event that enables kids to escape and fully immerse themselves in our story.

The stories of A Very Magical Adventure pay homage to a boy called Frank, who passed away in February 2019 aged 14, nearly three years after he was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a form of bone cancer. As Frank did, we want to find the light through the dark times, and offer an experience which brings joy and playfulness to all who attend, whilst supporting causes close to our hearts. We hope, in doing so, we drive awareness to causes like Frank’s Fund whilst providing joy and entertainment through the winter season and more. A Very Magical Adventure at its core, wants to create magical children’s experiences, whilst driving funds and awareness to children’s causes.

Tickets include outdoor interactive theatrical quest and indoor theatre cafe with festive afternoon tea. Tickets start at £16.95, you can pre-book a place for just a £3.20 deposit at our online booking office and receive a free Franks Fund wristband.

Written by: YO1 Radio Web Team

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