27 - 31 October 2021 / 10:00 - 17:00
The Postal Museum
Included in museum ticket

Join our family-friendly events this October Half Term, inspired by Delivery to the Lost City by P.G. Bell – the final book in the bestselling A Train to Impossible Places Adventures. All activities are included with your ticket to the museum.

Visiting with kids age 8 and under? Add an indoor play session in Sorted! The Postal Playspace to your ticket when booking your visit.


A Train to Impossible Places Adventure: Delivery to the Lost City

Wednesday 27 October 2021

  • Mail Rail depot
  • Best for ages 9+, but all ages welcome.
  • Book reading: 11:45 – 12:15 and 14:45 – 15:15 (Duration: 30 mins)
  • Drop-in craft activity:
    • 11:00 – 13:00
    • 14:00 – 16:00

All aboard, we have a very exciting guest at The Postal Museum! Meet P.G. Bell, author of Delivery to the Lost City, the final book in the bestselling A Train to Impossible Places Adventures in our own exciting underground train depot – Mail Rail.

Hear the story of Delivery to the Lost City come to life in a short reading by P.G. Bell. Have your copy of the book signed and make sure to stop by our arts and crafts corner to make your own Delivery to the Lost City inspired Wilmot troll postmaster hat.


Storytelling: Travelling Tales

Thursday 28 & Friday 29 October 2021

  • Mail Rail depot
  • Best for ages 8+, but all ages welcome.
  • 11:45, 13:45 and 15:15

In Delivery to the Lost City by P.G. Bell, the final book in the bestselling A Train to Impossible Places Adventures, the Impossible Postal Express magically arrives to collect Suzy as she sets off on her most difficult delivery yet. Inspired by themes from the book, join storyteller Olivia Armstrong on a sensory, interactive journey, and discover tales of difficult deliveries and fabulous folktales about the amazing Travelling Post Office railway!


Arts and crafts: Make your own Wilmot troll postmaster hat

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 October 2021

  • Mail Rail depot
  • Best for ages 5+, but all ages welcome.
  • Drop-in:
    • 11:00 – 13:00
    • 14:00 – 16:00

In Delivery to the Lost City by P.G. Bell, the final book in the bestselling A Train to Impossible Places Adventures, postmaster troll Wilmot once again joins Suzy as she sets off on her most difficult delivery yet on the magical Impossible Postal Express. Take part in this fun arts and crafts activity, inspired by Wilmot, and make your own postmaster hat to wear on a magical ride on Mail Rail.

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