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How long is the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory?

The show lasts 45 minutes and is full of fun, jokes and science silliness!

When can we see the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory?

This summer the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory will be on for four days only at Magna on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd August 2019. There will be four performances each day at 11.00, 12.15, 13.45 and 15.00. For all ticketing options please go to BOOK NOW

Can I visit the Borris & Norris Show at the same time as Magna Science Adventure Centre?

Absolutely! Why not make it a full day of fun at Magna Science Adventure Centre. Set in the former Templeborough steelworks Magna is an amazing world of science adventure with a fabulous outdoor playground and splash zone.

SAVE ££s by booking your tickets to the Borris and Norris Magic Laboratory AND Magna Science Adventure Centre. The discounted combined Borris and Norris PLUS Magna Science tickets can also be upgraded for FREE to a Many Magna Returns Annual Pass making it even greater value for money. 

Please note that the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory is a separate event, if you have a current Many Magna Returns Annual Pass and wish to attend a performance of Borris & Norris you should purchase Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory ONLY tickets.

For all ticketing options please go to BOOK NOW

Can under two year olds come along?

Accompanying under 2s are free when seated on a fee paying adult's knee. If they would like their own seat please purchase an additional ticket.

For all ticketing options please go to BOOK NOW

How much does the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory cost?

One ticket to see one performance of the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory costs the following;


Borris & Norris Only

Ticket booked online

Borris &n Norriss Only

Ticket purchased in person on the day

Borris & Norris + Magna booked online

Admission to Magna Science Adventure Centre and eligible for Many Magna Returns Annual Pass*





Under 2s

FREE seated on adults knee

FREE seated on adults knee

Under 2s FREE entry to Magna Science Adventure Centre

2-3 year old




4- 15 year old




Many Magna Returns and Annual Pass

When you buy a full price day pass to Magna you can upgrade to an annual pass free of charge! You simply need to complete your 'Many Magna Returns' (annual pass) form when purchasing tickets at Magna. If you have purchased tickets online then simply complete the annual pass form on the day of your visit which will be provided by a member of the Magna team. All full price day tickets to Magna include the outdoor play facilities Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek.

Your pass will allow you and your family members, for whom you have purchased tickets, a further 12 months entry to Magna at no additional cost. Please note this will not include free revisits to the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory.

For all ticketing options please go to BOOK NOW

I already have a Magna Annual Pass do I get a discount for the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory?

No, we are sorry but Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory is a separate event and not included in the 'Many Magna Returns Annual Pass'. You will need to purchase Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory ONLY tickets.

What happens once I have made my booking?

Once you have made your online booking, you will receive an email with your booking details and reference code. On the day of your booking please arrive at Magna 15 minutes before the start of your time slot. You need to bring your booking details with you, this can be a printed copy or as an email on a smart phone. The front of house team members will check your details and issue wrist bands for all attendees.

Can I pay on the day?

Yes, however please note tickets can only be purchased on the door at Magna if spaces are still available for the time slots. Please note sessions get sold out quickly. The onsite ticket price is £8.00 for adults and children. We strongly advise buying tickets online in advance which guarantees entrance as well as at a discounted price. For all ticketing options please go to BOOK NOW

Can I get a refund or change my ticket?

Unfortunately we cannot provide any refunds. However if you are unable to attend your booked session please come along to another session with a valid ticket and we will try our best to accommodate you.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your time slot to ensure you don’t miss any of the fun.

What facilities will there be onsite?

The onsite Magna café in the Red Hall will be open throughout the day serving hot and cold food and drinks. There will also be a chance to purchase drinks and snacks in the Big Hall where the Borris & Norris Magic Laboratory performances take place.

There are plenty of toilets onsite.

We have free WIFI within Magna which you are welcome to use.

How do I get to Magna?

See Getting Here

Parking is FREE at Magna for all families, groups and school visits.

Who do I contact if I have any questions?

If you have any questions please contact us at or call 01709 723145


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