The magnificent ice rink, now with bigger skate space, transforms the neoclassical courtyard into the essential winter destination, complete with a glorious 40ft Christmas tree, with specially curated decorations from Moët & Chandon, providing perfect picture moments.
Hailed as one of the capital’s favourite winter experiences, Skate at Somerset House signals the start of the festive period with unrivalled skating, contemporary music, the perfect gift selection from Hotel Chocolat, and delicious food and drink.
This event is open to beginners, no previous experience required.
Please note: Tickets are usually £17 per person however, Project Active are providing them at a cheaper rate.
Location: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
- What shall I wear?
Remember that the ice rink is open-air, so dress warmly and for the prevailing weather conditions.
Wear thick socks for extra comfort and don’t forget your gloves! Please avoid wearing any clothes or fancy dress that might obstruct your vision, cause a trip hazard (e.g. long scarves or coats) or cause an obstacle for other skaters
- How do I get there?
Please click here to go to the Getting Here page.
- When should I arrive?
Please arrive at Somerset House 20 minutes before your skating session begins so that you have time to get your skates and still enjoy your full session on the ice.
Please do arrive earlier if you need to leave items in the cloakroom.
If you arrive late you will be allowed on the ice but you may not have your full session of skating and will only be able to stay for the remainder of your booked session.
Please note that all sessions are 45 minutes.
Tickets are only valid for the date and session time booked. Tickets are not transferable or refundable.
- What happens in bad weather?
The ice rink is open-air and skating continues come rain or shine.
Remember to dress warmly and wear something waterproof if you are worried it might rain.
Tickets are not transferable or refundable.
Please note: It is compulsory for you to fill in our Project Active Participant Registration Form before you attend the class. It should only take a few minutes and allows us to better understand our demographic. You will only need to fill this out once per academic year.
If you have any questions about the class please do get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Refund policy: all tickets are non-refundable unless the event has been cancelled.