Buy tickets for Greenwich Wintertime Festival this December

Buy tickets for Greenwich Wintertime Festival this December

Inaugural event features ice skating, festive food and drink and an appearance from Father Christmas

The Greenwich Wintertime Festival launches this December, with tickets for the family friendly event on sale Wed 23 Aug at 10am.

Set on the banks of the River Thames at the spectacular Old Royal Naval College, the event is a family friendly festival that will be bring the best of winter tradition and contemporary elements to create a Christmas celebration to remember.

In a world heritage listed setting, the event centrepiece are a specially created ice rink and an indoor market populated by talented and creative designers. There's also a wonderful selection of festive food and drink lined up, a top class programme of live entertainment and an art exhibition.

And, sure to please the kids, Father Christmas himself will be making an appearance. Children up to 10 years old will get the chance to receive a small gift from Santa, as well as have a group picture taken.

The full programme is still to be announced, but tickets can be bought for sessions on the ice rink, meetings with Father Christmas as well as general admission to the Wintertime festival.

Greenwich Wintertime Festival runs from Fri 1 Dec to Thu 25 Dec (not Christmas Day, Dec 4-5, Dec 11-12). Tickets go on sale Wed 23 Aug at 10am.

Greenwich Winter Time Festival

A fresh, new winter festival with a difference, offering a magical atmosphere, bringing together the contemporary and the traditional, in a unique Christmas experience for all.