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Welcome to Greenwich Winter Time

London's contemporary Christmas festival with world class street performers, live music, theatre, children's shows, a specially curated Winter Market and some of the best festive food and drink London has to offer.

Getting to Greenwich is Easy

The nicest way to get to Greenwich is by boat. You can also get here quickly and easily by Docklands Light Railway,  by underground, bus and by National Rail. It’s only 20 minutes from Bank on the DLR.

What isGreenwich Winter Time Festival?

It’s a fabulous contemporary Winter Festival with world class street performers,  live music, theatre, children’s shows, a specially curated Winter Market and some of the best festive food and drink in London. And Santa on a launch pad!

Can I go Ice Skating?

Of course you can! There’s a  covered clear canopied ice rink in the historic courtyards of the Old Royal Naval College, on the banks of the River Thames. Amazing!

Where Can I Get Tickets

Entrance to Greenwich Winter Time is free! Click this box to book Ice Skating.

Will Santa Claus be there?

You bet. He’ll be flying his sleigh into the Old Royal Naval College for a special Santa show on his  amazing Christmas Launch Pad!

Win Tickets to Greenwich Winter Time Festival!

Win a pair of tickets for Ice Skating plus a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich, return train tickets and £100 spending money!

Who Can ISee on Stage?

So many great acts! There’s a whole range of entertainment from Martine McCutcheon to the Hackney Colliery Band plus lots of childrens entertainment. Click to see what’s on.

What else can I do in Greenwich?

There’s so much to see and do there’s no way we could fit it all into a little box like this! Take a look at the rest of the website to find out more.

What's on forKids?

What, apart from Santa Claus, Ice Skating and screenings of The Snowman with a specially played live soundtrack?  Loads! Click here and take a look at what’s on.

What are the Opening Times?

Greenwich Winter Time is open for three sessions a day in general, but times vary from day to day. Click to check the day you want to come.

What does my Ticket Include?

It depends which ticket you get. There are lots of options including family tickets for ice skating. Click to see the whole range of tickets

Festive Food and Drink

Some of the best festive food in London will be available throughout the day and evening at the Festival. You’ll never go hungry in Greenwich!

Is there anyParking?

No, there’s no parking at the Festival, but getting to Greenwich on public transport is very quick and easy.

  • Visitor notice: Many of our attractions, restaurants, pubs, theatres, public spaces and other venues are now reopening and have changed their practices to maintain public and staff safety. We advise that you check ahead before you visit.