Come along to the Queen's House for a festive family day out featuring face painting, craft workshops, ice skating and classic carols


On Saturday 25th November, join the Queen's House for a festive family fun day to celebrate the opening of the Queen's House Ice Rink!

Royal Museums Greenwich has put on an array of activities including festive face painting, Christmas decoration crafting workshops, and a live choir performance featuring classic carols. You may even bump into some festive characters throughout the day...

Plus, get your skates on and be among the first to skate on the freshly-opened outdoor ice rink, enjoying views of Maritime Greenwich and Canary Wharf as you glide across the ice.

Event Highlights: 

Festive Face Painting
Time: 11:00am - 4:45pm  
Venue: The carriageway between the Queen’s House colonnades 
Costs: Face painting £5, face gemstones £3
Magic Eyes Facepainting will be on hand to decorate your children's faces with festive works of art.
* Cash and card payments are welcome. 

Festive a Cappella Choir Performance 
Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm 
Venue: Queen’s House, Great Hall 
The Hithertones, a South-East London vocal ensemble, will be singing a selection of classic carols and festive favourites.
* FREE entry to the Queen's House

Ice Crystal Craft Workshop 
Time: 11:15am, 12 noon, 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm [Duration: 30-minute session]
Venue: Queen's House, Undercroft 
Get crafty and create a giant decorative ice crystal to take home and hang on your Christmas tree. 
* FREE, ticketed sessions on a first-come, first-served basis
* Collect your free timed ticket at the Queen’s House

The Queen's House Ice Rink - Book Now!
The Queen’s House Ice Rink is a magical open-air ice rink in the heart of Greenwich's UNESCO World Heritage Site.
* Book your ice skating tickets early to guarantee your place on the ice.

Food and Drink: Seasonal Treats at the Ice Rink Café
Warm up at the Ice Rink Café, with a variety of treats on offer including hot dogs, mac 'n' cheese and waffles. Festive hot drinks like mulled wine are also available, as well as coffees, ginger spice hot chocolate, a hot apple pie drink and a range of winter warmers.

You'll find the café in the skate exchange next to the ice rink.

The National Maritime Museum's cafés will also be open, serving a range of hot and cold foods.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ice Rink Tickets from£17.00 per ticket
Child (ages 13-15) Ice Rink Tickets from£10.00 per ticket
Child (ages 3-12) Ice Rink Tickets from£10.00 per ticket
Student Ice Rink Tickets from£11.90 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry


  • Children welcome


Map & Directions

Queen's House Ice Rink Festive Fun Day

Type:Children's Activity Event

The Queen's House Grounds, Romney Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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