Christmas In Calverley Grounds

FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER 2021 - MONDAY 3RD JANUARY 2022

For the eleventh successive year, the hugely popular Skate TW is returning to Calverley Grounds, we are open seven days a week, (apart from Christmas Day) from Friday 19th November 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022.

The outdoor ice rink is situated within the gorgeous Calverley Grounds, Tunbridge Wells and offers spectacular views of the beautifully lit park, creating a unique and special festive experience for all the family.

There are two ice rinks, the smaller one dedicated to parents and toddlers during the day but by night it is transformed into our very own Bavarian curling rink – early booking advised as these sessions sell out fast!

We are delighted to welcome back the Polar Bar with their highly sought after homemade mulled wine and local beers, and for the first year, local coffee shop Fine Grind. Father Christmas will be making his annual appearance as will the eatery vans selling donuts, crepes and bratwurst! To capture all the fun our Skate TW rink photographer also returns.

ICE
RINK


Skate, Slide and Glide on the ice with your friends and family this festive season!

Whether you're a first-timer or a Pro join us on the ice for a 45 minute skate this winter!

PARENT AND
TODDLER SESSIONS


Our dedicated ice rink for our younger skaters aged 4 and under.

All children receive a FREE Seal Skating Aid to help them navigate the ice and have the best experience possible!

BAVARIAN
CURLING


Bavarian Curling is back due to popular demand!

Compete with your friends and family on the ice in one of the oldest winter sports
in the world.

SKATE WITH
OUR CHARACTERS

Skate with your favourite characters including Forest Princess, American Captain, Cinders and the Snow Sisters!

This is a FREE event included in your Skate ticket price - so just book a ticket to Skate and come along!

Season Ticket

Buy a season ticket for the ice rink and skate as many times as you want, whenever you want!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Opening Night

Friday 19th November

Come and celebrate the opening night for Skate TW with live entertainment from Olympic ice skaters and four times British Champions – Christopher Boyadji and Zoe Jones, the Once Upon A Wish Characters and the welcome return of the ice dancers from Gillingham’s Silver Blades.

6pm to 8pm (first skate starts at 8pm!)

Themed DJ Nights

26th November, 3rd December, 10th December, & 17th December

It’s Friday night! Join us for a skate (or just a drink) at our themed DJ nights. Expect the best pop, hip hop and rock party tunes on 26th November, Musical classics and Xmas film theme songs (including Disney films!) on 3rd December, Dance and EDM on 10th December and Old School 90s and 00s classics on 17th December. Perfect for Xmas parties! 

Costumes encouraged and a free skate of your choice for best dressed. Dress Code: Xmas Film Characters (26th November), Prom (3rd December), 90s and 00s (17th December).

Email groupbookings@tunbridgewells.gov.uk to reserve tables and for more info.

7pm to 9pm

Father Christmas

Visit Father Christmas in his cosy log cabin at Skate Tunbridge Wells this festive season!

Forum Nights

2nd December, 9th December & 16th December

Forum Nights are back!  Live music at Skate Tunbridge Wells programmed by the team from the Forum.

Rock Choir

Sunday 5th December

Rock Choir is proud to present a medley of Christmas and other well-known hits arranged for group voices. As well as festive songs there will be toe-tapping upbeat tunes from its back catalogue of pop and rock hits, set to beautifully arranged orchestrated tracks. Comprising members from its 3 community choirs, situated in Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells, these feel-good festive and well-loved tunes are sure to have you singing along!

2pm to 3pm

Green Street Blues Choir

Sunday 12th December

Green Street Blues are a women’s a Cappella chorus, singing a mix of traditional Christmas music and contemporary Christmas favourites, alongside some of our most popular repertoire. From Keane and Mariah Carey to Mendelssohn and Leontovych, we will bring our very own brand of Christmas magic to Calverley Park for 2021.

2pm to 3pm

Soul Train

Sunday 19th December

Soul Train Choir is a small independent collective of choirs from Tonbridge, Bromley and Sevenoaks. The choir is made up of wonderful, fun loving singers who love to sing the hits of Soul & Motown music. You will not be able to resist singing and dancing along with this uplifting bunch of superb singers!

2pm to 3pm

Wreath Making Classes

1st December & 2nd December

Come along to one of our 2.5 hour workshops, with full tuition and all materials supplied, to make your natural wreath.

Plus enjoy a complimetary mulled wine/cider or Hot Chocolate.

Countdown To Christmas!

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ICE SKATING PRICES

Seal hire is an extra £4 per session


EVERY DAY*

10am | 11am | 12pm | 1pm | 2pm | 3pm | 4pm | 5pm | 6pm | 7pm | 8pm

Pricing varies by day indicated by the colours below.

School tickets available on green sessions from £7.00.

BOOK ON THE DAY

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£21.00

£19.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£16.00

£14.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£19.00

£17.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£14.00

£12.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£17.00

£15.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£12.00

£10.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£15.00

£13.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£10.00

£8.00

GOLD SESSIONS
(from £14.00)

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£19.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£14.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

ADULT

£21.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£16.00

PURPLE SESSIONS
(from £12.00)

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£17.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£12.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

ADULT

£19.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£14.00

RED SESSIONS
(from £10.00)

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£15.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£10.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

ADULT

£17.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£12.00

GREEN SESSIONS
(from £8.00)

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT

£13.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£8.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

ADULT

£15.00

CHILD
(Under 16's)

£10.00

*Friday 19th November | 8pm Session Only.
*Monday 22nd November - Friday 26th November | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Monday 29th November - Friday 3rd December | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Monday 6th December - Friday 10th December | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Saturday 25th December | No Sessions.
*Saturday 1st January | Final Session 5pm.
*Monday 3rd January | Final Session 5pm.

PARENT AND TODDLER PRICES

Parent and Toddler Sessions are the same price for all dates when booked in advance.
Seal hire is included in your ticket price.

EVERY DAY*

10am | 11am | 12pm | 1pm | 2pm | 3pm | 4pm

ALL SESSIONS FROM £13.00

PRE-BOOK ONLINE

ADULT + 1 CHILD

£13.00

ADDITIONAL CHILD

£8.00

ADDITIONAL ADULT

£13.00

BOOK ON THE DAY

ADULT + 1 CHILD

£15.00

ADDITIONAL CHILD

£10.00

ADDITIONAL ADULT

£15.00

*Friday 19th November | No Sessions.
*Monday 22nd November - Friday 26th November | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Monday 29th November - Friday 3rd December | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Monday 6th December - Friday 10th December | No Session at 10am and 11am.
*Saturday 25th December | No Sessions.

BAVARIAN CURLING PRICES

PRICES ARE FOR A GROUP OF UP TO 6 PEOPLE


EVERY DAY*

6pm | 7pm | 8pm

Pricing varies by day indicated by the colours below.

GOLD SESSIONS
£73.00

PURPLE SESSIONS
£65.00

RED SESSIONS
£57.00

GREEN SESSIONS
£50.00

*Friday 24th December | Only 6pm Session.
*Saturday 25th December | No Sessions.
*Saturday 1st January | No Sessions.
*Monday 3rd January | No Sessions.

SCHEDULE

NOV 26th – Pop And Hip Hop
DEC 3rd – Musicals And Films
DEC 10th – Dance and EDM
DEC 17th – 90s And 00s Classics

THE FORUM PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

NOV 25TH – 7pm Ukelear Fallout | 8pm Shep!

DECEMBER 2ND – 7pm Biddle | 8pm Natalie Thomas

DECEMBER 9TH – 7pm Mick (Son of Kirk) | 8pm Paul Cheese

DECEMBER 16TH – 6.45pm – 7.05pm Zee 7.15 – 7.45 | Alex Beharrel | 8pm – 8.40 Mike Wilton|

COVID 19

We have thought of everything, so you don’t have to! Our team has dedicated a lot of time creating guidelines that will keep us and you safe throughout the entire experience – from ticket sales and entrance to skating to exit.

We will be highlighting some of the measures we normally take and adding some new ones including; 

A new layout for the ice rink and skate exchange with a one-way system

An even more thorough cleaning regime throughout the day

Skate staff will be provided with face coverings and gloves

Hand sanitiser throughout the marquees

Extra toilet facilities

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

he uncertainty that comes with Coronavirus makes planning more difficult – but don’t worry we’ve got your back!

Book with confidence knowing we will refund you if we enter a further lockdown