Celebrate Christmas at Tinsel Town

Christmas event | 13 Nov 2021 - 3 Jan 2022

Welcome to Tinsel Town!

We’re bringing the glitz and glamour this Christmas with our new sensational outdoor experience. Wrap up warm and explore a winter wonderland of spectacular rides and festive fayre.

Don’t miss SNOWSTORM, a sensational ice-skating extravaganza live from the heated theatre big top or your chance to shimmy around a sparkling covered ice rink.

And who could possibly forget the big man himself who will be waiting to meet little ones in his twinkling tipi.

Tinsel Town will be situated outside The Orient, opposite The Great Hall entrance.

Tinsel Town at-a-glance

Check out our handy map of all the rides, attractions and festive food. Download a PDF here.

Tinsel Town map


Visitors do not need to pay general admission to sit and enjoy food and drinks in the hangar, if making their way to see Father Christmas or watching the SNOWSTORM show.

Over 20 exhilarating rides

You'll be spoilt for choice with over 20 exhilarating rides to choose from, for both little ones and the young at heart. Take a trip on Santa's Train and the Tinsel Town coaster, or fly as high as Father Christmas himself (if you dare!) on Rock Rage, Sky Flyer and the Reverse Bungee.

General Admission

£3.00 (booked online)

£3.50 (onsite)

Rides operate on a token system. Prices range from 2-5 tokens per person, per ride.

get your skates on!

Get your skates and shimmy and skate your way around our covered ice rink! Whatever the weather, have a magical time gliding around 600 square metres of real shimmering ice, before warming up with a steaming mug of mulled wine or hot chocolate.

Adults (16+): £12 (peak), £9.50 (off-peak)

Child (age 3 to 15): £9 (peak), £7.50 (off-peak)

Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children): £35 (peak), £30 (off-peak)

Peak times: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, and all weekdays from 17 December.

Off-peak times: Monday-Thursday from 19 November-17 December

a sensational ice skating show

Gandeys Heated Theatre Big Top will be hosting SNOWSTORM, a sensational new ice skating show. Be wowed by an international cast of ice skaters and incredible circus artistes in a 90-minute spectacular production on 600 square feet of shimmering real ice!

sample delicious delights

Celebrate and let the good times roll in a giant covered hangar, whilst sampling mulled wine and other delicious delights from traditional Bavarian Huts, as well as independent street food vendors including Old School Dogs, Epic Pizza, Bouji Baker, The Thai Food Van, Kingdom of Sweets and Oh My Glaze.


19 November – 24 December

Of course, no visit is complete without a visit to the big man himself! Head through to our cosy twinkling tipi, say hello to Santa's Elves and join in with their Christmas song! You'll then get to share your wishes with Father Christmas, have your photo taken with him and even receive a special gift.

£9.00 per child

£5.00 per adult (booking fees apply)

*child’s ticket includes a gift from Father Christmas

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