Enjoy the perfect winter day out at Somerset House. Skate day or night with family and friends on London’s most beautiful ice rink. New for 2017 are Skate Lates, a specially curated programme of music nights throughout the season - the perfect start to your weekend. Treat yourself at Fortnum’s Lodge with one of our Skate Extras – all designed for two to share - or watch the action rink-side from the Skate Lounge. The West Wing will once again transform into Fortnum’s Christmas Arcade.
New for 2017, Skate Lates brings a specially curated programme of music to the rink on nights throughout the season. With takeovers from the likes of Peckham-based radio station Balamii, Field Day founders and promoters Eat Your Own Ears, London's biggest 90s and Noughties hip hop and R&B night Supa Dupa Fly, plus more guests to be announced, a Skate at Somerset House experience like no other.
Build confidence or improve your skills at Skate School. There are courses or single lessons for all ages (8+) and abilities taught by instructors accredited by the National Ice Skating Association (NISA). Skate School is open on weekends throughout November and December.
Polar Cub Club
Join the Polar Cub Club! Children under 8 can take part in special sessions on our training rink using our exclusive fun polar bear stabilisers. Your children can take their first glide on the ice in a safe, fun, friendly environment, with support from instructors accredited by the National Ice Skating Association (NISA).
Fortnum's Christmas Arcade
The elegant rooms of the West Wing will once again be transformed into Fortnum’s Christmas Arcade. The rink-side pop-up shop is the perfect place to find all your Christmas gifts this festive season. Filled with the finest of Fortnum’s food, tea, gifts and decorations, it perfectly captures the magic of a Christmas shopping trip to Fortnum’s Piccadilly. The must-visit winter destination for all your essential Christmas shopping.