We’ve been on the hunt for the best local events and things to do this Christmas Eve…
Christmas Eve Dinner & Jazz at the Spa Hotel
Starting at 6.30pm with a drinks reception, canapés and mulled wine, this is the perfect three course fine dining Christmas experience. Dining times are available from 7.30pm to 8.30pm and will be accompanied by live Jazz. A set menu priced at £55 offers a variety of dishes, including vegetarian options.
Ice skating at Calverley Grounds
The annual Tunbridge Wells ice rink will be open all day Christmas Eve, until 6pm, at a price of £14.50 per adult (including skate hire.) Children under 16 are £9.50 and family tickets are available. With skating aids for children, and an array of food and drink stalls surrounding the rink, this is the ideal way to spend Christmas Eve for the larger group.
Midnight Communion at St Luke’s Church, Tunbridge Wells
Open to all, St Luke’s Church are hosting a late night carol service to see in Christmas day. With parking provided, the church is conveniently located and the ideal place to spend Christmas Eve.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Trinity Theatre
Perfect for the family, last minute tickets are still available to see the musical version of this classic pantomime tale. A standard adult ticket is £20 with an additional range of discount options available, including student, disabled and 65+.
Festive drinks at The Hand & Sceptre, Southborough
Designed exclusively for Christmas, Hand & Sceptre’s new drinks menu includes the festive ‘Milk & Cookies’ cocktail, ‘Winter Spiced G&T, ‘Grey Goose Noel Rouge’ as well as the more traditional sparkling wines and ‘Peroni ice bucket.’ Cocktails start at £6.95, with Mulled Wine and ‘Softails’ on offer as well. Open until 11pm.