The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show returns to the UK and we've got 5 pairs of tickets for the London Show to give away in our great Ski Slick Limerick competition - read on!
Where & When:
30th October - 1st November: The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show North at Manchester’s EventCity
Discover the latest gear and best resort for you. Meet Team GB athletes, browse over 100 exhibitors, sample authentic alpine food, and pick-up show only deals.
5th – 8th November: The London Show, Battersea Park
Be transported to the mountains in a one-of-a-kind authentic immersive experience. Indulge in alpine fine dining and street food, watch breathtaking pro rider competitions and displays on the slopes of Mount Battersea (a 50 ft. real snow kicker) and be entertained by a stellar line up of live music and comedy.
Authentic Alpine Food: Forget lack-lustre hot dogs, and warm beer, this year the shows will offer visitors alpine fine dining and street food including German Bratwurst & Fries, Tartiflette, Austrian Tiroler Göstl and Moose Burgers as well as a range of regional wines and beers to bring authentic mountain flavours to the city.
Mountain Talks Theatre: The Mountain Talks Theatre has a packed programme of workshops, films and talks from some of the biggest names in snow sports including Warren Smith Ski Academy who will return to share their knowledge with live demos in the Mountain Talks Theatre and 1-to-1 coaching.
Travel Genius Bar: The Travel Genius Bar is a dedicated hub which will give visitors the opportunity to get beyond the brochure and face-to-face with leading industry experts to receive free impartial travel advice.
Fashion Show: This eye-catching performance showcases some of the top snow sports apparel, highlighting new styles and trends in a fun dance off!
London Show Specials:
The Lodge: Legendary Michelin starred chef; Angela Hartnett has curated an authentic alpine menu, served exclusively in London’s pop-up restaurant - The Lodge. Indulge in a 3 course alpine menu in the surrounds of an authentic mountain restaurant overlooking the slopes of Mount Battersea, accompanied by live acoustic musicians. Tables are limited and available to pre book now.
Altitude Comedy Tent: For the very first time, Altitude Comedy Festival will bring their unique blend of snow, laughs and stand up to The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show London with performances from top acts including Live at the Apollo’s Marcus Brigstocke, and Andrew Maxwell, rising stars and blistering cabaret.
Mount Battersea: Mount Battersea has risen within the heart of London’s Battersea Park. Gape in awe as pro riders take on our 50ft real-snow kicker with live demos and international competitions The BRITS and The London Ride.
Après Stage brought to you by Snowbombing: This year the Ski & Snowboard Show is bringing the world's best snow-fueled party to Battersea on Thursday 5th & Friday 6th November. Known as the greatest show on snow, Snowbombing will be taking over the stage with well known acts performing live, next to a raft of après bars serving up beer, wine and spirits.
Just announced, Hot Chip (DJ Set) will headline the Après Stage on Thursday 5th, supported by 2 Bears. The party continues on Friday 6th with Norman Jay MBE and The Cuban Brothers!
For all the skinny on opening times and tickets for both shows go to www.skiandsnowboard.co.uk
Win tickets for the London Ski Show - compose a Ski Slick Limerick:
Chalets Direct has 5 pairs of adult tickets to give away to keen skiers and snowboarders wanting to visit the London show.
How to enter:
- All you need to do is to get creative and compose a limerick beginning with the line:
There was a keen skier/boarder* called Joe ...
(*You can choose skier or boarder - whichever you prefer)
Just a reminder that the format of the limerick is 5 lines; lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme, and lines 3 and 4 also rhyme. They are usually humorous. For examples and inspiration take a look at http://examples.yourdictionary.com/limerick-examples.html
- Include the words Chalets Direct somewhere in your limerick.
- Send your limerick to email@example.com - please put Ski Slick Limerick in the subject line.
Please state the day you wish to attend the London Show in your email. Winners will be notified by email!
- Closing date is 28th October - so get your poetic thinking caps on!
For competition rules please see here.