Tickets are now on sale to go skating in Helston this Christmas.

A skating rink is being placed in the garden of the Epworth Hall between December 2 and 8, to help boost the festive feeling in the town.

Organised in conjunction with the Helston Business Improvement Partnership, the garden area of the hall will be transformed into a winter wonderland with market stalls selling food, drink, sweets and soups.

Sessions will run for 40 minutes every day between 10am and 9pm, costing £5 for adults and £3.50 for children under the age of 16.

Tickets can be bought online via the what's on section of the new Visit Helston website There is a special discounted rate of £3 per person for group bookings from schools and clubs. Contact Emma Wooderson or Mark Upton by emailing or call 01326 568936.

The Epworth Hall is looking for volunteers to help run the Winter Skate event, along with the Christmas lights switch on during the evening November 29 and a Christmas celebration on December 20 when Father Christmas will be visiting.

Email Emma Wooderson via to volunteer some time.