What’s On: Freeze Festival
Returns this Wednesday 27 November
Freeze in Association with Metro takes place this Wednesday 27th November to Saturday 1st December at Clapham Common and includes a hot line up of acts and world class athletes, for that all important ski slope action.
Saturday at Freeze (30th Nov) hails world class winter sports competitions at "Hail The Rail" during the day and a chance for visitors to lose themselves in electric performances by AlunaGeorge, Madeon, DJ Fresh, The Cuban Brothers and many more to come. Throughout Freeze, from Wednesday to Sunday, visitors can also enjoy parties in après ski bars, authentic alpine food stalls, an alpine shopping village and ski & snowboard film screenings.
Fellow skiers taking part in the Battle of Britain include; Tom Saunders, who won the Gap Nation jam 2013, and Cal Sandieson who came first in the Overall British Freeski Championships last season. Additional ski competitors include: British athletes Joe Hides, Josh Birch, James Webb, Kyle Wood, Mike Rowlands, Andy Collin, Jake Lloyd, Edward Salisbury, Josh Fawcett, Haydyn Fiori, Harris Booth, Jamie Lawson, Ollie Powell, Harry Lovell, Sam Brenna and Luke Rogers.
International skiers heading to London include Kim Boberg who won Best Style at Balestrand Open 2013, Øystein Bråten, winner of this year's Norwegian Championship, along with Bendik Øye, Andri Ambühl, Sig Tveit, Samuel Ortlieb, John Strenio, Daniel Moder, Nina Rusten and Juho Kikki.
Snowboarders competing in the Battle of Britain include; Winner of Slope Style at The British Championships in Tignes 2013 Katie Blundell, Whitelines Rail Jam 2013 winner Andy Nudds and Rowan Coultas, current Glemmbang Slopestyle champion. Also competing are Brits Cody Hierons, Matt Corry, Will Radula-Scott, Jason Rickwood, Matt Higson, Ross Needham, Will Smith, Ollie Dutton, Si Foster, Jonathan Russell, Sean Tumelty, Chris Chatt, Nathan Onions, Rowan Biddiscombe, Matt McCormick, Neil Campbell, Gareth Andrews and newly confirmed Becky Menday, the youngest rider to compete this year.
The alpine shopping village will have everything for a trip to the mountains including the very best mouth-watering traditional cuisine, think bratwurst, crepes, fondue, tartiflette, roasted chestnuts, raclette, mulled wine, cider and more! If that isn't enough to entice you, Freeze will also feature a fun fair complete with white knuckle rides, carousels and swinging chairs.
The HOT Deets
When? 27 November – 1 December
Where? Clapham Common
How much? Prices start at £8 for Weds, Thurs, Fri and Sunday tickets, with Saturday tickets starting at £32 and Season Passes from £54. Tier 1 VIP passes begin at £20 for Weds, Thurs, Fri and Sunday, £52 for Saturday and £102 for Season Passes.
For further information and tickets visit http://www.freezefestival.com/