ICE skating is going to be held popular lake near Whitchurch this month, with Curtis and AJ Pritchard hosting the launch event.

The brothers who are professional dancers will be hosting the launch event in Alderford Lake in Tilstock road on Thursday November 24 and it will run until Sunday, January 8.

The lake is promising a 'sensational' opening night.

A spokesperson added: "Get your skates on this Christmas at Alderford Lake.

"Whatever the weather, come down to Alderford Lake to commence the festivities at our real undercover ice rink.

"Feel the magic this Christmas, and skate with your family and friends in the most beautiful setting.

"Sessions will last 50 minutes and the price includes skate hire and access to our small Christmas village.

"Stability aids may be hired at a small additional charge for anyone needing a boost with their balance.

"Early bird off-peak prices start from £7.95.

Whitchurch Herald:

"AJ and Curtis Pritchard will be hosting our launch event and officially cutting the ribbon to declare the ice rink open.

"They will be followed by a selection of competitive skaters of various ages including three British champions and international medallists.

"Each will be doing short performances between 7pm and 8pm to get everyone in the mood for this festive season.

"The rink will then be open between 8pm to 9pm for customers to enjoy a fun-filled session with great music and the buzz of the opening night.

"Our Christmas chalets will be open for food and drink all night, so come on down and make a night of it.

"Admission to spectate the professional show, AJ and Curtis' launch and enjoy the chalets will be completely free.

"See you all there for what is due to be a sensational opening night."