The Snow Queen at Castle Rushen

– Posted on Thursday 22nd November 2018

On Saturday 15 December, the ‘Snow Queen’ will take up residence in her winter palace in Castle Rushen and invites her subjects for a private audience in the throne room of her winter realm, here on the Isle of Man.

Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, this special “one day only” invitation to meet the Snow Queen is open to all, with timed sessions bookable online at

Helen Ashcroft, Heritage Site Manager for Manx National Heritage said:

“The Snow Queen’s festive friends are already transforming the castle, with the musician tuning his mandolin and everything beginning to glow with Christmas sparkle”.

Costumed characters, music and performers will keep guests entertained as they explore the castle and await their audience with the Snow Queen.

Timed admission tickets cost £10 per person, which include a gift from the Snow Queen for all children aged 2 and over.  Seasonal refreshments are included within the ticket price for all adults.  No concessions are available for this special event.  Free admission for children aged under 2 years.

The event is expected to sell out, with all tickets available in advance from

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