Opening of the New Holland Island ice rink

As you’ve probably guessed, it's ice-skating season! This weekend, New Holland Island welcomes all – children and adults, pro skaters and rookies – back to its ice rink for the first-of-the-season ride amidst the island’s scenic landscapes and grand architecture. The venue will be open daily, with Fridays and weekends, as well holiday nights, reserved for a special kind of fun – a silent disco. 

In photos: Peter the Great's St. Petersburg

  • November 18 - January 15, 11 am - 7 pm (Mon, Wed, Sat, Sun), 12-9 pm (Tue, Thu, Fri)
  • 150 rubles (100 rubles for students) – purchase tickets here

Step into the city’s past at the photo exhibition Peter the Great's St. Petersburg, which includes works by local artists, book illustrations and magazines of the 20th century, as well as over 150 archival photos, some being exhibited for the first time. For greater authenticity, the exhibition is accompanied by verses of Silver Age poets: Alexander Blok, Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam, and many others who lived and created in the city at the time. 

Banksy Exhibition

  • November 25 - May 14, 11 am - 10 pm daily
  • Sevkabel Port
  • 850 rubles on weekdays (1,000 rubles on weekends and holidays) – purchase tickets here

A massive exhibition showcasing authentic copies of works by the street art legend Bansky, as well as the-most-talked-about sculptures, graffities, and installations, is coming to town. The display invites you to take an immersive journey into the universe of one of the most mysterious and elusive street artists to explore his creative path and take in his artworks and enigmatic charm. 

On the big screen: Queen Elizabeth II: Her Glorious Reign (2022)

  • November 26, at 3:25 pm
  • Rodina
  • 200 rubles – purchase tickets here

If in need of our cinematic pick for this weekend, head to Rodina cinema for a bittersweet premiere – a documentary about the life and reign of Elizabeth II. The movie is screened in English with Russian subtitles.