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The Grand Skate Tour 2024 Season officially is Here!!!

The Grand Skate Tour is delighted to announce the dates for the 2024 season, after many months of planning and preparation!

Our opening event will be in Portsmouth on Saturday 24th February, the birth-place of GST and a fantastic city to explore on skates due to its flat terrain and its well-lit smooth roads.

Opening the day at 1pm will be skating lessons provided by London Skate Life at Wimbledon Park Sport Centre. Choose from the beginners class to get you up and gain control or the advanced class to learn slides. The cost is £22 for the hour and must be booked in advance at You'll need your own skates and protective equipment.

Following on at 2pm until 4pm is the Roller Disco. All abilities are welcome to join in. Cost is £7 on the door, or book in advance here for £6 >

For those with basic skate skills and above, join us for a street skate around Southsea of approximately 3 miles. This will be a marshalled skate at the pace of the slowest skater. As long as you can stop, turn and get up and down a few kerbs, you are welcome to join for free.

The evening will bring even more excitement, where there will be a jamming session outside the D-Day Story museum, where you can dance on skates and enjoy the great vibes. Or for the more advanced skaters among you, join the GST Street Skate, where we will cover a distance of around 10miles around the city of Portsmouth, enjoying the music and pleasing the crowds! For this you will need to have a good level of proficiency, have good control and confident to tackle a few hills or obstacles. The pace is fast and you'll need to keep up with the group, so get your training going now! ;)

Full details of the Portsmouth event can be found at

The dates and locations for the season are set. Get them in your diary! Book the time off work now and we can't wait to se you at as many events as you can get to!

  • 24th February / Portsmouth 

  • 30th March / London

  • 27th April / Bognor 

  • 28th April / Worthing 

  • 18th May / Southampton 

  • 8th June / Winchester

  • 9th June / Basingstoke 

  • 6th July / Bristol 

  • 7th July / Cardiff

  • 26th-28th July / Isle of Wight

  • 24th August / Oxford 

  • 14th September / Birmingham 

  • 12th October London

Most locations will feature something for all abilities to get involved with, from roller discos and lessons, to skatepark sessions and street skates. Be sure you're a part of it!

The Grand Skate Tour is also extremely proud to have Rollerblade UK supporting our events again this season and they have been joined by Slicks Skate Store and London Skate Life to bring you lessons at the events as well as prize draws and discount codes for use online or in the Slicks store.

We hope you're as excited as us and we really can't wait to skate with you, be it for the first time or returning after an awesome 2023 season. Our website is now live at Ensure you head there and sign up to the mailing list for the latest updates on events and products available to buy.

From all the Marshal and Admin team at The Grand Skate Tour - Peace : Love : Skate - The Green Team! 💚💚💚

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