From Thursday 3 December, our building is open daily from 10am-10pm – with exhibitions, our cafe and shop open until 5pm and our cinema and ice skating continuing into the evenings.

We can’t wait to see you again! Find out about our new way of visiting and the measures we have in place to welcome you back safely

**Please note: Our Box Office will be open to process bookings from 9am-4pm on Wed 2 Dec. From Thurs 3 Dec onwards our Box Office will be open from 9am – 9pm.**

 

Festive Fun: Ice Skating

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Festive Fun: Ice Skating

Friday 4 December 2020 | 3:30 pm

More times available

D-Shaped Lawn


Book by calling 01206 713 700.

Lines open 9am – 4pm on Wed 2 Dec then 9am – 9pm from Thu 3 Dec onwards.

Can’t get through on the phone?

Fill in our form here and one of our team will get back to you to process your booking as soon as we can.

Please note we’ve are receiving a high number of enquiries, we are responding to these in the order they were received. If you haven’t heard from us yet, don’t worry – we will be in touch!

Raise your spirits with a fantastic festive treat this December, at our open-air synthetic ice skating rink! 

And get in the seasonal spirit with pop up stalls selling winter warmers, tasty treats and unique handmade festive gifts.

Open 4 Dec – 23 Dec 2020, from 3:30pm – 8:30pm on weekdays and 11:45am – 8:30pm on weekends. Groups of up to 6 people will be able to enjoy 45 mins on the rink.

Plus, skaters receive 10% off purchases over £20 in the Firstsite shop! Simply present your wristband at the till to receive 10% off on purchases over £20 – valid until  24 December 2020 

 

Guidance for skaters

During your session, we ask that you please follow a few guidelines to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun:

DO…
  • Whilst in the Firstsite building, please wear a face covering unless you are exempt
  • Please keep your wristband on for the duration of your visit.
  • Stay within your group booking and maintain your distance from other skaters.
  • Any children under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult at all times
  • Skates will be provided, but please bring a pair of comfortable socks.
  • We recommend wearing clothing that will protect you from the ice, such as long sleeves, trousers and a pair of gloves. Keep in mind the ice rink is outside, so it might be chilly!
  • Before skating make sure that your skates fit well and are correctly tightened
  • Skate in a clockwise direction and try not to be stationary for too long.
  • Once your time slot is up, promptly make your way off the rink
  • Do follow instructions from Firstsite staff
  • Have fun!

 

DON’T…
  • Don’t sit or climb over the safety barrier
  • Don’t skate at excessive speed
  • Don’t smoke, drink or eat on the ice
  • Don’t consume alcohol before skating
  • Don’t drop litter on the ice
  • Don’t carry babies or young children on the ice
  • Don’t skate in chains of more than two
  • Don’t wear scarves or loose clothing that may become entangled with other skaters.
  • Don’t carry any loose articles or bags on the ice.
  • Don’t cut across the middle of the rink
  • Don’t play tag

 

Ice Skating is not suitable for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Anyone with a heart condition

 

Due to COVID-19 regulations we are unable to allow anyone without a wristband into the ice skating area, this means we cannot allow spectators around the edge of the rink.

If you have any questions about your upcoming booking or accessibility requirements, please take a look at our Frequently asked questions

If you require further info please give us a call on 01206 713 700 or email [email protected].

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Ticket prices:

Adult £12.00 Under 14s £6.00

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Dates and times

Friday 4 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday 5 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Sunday 6 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Monday 7 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday 8 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday 9 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday 10 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday 11 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday 12 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Sunday 13 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Monday 14 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday 15 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday 16 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday 17 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday 18 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday 19 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Sunday 20 December 2020 | 11:45 am - 8:30 pm

Monday 21 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday 22 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday 23 December 2020 | 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm