It all tasted decent but the steak was so tough it was almost impossible to actually eat the sandwich. Early Start You can start getting in the festive spirit with Spinningfields ice rink tickets. Tickets cost £5 for an adult and child. For more information, click on the link below. The ice rink has bleacher seating for spectators and two handicapped accessible restrooms conveniently located nearby.
The penguins were good to hold on to, but the seals were even better and kids could sit on them too. This post was made in collaboration with the lovely people from, thanks for a fab time. The ice wasn't particuarly smooth and I think perhaps they allow too many people on to the ice at any one time as it there wasn't a huge amount of room to move around. Sadly, the idea of ice-skating at the temporary ice-rink in Spinningfields is less appealing. May The North Be With You The most exciting development for 2009 is that Ear To The Ground are moving their artic pop up bar, The North Pole, from outside the Urbis to Spinningfields.
Winter ice rink returns to Spinningfields Manchester's winter ice rink returns this week as the city gears up for Christmas. It was fun, if you want to go be quick is only on for one more weekend on Saturday 15th December 2012 with Storytelling sessions on the hour, 11am to 5pm with the last session at 4pm. There are a number of high end shops in this area including Armani, Mulberry, Flannels and Oliver Sweeney. These tickets cover Adults, Children, Students and small groups. And for the under eights, the Penguin Club provides a safe environment at the adjoining training rink, again complete with Penguins for the little ones. Tickets cost £10 for adults, £8 for children aged four to 16 , or £30 for a family ticket for four, plus booking fees. Our group skating lessons provide children and adults of all ages and abilities the best way to learn the fundamentals of ice skating.
The rink will then be in place all the way through Christmas and into the start of 2010. How do I get there? Well, the 620sqm ice-rink is of course made of real ice, and is one of the largest rinks in the Greater Manchester area, holding up to 220 skaters at one given time. Please respect our upper age limit of 8 for use of penguins. Skating and closing your eyes however, might result in serious injuries, like losing some of your fingers! They have a small german pub attached to it, which seems to be taking advantage a little with its pricing there. It would have been an expensive few hours had we paid £10 for Santa, £29 for ice skating, £18 for hot dogs and £10 of hot chocolates and £10 for parking — call it £80 but in many ways it was a special way to kick of our Christmas.
We had a lovely outing to the ice-rink last week, after our visit last year was such a resounding success. Full equipment is required for all of our hockey programs. The price was £5 but by the time you read this it will have gone up to £7. For more information, please call 305. It will have a different look and feel to last year's tipi but it will still have the imaginative food and drink menu which helped make it so popular last time around.
Situated on Hardman Square, the temporary rink is in the city between November and January, soon to be surrounded by the Spinningfields Christmas markets. We went at 16:20 on Thursday afternoon and it was busy, lots of people all abilities which didn't bother us. The Spinningfields rink will help transform the city centre into a winter wonderland — with a new log cabin-themed bar for skaters to warm-up with hot toddies and festive food and drink. I thought this was so reasonable, as not only had Jack forgotten his gloves both boys wanted extra socks. The ice rink here is a little smaller than I expected for the only outdoor rink in manchester Im pretty sure the one they held in Picadilly last year was bigger. To be honest, I'd go to Altrincham Ice Rink instead. What I loved about Spinningfields is the atmosphere.
Situated in the heart of the city, the outdoor ice rink is relatively straightforward to get to, and fully accessible by means of public transport. Furthermore, ice skaters have reached speeds of up to 48km per hour on the ice during races, and the first ever instructional book concerning how to ice skate was published in London in 1772. But that does include skate hire and it's not something you do everyday! Visit us on for daily and hourly updates or call 410 222-1711. If you've ever been to the spinningfields area it's already full of nice cafes and restaurants such as Carluccios, Giraffe, Zizzi's etc and the Xmas spirit should soon be in full swing, with copious mugs of eggnog, steaming mince pies and turkey stuffing sandwiches galore. Not being familiar with Spinningfields it took me a while to find the ice rink because it is fairly hidden away. Te great thing was there were plenty of penguins to go around and staff encouraged people to share so everyone got a turn.
The answer is yes; it is a great family experience. It is fast becoming a winter highlight, up there with the likes of the Christmas markets, and you can now buy Spinningfields ice rink tickets. Ice rink sessions cost £7. It's true, it's pretty pricey at £7. If your children are new to skating it is advisable to take them during a time when the ice skating rink is less crowded. If you close your eyes you could imagine you were in Manhattan or somewhere more atmospheric. Rest your tired feet after ice skating and warm yourself up in the Moose Bar with a hot cocktail and seasonal bite to eat.
But get them quick, these are so they're not going to be available for long. The traditional fun fair features a ferris wheel, carousel, swing chairs and a helter skelter, costing £3 each. Please wear gloves and thick socks, bring an extra pair just in case. Sessions run 1pm to 2. Tags: , , , , , from your site.