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Ready to skate? Norwich Ice Rink opens tomorrow

PUBLISHED: 14:22 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 18:57 14 December 2017

Norwich ice rink at Norwich Castle Gardens.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich ice rink at Norwich Castle Gardens. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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It’s finally time! The Norwich Ice Rink grand opening is upon us.

Norwich ice rink at Norwich Castle Gardens.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY Norwich ice rink at Norwich Castle Gardens. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Located in Castle Mall Gardens, the rink opens tomorrow (December 15) at 10am when the cast of Norwich Theatre Royal’s Sleeping Beauty pantomime will be among the first to get out on the ice.

Hundreds of other visitors are expected to get their skates on over the opening weekend.

This year the ice rink will open on Friday, December 15 and run until Sunday 7 January, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. This year the ice rink will open on Friday, December 15 and run until Sunday 7 January, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Debbie Burrell is the organiser of the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News rink. She said: “We’re so excited to finally have people out on the ice.

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“The rink has been so long in the planning that it’s so exciting for us to be able to share it with customers.”

This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal

The Norwich Ice Rink will run until Sunday, January 7, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Opening hours are from 10am to 9pm daily, with the last skate session starting at 8pm.

This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal

MORE: Group discounts on offer ahead of Norwich Ice Rink grand opening

Sessions last for 45 minutes with a further 15 minutes designated for changing shoes.

Tickets cost £12 for adults and £8 for children and are available to book now from icerinknorwich.co.uk

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