Launch of the “in the sky” ice rink at the Winter Island event at Freight Island
An ‘indoor skating rink in the sky’ is being built during the massive Winter Island party event at Manchester’s Escape to Freight Island food and beverage center.
Described as a “boutique ice rink in the sky”, it will be located on the newly constructed concrete mezzanine inside Escape to Freight Island, and will open to the public starting Friday, November 12.
Located under the striking industrial roof of the Mayfield Depot, the rink will also be part of the semi-autonomous party village, where Winter Island food and drinks are available and can be pre-ordered according to your skating schedule.
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Organizers say skaters will be able to ‘skate the high line’ and ‘float on ice in the sky with a remarkable view overlooking the stage’ inside the Escape to Freight Island food and beverage center as they approach. of Christmas.
There will also be a slew of festive entertainment, from Christmas specials with The Untold Orchestra, to all-time favorite Christmas movie screenings.
The space offering, built on the concrete and graphene floor, will include drinks like mulled wine and festive beer, as well as grilled bratwurst and roast pork sandwiches, market style. of Christmas.
Guests booking into the main Escape to Freight Island food and beverage center can also add this experience to their stay in space, with Patrons aiming to create a “one-stop-shop” this Christmas.
Winter Island will open from Friday, November 5 for food and drink, along with a host of free and paid events.
There will also be a forest of Christmas trees and a multitude of new merchants and festive stands in the event spaces.
Reservations for the boutique ice rink will be made from the following Friday, November 12.
The opening hours of the ice rink will then be Monday to Thursday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., and from Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tickets are £ 13 / £ 10 for an adult (peak / off-peak); £ 11 / £ 8 for children (peak hours / off-peak hours); and £ 10 for students.
Reservations are now live at: www.escapetofreightisland.com/sign-up.
Escape to Freight Island, 11 Baring Street, Manchester M1 2PZ
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