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Monday 12 October 2015 – Media Release

Ice Rink Canary Wharf returns with pop up artisan bar and restaurant The Tasting Room

London’s only skate path will return to the capital at this year’s Ice Rink Canary Wharf. Joined by The Tasting Room from 31st October 2015 until 27th of February 2016, this enchanting ice rink will transform Canada Square Park into a magical festive landscape.

Set amidst the towering skyline of Canary Wharf in Canada Square Park, Ice Rink Canary Wharf is designed with a difference. It features London’s only skate path, a passage weaving through the fairy-lit trees of Canada Square Park. The rink and skate path combined comprise almost 1100m2 of ice, making Ice Rink Canary Wharf one of the largest outdoor rinks in the capital.

A festive favourite, this stunning ice rink will once again provide a breath-taking illuminated backdrop for Canary Wharf’s visitors to skate along to their favourite Christmas tunes amidst the spectacular vista of twinkling lights and decorations. This ice rink is the perfect venue for a romantic date, a family day out or to have a fun with friends.

The Tasting Room will offer indulgent winter warmers, including hot buttered rum, mulled wine and cider, as well as a wide selection of craft ales and new and old world wines. For après skate, there is a selection of cheese fondue, artisan cheese boards and charcuterie, and a flexible dining space of up to 200 people available for private hire.

Opening in good time to welcome Christmas parties and festive celebrations, the rink welcomes groups, families and children aged four and above, with doors opening every day except Christmas Day.

Ajay Teli, Head of Strategic Consumer Communications, Canary Wharf Group said: “Our ice rink is the perfect festive venue for groups of all ages, with the unique skate path taking you through the dramatic setting of Canary Wharf. This alongside our extended Christmas shopping opening hours and free parking makes Canary Wharf the number one destination for festive retail and fun this winter.

A truly spectacular venue and one of East London’s biggest winter attractions, Ice Rink Canary Wharf is the only place to skate this winter.

Visit www.icerinkcanarywharf.co.uk for more information about ice skating session times, ticket prices and how to get to Canary Wharf.

Visit www.thetastingroom.london for more information about party packages, menus and upcoming events.

ENDS

Event Information:
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Canada Square Park
Canary Wharf
E14 5AB

31 October 2015 – 27 February 2016
Monday to Friday: 11am to 11pm
Saturday and school holidays: 10am to 11pm
Sunday: 10am to 10pm
*Closed on Christmas Day
www.icerinkcanarywharf.co.uk

Tickets: (includes 1 hour skating and skate hire)

  • Adult/Teen (13yrs and over): £14.95
  • Children (4-12yrs): £9.95
  • Family (2 Adults/Teens + 2 Children or 1 Adult/Teen + 3 Children): £41.95
  • Concessions (Full Time Students & 60yrs and over, with photo ID): £12.50
  • Group Bookings: Buy 10 tickets of one type and get one free
  • Season tickets available – see the Box Office for more details
    • £2.50 booking fee applies per booking
    • Children under 13yrs must be accompanied by an adult

Booking:

Book online at www.icerinkcanarywharf.co.uk
0845 653 1431 (Calls cost 5.8333 pence per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge)
Tickets available from the onsite Box Office from 31 October 2015

For party and private hire enquiries email: events@icerinkcanarywharf.co.uk

Getting here:
Tube: Canary Wharf station is on the Jubilee Line and is a 2 minute walk to Canada Square Park
DLR: Canary Wharf & Heron Quays DLR stations are within a few minutes walking distance to Canada Square Park
River Bus: Thames Clippers dock at Canary Wharf Pier, a 10 minute walk to Canada Square Park
Bus: D3, D7, D8, 135, 277 all go to Canary Wharf

About Canary Wharf Group
Canary Wharf Group plc has overseen the largest urban regeneration project ever undertaken in Europe, designing and building more than 16m sq ft of iconic London real estate which now houses local and international companies and renowned retailers.

The Canary Wharf Estate is a major retail destination comprising five shopping malls, including the new leisure development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof gardens.  It also has world-class, year-round arts and events programme offering over 100 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed throughout the Estate.

Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority.

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