#IceFestival at Liverpool ONE
Liverpool Christmas Shopping: Liverpool ONE is one of the most spectacular and exciting places to visit during the festive season this year, with the opening of the first ever urban ice experience – #IceFestival.
Incorporating four ice-themed activities, it’s the UK’s biggest ever group of real ice attractions in one place to enjoy with your Liverpool christmas shopping!
#IceFestival will be housed in the heart of the City on Chavasse Park and has been brought to Liverpool Christmas Shopping by the team behind the world renowned London Ice Sculpting Festival.
From 7 November – 13 January, visitors to Liverpool ONE can enjoy a drink in the UK’s first ever pop-up real Ice Bar and experience the UK’s largest real Ice Slide. What’s more, there will be a fantastic outdoor Alpine Ice Rink, plus a stunning ice gallery with crafted sculptures leading to Santa’s Grotto.
The launch of Christmas at Liverpool ONE is on Wednesday 7 November, #IceFestival will be open from 11am plus you can enjoy an evening of enchantment, entertainment and all that sparkles!
Combining a stunning setting, spectacular scenery and seasonal skating, the open air Ice Rink epitomises the glamour of the urban ice experience at the #IceFestival. Featuring a stunning central feature for skaters to glide around, this magnificent rink is the perfect place to enjoy winter fun at its best (Must be over 5 years old and accompanied by an Adult if under 12).
SANTA’S GROTTO AND ICE GALLERY
Young visitors can journey through the secret door that leads to the Ice Gallery and Santa’s Grotto. Met by enthralling crystal clear polar animals and characters, these sculptures will thrill children and adults alike. Moving on through the magical forest, visitors will enter Santa’s Throne Room where children will be greeted by Santa and one of his Elves, who will be ready with a special gift.
A massive 25 tons of crystal clear carving ice will be used to create the Ice bar, Ice Gallery and carving displays. The rink holds approximately 7 tons of ice covering over 600 sq metres!
Ice Box, a team of highly experienced artists, who are also the team behind the London Ice Sculpting Festival, brings this incredible Ice experience the UK for the first time. During the not to be missed #IceFestival, there will be a series of exciting displays and events, with free live ice carving displays throughout weekends in November and December.
Visitors after something more relaxing, can enjoy a delicious hot chocolate or mulled wine served from a contemporary alpine café bar and terrace alongside the ice rink. Throughout Chavasse Park there will be plenty of activities to keep younger visitors entertained.
For more information, visit: www.Liverpool-One.com
Date created: November 27, 2012