Ebrington on ice for Christmas

A Christmas  ice rink is coming to Derry
A Christmas ice rink is coming to Derry
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Ebrington Square is to be transformed into an ice rink for Christmas, it’s been revealed.

‘Legenderry on Ice’ will be open to the public at the Waterside venue between December 12 and January 19.

The 600 sq. m. ice rink attraction - which will be located in a marquee - is just one of many events taking place in the city in the countdown to Christmas.

Between December 10 and 21, Guildhall Square will be transformed into a traditional Christmas market with 40 traders offering a range of Christmas fayre from mince pies to mulled wine, Christmas crafts and unique festive treats.

Meanwhile, the annual Christmas Lights Switch On will take place on Friday, November 22.

To accommodate a larger family audience, the event will be held at Ebrington Square, the city’s cultural hub for 2013. Special guest on the night will be Santa and musical entertainment will be provided by The Mindbenders. The fun starts at 6.30pm with the switch on taking place at 7pm and entertainment continuing to 8pm.