Welcome to The Derby Christmas Ice Rink

Fri 28 Nov – Mon 5 Jan

Market Place, Derby City Centre

The rink will be closed on Thursday 25th December 2014 and Thursday 1st January 2015.


Tickets are available to purchase online now. Click on the button above to access the box office. Tickets are purchased through the Derby LIVE, contact details for enquiries regarding tickets are  [email protected] or 01332 255800.

Tickets can be purchased on the day at the rink, however we recommend purchasing in advance online atleast 48 hours before skating to avoid disappointment.

Click here to view the Ice Rink Timetable for opening hours. Click here to visit our tickets page and to find out session prices.

What's on

Ice Skating Lessons

Back by popular demand, we are offering beginner skating lessons (40 minutes) with our experienced skaters who work at the rink.

One to One Lesson – £25

Two Person Lesson – £35

Three  Person Lesson – £45

All prices include the standard skate admission. Payment will be taken on the day at our bootroom till and not the front box office. Please say you are here for a lesson and the staff will guide you to where you need to go.

For more details or to book your skating lesson please email [email protected] or call 01789 262701.


Hire Out The Ice Rink

 Hire out the whole rink for an hour, outside of opening hours to host your own private skating session. Great for corporate use or purely for a large group. Prices start from £250. Contact Showplace on [email protected] or call 01789 262701 for more details, availability and to book.

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GEM106 Themed Thursdays!!

Our media sponsors GEM106 have joined up with us to host Thursday Evening theme nights on 4th, 11th & 18th Dec from 5pm – close. Come and join in with the fun, fancy dress is not compulsory but prizes will be given for the best dressed skater on the night. Further details to follow….



Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair

Wed 3 – Sun 21 December, Market Place

A range of independent crafters selling unique creations, perfect for those Christmas gifts.

From clothes to decorative items, jewellery and country preserves, make a visit to the Christmas Arts and Craft Fair part of your festive shopping experience.


Every Saturday there is live festive entertainment in the Market Place click here to see a full schedule of what’s taking place.

If you are a business or organisation looking for sponsorship or advertising opportunities with this years Derby Ice Rink then please express your interest by contacting Showplace Ltd on [email protected] or 01789 262701.

Contact Us

For Ticket/Booking enquiries (including school bookings) please contact:

Derby LIVE Box Office

Email: [email protected] | Tel: 01332 255800 | Website: www.derbylive.co.uk

For Skate Lessons, Private Hire, Sponsorship/Advertising Opportunities, Staffing & Entertainment please contact:

Email: [email protected] | Tel: 01789 262701