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Ice Rink - Latest news, articles and photos

Ice Skating in London this winter

The weather’s turning wintery and thoughts turn to mulled wine and ice skating, so here’s a round-up of the pop-up ice rinks that I am aware of in London this winter.

A history of London’s early artificial ice-rinks

As a city famous for its frozen river it’s probably not a surprise that mankind has been skating on ice since time immemorial, but it wasn’t until the Victorian era that the first artificial ice-rink was invented.

Unfurling ice-rinks onto the River Thames

An architectural practice has shown off a concept for an unfolding ice rink which can be installed in places along the river and unfurl like a flower when the weather is right to form a natural ice rink.