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Skating at Life


The perfect place for a spot of wintery fun with friends and family, Skating at Life is a must on your winter check list!

Grab your mates and head down to Life where the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. There's no need to book if you're visiting with fewer than 10 people, just turn up and pay on the day (excludes Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve when booking is essential).

Make a day of it by visiting Life Science Centre's 4D Motion Ride, amazing planetarium, live theatre shows and brilliant hands-on activities. Pick up a combo ticket to receive science centre admission AND skating - these special tickets are available from 3 December to 24 February 2019.

Don't miss the following special events at Life Science Centre:

Friday Night Skate - Every Friday from 16 November - 7 December, 6pm - 8pm

Santa Claus at Life - Saturdays and Sundays, 17 November - 23 December, 1pm - 5pm

Christmas Eve Skating at Life - Monday 24 December, 10am - 6pm. Booking essential.

New Year's Eve Skating at Life - Monday 31 December, 10am - 6pm. Booking essential.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£12.00 per person per day
child aged 4 and under£3.00 per person per day
Children aged 5 - 17£9.50 per person per day
Family£30.00 per ticket type

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

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