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McArthurGlen's York announces first ever Ice Skating Championships
Following the launch of Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet announces its first ever Ice Skating Championships.
The Ice Skating Championships will take place over 12 days, from Monday 19th – Saturday 31st December, excluding Christmas Day, at The Ice Factor, located at McArthurGlen’
The final round will see 12 competitors taking part in a freestyle skate off where they will compete in front of local skater Toni Murray, who ranked 2nd winning the silver medal at the 2010 British championships. Toni will judge the best of the 12 selected skaters to win a trip for two to watch The Imperial Ice Stars Swan Lake on Ice, a world-class award-winning adaptation of Tchaikovsky’
Mike Thomas, Centre Manager at McArthurGlen’
Toni Murray, local U19s champion figure skater and judge of the Ice Skating Championships, says: “I am delighted to be judging the Ice Skating Championships and, having joined Torvill & Dean on the ice for the launch of Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, I am excited to discover and celebrate Yorkshire’s skating talent.”
To take part in the Ice Skating Championships, entrants must be over 14 years. Tickets to skate on the ice during the scouting sessions at 10:30am range from £8.50 for children and concessions to £9.50 for adults.
For more information please visit www.Yorkdesigneroutlet.com or call: 01904 682 700
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McArthurGlen has seven Designer Outlets in the UK. As well as the UK’s largest and Europe’s first, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet near Chester, these are Ashford Designer Outlet, Bridgend Designer Outlet (Wales’ largest designer outlet), East Midlands Designer Outlet, Livingston Designer Outlet (Scotland’s largest designer outlet), Swindon Designer Outlet and York Designer Outlet.
The Ice Factor
The Ice Factor is open from 9:30am until 9.15pm from Saturday 26th November 2011 until 8th January 2012, and is conveniently located at York Designer Outlet on the A64/A19 interchange. Tickets for a one-hour session cost £9.50 for adults and £8.50 for children and concessions. Discounts apply for groups of 20 or more and special party packages are available. Further details are available at www.theicefactor.co.uk or by calling 01653 619169.
Booking is advisable, through ticketweb on 0844 847 1523 or online at www.ticketweb.co.uk, though tickets can be purchased on site.