Blue Martini Group expands to Salford, Manchester at MediaCityUK

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MediaCityUK will be home to a magical new ice rink experience this year, launching on the 15th November. It will be the spectacular centrepiece of the festivities set to transform MediaCityUK this Christmas, which also includes a Christmas Market and light festival. The Ice Rink will feature “The Retreat” – a winter cabin offering treats for skaters and non-skaters alike. … Read More

Bring your Brand to Ice this Christmas

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Dundrum, Swords & Limerick on Ice – the Home of Christmas in 2019! Use our rink to reach Ireland’s most engaged seasonal audience with 120,000 attendees, over 1 million social media reach and premium radio, print and digital advertising. Talk to us today to see how we can promote your brand!

Safe Skating Guidelines

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For over 10 years the Blue Martini Group have successfully planned, promoted and operated ice rinks and other leisure events in the UK and Ireland. These Safe Skating Guidelines are shown at all of our ice rinks and is played on the rink websites.

Pretty Little Thing & Fake Bake events at Manchester Ice Rink

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Jess Flanagan at Manchester Ice Rink

During our second season in the vibrant new First Street development, we were delighted to host events for and Fake Bake at our Manchester Ice Rink. We treated some of the UK’s best known bloggers and influencers to an ice skating session before they retired to the excellent First Street restaurants for some apres skate.    

Ireland’s first Silent Disco on Ice

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Dundrum On Ice Lorna Nirina

Dundrum on Ice has always been Ireland’s most stylish and innovative Winter ice rink and we continued this trend by introducing the first Silent Disco on Ice in 2017. At the 7pm and 8pm weekday sessions skaters had the option of taking headphones playing a choice of cool chill out music or funky disco beats to listen to while they … Read More

Mazda CX-5 Conquers Ice and Snow!

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Mazda CX5 Dundrum On Ice

We were delighted to have Mazda Ireland as car partner for Dundrum on Ice and Swords on Ice for the 2017/2018 season and were fortunate when the Mazda CX-5 arrived from Sandyford Motor Centre just before the snow. The CX-5 was more than a match for icy conditions both on the road and at the rinks.

TV3 visit Swords on Ice

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TV3 at Swords on Ice

With Dancing on Ice returning to TV3 and ITV in January 2018, Laura Woods and Tommy Martin from Saturday am decided to visit Swords on Ice for some lessons with Clara Peters. Laura was soon gliding around the rink but Tommy looked like he was auditioning for Bambi on Ice!

Manchester Ice Rink at the Winter Gathering

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For 2016 we were delighted to work with Allied London properties to bring an ice rink to the historic London Road Fire Station in Manchester Piccadilly for the Winter Gathering. BBC One and GMTV both came along to film in this exciting venue.   With its iconic location and exceptional food and music offering this year’s Manchester Ice Rink quickly … Read More

Cocoa Brown launch Ice Goddess range at Dundrum on Ice

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Cocoa Brown at Dundum on Ice

Ice Rinks are the idea venue for many Winter product launches and brand activations so,  when leading Irish beauty products company, Cocoa Brown approached us about promoting their new Ice Goddess body oil the synergies were just so obvious. With rinks in Dundrum Town Centre and the Pavilions Swords we could offer the right locations as well as the ideal … Read More

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching!

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The first week in August is not usually a time when most of us even want to think about the festive season and all that comes with it. Winter is time of year where we are wearing woolly jumpers instead of t-shirts, shorts instead of winter jeans and boots instead of summer sandals. Yet for us, it’s something we get … Read More