Two days to go: Lincoln Ice Rink almost ready for grand opening

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The finishing touches are being added to the annual Lincoln Ice Rink on City Square, with just two days to go until hundreds of visitors get their skates on.

The popular winter attraction will be officially opened at 10am on Saturday, November 26, with a series of performances in the ice from local dance groups.

Photo: The Lincolnite

Photo: The Lincolnite

Photo: The Lincolnite

Organisers are putting the finishing touches and laying the final sheets of ice on the rink. Photo: The Lincolnite

Mayor of Lincoln Councillor Yvonne Bodger will be doing the honours of officially cutting the ribbon at 11am.

The ice rink will be open daily from until January 1 from 10am to 9pm. Sessions last 45 minutes, with the last session taking place at 8pm each day.

Photo: The Lincolnite

Photo: The Lincolnite

Photo: The Lincolnite

Christmas trees are lined up to be put up in all their glory around the ice rink. Photo: The Lincolnite

Just two days to go until the Lincoln Ice Rink is opened. Photo: The Lincolnite

Just two days to go until the Lincoln Ice Rink is opened. Photo: The Lincolnite

The rink will be closed on Christmas Day and open only from 11am to 5pm on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

All the family are invited to take part in the festive attraction, with penguin-shaped aids available to introduce children to skating on the ice.

Tickets can be pre-booked here.

Work is ongoing to redevelop the Cornhill area, but businesses are getting into the Christmas spirit. Photo: The Lincolnite

Work is ongoing to redevelop the Cornhill area, but businesses in the area are getting into the Christmas spirit along with the launch of the rink. Photo: The Lincolnite