Portsmouth Guildhall Square ice rink: How much does it cost, opening hours, when does it close and more 

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An ice rink is set to open in Portsmouth today and here's everything you need to know. 

Where is it? 

Ice rink is returning to Guildhall. Picture: Vernon Nash

Ice rink is returning to Guildhall. Picture: Vernon Nash

The ice rink will be in the city centre, in Guildhall Square next to Portsmouth’s Guildhall. 

It’s near Portsmouth and Southsea train station. 

When does it open?

The ice rink will open today – Saturday, November 17. 

The ice rink will open on November 17. Picture: Vernon Nash

The ice rink will open on November 17. Picture: Vernon Nash

Ice Skate and Moguls Alpine Bar Portsmouth confirmed the news that the rink is return on its Facebook page. 

The post read: ‘Get your skates on, ice skating and so much more is returning to Portsmouth Guildhall Square on Saturday, November 17. 

‘With huge announcements coming soon, keep your eyes on the page for more info in the coming days.' 

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Get your skates on. Picture: Vernon Nash

Get your skates on. Picture: Vernon Nash

Skate Portsmouth signed a deal with the city council to put the rink in place every Christmas up until 2023. 

When will it close? 

You will have plenty of time to make the most of the ice rink as it will be operating until January 6, 2019.

How much does it cost? 

If you are looking to go for a session of ice skating over the coming weeks, this is how much you will have to fork out: 

- Adult – £10

- Child (U16s) – £8.50

- Concession – £9

- Family – £32

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What are the opening hours? 

It will be open every day, from November 17 to January 6 - except for Christmas Day. 

The sessions are as follows: 

Weekdays until December 14

- 11.45am - 12.45pm

- 1pm - 2pm

- 2.30pm - 3.30pm

- 3.45pm - 4.45pm

- 5pm – 6pm 

- 6.30pm – 7.30pm 

- 7.45pm - 8.45pm 

- 9pm - 10pm 

Weekends and every day from December 15

- 10.30am - 11.30am

- 11.45am - 12.45pm

- 1pm - 2pm 

- 2.30pm - 3.30pm

- 3.45pm - 4.45pm

- 5pm – 6pm 

- 6.30pm – 7.30pm 

- 7.45pm – 8.45pm 

- 9pm – 10pm 

Can you get food and drink? 

If you've worked up a thirst skating or need a drink to warm up – then head to Mogul’s Alpine Bar. 

It will serve draught beer, mulled wine, an array of festive drinks as well as Christmas artisan food.