A unique filming location in the heart of Nottingham
Best known as the training rink for Olympic Gold medal winners Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean in the 1980s, the National Ice Centre offers a unique filming opportunity for production companies, vloggers and social media influencers.
As one of the most famous ice rinks in the UK, the National Ice Centre has been featured in numerous adverts, prime time TV shows, YouTube and music videos, and vlogs. The National Ice Centre is home to the Speed Skating Performance Team, many of whom compete in the Winter Olympics, so you’re in excellent company. Contact us today to discuss your ideas and requirements.
Located in the centre of Nottingham
Olympic sized ice rink
Arena with a capacity up to 10,000
Experienced ice sports and PR team
Rink side space
Private room hire available
On site cafes and restaurants
Catering facilities available on request
Our Filming Highlights
Olympic Flame Gala
In 2012, we had the honour of the Olympic Flame passing through our venue. We hosted Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean who, in a world first, performed with the Olympic Torch on the ice in an event which attracted media from across the globe.
Watch parties for national breakfast TV media with live interviews and Triple Olympic Gold Medalist Ed Clancy OBE, Olympic Silver Medalist Shelley Rudman, and Olympic Silver Medallist Kye Whyte in attendance.
In series two of the Relay podcast, comedian Rhys James learnt how to speed skate with European Silver Medallist Short Track Speed Skater Kathryn Thomson at the National Ice Centre.
Set in Nottingham with scenes filmed at the National Ice Centre, Annie's Burger Shack took on The Wine Room City and The Lobster Pot to see who would win the grand prize.
As part of his New Year’s resolutions, we welcomed LadBaby Mark Hoyle and his wife Roxanne to the ice in 2019. They had pledged to learn a new sport and documented their first taste of ice skating for their YouTube audience of over 1.8 million subscribers.
Gymnast and Olympic bronze medal winner Nile Wilson was challenged by The National Lottery to learn how to speed skate at the National Ice Centre with athletes Branden Marshall and Ethan Treacy.
We've also coordinated filming and media opportunities for:
BBC’s The One Show
BBC’s Blue Peter
ITV’s Dancing On Ice
Channel 5 News