Friday, 28 June 2013

Skate Kings Cross Pop-up Skate Rink & Roller Disco


Skate Kings Cross is a pop-up up roller disco next to Granary Square, beside Central St Martin's,and just north of King's Cross.  It's open Tuesday - Sunday from 12th July, with food provided by Disco Bistro (& some special guest chefs including Lucky Chip), and with special club nights planned for every Friday night, with name DJs.  Tickets are now on sale - go here to get some!

"This summer sees the opening of a brand new pop-up roller skate rink in the heart of London’s developing King’s Cross. SKATE KING’S CROSS launches in July and sees a return of roller skating to the area – which hosted legendary roller disco nights in the recent past.  Open for eight weeks only and designed by up and coming architecture studio Feix and Merlin, this exciting concept will offer a truly unique experience that combines roller skating, top name DJs and fantastic food and drink provided by Disco Bistro.
SKATE KING’S CROSS will be located in the West Handyside Canopy, a covered space next to the stunning Granary Building, home to the iconic Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design. The roller rink, will hold up to 100 skaters per session, while an adjacent bar and viewing area will be able to accommodate an additional 200 onlookers, diners and drinkers.
The beautifully designed rink celebrates the recent history of the area, where the legendary Canvas nightclub used to host a roller disco every Thursday. 
The rink will be open six days a week and will cater for all ages. Roller disco nights will be hosted by some of the most exciting DJs and nights while families and children will be able to visit the rink during the day for special sessions.
Skaters will roll around the rink to a lofty, disco soundtrack provided by the likes of Trevor Jackson, Damon Martin (Disco Bloodbath) and Hannah Holland, with special DJ sessions on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Food will be provided by punk foodies and pop-up masters Disco Bistro who will offer a selection of their signature diner food inspired delicacies. Guest chefs, including Gizzi Erskine, Yum Bun, Chef Jocky, Street Kitchen and Lucky Chip will be regularly invited, for more culinary surprises.
Friday Night DJs
JUL 12TH MCHRIS WOODWARD (BUZZIN' FLY) + GUEST
JUL 19TH DISCO BLOODBATH (DAMON MARTIN) + NIKOLAJ (SOLAR)
JUL 26TH THOMAS BULLOCK (DFA / RUB 'N' TUG) + PER BOJSEN-MOLLER (SOLAR)
AUG 2TH SEVERINO (HORSE MEAT DISCO) + NICO DE CEGLIA (CLASSIC)
AUG 9TH MIKE GILL (HOT CREATIONS / HOT WAVES) + GUEST
AUG 16TH MILLIONHANDS (TEE MANGO + EAMES)
AUG 23TH HANNAH HOLLAND (BATTY BASS) + JAMES COOPER (REVIVEHER)
AUG 30TH TREVOR JACKSON + GUEST"

When - 12th July - 7th September, Tues - Sun

Where - West Handyside Canopy, Goods Way, N1C 4AA

Tickets - Approx £15 from here

Map (Approximate)

Link 1 - Skate Kings' Cross
Link 2 - Disco Bistro menu
Link 3 - Friday night DJs
Link 4 - Article


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