Furious parents slam £10 Christmas event ice rink made of plastic mats

Furious parents slam £10 Norwich ‘Winter Wonderland extravaganzawith £14.50-a-ticket ice rink made of plastic mats sprayed with water and ‘two rides for toddlers

  • Angry parents have described a Christmas fair event in Norwich as ‘horrendous
  • Event had advertised itself as ‘perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit
  • Tickets for entry to the tiny fair cost £10 for adults and further £14.50 for ice rink
  • One visitor described ice rink as ‘a tiny rectangle of plasticsprayed with water
  • Have you attended a dodgy Winter Wonderland? Email jamie.philips@mailonline.co.uk
  • Furious parents have slammed a £10 ‘Winter Wonderland extravaganzain Norwich with a £14.50-a-ticket ice rink made of plastic mats sprayed with water and ‘two rides for toddlers’.

    The fair, which advertised itself as ‘the perfect way to get into the クリスマス spirit’, is being held outside Norwich Football Club’s Carrow Road stadium.

    The football club, でも, has been forced to apologise to ‘disappointedvisitors who described the event as ‘horrendousand ‘an absolute waste of money’.

    Tickets for the small market cost adults £10, with further charges for children wanting to use either of the two small rides on offer.

    A ticket to use the ‘ice rink’, simply plastic mats that had been sprayed with water, cost an additional £14.50 for adults and £8.50 for under 18s.

    Sarah Purton, who attended the event on Tuesday, described the rink as ‘a tiny rectangle of plastic’.

    The ice rink (写真) was described as a 'small rectangle square' that had been covered with plastic mats sprayed with water

    The ice rink (写真) was described as a ‘small rectangle squarethat had been covered with plastic mats sprayed with water

    Plastic matting was used to recreate an ice rink, with visitors charged £14.50 for an adult ticket

    Plastic matting was used to recreate an ice rink, with visitors charged £14.50 for an adult ticket

    One of the two bare Christmas trees sat behind metal barriers at the event outside Carrow Road

    One of the two bare Christmas trees sat behind metal barriers at the event outside Carrow Road

    The event had limited food and beverage vans, despite advertising itself as an 'extravaganza'

    The event had limited food and beverage vans, despite advertising itself as an ‘extravaganza

    The event was held in a car park outside Norwich Football Club, which has apologised to those disappointed with the fair

    The event was held in a car park outside Norwich Football Club, which has apologised to those disappointed with the fair

    She said in a Facebook post: ‘A handful of food stalls, two small rides aimed at toddlers costing £2.50 a go and a tiny rectangle of plastic that’s supposedly an ice rink?

    ‘And a couple of bare Christmas trees behind a metal barrier does not make aFestive Fair”.’

    The event marketed itself as offering a ‘range of attractionsacross a ‘three-day extravaganza’, with entry to the event £10 for adults, £5 for those aged 13 に 17 and under 12s allowed free entry.

    しかしながら, the market contained just four food and beverage vans and two small ridesa char-o-plane and aerial carousel which could only be used at an extra cost.

    There were also two reindeer accompanying Father Christmas for those in attendance.

    台座を引いた, でも, have shared their dismay at the event on social media.

    The aerial carousel was one of just two small rides on offer for children and could only be used at an additional cost of £2.50

    The aerial carousel was one of just two small rides on offer for children and could only be used at an additional cost of £2.50

    Chris Padreddii tweeted: ‘Carrow road Christmas fairwhat a joke! No ice rink, trees just dumped with no decorations. Don’t waste time or money.

    Ben Seager added: ‘Not overly impressed that the particularly dismal Christmas Fair in the Carrow Road carpark is still going on, and we’ve got another couple of days of it. Music so loud my house is vibrating.

    A spokesman for Norwich City Football Club apologised to those disappointed with the event:

    声明は言った: ‘The club are aware of the feedback on the Festive Fair at Carrow Road.

    「残念ながら, some of the previously booked Christmas stalls and activity areas were cancelled at late notice, whilst the club acknowledges and apologises to those disappointed by the ice rink.

    ‘All those who have raised an issue or complaint with the club have been contacted.