In Pictures: Somerset House turns into a winter wonderland for public ice skating in London

| 26 November 2010
A photo of an ice rink at night
Neo-classical mansion Somerset House will host a drop-in ice skating rink until January 23 2011
A photo of people skating on an ice rink
Brave exhibitionists are invited to whirl around the decadent surroundings while being entertained by DJs and supplied with food by a range of stalls
A photo of skaters on an ice rink
Ice Queen Jayne Torvill took to the ice for the launch
A photo of an ice rink
The House is one of several venues across the country offering ice skating, from the Eden Project in Cornwall to the Beamish Museum in County Durham
A photo of two girls on an ice rink
Family-friendly stewards help out young skaters, as well as model penguins to help them balance on the ice
The rink is a perfect place to celebrate the winter season
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