encore bar

Situated in the heart of the National Ice Centre and Motorpoint Arena complex, Encore Bar offers an informal meeting experience for up to 100 guests.

As the only space in the venue that overlooks the ice rink, Encore Bar offers a great space for small events, private functions and filming, with flexible catering options to suit budget and taste and a dedicated event planner. 

The following can be found in Encore – large drop down projector screen, wireless microphone for presenting, speakers for laptop audio and digital TV screens for advertising.

Why not add a team building skate to your booking for the ultimate ice experience! Previous activities include ice games, hockey shoot outs, sledging, zorbing on ice and team trust-building exercises on ice.

View the capacity chart for Encore Bar here. 



Overlooks ice rink


Up to 100 guests


Informal meeting experience


Team building 

Utilising all our hospitality packages, Bar 1946 is the perfect place to unwind before a show or book for private functions.


BAR 1946

Situated on Bolero Square next to the Motorpoint Arena, Saltbox caters for guests from 20 to 500, whatever the occasion!


Our team are here to help, support and guide you every step of the way. To arrange a tour of our facilities or to discuss your requirements in more detail, either fill out the form opposite and we’ll give you a call or contact us on:

Tel: 0115 853 3008

Email: conference@national-ice-centre.com

Please note standard working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.