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There’s a Stranger Things-themed skating session at this new Manchester roller rink

"Lace up your skates and boogie along to the soundtrack of the show we all know and love."

Emily Sergeant Emily Sergeant - 6th July 2022

A series of Stranger Things-themed skating sessions are taking over one of Manchester‘s newest roller rinks next weekend.

There is absolutely no denying that much of the world is Stranger Things obsessed at the moment, with all eyes firmly on the fourth series of the smash-hit science fiction horror drama – which has recently been released in two instalments on Netflix, and has broken a handful of streaming records on its way.

Starring Winona Ryder and David Harbour, and making household names out of its young cast of stars – including Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Natalia Dyer, and many more – Stranger Things has gone on to develop a dedicated fanbase.

Since first hitting Netflix back in July 2016, the show has also received widespread critical acclaim for its characterisation, atmosphere, acting, soundtrack, directing, writing, and for paying plenty of homages to 1980s film and pop culture.

Most recently, Stranger Things 4 has just become the first English-language series in streaming history to rack up over one billion hours viewed in the first four weeks of release.


And now, Good Life Skates is set to properly celebrate the popular programme in style.

Good Life Skates is celebrating all things Stranger Things next weekend / Credit: Good Life Skates (via Instagram)

In case you missed it, the brand-new roller rink opened its doors above Escape To Freight Island’s main hall last month, and now, the retro venue has revealed plans for its first summer on wheels – with a whole host of events in the coming months.


One of the stand-out events has to be the ‘Skatefire Club’, with the venue inviting fans to “celebrate all things Stranger Things” next weekend.

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“Lace up your skates and boogie along to the soundtrack of the show we all know and love.”


Taking over the roller rink on Friday 15-Sunday 17 July, tickets for the Stranger Things-themed ‘Skatefire Club’ are now on sale, and fans can find out more and book here.

Off peak ticket prices range from £8.50, with peak hours from £10. Bring Your Own Boots (BYOB) costs from £7. The daily sessions run on Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm.

You can expect pop classics all day on Saturdays with ‘Stop, Pop & Roll’, plus fun sing-along sessions too.

What’s more, is that the mezzanine rink can also be hired for private parties and kids parties, with a private room adjacent to the rink available.

Find out more on the Good Life Skates website.

Featured Image – Netflix