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The annual Festival of Angels brings festive ice sculptures to York's Minster Quarter.
    YORK, ENGLAND, November 22, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A collection of dramatic ice sculptures will be seen on the streets of York next month, when the city's Festival of Angels returns for 2011.

Held during the run-up to Christmas each year, the event is a popular winter celebration that also includes snow showers, street entertainment, shopping stalls and plenty of food and drink.

This year's festival is due to take place on Saturday December 10th and Sunday December 11th.

The ice sculptures are the main attraction of the event, which has been held in York since 2000.

Illuminated by the city's Christmas lights, these elaborate creations are positioned throughout the network of cobbled streets that make up the Minster Quarter.

People who attend the event on the Sunday will also have a chance to witness the parade of angels, which will be led by the beautiful golden angel.

The festival is just one of several seasonal celebrations due to take place in York this winter, with the St Nicholas Fayre occurring at the end of November and the Christmas markets opening on Saturday December 3rd. recommends a wide range of hotels in York that could appeal to festive visitors, including The Churchill Hotel.

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