Amazing pictures show the wonder of Fire and Ice festival in Durham - Game of Thrones sculptor, Darth Vader, Batman, Ant and Dec, Wonder Woman and firefighter among favourites

Wow. Just wow. These amazing pictures show the dazzling sights at the Fire & Ice InDurham festival, which took place on Friday and Saturday

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 9:46 am
Updated Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 10:27 pm
Fire & Ice in Durham

The festival opened on Friday and closed on Saturday evening after an action-packed programme of events, including an ice sculpture trail and fire performances.

Elliott Pope, aged six
Mat's work pulling in the crowds

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Rescue hero Grace Darling remembered in ice
Incredible skill went into the sculptures
It takes a brave man to disrespect Darth Vader like that
Everyone could have a go
There were plenty of picture opportunities
What a great picture!
A great selfie opportunity
Ant and Dec
The streets were bustling
Ice and fire
The wonderful cityscape of Durham provided a brilliant backdrop to the festival
They're having a great time
Mat Chaloner of Glacial Art, at work on a ice sculpture
Batman has had another battle with Mr Freeze
Creeping up on Lord Vader
Elliott Pope, aged six
Poppy Wearne, age six
They love it!
This one proved very popular!
Just amazing
A very clever idea!
I can see youuuu
A fine collection of superheroes!
Great to see the event proving so popular
Say cheese!
Mat Chaloner of Glacial Art at work
He founded the company with fellow Sunderland University graduate Mat Foster
He's crafted pieces for high-profile shows such as Game of Thrones and brands including Rolex and Gucci
But he says coming back to the North East is always a highlight.
And we love their work too!