In pictures: Choristers on ice - Winchester Cathedral singers get their stakes on

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The boy choristers of Winchester Cathedral have taken to the church's ice rink, which opened on Monday.

The ice rink returns in the run-up to Christmas after an upgrade last year to mark its 10th anniversary.

The rink received a makeover last year, with a weather-proofing roof added
The rink received a makeover last year, with a weather-proofing roof added (Steve Parsons/PA)

The boys showed off their skills on the ice
The boys showed off their skills on the ice... (Steve Parsons/PA)

Choirboys on the ice
... although some were more successful than others (Steve Parsons/PA)

Choirboys on the ice
The youngsters enjoyed themselves ahead of a busy time in the run-up to Christmas (Steve Parsons/PA)