Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy an afternoon of fun and games.

The Easter fun day took place on Good Friday on Mold's Daniel Owen Square and was hosted by Mold Town Council mayor's save a life, make a difference appeal and the charity The Counselling Hub.

As well as offering a range of fun and games for children, it also aimed to raise awareness of mental health with counsellors on site to offer advice and help.

Upwards of 300 people turned out to enjoy the afternoon, which also saw a visit from Bubblytubz characters including the Easter Bunny, Peppa Pig and Bee Doll, as well as entertainment by DJ Cookie.

Mold Mayor Cllr Karen Hodkinson said: "I am amazed at the amount of people who have come along - it's about triple what we expected.

"We'd like to thank all the volunteers who have put this together."

Regarding the event's mental health focus, she added: "We want to let people know what it is OK to be emotional and to get rid of the stigma surrounding mental health."

Sharon Broughton, who came with her daughter Ava, said: "It's a lovely event and we've had gorgeous weather for it. It's for a very good cause too."

Lisa Henri, whose company Glitterbugz offered body art and facepainting at the fun day, said: "It' fantastic to see the community come together like this, and it is for such a brilliant cause. Awareness of mental health is important."

Paula Ringeval, of The Counselling Hub in Mold, attended with members of her team to offer advice to anyone who needed it.

She told the Leader: "I would like to thank Mold Town Council for putting this event on and raising awareness of mental health.

"A special thank you to Cllr Karen Hodgkinson and Jane Evans from Mold Town Council for their hard work, as well as to our volunteers - we couldn't do it without them."

Mold Town Council issued a special thanks to Bubblytubz, Glitterbugz, DJ Cookie and all other volunteers who participated in the event, as well as McDonalds, Co-op and Paula Blythyn for providing refreshments.

Vera Arrowsmith, who attended with her granddaughter Elena Jones, said: "It's lovely that they have put something on like this. You can imagine the hard work and effort which must have gone into it."