THE Cadi Ha Festival took place in Holywell over the weekend and was attended by hundreds of people.

These included David Hanson, MP for Delyn who officially opened the festival, and the town crier, Chris Baglin.

Adults and children of all ages dressed up and turned up to enjoy the festivities, dancing and parading through the streets.

Video and images by Craig Colville

The Cadi Ha was first held in 1788 and it enjoyed a fantastic turnout in the Flintshire town over the weekend.

It was started by mining communities of west Flintshire and, traditionally, it was men who danced with coal dust to mask their faces black.