WREXHAM schoolchildren attended a celebrity cricket match held to give young people "a sporting chance" in the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle.

It was the 14th year the castle had hosted the Lord's Taverners Celebrity Cricket Match in its auspicious surroundings.

Pupils and staff from St Christopher's School in Wrexham attended to accept a new minibus, donated by The Lord's Taverners.

The Leader:

Nick Hancock. Pictures by Simon Warburton

Presenter and writer Nick Hancock led his team of celebrities and sportsmen, including Hugh Dennis and Gordon Kennedy, and rugby player Rob Andrew.

The sun was out, making it a superb day to enjoy the hospitality and cricket, as well as a indulge in a little celebrity spotting.

The Leader:

Hugh Dennis and David Gower

England cricket legend David Gower was one of the guests at the event.

The Lord's Taverners is the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity, giving disadvantaged and disabled young people access to sport.

The Leader:

Adam Partridge

The day included a charity auction led by Adam Partridge, of BBC's Flog it and Bargain Hunt.