Alice Trail etc. in Llandudno
The Alice in Wonderland Ltd group are currently working with Conwy CCBC on creating a new and exciting Alice in Wonderland Trail for Llandudno. It is hoped they will have first phase in place by spring of 2013 but at the moment, as it is still in the planning stage, it is not possible to be too specific about the route.
No doubt it will take in the new ‘Alice statues which are dotted about the town, ‘Alice’ is opposite the entrance to the railway station. The Hatter is on the promenade, the White Rabbit is in Mostyn Street and the Queen of Hearts is in Gloddaeth Street.
The new ‘Alice’ themed bandstand, which was declared open by the Mayor Councillor Myra Wigzell in September will also be on the route for those fit enough to climb part way up the Great Orme! The floral clock on the promenade will also be on the route.
Simon from the Alice in Wonderland group advises that ‘The Rabbit Hole collection’ that the group purchased from Mrs. Muriel Ratcliffe, or at least bits of it, have had a few outings this year after being locked up for nearly two years.
Alice, the Tweedles, Queen, Hatter (left) and March Hare have between them been to exhibitions in Cardiff and had two outings in Llandudno , one on Alice Liddell’s Birthday and Jam tart eating world record day and the other at the official opening of the Alice in Wonderland Bandstand on 9th September.
The Rabbit Hole collection’s next big night out is planned to be at an Alice in Winterland Grotto to be sited in the Victoria Centre Llandudno, for a period of about six weeks. The Grotto will be linked to the Llandudno Christmas Fayre (Previously Llandudno Celtic Winter Fayre) and it is hoped the staff within the centre will be dressed in Victorian clothing and have tables outside the units creating a Christmas market ambience
Anyone wishing to follow the Alice in Llandudno group can do so through the group’s Facebook page - Alice In Llandudno.