Fabulous weather for a week of Panto fun in Llandudno for Venue Cymru. Organised beautifully by Rachel Jones, who looks after Education for Venue Cymru, we did ten shows in the Conwy area.
Delighted to play to some of the schools who visit The Venue Cymru Pantomime each year, the names I remember well from my Three Pantomime seasons at the theatre, and it is not often you get to visit some of the beautiful views in North Wales as part of your working day! Conwy Castle being just one!
Conwy by the way has a tea shop with the finest Welsh Raebit in the Principality- rivalled only by the tea room in Salts Mill, Bradford!
This year the Roadshow regulars, Andrew Ryan, Grant Alvarez and myself took the Magic Of Pantomime to Llandulas, Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Abergele, Llysfaen as well as several shows in Llandudno itself. We tell the children about Pantomime, and the traditions, as well as quizzing them on Fairytales.
Llandudno town has its own “Alice In Wonderland” trail, where you can find statues of the Lewis Caroll characters dotted about, and a Hotel, The St Tudno, where Alice Lidell and family stayed on their holidays.
Croeso!- Welcome to The Pantomime Roadshow!
We travelled up mountains and past waterfalls to take the show around the Conwy area, and back to base in Llandudno each evening to sample some of the best food that Wales has to offer! Lovely to stay at The Can Y Bae once again, my Pantomime home for a good few seasons here!
A lovely week promoting all things Panto, and of course this year’s Qdos Pantomime “Cinderella” at Venue Cymru. The class includes the delightful Dawson Chance as Baron Hardup. Peter Robbins and I enjoyed many panto seasons with Dawson playing our “Daddy” around the UK.
Many thanks- Diolch yn Fawr – to Rachel, Richard Jones and to Sarah Ecob for a great Roadshow Week in North Wales- Thanks for looking after us so brilliantly!