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Saturday 3 May - Monday 5 May 2008

click the links:

  The saturday parade (a 3 part report)
the BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY parade (4 Parts)
Llandudno Transport Festival at Bodafon Fields
MORE 2008 - Just received from Stephen Watson


below:  all the fun of the fair

Upper Mostyn Street and the big wheel

Children in mid-air on a trampoline with bungey ropes

The waves winger proved very popular

The Victorians would queue up to visit a museum of oddities!

A variation on the bouncy castle theme.


Prizes for everybody

Hook a duck and take your pick

The Brooklyn Old Tyme Cakewalk

Its great to have these great steam roundabouts to remind us of our youth,

High Above Trinity Square - for fun!

The extravaganza would not be the same without the helter skelter.

what can it be?

The Great Steam Roundabouts

The detail, the colour, the wonder of it all

A wonderful face

A prize for everyone

Up and down in quick succession goes the giant octopus!


Round and round on the toddlers ride - O so colourful

The North Wales Model Engineers

The best of model railways

McCarthy Fairground Organ 49 keyless "Lady Wulfrun" built 1990

Fisticuffs - the boxing booth is back! 
Ron Taylor’s Excelsior Pavilion, the sole survivor of 150 years of carnival pugilism.
A showman for more than 60 years, Ron inherited the booth, started in Wales in 1861
by his family and travelled the country with his show until 2002. On his death in 2006
aged 95 he left the booth to his grandsons who now continue the touring tradition.

The Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Tramway Society proudly display their replica tram.

On the promenade on a fine calm sunny Bank Holiday Monday,
the Llandudno Lifeboat volunteers offer all manner of souvenirs for sale ......

..... and proudly display their "Andy Pearce" Mersey Class Lifeboat.  But  .....
on a cooler Sunday they were "attacked" by inquisitive Space Invaders:

(Sunday photos © Lyn Brown 2008)
Please visit the Llandudno Lifeboat website

 On the promenade near the pier, Mr Punch was in good voice!


Next the carnival parades:

     The saturday parade

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