SH7882 : The north-western end of the Promenade

taken 9 years ago, near to Llandudno, Conwy, Great Britain

The north-western end of the Promenade
The north-western end of the Promenade
The promenade ends at the foot of the Great Orme. The crowd of onlookers are enjoying the Codman's Punch and Judy show.
Codman's Punch & Judy
Codman's Punch & Judy was started in Llandudno in 1860 by Richard Codman, a travelling showman who was stranded in Llandudno after his horse died. He gathered driftwood from the beach and hand )carved the Punch & Judy puppets and the proscenium which you still see here today. In 1864 he gained approval from Lord Mostyn to perform on Llandudno promenade. The show, now in the care of the 5th generation of the Codman family has performed every summer for over 150 years.

Richard 1860 -1908
Herbert 1909 - 1960
John 1961 -1980
Jackie & Morris 1981 - 2011
Jason 2011 - present day

Some further information can be found at LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Eric Jones and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SH7882, 1362 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 15 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 February, 2009
Category
Punch and Judy show   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 781 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.5645N 3:49.8315W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 782 825
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 29 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register