NORTH WALES EMBRACES WALES RALLY GB
The north Welsh coastline will soon play host to Wales Rally GB.
Almost 80 cars – representing 32 countries – will compete in the World Rally Championship finale in North Wales; and, with 11 British drivers in the line-up, including two from Wales, there will be plenty of opportunities for spectators to cheer on the home talent.
The Start of the event will take place at 2.30pm, Thursday 10th November, on Mostyn Street, Llandudno where access will be free, with additional activities including Victorian-themed traders and entertainers, an old time music hall show, juggling unicyclist, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay tram car and vintage lorry display and steam traction engine with living trailer display.
Spectators on the Great Orme will be treated to tricks from the world-renowned 3SIXTY Bicycle Stunt Team and a thrilling display of driving skill from historic rally group Slowly Sideways, before the first WRC cars begin to arrive on the stage from 2.38pm. Catering, commentary, merchandise and a big screen will all be available on site.
The first day of Wales Rally GB will draw to a close with the official Opening Ceremony and free, family-friendly, medieval-themed entertainments at Conwy Quay and in Conwy town centre. Shops will remain open until 8pm, with the town centre playing host to traditional fairground rides, street entertainers, hot chestnut stands, a coconut shy, minstrels, knights and maidens.
Entertainments on the Quay, which will start from 4pm, will include jesters, balloon modellers, stilt-walkers, circus workshops, magicians, birds of prey and an authentic hog roast. Fireworks over Conwy Castle will herald the arrival of the first cars shortly before 6pm.