Alice in Wonderland – Watch

Here are the things we are watching related to ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Please share your suggestions below…

Alice in Wonderland

🎬…Curiouser and curiouser…🎬

The Matrix

🎬…Follow the white rabbit…🎬

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

🎬…You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are….🎬

Dreamchild

🎬..That’s quite intolerable. It’d be difficult enough at my age to be what I once was, but utterly impossible to be what I never was..🎬

Alice (1998)

🎬…Its glorious proliferation of magical transformations works like a charm on anyone who values the imagination…..🎬

The Secret World of Lewis Carroll

🎬..Alice…the first female lead in children’s literature… and the most memorable…🎬

Jabberworky (1977)

🎬…All characters portrayed in this film are entirely fictitious and bare no resemblance to anyone living or dead, except for one…..🎬

Alice in Wonderland (1903)

🎬..The SFX in those days were groundbreaking, but it’s a world away from cinema of today…🎬

Alice in Wonderland – Experience

Here are the things we are experiencing related to ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Please share your suggestions below…

Picnic at the Rabbit Hole, Sussex Square Gardens

We will be hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed picnic in the private Kemp Town Enclosures on Sunday 27th May from 12pm onwards.  Come and play a game of Queen of Hearts croquet, dare to sample the ‘Eat Me’ and ‘Drink Me’ refreshments and venture down the tunnel, said to have inspired Lewis Carroll’s rabbit hole in the story.

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Read it!

 And spot the layers of possible meanings: apparently there are references to colonialism, eating disorders, drug trips, mystical religions and penis envy!

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Find an Alice themed cafe or pub

Find something to ‘Eat Me’ or ‘Drink Me’ at a pub or cafe named after any character that appears in the story of Alice in Wonderland.

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Go down the rabbit hole of conspiracy theories

What are chemtrails? What’s wrong with aspartame in our lemonade? Are we actually living inside a simulation? Start your journey here

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Play Croquet

Maybe not with flamingoes, hedgehogs and playing cards, but still a fun, quirky game

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Stay in the Alice in Wonderland themed hotel

Based on the Kemp town side of Brighton’s seafront, there is a little secret Alice in Wonderland themed hotel complete with Mad Hatter set table and the white rabbit’s clocks all over the walls.

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Wear Alice in Wonderland-themed fashion

Whether it’s the striped trousers of the Tweedles, a lobster print dress, or anything with playing cards on it, add a little Alice curiosity to your wardrobe this month…

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Learn and recite/sing a bit

Whether it’s the Lobster Quadrille, the Dormouse’s long tale, or the Walrus and the Carpenter, get into the Victorian parlour room spirit and recite or sing to entertain your guests…

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Alice in Wonderland – Taste

Here are the things we are tasting related to ‘Alice in Wonderland‘. Please share your suggestions below…

Jam Tarts

Who stole the Queen of Hearts’ jam tarts? Alice attends the trial and ends up the accused. A vital accompaniment to a mad hatters tea party…

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Mock Turtle soup

Alice’s friend, the Mock Turtle, is a reference to a copycat soup, a Victorian delicacy made out of calves heads.  This version is a bit less gruesome and you could always use Quorn!

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Cheshire Cat Cocktail

‘We’re all mad here’ says the Cheshire Cat. And then shakes, stirs, strains to create a vivid technicolour cocktail to help you on the way…

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Lobster Quadrille

‘Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, join the dance?’ Or at least eat the recipe?

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Magical Meringue Mushrooms

Try a small bite of these meringue mushrooms, and beware as you eat, you may shrink or grow a few inches afterwards….

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Alice in Wonderland shot

A drink that takes only a minute or so to make, but the effects will last considerably longer!

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Marmalade Mimosa

Alice pines for the marmalade in the jar.  Fear not, it has been mimosa’d into a cocktail: just a mix of Grand Marnier, orange juice and champagne will send anyone down the rabbit hole.

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Mad Hatter salad

A mad mix of coleslaw, broccoli, green onions, ramen noodles, almonds and cider vinegar can fit any picnic or tea party for health and hilarity.

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Alice in Wonderland – Listen

Here are the things you could listen to related to ‘Alice in Wonderland‘.  Please share your suggestions below…

Painting the roses red from Alice in Wonderland

♫…Not pink, not green, not aquamarine – we’re painting the roses red…♫

Alice in Wonderland – The Rubettes

♫…My heart goes pitter patter cause I’m mad as a hatter for Alice…♫

Sunshine – Aerosmith

♫…I followed alice into wonderland; I ate the mushroom and I dance with the queen…♫

Alice  – Joan Armatrading

♫…Alice is acting very strange; her face almost perfect but her mind’s deranged..♫

The Lobster Quadrille – Franz Ferdinand

♫…but turn not pale, beloved snail, but come and join the dance…♫

C’mon – Fun & Panic at the Disco

♫…feels like I’m falling down a rabbit hole, falling for forever…♫

White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane

♫…The red queen’s off with her head, Remember what the dormouse said…♫

Goodbye Alice in Wonderland – Jewel

♫…There is a difference between dreaming and pretending…♫

Alice in Wonderland – Susan Ashton

♫…can we talk of shoes and of ships? Can we talk of cabbages and kings?…♫

Wondaland – Janelle Monae

♫…You touched my wires, my supernova shining bright…♫

 Down the Rabbit Hole – Good Foxy

♫…it’s in every countryside in England, going down the rabbit hole…♫

Mock Turtle Song – Steely Dan

♫…Don’t you see how eagerly the turtles and the lobsters all advance…♫