10/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
Visit the location of Upfront Puppet Theatre to see the exhibition and demonstration/performance of puppets from our collection, as well as puppets from other collections. These include puppets from around the world and puppets relating to the history and development of puppetry in Great Britain - notably "The Stan Parker Collection of Marionettes and Trick Circus Puppets", purchased with the aid of a Heritage Lottery Grant.
There will be workshops where adults and children can make puppets and explore them in short performances.
The history of Punch and Judy in England will also be told.
Please note that this event and the workshops are not suitable for children under 7 years of age.
Friday 11 September: 10:30-4:30
Saturday 12 September: Workshop 11:00-3:30pm
Sunday 13 September: Workshop 11:00-3:30pm
Advance booking is required for the workshops as numbers are limited to 20 for each session.
Tel. 017684 84538 or email email@example.com to reserve places. Children must be age 7+ and accompanied by an adult.