Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre
St James, Whitefriars, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1TN
  • Box office 01603 629921
  • General enquiries 01603 615564
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat 9.30am–5pm on performance days.
  • Email
  • Website www.puppettheatre.co.uk
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Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre is one of two dedicated puppet theatres in England. It opened in 1980 in the purpose converted medieval church of St James. The theatre offers a year-round programme of family-centred entertainment and acts as a centre of excellence for all things puppetry.

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Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

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Aladdin

Indigo Moon perform a version of the Arabian folk tale using the medium of shadow puppets. Suitable for ages three and over.

Sat 25 Nov

£9–£30 / 01603 629921

  • 14:30 – 15:30

The Dream Factory: House Of Stray Cats (Ages 4-9)

The ensemble present a sensory puppet show for curious children and dreamers of all ages with enchanting storytelling and an exquisite musical score.

Mon 23 Oct

£9 ( £30) / 01603 629921

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Leaf By Niggle

Puppet State Theatre follows up its successful show The Man Who Planted Trees with this new production for ages 12+. Based on JRR Tolkien’s short story, Leaf By Niggle centres on a painter who keeps getting distracted from his work.

Wed 15 Nov

See website for prices / 01603 629921

  • 19:30

Masuda String Puppets: Evening Performance

A traditional Japanese marionette puppetry performance in three parts, called Kotobuki Sanbaso, Keisei Awa-no-Naruto and Yamamoto Ichiryu Shishi-no-Ikkyokuplus a demonstration of performing traditions.

Sat 18 Nov

£9 / 01603 629921

  • 19:30

Masuda String Puppets: Family Performance

A traditional Japanese marionette puppetry performance in three parts, called Kotobuki Sanbaso, Keisei Awa-no-Naruto and Yamamoto Ichiryu Shishi-no-Ikkyoku.

Sat 18 Nov

£9 / 01603 629921

  • 14:30

Shakespeare Vs Moliere

Using table-top puppetry, acting, objects, live cued music & projection, this show concerns the migrant crisis and abuse of power, even more relevant in today's political climate, and puts into question the role of Shakespearean witches reincarnated in the form of Weapons, Media and Money.

Fri 10 Nov

£9 / 01603 629921

  • 19:30

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails

Puppets and props tell the tale of the three billy goats the stories of some of their furry pals.

Sat 21 Oct

£9 ( £30) / 01603 629921

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Twisted Masquerade

Twisted productions present a Halloween-themed cabaret performed by a local cast.

Sun 29 Oct

£12.50 / 01603 629921

  • 20:00

Mon 30 Oct

£12.50 / 01603 629921

  • 20:00

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