Norwich Puppet Theatre
- Box office 01603 629921
- General enquiries 01603 615564
- Opening times Mon–Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat 9.30am–5pm on performance days.
- Website www.puppettheatre.co.uk
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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Let your imagination run wild and create your very own amazing animal that you can take home with you.
Fairytale Friends And Foes
Design your very own puppet inspired by Hansel and Gretel.
Family Workshop: Pirates And Mermaids
We're creating characters from tropical islands and rough waves in this workshop - will your puppets find any hidden treasure? Or will they sing a tune under the sea… A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, grandparents (all the family!) can have fun creating puppet characters together. The workshop will begin…
Family Workshop: Santa's Workshop
Bring the family along to be elves for the morning and make some last minute puppet gifts to take home.
From A Galaxy Far Far Away
Journey to a distant galaxy and create your own outer space character - from aliens to astronauts, pilots to droids. The workshop will begin with making the basic puppet form. Then it's time to let imaginations run wild to create a new puppet character using a vast array of materials. The workshop leader will be on hand…
Thu 29 Dec
Hansel & Gretel: Horse & Bamboo (Over 5s)
Veteran children's theatre company presents a skilfully crafted puppet show based on the traditional tale,that explores not having enough, getting what you want and then discovering it isn't all it's cracked up to be. Directed by Alison Duddle with staging by Jonny Quick and music from Loz Kaye.
Sat 17 Dec
Sun 18 Dec
Tue 20 Dec
Little Tots Puppet Making: Perfect Pets
Design a different style of puppet each week giving you lots of time to get messy with glue and decorations.
The Mask And The Puppet In Performance: A Masterclass
Explore how to play a mask and operate a puppet, with Mark Pitman.
Sat 11 Mar 2017
£120 / 01603 629921
Sun 12 Mar 2017
£120 / 01603 629921
Budding film makers and animators join MagiMation! In this two day Festive special, participants will make a story, models, characters and learn how to bring their creatures to life with animation.
The Producers - A New Mel Brooks Musical
An adaptation of the multi-award-winning musical featuring eccentric characters and show stopping numbers.
Wed 26 Apr 2017
Thu 27 Apr 2017
Fri 28 Apr 2017
Robots are the theme of this workshop, with clanking limbs and twisting aerials, make a space-age friend from the future.
Saturday Puppet Club
Explore the magical world of puppetry from puppet making to performing. Over five weeks aspiring puppeteers can create their own puppet show to share with friends and family on Saturday 10 December at midday. Saturday Puppet Club participants will - Discover the different types of puppets used in the Theatre - Build their…