24 – 27 June 2021

Bringing the city to life with puppets and people

Nottingham comes to life with puppetry of every kind in all corners of the city. An eclectic mix of performances, talks, workshops, film screenings and more!

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Old Friends (and new daydreams)

Dates of event: 23 Jun 2021 - 1 Jul 2021

Every day, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Close Time: 4:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

An exhibition of puppets by Alison Duddle. Alison’s work encompasses puppet and mask design and making for street and indoor theatre, parades, film and TV. For many years joint Artistic…

Film Screening

Child’s Play (15) with introduction from Mayhem Festival’s Steven Sheil and Chris Cooke

Date of event: 25 Jun 2021 Event start time: 9:00pm - Event end time: 10:30pm

Venue Address: Broadway, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL

Putting a menacing spin on the childhood idea that our toys are alive, Child's Play is a character-based thriller with a particularly creepy dark streak and a rare protagonist who…

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Outdoor Event

Puppetry at the Castle

Date of event: 26 Jun 2021 Event start time: 11:00am - Event end time: 5:00pm

Venue Address: Nottingham Castle, Lenton Road, Nottingham, NG1 6EL

A day of puppet magic at the newly renovated Nottingham Castle and Museum. We are delighted to be part of The Castle's opening weekend celebrations! Come explore the castle and discover…

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