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Event Type: Free Outdoor Event

Festival Grand Finale: The Puppet Parade

Various artists and performers

A fantastical foray of puppets of all shapes and sizes will round off the Festival in spectacular style.

Led into the heart of Nottingham by City Arts’ resident carnival company, Can Samba, a party of puppet creations will be accompanied by astonishing large-scale costumes, specially designed floats for Shopmobility scooter users and more.

Look out for…

Nottingham Carnival’s finest Zodiac All Stars

City Arts’ Ruby Bird, created by community groups to mark their 40th anniversary

Mandinga Arts’ large-scale creation made with third-year NTU Theatre Design students

A pack of Wild Dogs

Head to the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall for 2pm for an extra special moment!

Come along, you’re all invited!


Access features:

  • Family Friendly
  • FREE


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