Event Type: Free Outdoor Event
Pop-Up Puppet Village
Various artists and performers
From Friday to Sunday, the Old Market Square becomes a pop-up puppet village with puppeteers from all over the world. Look out for street theatre, walkabouts, fantastical mechanical animals, puppets as tall as houses, workshops, music and lots more – all for FREE.
Download the three-day Pop-up Puppet Village Timetable.
Ola Muchin’s Magic Show – Featuring world-renowned magician, Osvaldo Drevno with his outlandish and incredible illusions. His magic is so unpredictable that sometimes even Osvaldo doesn’t know how it will end. 11.30am, 2.00pm (also performing Friday and Saturday)
Shock Header Peter’s Tales of Caution – devised, designed and performed by young people from Little Angel Theatre‘s trainee programme, theses cautionary tales emerge from a suitcase to take you on a story-filled journey. 12pm, 1.30pm
Indigo Moon‘s Interactive Shadow Installation – Step inside Indigo Moon’s magical space to have a go at shadow theatre, or watch others perform their stories. (Mermarella Show performing Friday and Saturday, interactive installation on Sunday)
A very special surprise – Head up to the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall for 2pm for an extra special moment!
Don’t miss the Festival Grande Finale – the Puppet Parade arriving at Old Market Square at 3pm
Please note the programme running order may be subject to change.
- Family Friendly
- Wheelchair Access
Old Market Square