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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.

SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

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)

The Budapest Marionettes – A host of marionettes present a series of short stories accompanied by music to delight audiences of all ages. 12.30pm and 2.30pm (also performing Friday and Saturday)

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. 

See the line-up for Friday and Saturday

Access

Access features:

  • Family Friendly
  • FREE
  • Wheelchair Access

Venue

Static Map for Old Market Square

Old Market Square
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 2DT

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Image for 'Pop-Up Puppet Village'

Event Type: Free Outdoor Event

Pop-Up Puppet Village

Various artists and performers

Old Market Square

Nottingham Nottinghamshire

From Friday to Sunday, the Old Market Square becomes a…

Access features:

  • Family Friendly
  • FREE
  • Wheelchair Access
£
Image for 'Pop-Up Puppet Village'

Event Type: Free Outdoor Event

Pop-Up Puppet Village

Various artists and performers

Old Market Square

Nottingham Nottinghamshire

From Friday to Sunday, the Old Market Square becomes a…

Access features:

  • Family Friendly
  • FREE
  • Sign Language Interpreted
  • Wheelchair Access
£