We’re recruiting a team of volunteers!
Nottingham Puppet Festival is recruiting a team of volunteers - people that want to get closer to the puppet action! We need volunteers to take on a number of exciting…Read more: 'We’re recruiting a team of volunteers!'
Meet our Festival mascot
Maid Marionette, a handcrafted banraku-type puppet, has been unveiled as the mascot for Nottingham Puppet Festival. Beautifully crafted by artist Alison Duddle, Maid Marionette takes inspiration from the legendary heroine,…Read more: 'Meet our Festival mascot'
Full programme revealed
From a giant iron man and elephant, hand-sized marionettes and intricate shadow puppets, and the retelling of classics alongside life-affirming stories, to cult series Thunderbirds and Spitting Image, and late-night puppet cabaret,…Read more: 'Full programme revealed'
Puppets prepare to take over city
An iron man, giant birds, a diabolical Mr Punch, a treasured maiden and one of the talents behind the workings of the National Theatre’s War Horse came together today with…Read more: 'Puppets prepare to take over city'