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BEVERLEY PUPPET FESTIVAL 15th - 17th July 2022




We are thrilled to announce that the 10th Beverley Puppet Festival will be going ahead

15th - 17th July 2022

Three ways you can access our programme of shows, workshops and outdoor theatre for adults, teens, kids and families...

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Browse through our website events listings to see what's on offer at the 2022 festival.

Beverley Puppet Festival App

Build your own schedule of festival events at your fingers tips by downloading our app.

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Flick through our brochure  and choose what you want to see by downloading the PDF.


We need you!

Are you looking for valuable experience for your CV and the opportunity to make new friends and give back to the local community?

We are looking for volunteers with a passion for the arts, Beverley’s community spirit, and delivering exceptional visitor experiences. Interested in volunteering at the 10th edition of Beverley Puppet Festival, 15th-17th July? Click the button for more info and to apply.

Puppet Trail open!

1st - 17th July 2022

We invite you to discover puppets at 12 locations in shop windows throughout Beverley town centre. As you find them, answer the questions on the back of this sheet and be entered into a draw to win prizes!

Hand in your completed trail sheet at East Riding Theatre(trail location no. 12) during opening hours before 6pm on Sunday 17th July, to win and collect a“Trail Blazer” badge. Click the button below for more details and to download the sheet. The sheet is also available to pick up in person from all participating shops and the Beverley Tourist Information Centre.

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Image credits: Banner image: Hijinx Theatre; First column: Judith Hope Puppet Maker; Second column: Scott Wigglesworth; Third column: Sarah Vigars