2005 - 2008 FESTIVAL ARCHIVE

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Having grown from just 5 companies in 2005 to over 30 companies in 2018, Beverley Puppet Festival has become a firm fixture in East Yorkshire and the UK puppetry event calendar. The 2006 festival was the first properly funded festival and 2008 saw the introduction of adult puppet shows. Discover the origins of Beverley Puppet Festival below by browsing through the 2005-2008 brochures.

The 3rd Beverley Puppet Festival, 4th - 6th July 2008.

Presented by Beverley Arts Trust.

Made possible through funding from Arts Council England, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Beverley Town Council.

The 2nd Beverley Puppet Festival, 27th - 29th May 2008.

Presented by Beverley Arts Trust.

Made possible through funding from Arts Council England and East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

The 1st Beverley Puppet Festival, 21st and 22nd May 2005.

Presented by Anna Ingleby with support from John Turner of Toll Gavel United Reformed Church. All performances and its organisation took place in kind.  

Leaflet made possible through a grant of £250 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Image credits: Header image by Scott Wigglesworth