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Beverley Puppet Festival 2022 runs from 15th - 17th July. Scroll down below to discover the festival line up.

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BEVERLEY PUPPET TRAIL

BEVERLEY PUPPET TRAIL

1st - 17th July 2022

We invite you to discover puppets at 12 locations in shop windows
throughout Beverley town centre.

East Riding Theatre

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WINGED CREATURES: 6 DAY PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP

WINGED CREATURES: 6 DAY PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP

by Judith Hope Puppet Maker

From dragons to bumble bees, exotic birds to flying dinosaurs, join this masterclass to design and make your own winged creature puppet

East Riding College

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ZIPPY AND ME - A TALK WITH RONNIE LE DREW

ZIPPY AND ME - A TALK WITH RONNIE LE DREW

by Ronnie Le Drew

Ronnie Le Drew, better known as Zippy from Rainbow, will talk about his life and celebrated career as a puppeteer.

East Riding Theatre

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EUROVISION SOCK CONTEST

EUROVISION SOCK CONTEST

by Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Earth’s funniest footwear are back with their latest comedy hour, fresh from their appearance on Britain’s Got Talent.

East Riding Theatre

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WOODLAND CREATURES SHADOW PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP

WOODLAND CREATURES SHADOW PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP

by Black Cat Theatre

Make your own shadow puppet and play with it in a shadow set of a woodland glade.

Beverley Friary Common Room

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SEEKING THE TURTLE DOVE

SEEKING THE TURTLE DOVE

by Vivify

A puppet show and kite making workshop of the doves’ courtship accompanied by harp leads to children feeding newly hatched chicks.

Beverley Library Gardens

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THE FISHER AND HIS WIFE (FREE!)

THE FISHER AND HIS WIFE (FREE!)

by Lempen Puppet Theatre

A fisherman and his wife had everything they ever needed and were quite content. Then one day a talking fish starts granting them wishes.

Top of Cross Street / Toll Gavel junction

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NOUGHTYMATION (FREE!)

NOUGHTYMATION (FREE!)

by Noisy Oyster

'Noughtymation’ demonstrates a first attempt at using XBee radios under Arduino control, to bring programmed light effects to our 3D printed marionettes.

Scratch Space @ The Friary Nursery

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A WATER JOURNEY

A WATER JOURNEY

by String Theatre

An old man and a community of animals live freely in harmony with nature until one day a big flood arrives…

Masonic Hall

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ARACHNOBOT (FREE!)

ARACHNOBOT (FREE!)

by Tim Davies Design

Arachnobot the giant spider, terrifying yet enchanting, roams the streets looking for prey, or anyone brave enough to say hello!

Starting point: Top of Well Lane (Sat) / Top of Walkergate (Sun)

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THE BRILLIANT BAG SHOW (FREE!)

THE BRILLIANT BAG SHOW (FREE!)

by Ronnie Le Drew

Ronnie, (best known as Zippy from Rainbow), will show puppets from his amazing collection.

Beverley Friary Gardens

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THE WHALE: PLASTIC OCEAN

THE WHALE: PLASTIC OCEAN

by Circo Rum Ba Ba

Step inside the belly of an enormous inflatable Sperm Whale and join Circo Rum Ba Ba to explore the tale of sea creatures and their battle to survive in an ocean full of rubbish.

Flemingate Centre Plaza

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