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FESTIVAL ARCHIVE

Discover what Beverley Puppet Festival has to offer through our archive of festival brochures, photo galleries and videos. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to think outside the box for our first online festival of puppetry.

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The 2018 festival was the biggest yet, with giant dinosaurs and giraffes roaming the streets.

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Compagnie With Balls at Bev Puppet Fest

Mythical creatures, strange beasts, humanity’s inner journeys and so much more.

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Fire-breathing dragons, giant hippos and dreamlike skeletons filled Beverley's streets in 2014.

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Giant Punch & Judy characters and a special Danish show made 2012 one to remember.

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A schools puppet parade kicked off the 2010 festival, followed by puppetry treats for all ages!

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From small beginnings, the festival grew year on year between 2005 - 2008.

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We have a long history of running puppetry projects in our local community.

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Check out our resource hub to start your own journey into puppetry!

Image credits:  2020 brochure design by Rachael Horner; 2018 and 2016 photos by Nigel Walker; 2014 photo by Les Gibbon; 2012 photo by Mark Eve; 2010 photo by Gary Morrison; 2005, 2006 & 2008 photo by Pickled Image; Resources photo by Eleanor Harper