FESTIVAL HUB

TICKETS NOW ONLY AVAILABLE AT BEVERLEY FRIARY BOX OFFICE SAT/SUN AND ON THE DOOR OF INDIVIDUAL VENUES 1 HOUR BEFORE SHOW

WHAT'S ON @ BEVERLEY FRIARY FESTIVAL HUB 

SATURDAY 14TH & SUNDAY 15TH JULY

WHAT'S ON @ BEVERLEY FRIARY FESTIVAL HUB 

  • Indoor and outdoor puppet shows
     

  • Local food stalls from TC Patisserie, Bellissima Delights and Magical Tea Chest
     

  • Licensed bar from Standpipe Bar
     

  • Facepainting from Fantastic Faces
     

  • Specialist puppet bookstall from SMPC
     

  • Festival box office 
     

  • Much, much more! See below...

INTERACTIVE SHADOW INSTALLATION

Indigo Moon Theatre (of Hull)

Friary Gardens in the Indigo Moon Theatre Tent

Saturday 1pm - 2.20pm 

Sunday 2.30 - 4pm 

All Ages (90 mins drop-in) FREE

 

Step inside Indigo Moon’s shadow tent to either have a go at shadow theatre yourself, or watch others perform their own stories. Come and join the fun or relax for a while in this interactive performance installation that mixes ancient and modern storytelling forms. 

 

www.indigomoontheatre.com

FREE!

 

MOVING PARTS SCRATCH SPACE

Brought to Beverley by the organisers of Newcastle Puppetry Festival

Friary Gardens in the Indigo Moon Theatre Tent

Saturday and Sunday 

For show times and age restrictions see Scratch Space page

 

The Moving Parts Scratch Space, run by the producers of Newcastle Puppetry Festival, is a unique pop-up venue aimed at festivals and events where performance and development opportunities are offered to artists specialising in visual theatre. Spanning object theatre, walkabout, micro-cinema, sensory theatre and table-top puppetry, five British companies have been selected through application to present work over the festival weekend in and around the Indigo Moon Theatre Tent at The Friary Festival Hub. Come down and experience the fresh face of contemporary puppetry being made in 2018! Show times to be displayed on chalk boards outside the venue.  

For more information on Moving Parts Arts visit: www.newcastlepuppetryfestival.co.uk

FREE!

FESTIVAL EDUCATION PROJECT 2018

Through partnership between Indigo Moon Theatre and Millers Day Centre

Friary Gardens 

Saturday and Sunday 

Look out for a weird and wonderful larger than life being, which will appear in the Friary Gardens area and might enjoy your interaction during the festival weekend… made during May and June by Millers Day Centre users with artists from Indigo Moon Theatre.

(Picture from Education Project 2014 with Millers Day Centre)

 

FUNKY PUPPET MAKING FOR CHILDREN

Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre (of Glasgow)

Friary Common Room

Saturday and Sunday 11am, 1.30pm 

Age 5+ 

90 mins each. Max children's places 20

Ticket price £6 

 

Design and make your own puppet. Choose materials and add your own nose, eyes, mouth, ears, hair, hands and costume. No two puppets will look alike! Book early to avoid disappointment. A parent / carer is welcome to stay and support their child/children.

NOTE: unlike the shows, adults do not need a ticket for the workshops if supporting a child.

 

www.maskandpuppet.co.uk

PUPPETEERS UK NETWORKING MEETING

Friary Gardens

Sunday 10am 

Connect with other puppeteers from around the country and further afield! New members welcome.

 

www.puppeteersuk.com

WHAT'S ON @ THE FLEMINGATE CENTRE PLAZA

WHAT'S ON @ THE FLEMINGATE CENTRE PLAZA

We are thrilled that our festival hub and puppet village has grown bigger than The Friary and extended over the railway bridge to the Flemingate Centre Plaza! 
 

  • Fairground fun from 'Funfair & Candyfloss'
     

  • Freshly made doughnuts
     

  • Puppet and craft stall Essence of Peru
     

  • Plus much, much more! See below...

THE ERRANT STAGE

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm

 

Come on down to The Errant Stage, a new solar-powered mobile performance venue and see what's inside! This travelling van transforms into a unique and intimate space that will be hosting talks, workshops, performances and networking events throughout the weekend. Created in response to nationwide cuts to arts funding, The Errant Stage aims to be an accessible, affordable and sustainable vehicle for creativity and conversation. Just look for the big red van and check out the chalkboard for what's on! 

www.errantstage.com

The Errant Stage talks programme highlights:

Equiteers Meeting for Puppeteers
Saturday 2pm

Find out your rights in the industry and discuss the benefits of joining Equity.

 

A Curious Cuppa!
Sunday 11.30am 

Curious School of Puppetry director Sarah Wright invites you for a cup of tea! Come along and find out more about our 10-week full-time course in puppetry performance from tutors and Still Curious students.

LITTLE FAWN CARAVAN

Sokobauno Puppet Theatre (of Glasgow)

Flemingate Centre

Maximum 12 per show - FREE tickets first come first served.

 

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Saturday 11am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.20pm, 4.20pm, 5pm

Families / Age 5+ (20 mins)

Hamelin town is overun with rotten rats, how will the bumbling Mayor convince his townsfolk that he is on top of the situation? Time is running out as a stranger, with a whistle and a whim, comes to the rescue. “Come in!” The Mayor cried, looking bigger, and in did come the strangest figure. His queer long coat from heel to head was half of yellow and half of red...

 

Feature Comforts

Sunday 11am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.20pm, 4.20pm, 5pm

Families / Age 6+ (20 mins)

No ears, no sound, no eyes, no sight, no mouth, no voice, no smell, no nose, no way of knowing. But one by one these features come, and with them senses creep, and one by one, one whole becomes as dreams awaken from their sleep

 

www.littlefawn.co.uk

WHAT'S ON @ EAST RIDING THEATRE CAFE

WHAT'S ON @ EAST RIDING THEATRE CAFE

Our evening hub at East Riding Theatre is also open during the day for shows and quality food & drink.  
 

  • Licensed bar and cafe serving a range of local food and drink
     

  • Beverley Puppet Festival documentary screenings by Havi Ibrahim and Alison Hunter from previous years, repeated throughout the weekend
     

  • 'Beached' and 'Spaced' by Strangeface mini performances in the Common Room. Click here for more details

MAMBO JAMBO - ACOUSTIC ROOTS DUO

East Riding Theatre Cafe

Friday 13th July 8pm and 10.10pm

All ages

 

Acoustic Roots duo, Mambo Jambo, might just be the biggest acoustic duo you’ll ever see. With their own rhythmic and joyful sound, they’ll take you on an exciting and joyous musical journey bringing together sounds from roots, world, folk and jazz, plus their own compositions. A fabulous musical treat is in store wherever they roll up, their tour bus packed to the brim with instruments! Check out the video above for a taster!

Mambo Jambo will play either side of HENRY by Blind Summit in the ERT Cafe to kick off the festival in style.

 

www.mambojambo.co.uk

FREE!

AND DON'T MISS @ FERENS ART GALLERY IN HULL...

AND DON'T MISS @ FERENS ART GALLERY IN HULL...

CLANGERS, BAGPUSS & CO

Organised by the V&A Museum of Childhood

12 May – 29 July 2018

Ferens Art Gallery, FREE ENTRY

 

Come and meet Bagpuss, see the Soup Dragon and behold Noggin the Nog. Oliver Postgate’s voice and Peter Firmin’s puppets shaped the childhood memories of millions since they started collaborating in the 1950s. As well as telling the story of Bagpuss and The Clangers, the exhibition will go behind the scenes of some of their other creations; Pogles Wood, Noggin the Nog and Ivor the Engine.

 

Come into the world of Smallfilms to discover original puppets, sets and filming equipment. See how characters developed, and learn how Oliver and Peter developed their stop-frame animation techniques alongside a selection of toys and puppets from Hull Museums’ permanent collection. 

 

www.hcandl.co.uk/ferens

Follow us on Twitter @HullFerens #Clangers

Clanger © Smallfilms,

Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Important Notes
 
All ages 2+ require a ticket.
 
The organisers try to ensure all performance details are accurately represented but do reserve the right to change any details to the programme in the event of any unforeseen circumstances.
In the case of bad weather, please see our Facebook page.
 
Supervision of children: To ensure everyone has a great time, all children must be supervised by parents / carers. It is not advisable to bring children under the suggested age range of shows. Please exit the venue with your child if they disturb the performance.

© 2018 Beverley Puppet Festival. Header image: The Cloud Travellers by Judith Hope. Photo by Scott Wigglesworth.

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