Tough times in the Von Wurly household.Hansel and Gretel set out on an adventure to try and take the heat off poor mum and dad. They heard there was some food to be found in the deep dark forest! An old wives tale about a sweet house made of .....sweets! With nothing to lose the kids head out on a fantastic adventure and get more than they bargained for.Join in the fun and help Hansel and Gretel get in and out of trouble.Music and fun for all the family.2 performances: 11am and 1pm.Suitable for all ages.
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Pips and Panda are camping on the beach where Panda has built a big sandcastle.They are about to have their tea when something odd happens and they notice something strange up in the sky!Later they discover a magic egg which begins to cause some trouble and lots of fun! What's inside? Where does it come from? You'll have to wait and see! Pips & Panda look forward to seeing you there!Suitable age 1-7.www.purvespuppets.com
Date: Sat 14th, Tue 17th, Fri 20th, Sat 21st, Sat 28th October
Make a puppet ghost then perform on our stage in ultraviolet light! Mums and Dads come along to join in the fun!Children’s snack, drink, and all materials provided.Suitable age 6-10Then settle in for the spooky Scoobie-Doo movie to get you in the mood for Halloween!Following a break up and being apart for two years, Fred, Daphne Velma, Shaggy and their dog Scooby-Do reunite to investigate strange occurrences at a resort on Spooky Island.Rated PG.www.purvespuppets.com
Our “Pips and Panda and the Magic Egg” story meets some Alien visitors and now it’s your chance to make an alien puppet and perform on our stage in Ultraviolet Light! Mums and Dads come along to join in the fun! Children’s snack, drink, and all materials provided. Suitable for 5-7 yearsPips and Panda show starts at 1.30pm after the Workshop. (Admission extra)Suitable for 5-7 years.www.purvespuppets.com..
Enjoy a guided tour of our puppetry collection as seen in the BBC's "Antiques Road Trip" including Pelham Puppets, TV characters and a Fairy Godmother who is over 200 years old! Try some puppets and see cinematic models by Clifford Heap, a puppeteer and travelling performer well known in the 1940s. His models for Hans Anderson's play "The Tinderbox" are spectuclar in their detail and cinematic lighting.Suitable 6+www.purvespuppets.com
Pop in to the Biggar Puppet Theatre and we will welcome you with a tour of our wonderful Victorian-Style theatre, and a short demonstration of our puppets. Guided Tours start at 11am & 2pm. In the tearoom there will be the Books and Bric-a-brac Fair to browse and discover.Enjoy the puppet shop and garden.The tearoom will be open selling lunches and cakes!Car parking on site.(Tours approx 30mins)www.purvespuppets.com
Spooky fun including story telling, scary trail, pick a pumpkin to carve, facepainting, dooking for doughnuts, and toasting marshmallows around the firepit.This family event has activities for all ages, but use judgement for younger children on the scary trail.Join us as twilight descends over the woods at Wiston Lodge for another frightfully fun Halloween afternoon! Brave the Tricky Trail, a spooky woodland walk that will scare you silly.Our fantastic story-teller will weave spell-binding tales.Families can pick a pumpkin to carve either here or at home. There will be food avaiable for purchase.The afternoon will finish with the community drum circle drop-in, also listed separately in music as ‘Drums in the Dark’ (see p24) and is included ..