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A new adventure for Pips and Panda 2-3 Days

A new adventure for Pips and Panda

Brand new from the world renowned Purves Puppets and debuting at this year's festival, meet the Flying Mouse, the Mermaid, Panda's Granny and many more new characters who can't wait to meet you all!!  Lots of songs and laughter especially for ages 1-6 years. Suitable for ages 1 to 6 years.  Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or www.purvespuppets.com..

Date: Thur 19th, Fri 20th & Sat 21st October

Butterfly & Out Of The Bad

Two one act plays centered around the Caterpillar Plant Closure in 1987Butterfly1987- Jamie is facing redundancy and a life-shattering discovery. In an attempt to get away from everything Jamie climbs the factory’s water tower. However, he soon discovers he’s not alone, or the only one with problems.Out Of The Bad2017- Mary has the hangover from hell. The last thing she needs is her daughter Danni to come round uninvited with bad news. But Mary soon becomes determined that Danni should know her heritage. As she reminisces she realises the factory closure of 1987 may not have been a total disaster and life must go on. Suitable for 14 plus...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Gianni Schicchi (Fri 29th Sept)

A one-act comic opera by Giacomo Puccini, Directed by Alison Bishop.Mungo Arbuthnott lies dead in a reclining chair. Relatives mourn Mungo's passing., but they're more interested in the contents of his will. To their horror, he bequeathed his entire fortune to a political party. Janitor, Jimmy Skeeky devises a cunning plan to rewrite Mungo's will in the family's favour. But there is a final twist in a ribald tale of love, lies and red tape!This hilarious one-hour show reimagines Puccini's classic opera 1970's Edinburgh. Sung in English with a live band, it features the beloved arts "O mio bambino caro"Tickets also available from Brownlies, High Street, Biggar ..

Date: Fri 29th September

Gianni Schicchi (Sat 30th Sept) New

Gianni Schicchi (Sat 30th Sept)

A one-act comic opera by Giacomo Puccini, Directed by Alison Bishop.Mungo Arbuthnott lies dead in a reclining chair. Relatives mourn Mungo's passing., but they're more interested in the contents of his will. To their horror, he bequeathed his entire fortune to a political party. Janitor, Jimmy Skeeky devises a cunning plan to rewrite Mungo's will in the family's favour. But there is a final twist in a ribald tale of love, lies and red tape!This hilarious one-hour show reimagines Puccini's classic opera 1970's Edinburgh. Sung in English with a live band, it features the beloved arts "O mio bambino caro"Tickets also available from Brownlies, High Street, Biggar ..

Date: Sat 30th September

Gianni Schicchi (Thurs 28th Sept) New

Gianni Schicchi (Thurs 28th Sept)

A one-act comic opera by Giacomo Puccini, Directed by Alison Bishop.Mungo Arbuthnott lies dead in a reclining chair. Relatives mourn Mungo's passing., but they're more interested in the contents of his will. To their horror, he bequeathed his entire fortune to a political party. Janitor, Jimmy Skeeky devises a cunning plan to rewrite Mungo's will in the family's favour. But there is a final twist in a ribald tale of love, lies and red tape!This hilarious one-hour show reimagines Puccini's classic opera 1970's Edinburgh. Sung in English with a live band, it features the beloved arts "O mio bambino caro"Tickets also available from Brownlies, High Street, Biggar ..

Date: Thurs 28th September

Gianni Schicchi (Wed 27th Sept) New

Gianni Schicchi (Wed 27th Sept)

A one-act comic opera by Giacomo Puccini, Directed by Alison Bishop.Mungo Arbuthnott lies dead in a reclining chair. Relatives mourn Mungo's passing., but they're more interested in the contents of his will. To their horror, he bequeathed his entire fortune to a political party. Janitor, Jimmy Skeeky devises a cunning plan to rewrite Mungo's will in the family's favour. But there is a final twist in a ribald tale of love, lies and red tape!This hilarious one-hour show reimagines Puccini's classic opera 1970's Edinburgh. Sung in English with a live band, it features the beloved arts "O mio bambino caro"Tickets also available from Brownlies, High Street, Biggar ..

Date: Wed 27th September

Puppetry Museum Tour at Biggar Puppet Theatre 2-3 Days

Puppetry Museum Tour at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Come along and enjoy an interesting guided tour of our extensive puppetry collection from all over the world. Meet some familiar TV characters and a Fairy Godmother who is over 200 years old! You can also have a go at working some puppets. Suitable for ages 7 to adult. Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or www.purvespuppets.com..

Date: Saturday 28th October

Purves Puppets presents 'The Firebird' 2-3 Days

Purves Puppets presents 'The Firebird'

On a journey through the magical forest, Ivan has to find the beautiful princess Zerena with the help of Grey Wolf, who can transform herself in to many disguises. In the story we meet Prince Ivan and his silly two brothers, as well as Koschei the evil Wizard and many other colourful characters, including the Firebird herself!An enchanting story with action-packed adventures to delight the whole family! (ages 5+) Suitable for ages 6 to adult. Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or www.purvespuppets.com...

Date: Sat 14, Tue 17, Wed 18 & Sat 28 October

Theatre Open Doors Day 2-3 Days

Theatre Open Doors Day

You're welcome to pop in and we will show you around our wonderful Victorian-style theatre. Guided tours start at 11am, 1.30pm & 3pm. Tearoom will be open selling lunches and cakes! The Flea Market & Book Fair  is also on the same day, in the tearoom. Puppet Shop, gardens and our own car park on site...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Tram Direct Presents "Follow Through" by John Hughes

It is ten years since the boys were together "touching cloth” in the Glasgow Shipyards. Now John, Paul, George and Shug meet again for the funeral of a shipyard worker. For Jean, the barmaid, this is her first encounter with the "bampots” as she calls them. Sausage rolls and booze are part of the purvey. How have the lads progressed? Have their dreams and ambitions been realised? What hasn’t changed is their fast fire humour, comedy and great one liners. If you laughed at "Touching Cloth” then this follow up will not disappoint. Suitable for over 16s ..

Date: Saturday 21st October