This year the biennial Beverley Puppet Festival has chosen the theme ‘Sanctuary in Creativity’ as its interim project, which aims to celebrate Beverley and its people through puppetry.
Beverley Puppet Festival is now halfway through its ground-breaking online programme of puppetry activity videos for all ages.
Photos and videos have been flooding in from audience members young and old, who want to share the puppets they have made.
Beverley hosts so many festivals throughout the year from early music to literature to folk and spoken word. Not least of which is the award-winning biennial Beverley Puppet Festival.
But this year whilst the Minster may still stand, although it stands empty for the first time in almost a millennium, nearly every festival in the calendar has had to cancel or is soon going to face that tough decision as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc the across the nation.
The award-winning, biennial Beverley Puppet Festival returns this year for its 9th edition, but not as you know it.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the usual format of indoor and outdoor performances across the town will not be possible.
New names and past winners will be fighting it out for a prestigious tourism “Oscar” at this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards.
The shortlist of finalists has been announced and includes businesses from Beverley.
Beverley Puppet Festival could not have asked for a better weekend for the event that saw the town centre and venues come alive through the magic of puppets.
Visitors and puppeteers both praised the event which included a giant puppets that towered high above people in Toll Gavel.
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This week’s issue features a selection of news and sport. Some of the highlights in this issue include coverage from the Beverley Puppet Festival.
In less than two weeks, thousands of fun seekers are expected to descend on Beverley’s Town Centre as the 8th Beverley Puppet Festival gets underway.
The award-winning weekend event takes place over three nights and two days from 13th to 15th July, attracting visitors from across the UK and overseas with couples, families and booking agents all eager to see what’s new in the world of puppetry.
The Beverley Puppet Festival team is encouraging visitors to the July festival to stay a little longer and visit the V&A Museum of Childhood touring exhibition ‘Clangers, Bagpuss & Co’ at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery.
Not that enthusiasts need much more encouragement as the exhibition has been eagerly awaited by fans of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin’s work.
Following the acclaimed exhibition of author and artist Tove Jansson and her tales of Moominvalley at the Dulwich Picture Gallery earlier this year, 2018 sees more Moomin mischief as Beverley Puppet Festival.
Beverley Puppet Festival has announced a puppet version of this much loved fictional family over the festival weekend on Sunday 15th July. Created by the Finnish author in the 1940s, these internationally adored curious creatures are currently undergoing a renaissance with a new animated television series also in the pipeline for 2019.
Friday 13th July marks the opening night of this year’s eagerly awaited Beverley Puppet Festival with anyone who loves 1970s British horror and holiday camps set to be in for a treat.
Odd Doll Theatre will open the event with a retro-tastic comedy, Seaside Terror to give audiences fun frights and ice-cream chills!
Dates for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 have been announced, with exciting news about new developments that will see the quality of this award winning event soar to even greater heights.
The 8th Beverley Puppet Festival, a Beverley Arts Trust event, takes place over two days and three nights between 13th and 15th July 2018. A major boost for local tourism, the festival is set to attract thousands of visitors into Beverley’s Town Centre.
Hull and East Riding’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have been given unprecedented support from local businesses, with more sponsors of awards than ever before.
Events and companies from Beverley that are in contention for an award are Beverley Food Festival, Beverley Puppet Festival, The Westwood Restaurant, Lempicka Cafe & Bistro, T C Patisserie and Butt Farm Caravan & Campsite.
Hull and East Yorkshire’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have achieved record entries yet again.
And such was the quality, the organisers, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) had to introduce an additional category during the short-listing process because of the “overwhelming” numbers vying for the honour of Remarkable Tourism Event.
Thousands of people flocked to Beverley at the weekend for the tourism award winning Beverley Puppet Festival.
In association with the Beverley Puppet Festival, the Parkway Cinema Beverley is presenting a rare screening of the world’s first animated feature, “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”.
Local artists have been working with residents who have dementia to create a puppet film which will be unveiled at the Beverley Puppet Festival.
Beverley’s much loved, award winning Puppet Festival returns this summer with a line up featuring giant puppets, creepy clowns, barmy birds