The world’s largest showcase of British puppetry in Beverley this July is bringing classic fairy tales to life to wow families and kids in popular venues around East Yorkshire town.
Anna Ingleby, co-director of the Beverley Puppet Festival, said: “Over two days and three nights the festival is a gathering of all that is great in British puppet theatre and showcases some quite remarkable work right here in the heart of East Yorkshire.
More than 40 puppet theatre companies will be descending on East Yorkshire at this year’s Beverley Puppet Festival which runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17 in indoor and outdoor venues across the town.
Tickets are now on sale for over 60 events, plus a six-day puppet making workshop for adults, with the festival opening on Friday evening with the Eurovision Sock Contest, by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and Zippy And Me, a talk by puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew.
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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.
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.
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The eagerly awaited biennial Beverley Puppet Festival returns to East Yorkshire from 11th to 13th July with a full programme for children and adults, now available online via the new festival website and in the newly released brochure.