An Installation by The Quay Brothers on Redcliffe Bascule Bridge

12:00 AM 27/08/2015 - 30/09/2015

We invite you to visit the Control Room on Redcliffe Bascule Bridge. Peer through the dusty windows and glimpse a miniature world of objects that plays with the arc of the sun from dawn to dusk.

New Visions: Film

7:00 PM 28/08/2015 - 05/09/2015

A ripe selection of new visions in puppetry on film and animation from the most talented and inventive graduate students. These programmes precede shows at Factory Theatre, in our special pop up cinema.

Asiel

12:30 PM 30/08/2015 - 31/08/2015

A shelter for neglected domestic appliances. Babok gives these cast-offs a second life, transforming them into bizarre mechanical animals.

Ramkoers

9:30 PM 30/08/2015 - 01/09/2015

Over the years, BOT has developed an authentic language in which music, theatre and mechanical sound art merge into a visceral and unique performance style. A UK premiere.

Festival Breakfast with Joseph Wallace

10:00 AM 31/08/2015

Festival Breakfasts are informal conversations over tea, coffee...and breakfast. A chance to talk with artists and producers and reflect on wider debates and news affecting puppetry and animation.

Masterclass with Tam Tam Objektentheater

10:00 AM 31/08/2015

Find drama and content for the performance within the objects and materials and learn how to bring objects alive and how to use their talents.

Stop Motion on a Shoestring

10:00 AM 31/08/2015

Want to build a stop motion puppet and film it in action? Using affordable materials, this practical workshop will guide you through the process step by step.

Trash Hack

2:00 PM 31/08/2015

Make instant puppet creations out of junk! Then, tear them apart and start again.

I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY

3:00 PM 31/08/2015

This heart-warming documentary chronicles the life of Caroll Spinney

Ramkoers

3:30 PM 31/08/2015

Over the years, BOT has developed an authentic language in which music, theatre and mechanical sound art merge into a visceral and unique performance style. A UK premiere.

Puppets On Screen 2: Darkness

6:00 PM 31/08/2015

This second collection of shorts is a dynamic mix of animated and live action films, delving deeper into the psyche of the puppet.

Drifters

6:30 PM 31/08/2015 - 01/09/2015

Stuck in Davey Jones locker three sailors await the ship that will move them on. They fight, laugh and cry but their shared fate propels them towards the same goal: escape!

Wunderkammer

8:00 PM 31/08/2015 - 01/09/2015

Welcome to the cabinet of curiosities: a collection of rare artefacts and objects that demonstrate the universal connection of all things.