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.

The Smoking Puppet Cabaret

9:15 PM 03/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

The Smoking Puppet Cabaret returns for the final weekend, still crammed full of mind-boggling, delightful, twisted and magical puppetry.

L’Homme Content De Rien

8:00 PM 04/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

Trying to conduct a funeral wake, Rene, the undertaker, who should be in control of his emotions, bursts out laughing. A UK premiere.

Festival Breakfast – Applied Puppetry with Laura Purcell-Gates & Katie Keeler

10:00 AM 05/09/2015

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.


6:30 PM 05/09/2015

According to the Mental Health Foundation, suicide remains the most common cause of death in men under the age of 35. Joni and Beccy know a lot of men under the age of 35. And they are worried.