Our programme of events, classes and workshops support a range of ages and abilities. We welcome everyone to have a go, from the curious to the professional. Our education and outreach activity is growing so we encourage your ideas and feedback about what you’d like to have a play with.
GENERAL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
All courses and workshops take place at
Unit 18 Albion Dockside Estate
Bristol BS1 6UT
unless otherwise stated.
N.B. Puppet Place only offers refunds in circumstances where a course, workshop or event is cancelled.
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Puppet Makers Course
6.30-8.30pm 1 May-12 Jun (Wed)
A great workshop course for anyone who wants to make a puppet for the first time! No experience necessary.
Learn the basics of puppet creation from design to realisation on this 6 week evening course. You will design and create a table-top puppet learning about a variety of techniques and materials. The aim, as always, is to create a puppet with expressive movement so that the character comes to life. This is a great course for anyone interested developing their puppetry making as it explores how basic principles start to become the foundation blocks for puppets with more sophisticated movement.
Sessions run Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm in our Fabrication Studio. Please note there will be no session 29 May.
This course will be led by Lizzie Johnson, a fabricator for animation, theatre and public engagement works. Lizzie has worked with companies such as Rusty Squid, Pickled Image and RAUCOUS.