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Randwick Puppet Festival 17-19 January 2020 – 3 days of puppet mayhem and fun.

Randwick Puppet Festival 2020 is coming to a venue close to you! You will find great puppet performances, puppet making workshops and even a puppet picnic at Randwick Environment Park where you can rub shoulders with the biggest puppets you have ever seen.
All the shows are family friendly except for the Puppet Cabaret for the grown-ups. You’ll find some old favourites like Dreamer who returns to the Randwick Literary Institute but this time from space! Miss Muffet emerges from a giant pop-up book and Showko brings her brilliant stand-up comedy show Showko: Absolutely Normal to the Randwick Community Centre. Pop in to the library to see the exhibition The Magic of Puppets and to hear Richard Bradshaw talk about his life as a famous shadow puppeteer. Check the website for venues.  and bookings. See you there! BOOK NOW!
Festival program of events
Puppet of Albert the Magic Pudding sitting in his pudding bowl

100 Years of the Magic Pudding- presentation and special appearance by Bradshaw’s Shadows.

The Magic Pudding Celebrating 100 years

Puppet of Albert the Magic Pudding sitting in his pudding bowl

“Albert the Magic Pudding, made by Sydney Puppet Theatre, commissioned by Marian Street Theatre for Young People for a new theatre version of The Magic Pudding, written by Andrew James, directed by Margie McCrae with music by Sarah de Jong. 2010”

on Sunday 11 November @ Czechoslovakian Country Club,

320 Devonshire Road, Kemps Creek

Lenka Muchova invites all ‘kids’ 3 – 100 years old to celebrate famous Norman Lindsay’s book

@ 2pm Richard Bradshaw performs his magical ‘Bradshaw’s Shadows’ puppet show.

Ostrich shadow puppet walking across a shadow tightrope

Ostrich shadow puppet by Richard Bradshaw

A puppet of Albert, ‘The Magic Pudding’ himself and the books written about him, posters, photos and documentaries will be presented

Murphys Puppets Italian Festival of Puppeteers (NSW)


The Italian
 Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)

MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances:

Sunday 28th All day at Norton Street Festa, Leichhardt

Download the flyer here (PDF)
https://www.murphyspuppets.com.au

 

 

Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)
The Italian Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:SEPTEMBERSunday 9th, 2pm at the Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach 

Murphys Puppets Italian Festival of Puppeteers (NSW)


The Italian
 Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)

MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances:

Sunday 14th All day at Brisbane’s FESTITALIA, Spencer Park, Newmarket

Download the flyer here (PDF)
https://www.murphyspuppets.com.au

 

 

Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)
The Italian Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:SEPTEMBERSunday 9th, 2pm at the Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach

 

Murphys Puppets Italian Festival of Puppeteers (NSW)


The Italian
 Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)

MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:

Wednesday 3rd 2pm at Carlingford Library – Bookings Essential on (02) 9806-5850

Download the flyer here (PDF)
https://www.murphyspuppets.com.au

 

 

Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)
The Italian Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:SEPTEMBER

Sunday 9th, 2pm at the Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach

 

Murphys Puppets Italian Festival of Puppeteers (NSW)


The Italian
 Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)

MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:

Saturday and Sunday, 22nd & 23rd all day at the St Ives Medieval Faire, St Ives Showground

Download the flyer here (PDF)
https://www.murphyspuppets.com.au

 

 

Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)
The Italian Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 9th, 2pm at the Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach

 

Murphys Puppets Italian Festival of Puppeteers (NSW)


The Italian
 Commedia dell’Arte is the West’s oldest continuously living Theatre form. It has been practiced for several hundred years.Murphy’s Puppets: Italian Festival of Puppeteers
Sept & Oct (NSW)

MURPHYS PUPPETS joined its ranks 25 years ago, in both the Puppetry and the Mask branches.

If you would like a taste of this Puppetry tradition, MURPHYS PUPPETS have the following public performances in NSW:

Sunday 9th, 2pm at the Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach

Download the flyer here (PDF)
https://www.murphyspuppets.com.au

White Night Bendigo (VIC)

White Night Bendigo
Sept 1 (VIC)

White Night Bendigo makes its debut on Saturday 1 September 2018 from 7pm to 2am, when it will light up this beautiful regional city and transform its streets, laneways, parks and heritage trams. From colourful projections and wondrous installations to music performances and interactive works, there will be so much to experience in Bendigo.

This event also features the installation Metamorphosis by UNIMA Members the indirect Objectand A Blanck Canvas, and The White Knight Messenger by A Blanck Canvas.

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String Symphony @ Horizon Festival, Sunshine Coast Aug 24 – 2 Sept (QLD)

String Symphony @ Horizon Festival, Sunshine Coast Aug 24 – 2 Sept (QLD)

Come along to Cotton Tree Park and see String Symphony (Spare Parts Puppet Theatre), a large-scale, interactive performance installation that uses puppetry to explore connection, community and collaboration. Hand-woven using more than one kilometre of rope, the giant illuminated puppet is waiting to be brought to life.

This mesmerising performance invites audience members to become puppeteers. As the participants manipulate the giant interactive puppet, onlookers marvel at the beauty of this magnificent creation.
More info

World on a String: Major Puppetry Event at Chadstone – The Fashion Capital, Melbourne (VIC)!

World on a String: Major Puppetry Event at Chadstone – The Fashion Capital, Melbourne (VIC)

Every Saturday in September 3pm- 9pm

Marionette of a female character
Only at Chadstone- The Fashion Capital.
Experience a celelbration of movement through puppetry; an art form that can stir almost every emotion, from joy, to laughter, to deep contemplation.

Every Saturday night in September, 3pm-9pm.

Click the link below to view the programme and find out more!
https://www.chadstone.com.au/world-on-a-string

There’s a very exciting line up which includes Philip Huber and The Huber Marionettes (USA), Dream Puppets (VIC), Magic Lantern (VIC), Bunk Puppets(VIC), The Puppetsmithery (VIC), Spare Parts Puppet Theatre (WA), Trukitrek(Catalonia) and Hopeful Monster (UK)!  This is a very rare opportunity in Australia to see a range of Australian and international puppetry performances, and meet with lots of puppeteers!