June 2016

A Very Hungry Caterpillar! Giant Puppets in the UK

7th June, 2016|Blog, Charity, Festivals, Workshops|

https://youtu.be/0lS2DZNFmnM In July 2015, I volunteered as a puppet maker for the Cock and Bull Festival, a music festival near Bath (UK) run by Jamie’s Farm, a charity that's transforming the lives of vulnerable children in challenging urban schools. The organisation provides a unique combination of farming, family and therapy through a short stay residential and follow up [...]

Pupperoos goes to the Festival de Marionnettes in France

6th June, 2016|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

From 18th-20th July 2014, a myriad of French and international performers showcased their puppet shows to enthusiastic crowds of both children and adults. There were tiny puppets in trees, giant puppets in markets, dark tales in the forest, strange mechanical bicycles on the street and lots of meals with puppeteers and puppetry enthusiasts. Set in [...]

April 2016

Pupperoos goes on Play School

18th April, 2016|Blog, Festivals, TV and Radio appearances, Workshops|

Pupperoos was very excited to be invited onto the children's television programme Play School in their "Through the Windows" segment! This was part of their 'Making Puppets' episodes, which were aired in July 2014 on ABC4KIDS (ABC2). A team from Play School came to film Kay and other puppeteers at the Maldon Puppet Carnival in [...]

Christmas Peek-a-boo Puppets with Spook and Splash!

18th April, 2016|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

In 2013 and 2014, Pupperoos was invited to run Peek-a-boo Puppet workshops for Christmas Festivals in Ryde, Sydney. Organised by the City of Ryde, the 2013 festival was held on Friday the 13th – lending itself to a ‘Nightmare Before Christmas Spooktacular’! There was a screening of the Tim Burton film, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ [...]

March 2013

Festivals, Harmony and Peek-a-boo Puppets in Ryde

26th March, 2013|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

  On Sunday 24th March, Pupperoos had the joy of running an all day puppet-making workshop at the All the Colours of Ryde Festival. The festival celebrated Harmony Day, which is an opportunity to promote peace, community spirit and the celebration of cultural diversity. Children (and the young at heart) were invited to make 'Peek-a-boo' rod puppets, [...]