Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival 2021

    Next: Sunday, October 17th, 2021

    Runs until Sunday, October 17th, 2021 (See all dates)

    10:00am - 6:00pm
    Across Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1RS

    A range of performances, street theatre and workshops at various locations around the town.

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    Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival Sat 9 -Sun 17 October.

    We have packed the programme with a wealth of inspirational, entertaining, and accessible for all puppetry events for everyone to enjoy. Some will be ticketed taking place in iconic town buildings, most of it will be in the open-air making the best use of Tunbridge Wells’ stunning open spaces.

    With commissioned new work, the winners of our own ‘Unlocked’ puppetry competition, young peoples’ workshops and, during the festival weekends, an extensive programme of puppetry performances, this puppetry take-over aims to celebrate the beautiful, often overlooked, artform.

    The centrepiece of the festival will be Luke Jerram’s artwork Museum of the Moon, which will be suspended in Calverley Grounds providing the opportunity to see our moon floating in three dimensions. This stunning spectacle is 7m in diameter. A free to attend, three-day premier for West Kent, don’t miss it.

    In addition to Museum of the Moon we will be presenting over 40 innovative contemporary puppetry events for people of all ages. The majority of the programme, as you will see is free to enjoy, we have made it clear in our listings where events are ticketed and would urge you to book your tickets in advance. Many of our events are for small audiences so will sell-out ahead of time. It is listed on each page how to book each event.



    Across Tunbridge Wells
    Various venues
    Tunbridge Wells
    TN1 1RS

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    The event runs from 10:00am to 6:00pm on the following dates.
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