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Biggar puppet theatre

Door open days

7 September 2019 (10 am - 3:30 pm)

South Lanarkshire

The international Purves Puppets have now been firmly established as a leading professional company for 50 years in 2020! In which time they have toured the world while also performing in their own award winning permanent theatre � the first and only fully working puppet theatre of its kind in Scotland. The Victorian style puppet theatre seats 100.

Key Information

Architect: Ian Abbot

Performances are given by large scale puppets (designed specifically for full-size theatres) and manipulated in Banraku style by professional puppeteers. Most productions are performed in �Black Light� where both the puppets and scenery glow like magic while operators seem to disappear among a kaleidoscope of fluorescent colours. Free Guided tour taking place at 11am & 2.00pm. Book sale will take place in the conservatory tearoom, souvenir shop, lunches, ice cream and snacks available!
  • Puppet Tree house
  • broughton road
  • Biggar
  • ML 12 6HA