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FESTIVALWELCOME Welcome to our 24th annual celebration of puppet

theatre and animation in Scotland. The Puppet

Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest

performing arts event for children and young

people. From its beginnings in 1984 with 14 events Simon Hart Artistic Director

at the Netherbow in Edinburgh, in 2007 over 19,000

people enjoyed our performances, workshops and

film screenings

In 2008 we will present over 270 events in venues

throughout Scotland - from Lyth in the Highlands to Beattock in Dumfries & Galloway, from the Isle of

Coll in Argyll & Bute to North Berwick in East

Emma Whitters Administrator

Illustrations and cover design: John Fardell (0131 334 6675) unless otherwise stated Photographs as credited

Design and layout: Veronica Petrie (www.illustration.webeden.co.uk) Printed:Thomson Colour Printers

Published: Puppet Animation Scotland

Lothian. We are sure that wherever you live in

Scotland you will find something, somewhere to see,

to take part in, and most importantly to enjoy

CONTENTS Festival Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Performances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13 Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-16 Animation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Dates & Venues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-29 Festival Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30


PUPPETANIMATION

FESTIVAL2008 HOW TO USE THE BROCHURE The PERFORMANCES and WORKSHOPS sections provide detailed descriptions of all performances, workshops and film screenings,

their lengths, the ages they are intended for and the areas where they take place.There will also be

a link to the correct page in the VENUES section for each area where that show will be performed TheVENUES section has dates, times, addresses, ticket information and contact details for all events. It is arranged under area headings

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU FOLLOW THE SUGGESTED AGES FOR EACH EVENT TO MAXIMISE YOUR CHILD’S ENJOYMENT

WEBSITE Visit our website

www.puppetanimation.org DAILY DIARY Visit our website to use the Festival’s daily diary which provides a comprehensive list of events at a glance. Our website also provides information, pictures and reviews about previous Puppet Animation

Festivals, as well as manipulate, our new Festival of Visual Theatre.You can also join our mailing list to receive details about all our future activities

Puppet Animation Scotland is the umbrella organisation which runs the Puppet Animation Festival and

manipulate, as well as providing a wide range of services to Scotland’s professional puppet theatre

community and would-be practitioners who aspire to work in the sector. On our website you will find

details about the training opportunities and funding schemes we offer, along with links to other useful organisations and puppet theatre companies in Scotland and the rest of the UK

PUPPET ANIMATION SCOTLAND, CUSTOM HOUSE, 35 REGENT QUAY, ABERDEEN AB11 5BE

t 01224 575743 e info@puppetanimation.org

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FIND THE PAGE NUMBER FOR THE EVENTS IN YOUR AREA SCOTTISH BORDERS . . . . . . . . . p18 DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY . . . . p18

EAST LOTHIAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p19 MIDLOTHIAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p19 EDINBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p20-21 SOUTH LANARKSHIRE . . . . . . p22 NORTH LANARKSHIRE . . . . . . p22 EAST AYRSHIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p22 NORTH AYRSHIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . p22 GLASGOW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p23 RENFREWSHIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p24 INVERCLYDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p24 EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE . . p24

FALKIRK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p25 STIRLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p25 FIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p25 PERTH & KINROSS . . . . . . . . . . . . p26 DUNDEE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p26 ANGUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p26 ARGYLL & BUTE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p27 HIGHLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p28 SHETLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p28 MORAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p28 ABERDEENSHIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p29 ABERDEEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p29

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PERFORMANCES Duration 60mins

Ages 5 yrs +

RAINBOW MAN

Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar

The world can sometimes be a complicated place, particularly if you are the Rainbow Man. Every time he feels something, the world around appears to change colour. After a 20min performance, with captivating puppets, visual storytelling and of course an array of rainbows, the audience will be on their feet and exploring the world of Rainbow Man for themselves.A truly participatory experience!This project will explore aspects of how different emotions and moods can make you feel and behave through a colourful combination of puppetry, storytelling, music and creative exploration of sound PERFORMANCES IN North Ayrshire p22, Dundee p26, Argyll & Bute p27, Highland p28

Duration 60mins

Ages 4 yrs +

THE LONELY GIANT Babbling Vagabonds Storytelling Theatre

According to the Big Rulebook of Ogres, giants are supposed to stomp around the land terrorizing people and animals as they go. They’re not supposed to think, they’re not supposed to have feelings, and they are most definitely not supposed to be lonely!!! But that’s the trouble with Angus - he is the Lonely Giant! Be whisked away to a time gone by when giants still roamed the lands and dating agencies were a distant dream. Puppets and performers come together to tell this tall tale of loneliness, friendship, and the ridiculous things people to do find love PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, East Lothian p19, Fife p25, Angus p26

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Duration 50mins

MARTHA

Ages 5 yrs +

Catherine Wheels

Who is Martha? Martha lives by the sea... Martha lives alone... Martha doesn’t need anyone... She is stubborn, eccentric and highly independent Who are Martha’s friends? Not her next door neighbour. Not her helpful postman. Nor her secret admirer from across the bay. One day she has an unexpected visitor and for Martha life will never be the same again. Martha is a wonderful, funny and moving story about friendship, trust and a goose. This award-winning production never fails to delight PERFORMANCES IN East Lothian p19, South Lanarkshire p22, North Lanarkshire p22, East Ayrshire p22, Glasgow p23 Inverclyde p24 East Dunbartonshire p24, Stirling p25, Fife p25, Perth & Kinross p26 Argyll & Bute p27, Highland p28, Shetland p28, Aberdeenshire p29, Aberdeen p29

Duration 55mins

Ages 5 yrs +

CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

A magical and true story, Call of the Loon Bird follows the life of Little Eagle. In his youth he rescues a Loon, a bird of great wisdom, who later helps Little Eagle on his journey through life. Through early adversity, illness and later success as a shaman - a storyteller and wise man - for his people, Little Eagle comes to rely on the Call of the Loon Bird to help him and his people. A story of wisdom over intolerance, this show vividly explores the rich oral traditions and culture of the Native Americans

PERFORMANCES IN Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23, Renfrewshire p24, East Dunbartonshire p24, Fife p25 Dundee p26, Argyll & Bute p27, Aberdeenshire p29

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PERFORMANCES Duration 40mins

Ages 3 yrs +

FINDERS KEEPERS

Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

Quirky animal stories for younger children. Experience the creatures and sounds of the jungle. Meet the mischievous Monkey who loves bananas and applaud the wits and brains of the Hare in his clash with Lion - King of the Jungle. Trickery, fun and table-top puppetry bring these wonderful stories to life

PERFORMANCES IN East Lothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, South Lanarkshire p22, Glasgow p23 Fife p25, Argyll & Bute p27, Aberdeenshire p29

Duration 40mins

Ages 3 yrs +

TWO CAN TOUCAN

Folding Theatre Puppet Company

How did the Toucan get his name? Find out in this show based on the much loved modern fable by acclaimed children’s author, David MacKee. This new production creates all the fun and mayhem of the Toucan’s journey to find an identity and a name for himself.This production is staged in an uncomplicated and colourful style to appeal to young children who might not have experienced live theatre before

PERFORMANCES IN East Lothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, North Ayrshire p22, Renfrewshire p24, Fife p25 Dundee p26, Angus p26, Argyll & Bute p27, Aberdeenshire p29, Moray p28

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Duration 40mins

Ages 3 yrs +

THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF Garlic Theatre

Something very shy and smelly waits under the bridge while three hungry Billy Goats frolic on the mountain. This interactive and charming production has been specially designed for very young children. Watch out for the dance of the goats, the flying troll and loads and loads of rubbish! Young children will be captivated by a story that they know and love, told with a gentle ecological message, with beautifully crafted puppets, live music, singing and bags of comedy

PERFORMANCES IN Edinburgh p20-21, Highland p28, Moray p28

Duration 45mins

Ages 4 yrs +

THE MAGNIFICENT FLYING MACHINE Garlic Theatre

Have you ever dreamed of having wings? Follow the wacky adventures of Prof. Bix Horn as he flies by the seat of his pants and tries to build a flying machine out of the most unlikely things. Soaring above is a Harpy bird, who makes it all look so easy. Sit back and enjoy the ride as Garlic Theatre, with beautifully crafted puppets, a bowler hat and a balloon, take you on a hair-brained journey of a lifetime

PERFORMANCES IN East Lothian p19, Midlothian p19, Perth & Kinross p26, Angus p26

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PERFORMANCES Duration 45mins

Ages 3 yrs +

GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets

Why do animals often have adventures in threes? As well as the classic tale of Goldilocks, Kidgloves presents The Three Little Pigs and TheThree Billy Goats Gruff. Come and find out who is the unwelcome visitor to the bears house, who tries to stop the Billy Goats crossing the bridge to greener grass and who tries to spoil theThree Little Pigs’ new life away from home. All told in Kidgloves direct and humourous style with music and audience interaction which is ideal for young audiences PERFORMANCES IN Edinburgh p20-21, North Ayrshire p22, Fife p25, Argyll & Bute p27, Moray p28

Duration 50mins

Ages 5 yrs +

JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

Turtles are old, millions of years old, as old as dinosaurs, as old as some hills. Go to Turtle Hill and experience an imaginative journey through the evolution and learning of this most fascinating and ancient creature. In the beginning Turtle was shiny and fast, always impatient, always in a hurry, but then one day he had a terrible accident... A charming tale about following your dreams, told with shadows, table-top puppets and traditional storytelling

PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, Midlothian p19, Angus p26, Highland p28

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Duration 50mins

Ages 5 yrs +

ROBIN HOOD

Major Mustard’s Travelling Show

The Sheriff of Nottingham is plotting the downfall of Robin Hood. Will he escape or will the evil trap succeed? And who will eat Friar Tuck’s pork pies? Come and enjoy Major Mustard’s rousing and funny adaptation of the classic story of Robin Hood and his outlaws, and their adventures and struggles with the Sheriff and the evil Guy of Guisborne. Robin will need your help to succeed!

PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, Edinburgh p20-21, Argyll & Bute p27, Moray p28

Duration 50mins

Ages 4 yrs +

OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

How can a mother mouse keep her son out of mischief? She can’t! Oscar is irresistibly drawn into an underground myth when he receives a mysterious riddle to solve. Martin, a prince in the mole kingdom, needs Oscar’s help to find the beautiful Princess Emily. But the evil rat, Snotter, has plans of his own... Can Oscar beat him in the quest? Armed with nothing but a cream bun and an electric guitar, Oscar is determined to have lots of fun along the way! PERFORMANCES IN Dumfries & Galloway p18, Midlothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, South Lanarkshire p22 Glasgow p23, Fife p25, Perth & Kinross p26, Argyll & Bute p27, Aberdeenshire p29

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PERFORMANCES Duration 50mins

Ages 4 yrs +

WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over the Top

Willie is an outrageous but lovable rogue, whose interests include food, motorbikes and rock ‘n’ roll. He plans to eat Granny and Red Riding Hood but fails miserably because of his unreliable motorbike. Luckily Granny is a good mechanic. Unluckily she is not a good driver... How will it end? Happily of course, if the audience helps! A riotous and funny show which breathes wild new life into the seaside booth style of puppetry, which everyone will love and enjoy PERFORMANCES IN Dumfries & Galloway p18, East Lothian p19, Midlothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23 Renfrewshire p24, Argyll & Bute p27, Moray p28, Aberdeenshire p29, Aberdeen p29

Duration 55mins

Ages 5 yrs +

BEAUTY & THE BEAST The Puppet Lab

A vibrant use of technology and live storytelling, Beauty and the Beast mixes projection screens and animation with puppetry and live action. The layered backgrounds and foregrounds create a fantastic miniature world for the puppets to act out this timeless story in. Combining marionette puppetry with wonderfully styled costumes and sets, beautifully composed music and computer animation, this new production is a unique concept resulting in a live theatre experience with a cinematic edge PERFORMANCES IN East Lothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23, Perth & Kinross p26, Angus p26 Argyll & Bute p27, Aberdeenshire p29

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Duration 20mins

THE GIFT

Ages 6 months - 3 years & parents/helpers

The Puppet Lab

The Gift is something given, a present, a talent, an object, a transformation. The Gift breaks the rules of conventional theatre, it is an installation and a performance. Audiences enter a large box shaped like a giant present, sitting on multicoloured cushions and duvets.Action takes place on the walls and ceiling around them. Boxes open. Balls bounce out. Figures appear and disappear. Mirrors reflect and smiles connect. This delicate and beautiful touchy-feely experience is guided by a puppet angel who sings sweet melodies. The Gift is a work in progress made possible with funding from Puppet Animation Scotland PERFORMANCES IN Edinburgh p20-21

Duration 55mins

Ages 7 yrs +

THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES

Puppet State Theatre Company

A magical, comical, multi-sensory (including smell) adaptation of Jean Giono’s well-loved story. Accompanied by his faithful dog,a French shepherd sets out to plant a forest and revive a barren and desolate land. Hear the wind, feel the rain and smell the lavender growing on the mountainside in this memorable blend of comedy, puppetry and inspired storytelling. Hilarious, yet profound, it is a wonderful parable of life - the tale of a human being who saw a need and decided not to ignore it but to put things right PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, South Lanarkshire p22, Glasgow p23, East Dunbartonshire p24 Perth & Kinross p26, Highland p28, Moray p28

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PERFORMANCES Duration 50mins

Ages 7 yrs +

OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

Roll Up! Roll Up! Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, welcome to the magical and glowing world of Olga Volt The Electric Fairy! Step inside, take a seat and brace yourselves for the brightest show on Earth! In the setting of a traditional circus sideshow OlgaVolt - The Electric Fairy, prepares to dazzle yet another audience when it all goes horribly wrong Does anyone have a torch?

Co-created with Charlot Lemoine, Artistic Director of Velo Theatre, France PERFORMANCES IN Dumfries & Galloway p18, Midlothian p19, Edinburgh p20-21, North Ayrshire p22 Glasgow p23, Fife p25, Angus p26, Argyll & Bute p27, Highland p28, Moray p28

Duration 55mins

Ages 8 yrs +

IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER

Sokobauno Puppet Theatre Company

Using original music, table-top and toy-theatre puppetry techniques, Sokobauno retells the inspiring story of Iqbal Masih, a boy sold into bonded labour at the age of four.The characters of Iqbal, his grandmother and the Carpet-Master relate incidents from Iqbal’s short but remarkable life while the story unfolds on a toy theatre stage. Accompanied by a mixture of live music and an original soundtrack, and against a backdrop of vibrant colour, this is the story of a young boy’s heroic battle to liberate himself and others like him from the cruel entanglements of bonded labour PERFORMANCES IN: Scottish Borders p18, Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23, Aberdeenshire p29

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Duration 50mins

Ages 5 yrs +

THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre A little boy is given a present of twelve tin soldiers on Christmas Day. One soldier is very different from the rest .... So begins the story of a very special toy, and his extraordinary and magical journey. This haunting production retains all the beauty and wonder of one of Hans Christian Andersen’s best loved tales

PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, East Lothian p19, South Lanarkshire p22, Argyll & Bute p27 Aberdeenshire p29

Duration 50mins

Ages 5 yrs +

THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Company When an old witch offers a young beautiful princess the chance to see into her future, she eagerly takes it. But when her fate appears as a ferocious black bull, who takes her on an arduous and testing journey, the Princess wonders whether looking quite so far into the future was such a good idea! A charming adaptation of the traditional Scottish story told with beautiful puppets and strking shadow theatre PERFORMANCES IN Scottish Borders p18, Edinburgh p20-21, Renfrewshire p24, Dundee p26, Aberdeenshire p29

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WORKSHOP PROGRAMME Duration 2 hours

Ages 8 yrs +

INSTANT PUPPET MAKING Angus Arts

Enjoy the magic of puppet making with the experts of Angus Arts. From fantasy to finale, explore your imagination to make a dynamic short scene or presentation with your stunning puppet Sessions will identify basic elements of puppet theatre, offering a wide range of inspiring materials and techniques to build strong characters and stories and help every puppet to find its voice. (No puppet is obliged to perform)

Our workshops cater for different levels of skill and experience, ensuring creative freedom within a planned structure WORKSHOPS IN Edinburgh p20-21, Angus p26, Aberdeenshire p29

Duration 1.5 hours

Ages 5 yrs +

THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam

Puppeteer and storyteller Ailie Finlay will bring along her big basket of puppets. Listen to her tell lively folktales, then dig into the basket, choose a puppet and act out the story yourself! The simple table-top puppets are hand-made and easy for children to use. Features (such as beards and hair) and clothes are added to the puppets by the children to create characters from the stories they have heard

WORKSHOPS IN Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23, Dundee p26, Aberdeenshire p29

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Duration 2 hours

Ages 5 yrs +

THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam

Make a puppet and take it on a journey to the Well at the end of the world

Based on an old Scottish folktale the children will create an instant puppet show.The puppets they make will interact with the puppets and props the puppeteers bring along in a rambunctious adventure. Who will you meet on the way? A little white pony, a witch, a frog...and what will be waiting for you at the edge of the world?

WORKSHOPS IN Edinburgh p20-21, Glasgow p23, Renfrewshire p24, Dundee p26, Aberdeen p29

Duration half day

Ages 7 yrs +

ANIMATION WORKSHOPS Jan Leitch & Henry Cruickshank

Leaders Jan and Henry are experienced in leading animation workshops in both schools and the wider community

The themes for the workshops are easily adapted to suit different groups. Previous topics that have been explored include global warming, bullying, local history, alien invasions, monsters and mutants! Animation is a medium that can powerfully harness the imagination, so join us for an introduction to this vivid art form and see where yours can take you! WORKSHOPS IN East Dunbartonshire p24

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WORKSHOP PROGRAMME Duration half day

Ages 8 yrs +

ANIMATION WORKSHOPS

Red Kite Animations

Red Kite Animations and their pool of talented animators return with a flexible workshop structure able to suit any requirements. Whether the outcome is purely fun, or tackling a social issue, animation is a versatile medium. The films produced can be edited with the addition of music and sound effects and produced onto DVD, or uploaded onto the new Red Kite website. Join us for a whistle stop introduction to the art of animation along with some hands-on basic filming

WORKSHOPS IN Falkirk p25, Dundee p26

Duration 2 hours

Ages 8 yrs +

PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOPS Zenwing Puppets

Come and create your own puppet and then bring it to life in a short presentation at the end of the workshop for friends and family to see. A wide range of puppets can be made: shadow, rod and glove, and all our workshops aim to enhance participants’ creative skills and self-esteem, as well as providing enjoyment and fun!

WORKSHOPS IN Edinburgh p20-21, East Dunbartonshire p24, Aberdeenshire p29

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ANIMATION PROGRAMME PROJECTOR ANIMATION FESTIVAL @ Puppet Animation Festival The Puppet Animation Festival is very pleased to be working in partnership with the Projector Animation Festival and the Edinburgh Filmhouse. We will present an exciting selection of full length animated films and animated shorts programmes, master classes and practical workshops for children and young people

For complete details of our programme visit: www.puppetanimation.org www.filmhousecinema.com Strings, Dir: Klarlund (Denmark) 2003 manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2008

EVENTS IN Edinburgh p20-21

Duration 4 days

Ages 10 yrs +

MOBILE PHONES: Making Films Eric Vanz Der Godoy Come and create a short stop-frame animated film using your own mobile phone.This workshop will be led by Eric Vanz Der Godoy, one of France’s leading animators. This workshop is designed for children and young people with a serious and committed interest in animation

Eric Vanz Der Godoy: Le Controleur Ange Bureau.

WORKSHOP IN Edinburgh p20-21

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SCOTTISH BORDERS

SCOTTISH BORDERS

SELKIRK BOWHILL THEATRE

HEART OF HAWICK TOWER MILL

THU 3 APRIL 3.00pm THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co

3.00pm SUN 30 MARCH THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co

3.00pm SAT 29 MARCH THE LONELY GIANT Babbling Vagabonds Theatre

INFORMATION Tickets £6.00, 01750 22204 Buccleuch Heritage Trust www.bowhilltheatre.co.uk bht@buccleuch.com PEEBLES EASTGATE THEATRE

MON 31 MARCH 12.30 & 3.30pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre

TUE 8 APRIL 12.30 & 3.30pm THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £6.00, 01721 725777 www.eastgatearts.com

MELROSE, WYND THEATRE

MON 24 MARCH 3.00pm ROBIN HOOD Major Mustard’s Travelling Show

TUE 1 APRIL 3.00pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre WED 9 APRIL THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre

3.00pm

INFORMATION Tickets £6.00, 01896 820028 drama@thewynd.com www.thewynd.com

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3.00pm MON 24 MARCH JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre

INFORMATION Tickets £6.00, 01750 724901 www.thebooth.co.uk SCHOOL PERFORMANCES

TUE 15 APRIL IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno

WED 16 APRIL IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno

INFORMATION 01750 724901 Performing Arts Co-ordinator Scottish Borders Council Arts Service, St Mary’s Mill, Selkirk oroper@scotborders.gov.uk

DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY BEATTOCK VILLAGE HALL

7.00pm TUE 11 MARCH OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £3.00. £10.00: Family of 4 01638 300451, Martin Brown or puppets@lochhousefarm.com NEW GALLOWAY CAT STRAND

MON 24 MARCH 3.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £3.00, 01644 420374 High Street, New Galloway Castle Douglas Tickets online: www.thebooth.co.uk www.catstrand.com MIDDLEBIE VILLAGE HALL

SAT 29 MARCH 2.30pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

INFORMATION Tickets £6.00/£4.50 for under 16s 01576 300715 Walter & Mary McGlassen or Committee members WHITHORN SWALLOW THEATRE

SAT 19 APRIL 6.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£2.50 conc 01988 850368


EAST LOTHIAN MUSSELBURGH BRUNTON THEATRE

SAT 15 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

MON 7 APRIL THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre

2.00pm

2.00pm

PORT SETON CENTRE

WED 26 MARCH 11.00am FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

NORTH BERWICK COMMUNITY CENTRE

THU 27 MARCH 11.00am THE LONELY GIANT Babbling Vagabonds HADDINGTON CORN EXCHANGE

FRI 28 MARCH THE MAGINFICENT FLYING MACHINE Garlic Theatre

11.00am

MUSSELBURGH SPORTS CENTRE

SAT 29 MARCH 2.00pm BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The Puppet Lab PENCAITLAND TREVELYAN HALL

FRI 4 APRIL 11.00am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co INFORMATION Tickets £3.00/£2.00 child 0131 665 2240, Brunton Theatre Box Office, Ladywell Way Tickets also available at venues an hour before performances

MIDLOTHIAN MAYFIELD LEISURE CENTRE 10 Mayfield Place, 0131 663 2219

FRI 21 MARCH 10.00am JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre

NEWTONGRANGE SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery, 0131 663 7519

FRI 21 MARCH 11.00am & 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets LOANHEAD LEISURE CENTRE George Avenue, 0131 440 4516

TUE 1 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top PENICUIK CENTRE Carlops Road, 01968 664066

TUE 1 APRIL THE MAGNIFICENT FLYING MACHINE Garlic Theatre

2.00pm

BONNYRIGG LEISURE CENTRE King George V Park, 0131 663 7579

THU 3 APRIL 2.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £2.50/£1.50 conc Group Tickets £5.00 (1 adult & 2 children)

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EDINBURGH ART SOUTH EDINBURGH @ SCHOOLS EVENTS CRAIGOUR PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 10 MARCH 1.30pm PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets

TUE 11 MARCH 1.30pm THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co

TUE 18 MARCH 1.30pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam GRACEMOUNT PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 10 MARCH 1.30pm THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co

THU 13 MARCH 1.30pm TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co ST JOHN VIANNEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

TUE 11 MARCH 11.00am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets

WED 12 MARCH 9.30am FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

THU 13 MARCH 11.00am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets BURDIEHOUSE PRIMARY SCHOOL

WED 12 MARCH 1.30pm PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets THU 20 MARCH 1.30pm ROBIN HOOD Major Mustard’s Travelling Show

KINGSINCH PRIMARY SCHOOL THU 13 MARCH 9.30am FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre SPINNEY LANE NURSERY FRI 14 MARCH 9.30am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co

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EDINBURGH INCH COMMUNITY CENTRE

FRI 14 MARCH 2.00pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam LIBERTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

9.30am MON 17 MARCH CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

EDINBURGH CRAIGMILLAR BOOK FESTIVAL @ SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES CASTLEVIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL

1.30pm MON 10 MARCH CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre ST FRANCIS PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 17 MARCH 1.30pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam

TUE 11 MARCH 1.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

KAIMES PRIMARY SCHOOL

NIDDRIEMILL PRIMARY SCHOOL

TUE 18 MARCH 9.30am THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam WED 19 MARCH 2.00pm ROBIN HOOD Major Mustard’s Travelling Show

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES BURDIEHOUSE/ SOUTHHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE 0131 664 2210

FRI 14 MARCH 1.30pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets GILMERTON COMMUNITY CENTRE 0131 664 2335

FRI 28 MARCH 11.00am WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

GOODTREES NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE 0131 672 2629

SAT 29 MARCH 1.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Please contact individual venues for all ticket and disabled access details

WED 12 MARCH 1.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre NEWCRAIGHALL PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 13 MARCH 1.40pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre PRESTONFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL

FRI 14 MARCH 1.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre


EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH

SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE

WHALE LEARNING CENTRE

FRI 21 MARCH 2.30pm GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets

SAT 29 MARCH 2.00pm THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co

TUE 25 MARCH 2.00pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam

MON 31 MARCH 2.00pm BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The Puppet Lab

WED 26 MARCH 2.00pm THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam

MON 31 MARCH 11.00am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets

THU 27 MARCH 2.30pm TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co

TUE 1 APRIL 2.00pm IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno Theatre

INSTANT PUPPETS Angus Arts

SAT 29 MARCH 2.30pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

TUE 1 APRIL 11.00am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets

WED 26 MARCH 11.00am OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

MON 31 MARCH 2.30pm THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF Garlic Theatre

WED 26 MARCH INSTANT PUPPETS Angus Arts

MON 31 MARCH SAT 5 APRIL

WED 2 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR AND THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

CRAIGMILLAR COMMUNITY ARTS @ THE GAFF THEATRE ARTSPACE THU 20 MARCH 11.00am IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno MON 24 MARCH

10.00am & 2.00pm

INSTANT PUPPETS Angus Arts TUE 25 MARCH 11.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets TUE 25 MARCH

10.00am & 2.00pm

2.00pm

THU 10 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION Tickets £2.00/£1.00 children 11 Harewood Road Subject to availability tickets may also be purchased at the venues 30 minutes before the performance For any further enquiries please contact Mike Greenlaw, 0131 659 4759

FILMHOUSE INFORMATION 0131 228 2688 for further details about this year's programme, box office & ticket prices. Or visit www.puppetanimation.org/events www.filmhousecinema.com

11.00am, 12.00 2.00, 3.00 & 4.00pm

THE GIFT The Puppet Lab INFORMATION Tickets £6.00/£4.00conc: performances £6.00: workshops. Sat 29 March – £7.50/£5.00 conc 0131 556 9579, The Netherbow 43-45 High Street www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk

WED 2 APRIL 11.00am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets THU 3 APRIL 11.00am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co THU 3 APRIL 11.00am THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam FRI 4 APRIL 2.00pm THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF Garlic Theatre FRI 4 APRIL 11.00am THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam INFORMATION Tickets £3.00/£2.00 conc 0131 458 3267 30 Westburn Grove Wester Hailes

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SOUTH LANARKSHIRE RUTHERGLEN TOWN HALL SAT 22 MARCH

10.30am, 12.30 & 2.30pm

FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

INFORMATION Free tickets available at the Box Office from 9.00am, Sat 15 March on a first come first served basis (Max 4 tickets per household) HAMILTON TOWN HOUSE WED 9 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

2.30pm

TUE 15 APRIL 2.30pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £4.00, 01698 452299 102 Cadzow Street EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE

THU 10 APRIL 3.00pm FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£16.00 family (x 4) 01355 261000, Old Coach Road

BIGGAR LITTLE THEATRE SAT 5 APRIL THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre

7.00pm

INFORMATION Tickets £5.00, 01899 220631 Purves Puppets, Broughton Road SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES NEW LANARK MILLS TUE 25 MARCH 10.30am THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre FRI 28 MARCH 10.30am THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre INFORMATION 01555 661345 www.newlanark.org

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NORTH LANARKSHIRE CUMBERNAULD THEATRE

THU 3 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

1.30pm

INFORMATION Tickets £5.00, 01236 732887

EAST AYRSHIRE DALMELLINGTON COMMUNITY HALL

MON 14 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

1.00pm

DARVEL TOWN HALL

TUE 15 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

11.00am

DRONGAN GAMES HALL

WED 16 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

11.00am

INFORMATION Tickets £3.00/£2.00 conc Family ticket £10.00/£6.00 01563 554900, Palace Theatre www.visiteastayrshire.com KILMARNOCK PALACE THEATRE

THU 17 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

11.00am

INFORMATION Tickets £3.00, 01563 554900 www.palacetheatre.biz

NORTH AYRSHIRE IRVINE HARBOUR ARTS CENTRE

2.00pm MON 10 MARCH TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co

2.00pm TUE 11 MARCH OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

WED 12 MARCH 10.00am GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets

THU 13 MARCH 10.00am RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar INFORMATION Tickets £2.00, 01294 274059 Harbour Street Cultural Services Booking Line www.harbourarts.org.uk


GLASGOW GILMOREHILL G12

11.00am MON 31 MARCH WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top TUE 1 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

11.00am

WED 2 APRIL 11.00am CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

THU 3 APRIL 11.00am THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co

FRI 4 APRIL 11.00am OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

SAT 19 APRIL 11.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £2.00, 0141 330 5522 University of Glasgow 9 University Avenue, G12 8QQ boxoffice@gilmorehillg12.co.uk In advance - 10.00am-3.00pm The day of performance - 10.00am Access, Switch,Visa & Worldwide accepted. £1.00 booking fee for credit and debit card transactions plus postage. Postal bookings: please make cheques payable to University of Glasgow

GLASGOW THE BRIDGE (PLATFORM) 2.30pm WED 2 APRIL IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno

2.30pm MON 14 APRIL THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam TUE 15 APRIL 2.30pm BEAUTY & THE BEAST The Puppet Lab

SAT 19 APRIL 12.00 & 3.00pm MARTHA Catherine Wheels

MON 21 APRIL 2.30pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets INFORMATION £3.50/£2.50/£2.00 (Local Links) 0141 276 9696 (Option 1) 1000 Westerhouse Road

PENILEE COMMUNITY CENTRE 10 Gleddoch Road, 0141 882 3309

FRI 4 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets KEPPOCH CAMPUS 65 Stonyhurst Street, 0141 558 2656

GLASGOW CASTLEMILK JEELY PLAYZONE 55 Machrie Drive, 0141 634 7305

FRI 11 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets ST MUNGO’S PRIMARY SCHOOL 45 Parson Street, 0141 558 9271 FRI 11 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

POLLOK COMMUNITY CENTRE 134 Langton Road, 0141 882 5869

MON 14 APRIL 10.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets EAST END HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE 180 Crowpoint Road, 0141 550 4612

TUE 15 APRIL 11.00am & 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION Please contact individual venues for all ticket and disabled access details

TUE 8 APRIL 11.00am & 1.30pm FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

STONEDYKE NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE 9-11 Belsyde Avenue, 0141 944 1238

WED 9 APRIL 10.00am & 2.00pm THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam TORYGLEN GEOFF SHAW COMMUNITY CENTRE 25 Kerrylamont Avenue 0141 647 0969

THU 10 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

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RENFREWSHIRE

RENFREWSHIRE

EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE

SCHOOLS EVENTS

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

SCHOOLS EVENTS

COCHRANE CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL

LOCHWINNOCH LIBRARY

LAIRDSLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 10 MARCH

10.00am & 1.30pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam SAINT DAVIDS’ PRIMARY SCHOOL TUE 11 MARCH

10.00am & 1.30pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam RALSTON PRIMARY SCHOOL WED 19 MARCH

10.00am & 1.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 20 MARCH

THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co

10.00am & 1.30pm

2.00pm MON 7 APRIL TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co

BRIDGE OF WEIR LIBRARY

TUE 8 APRIL 11.00am THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam GLENBURN LIBRARY

TUE 8 APRIL 2.00pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam ELDERSLIE LIBRARY

WED 9 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top RENFREW LIBRARY

THU 10 APRIL 11.00am THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam PAISLEY CENTRAL LIBRARY

THU 10 APRIL 2.00pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam INFORMATION 0141 847 6417, Please contact for all ticket and disabled access details

INVERCLYDE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

WED 26 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

MON 10 MARCH 10.00am ANIMATION WORKSHOP Jan Leitch LENZIEMOSS PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 10 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

11.00am & 2.00pm

CRAIGDHU PRIMARY SCHOOL

TUE 18 MARCH 1.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre CLOBER PRIMARY SCHOOL

WED 19 MARCH 2.00pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co ST JOSEPHS PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 20 MARCH 2.00pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co PUBLIC EVENTS KILMARDINNY ARTS CENTRE

MON 7 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

2.00pm

FRI 11 APRIL 10.30am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre FRI 11 APRIL 2.00pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

WED 16 APRIL 2.00pm PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£12.00 Family ticket (4 people), 0141 931 5083 50 Kilmardinny Avenue

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FALKIRK SCHOOLS EVENTS CARRON SHORE PRIMARY SCHOOL

9.30am WED 26 MARCH ANIMATION WORKSHOP Red Kite Animations LARBERT VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

WED 26 MARCH 1.15pm ANIMATION WORKSHOP Red Kite Animations HEAD OF MUIR PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 27 MARCH 9.30pm ANIMATION WORKSHOP Red Kite Animations EASTER CARMUIRS PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 27 MARCH 1.15pm ANIMATION WORKSHOP Red Kite Animations

STIRLING MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

FRI 11 APRIL 10.30am & 1.30pm MARTHA Catherine Wheels

SAT 12 APRIL 11.00am & 2.00pm MARTHA Catherine Wheels INFORMATION Tickets £6.00/£5.00 conc 01786 466666 University of Stirling 10.00am - 8.30pm daily Group rates available Induction loop in theatre

FIFE

FIFE

DUNFERMLINE CARNEGIE HALL

THU 27 MARCH 11.00am GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets

SAT 5 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

2.00pm

MON 7 APRIL 11.00am FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

WED 9 APRIL 11.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets THU 10 APRIL 11.00am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co INFORMATION Tickets £5.00, 01383 602302 Annexe Studio, East Port Mon – Fri 10.00am – 9.00pm Sat 9.00am – 3.30pm Disabled access: please inform the Box Office of your needs when booking BUCKHAVEN YOUTH THEATRE

TUE 18 MARCH 7.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets

GLENROTHES ROTHES HALLS

TUE 1 APRIL 2.00pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

THU 3 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

MON 7 APRIL 2.00pm GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets

WED 9 APRIL 2.00pm FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £4.00 / £3.00 & £2.00 conc, 01592 611101 Rothes Square. If you buy tickets for two or more Festival shows in one transaction all adult tickets will cost £3.00

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE PATHHEAD PRIMARY SCHOOL

FRI 18 APRIL 10.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

INFORMATION Tickets £2.00, 01592 715577 Lawrence Street

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PERTH & KINROSS

DUNDEE

PERTH CONCERT HALL NORIE-MILLER STUDIO

SCHOOLS EVENTS

ANGUS ARTS @

HUB LIBRARY & LEARNING CENTRE

STRACATHRO VILLAGE HALL Inchbare, near Brechin B966

2.00pm WED 2 APRIL THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co

THU 3 APRIL THE MAGNIFICENT FLYING MACHINE Garlic Theatre

TUE 8 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

2.00pm

2.00pm

THU 10 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £5.00 (4 for £15.00) 0845 612 6322 tickets@horsecross.co.uk www.horsecross.co.uk

PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE

SUN 23 MARCH 11.30am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

SUN 23 MARCH 3.30pm BEAUTY & THE BEAST The Puppet Lab INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£3.00 conc Family ticket £14.00 (2 adults, 2 children) 01796 484626, Port-Na-Craig

6.00pm THU 13 MARCH ANIMATION WORKSHOP Red Kite Animations

1.45pm WED 19 MARCH THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam DOUGLAS COMMUNITY & LIBRARY CENTRE

MON 17 MARCH 11.00am RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar MENZIESHILL LIBRARY

WED 19 MARCH 9.45am THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam ARDLER COMPLEX

THU 20 MARCH 11.00am CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre FRI 28 MARCH 11.00am THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co BROUGHTY FERRY LIBRARY

FRI 21 MARCH 10.00am & 1.30pm THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END Flotsam & Jetsam CHARLESTON LIBRARY

TUE 25 MARCH 10.00am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co BLACKNESS LIBRARY

TUE 25 MARCH 2.00pm TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co INFORMATION 01382 438892 Please contact Lynn Moy, Senior Library & Information Worker, for all ticket and disabled access details for individual venues

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ANGUS

SAT 22 MARCH 3.00pm JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre

TUE 1 APRIL 3.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets WED 2 APRIL INSTANT PUPPETS Angus Arts

11.00am

THU 3 APRIL INSTANT PUPPETS Angus Arts

11.00am

SAT 5 APRIL THE MAGNIFICENT FLYING MACHINE Garlic Theatre

3.00pm

WED 2 APRIL 3.00pm TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co

THU 3 APRIL 3.00pm BEAUTY & THE BEAST The Puppet Lab

INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£14.00 Family ticket (4 people) Advance bookings/information 01356 670304 01356 648669 Tickets - Brechin & Montrose libraries (no phone bookings) Workshop participants under 8yrs must be accompanied by a family member/carer ARBROATH WEBSTER THEATRE

TUE 25 MARCH 11.00am & 2.00pm THE LONELY GIANT Babbling Vagabonds Theatre WED 26 MARCH 11.00am & 2.00pm THE LONELY GIANT Babbling Vagabonds Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£3.00 conc 01241 872609, High Street


ARGYLL & BUTE MULL, AN TOBAR

2.00pm WED 26 MARCH ROBIN HOOD Major Mustard’s Travelling Show INFORMATION Tickets £3.00/£5.00 children 01688 302211,Argyll Terrace www.antobar.co.uk GARELOCHHEAD GIBSON HALL

WED 26 MARCH 4.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION £3.50, one accompanying adult free 01436 810403 CAIRNDOW VILLAGE HALL SUN 30 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

3.00pm

INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£3.00 conc 01499 600260 sarahsumison@btinternet.com ARDFERN CRAIGNISH VILLAGE HALL

THU 3 APRIL 4.30pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£3.00 children 01852 500689 www.craignishvillagehall.org.uk

DUNOON, QUEEN’S HALL MON 7 APRIL 11.00am WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

WED 9 APRIL 11.00am BEAUTY & THE BEAST The Puppet Lab INFORMATION Tickets £4.00 01369 702800,Argyll Street

ARGYLL & BUTE ROTHESAY PAVILION

11.00am TUE 8 APRIL CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

TUE 15 APRIL 11.00am TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co INFORMATION Tickets £4.00 01700 504250,Argyle Street

TAYNUILT VILLAGE HALL

TUE 8 APRIL 2.00pm GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£3.50 children 01866 822044

OBAN, CORRAN HALLS

TUE 8 APRIL 3.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets THU 10 APRIL THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre

3.00pm

INFORMATION Tickets £4.00 01631 567333,The Esplanade

EASDALE ISLAND

WED 9 APRIL 2.30pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £3.50 01852 300113 arts@easdale.org

ARGYLL & BUTE SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES ROSENEATH PRIMARY SCHOOL

10.00am FRI 14 MARCH RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar ISLAY, PORT ELLEN BALLYGRANT HALL

TUE 25 MARCH 2.00pm RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar COLONSAY PRIMARY SCHOOL

FRI 28 MARCH 10.00am RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar INVERARY PRIMARY SCHOOL

MON 31 MARCH 10.00am RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar

CAMPBELTOWN CASTLEHILL PRIMARY SCHOOL

TUE 1 APRIL 10.00am RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar

COLL, ARINAGOUR PRIMARY SCHOOL

THU 24 APRIL 9.30am PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Mousetale Puppets

THU 24 APRIL 2.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets INFORMATION Please contact individual venues for all ticket and disabled access information

ARDRISHAIG, MID ARGYLL NORTH CHURCH HALL SAT 19 APRIL 3.00pm FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £3.00 at the door No advance bookings

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HIGHLAND MALLAIG & MORAR COMMUNITY CENTRE

3.30pm MON 10 MARCH THE RAINBOW MAN Ailie Cohen & Niroshini Thambar INFORMATION Tickets £3.50 on the door 01687 460039,West Bay, Mallaig INVERGORDON ARTS CENTRE

TUE 18 MARCH 6.30pm JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £2.50 on the door from 6.00pm. 01349 885114, please contact Highland Council for further details SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES TAIN, ROYAL ACADEMY COMMUNITY COMPLEX WED 19 MARCH

JOURNEY OF TURTLE Lempen Puppet Theatre

11.00am & 1.15pm

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES CARRBRIDGE COMMUNITY ARTS @ CARRBRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

SAT 22 MARCH 2.00pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co INFORMATION Tickets £2.50, 01479 841211 Tickets also available from the Old Bakery Coffee Shop INVERNESS, MERKINCH COMMUNITY CENTRE

SAT 29 MARCH 2.00pm THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF Garlic Theatre INFORMATION Tickets £2.00/children free 01463 220085,Annie Marrs

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HIGHLAND

MORAY

INVERNESS, EDEN COURT

NORTH EAST ARTS TOURING @ LOSSIEMOUTH WAREHOUSE THEATRE SAT 15 MARCH GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets WED 2 APRIL THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF Garlic Theatre

SAT 12 APRIL 11.00am & 1.30pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £4.00, 01463 234234 LYTH ARTS CENTRE MON 21 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

1.45pm

TUE 22 & WED 23 APRIL 10.00am & 1.45pm MARTHA Catherine Wheels THU 24 APRIL

MARTHA Catherine Wheels

FRI 25 APRIL MARTHA Catherine Wheels

10.00am, 1.45pm & 7.30pm 10.00am

INFORMATION Tickets £10.00/£8.00/£6.00 conc 01955 641270 www.lytharts.org.uk

SHETLAND SCHOOL PERFORMANCES TUE 18 10.00am & 1.45pm THU 23 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels PUBLIC PERFORMANCES LERWICK GARRISON THEATRE THU 24 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

7.30pm

INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£3.00 conc 01595 692114, www.shetlandarts.org

INFORMATION Tickets £4.00, also sold at the door 01343 814004, Pitgaveny Quay Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm www.thewarehousetheatre.co.uk www.neatshows.org LOSSIEMOUTH TOWN HALL SAT 22 MARCH 2.00pm ROBIN HOOD Major Mustard’s Travelling Show SAT 29 MARCH 2.00pm TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co INFORMATION Tickets £3.00, 01343 812016 Post Office, 56 High Street BUCKIE FESTIVAL @ THE BRITISH LEGION WED 26 MARCH 7.00pm THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES Puppet State Theatre Co THU 10 APRIL 2.00pm OLGA VOLT THE ELECTRIC FAIRY Shona Reppe Puppets BUCKIE BAPTIST CHURCH SAT 12 APRIL 11.00am GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS + OTHER TALES Kidgloves Puppets INFORMATION Tickets £3.00, Family & season tickets also available 01542 831116,Taylor Pharmacy 1 High Street FINDHORN UNIVERSAL HALL SAT 5 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION Tickets £5.00/£4.00 conc 01309 691170,The Park


ABERDEENSHIRE NORTH EAST ARTS TOURING @ STRATHDON LONACH HALL

WED 13 MARCH MARTHA Catherine Wheels

6.30pm

SAT 12 APRIL 6.30pm THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY Yugen Puppet Co INFORMATION Tickets £6.00/£4.00 conc 019756 51779 www.lonachhall.co.uk BANCHORY WOODEND BARN

TUE 18 MARCH 10.00am FINDERS KEEPERS Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

WED 2 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

SAT 12 APRIL THE TIN SOLDIER Storybox Theatre

2.00pm

INFORMATION Tickets £4.00, 01330 825431 Buy tickets online: www.thebooth.co.uk www.neatshows.org.uk www.woodendbarn.co.uk NEWTONHILL BETTRIDGE CENTRE

TUE 18 MARCH 11.00am OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets THU 27 MARCH 2.00pm CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

ABERDEENSHIRE

ABERDEEN

NEW DEER PUBLIC HALL FRI 28 MARCH 7.00pm OSCAR & THE QUEST FOR THE UNDERGROUND PRINCESS Mousetale Puppets

SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES WED 12 MARCH 10.00am MARTHA Catherine Wheels

INFORMATION Tickets £4.00, 01771 644217 Available from New Deer Chemist or Food For Thought www.neatshows.org

WED 16,THU 17 & FRI 18 APRIL 10.00am WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top

HATTON OF FINTRAY VILLAGE HALL

SAT 12 APRIL 2.00pm BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The Puppet Lab INFORMATION Tickets £4.00 www.thebooth.co.uk SCHOOLS EVENTS

MON 14 - WED 16 APRIL CALL OF THE LOON BIRD Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

MON 14 - WED 16 APRIL PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Angus Arts WED 16 - FRI 18 APRIL TWO CAN TOUCAN Folding Theatre Puppet Co WED 16 - FRI 18 APRIL THE PUPPET BASKET Flotsam & Jetsam

FRI 18, MON 21 & TUE 22 APRIL IQBAL THE CHILD WEAVER Sokobauno

FRI 18, MON 21 & TUE 22 APRIL PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP Zenwing Puppets

SAT 12 APRIL 2.00pm WILLIE THE WICKED WOLF Over The Top INFORMATION Tickets £4.00/£2.50 conc 01569 731230 www.neatshows.org

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