Bristol Festival of Puppetry

The strings attached festival

  • Theatre
  • Festivals

Welcome to Bristol’s biennial celebration of all things animated on stage and screen. Produced by Puppet Place, this ten day international event in September showcases the very best in cutting edge puppetry from around the world. 

Expect a bold and eclectic programme that encompasses film and performance, the traditional and experimental, featuring puppet creations of all sizes and a huge range of styles and techniques. 

There are opportunities for professional practitioners and enthusiasts to engage in debate, networking and masterclasses, plus an extensive programme of free shows and activities for all to enjoy. 

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