Our upcoming events are listed below, you can also follow us on Facebook or Twitter for news and updates.

Our latest show:

The Vote (ages 8+)
Suffrage! Trousers! Panic! Puppets!

   

Join us for a family friendly interactive romp through the history of women’s fight to obtain the vote, and meet the men and women who stood in their way. See caricatures of gender brought to life then pulled apart before your very eyes and get in on the action as audience members are invited to become protesters, scenery, and soundtrack. Enjoy a rare combination of playful puppets and pummeling the patriarchy that will leave you raring to get out and fight injustice yourself!

Suitable for ages 8+ to adult

Friday 27 July 2018, (Time TBC)
Sunken Garden, Attlee Terrace Estate, Prospect Hill, Walthamstow E17 3EQ
(no ticket required, just turn up)

Saturday 29 September, 2pm (click for tickets)
Mirth, Marvel and Maud, 186 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4QH

More dates to be added soon!


Our summer workshops and masterclass:

Miniature Movie Heroes: Shadow Theatre Workshop (ages 5-11)

Create a tiny shadow hero from your favourite film! From Star Wars to The Wizard of Oz, Moana to The Incredibles, children will discover the simple yet effective world of shadow puppetry and take home their own mini-theatre and puppets to continue the fun.

Monday 23 July, 10am – 12.30pm, Roger Ascham Primary School, Wigton Rd, E17 5HU
Wednesday 25 July , 1.30pm – 4pm, Woodside Primary Academy, Barrett Rd, E17 3ND
Tuesday 31 July, 1.30pm – 4pm , St Marys RC Primary School, Station Road, E4 7BJ
Wednesday 1 August , 10am – 12.30pm, Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Avenue, E4 9PJ
Tuesday 7 August, 10am – 12.30pm, Buxton School, Terling Close, E11 3NT
Friday 10 August , 1.30pm – 4pm, George Tomlinson Primary School, Harrington Road, E11 4QN
Wednesday 15 August , 10am – 12.30pm, Chapel End Infants School, 4 Roberts Road, E17 4LS
Wednesday 15 August , 1.30pm – 4pm Coppermill Primary School, Edward Road, E17 6PB
Tuesday 21 August , 10am – 12.30pm, Greenleaf Primary School, 80 Greenleaf Road, E17 6QW
Thursday 23 August , 1.30pm – 4pm, Edinburgh Primary School, 97 Queens Rd, E17 8QR

Mythical Marionettes (ages 5-11)

Dragon, unicorn, mermaid, werewolf… What mythical creature will you turn into a puppet of your own? Create marionette puppets with an easy to operate string mechanism then develop and practice your own fantastical story!

Thursday, 26 July, 10am – 12.30pm, Chapel End Infants School, 4 Roberts Road, E17 4LS
Thursday, 26 July, 1.30pm – 4pm, Coppermill Primary School, Edward Road, E17 6PB
Tuesday, 31 July, 10am – 12.30pm, Roger Ascham Primary School, Wigton Rd, E17 5HU
Wednesday, 1 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, Woodside Primary Academy, Barrett Rd, E17 3ND
Wednesday, 8 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, St Marys RC Primary School, Station Road, E4 7BJ
Friday, 10 August, 10am – 12.30pm, Roger Ascham Primary School, Wigton Rd, E17 5HU
Wednesday, 15 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, George Tomlinson Primary School, Harrington Road, E11 4QN
Monday, 20 August, 10am – 12.30pm, Roger Ascham Primary School, Wigton Rd, E17 5HU
Tuesday, 21 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, Coppermill Primary School, Edward Road, E17 6PB
Wednesday, 22 August, 10am – 12.30pm, Buxton School, Terling Close, E11 3NT

The Quest for Fafnir the Dragon (ages 5+)

Enter a world of Vikings, Dragons and Treasure on a quest to defeat the dragon. This immersive theatre experience will introduce children to puppetry and drama through play and exploration as they become a character, work as a team, training to become brave warriors, solving riddles and finding clues along the way.

Thursday, 9 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, St Marys RC Primary School, Station Road, E4 7BJ
Wednesday, 22 August, 1.30pm – 4pm, Edinburgh Primary School, 97 Queens Rd, E17 8QR
Wednesday, 25 July, 10am – 12.30pm, Buxton School, Terling Close, E11 3NT
Thursday, 16 August, 10am – 12.30pm, Chapel End Infants School, 4 Roberts Road, E17 4LS

Second Act: Theatre and Art Activism Masterclass (ages 11-16)

Make your voice heard! Discover how art can be used to create powerful messages and influence change with our 4 day art activism masterclass. From theatre to puppetry to visual art, you’ll craft your message and your masterpiece to tell your story about the issues you care about, and develop your creative skills along the way. Open to all – no previous experience art or theatre experience is required, just enthusiasm and commitment!

Monday 30 July – Thursday 2 August, 10am-3pm each day
Walthamstow Quaker Meeting House, 1A Jewel Road, Walthamstow, E17 4QU

Places are free but space is limited so booking is essential: www.bit.ly/theatreartactivism