Workshops for Children

Shadow Puppet Workshop

Explore light and colour by making and manipulating shadow puppets. In a relaxed and fun environment we encourage the creativity and imagination of the children. For ages 4 - 8 EYFS and KS1 and 2

Talking Bean Pot Workshop

Bring to life your very own talking bean puppet. Garlic Theatre will help you create your own colourful and unique character out of a peat pot. For ages 4 - 8 EYFS and KS1 and 2

Musical Notes Rod Puppet workshop

Bring to life your very own musical note rod puppet. Garlic Theatre will help you create your own colourful and unique character out of a musical note. For ages 4 - 8 EYFS and KS1 and 2

Make a Puppet in a Shoe workshop

Join us to create a world of creatures that live in shoes. Use your imagination to make your own puppet character with googly eyes and any number of arms or heads… For KS1 and 2

Mime workshop

Learn the techniques of tricking someone into believing that you are in a glass box, or leaning on a wall or pulling a rope that’s not there. For KS2

Puppet demonstration

Mark and Iklooshar demonstrate how to make and manipulate a collection of glove, rod, shadow and tabletop puppets.

Workshops for Adults

Mask and the puppet in performance

An introduction to playing the mask and an exploration of the techniques of manipulating puppets.

Mime workshop

Learn the techniques of tricking someone into believing that you are in a glass box, or leaning on a wall or pulling a rope that’s not there.

Mask Workshop

An introduction to physical theatre techniques using masks in a relaxed and playful environment.