Scarlet Oak Theatre present The Zoo That Comes To You

Event Date: 
17/10/2021 - 12:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

A joyous puppet show inviting people of all ages to join the conversation about animal conservation.

After what has been a strange year for education and the arts industry, Jasmine Orchard and Lucia d’Inverno are as determined as ever to use theatre to educate and entertain. Combining their experience as professional performers with their work as mentors and facilitators of young people, this company designs their work to be engaging and accessible to children and their grownups. Scarlet Oak Theatre are bringing their new show to The Exeter Phoenix as part of Exeter Fringe...

Odd Socks - free puppetmaking for Easter

Event Date: 
29/03/2016 - 10:30am to 05/04/2016 - 4:00pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

2 days of free sock-puppet making for kids. Tue 29 March & Tue 5 April, 2016. Main gallery. 10.30-12.30 & 1.30 - 4pm. FREE Free family drop-in workshops this Easter holiday. Transform material into unusual alien creatures. As part of our main exhibition about recycling textiles ('Make it OK'), you will create a puppet who can star in a mini movie and patch up our planet! Hand stitch, animate - and laugh! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in. No need to book. 01626 832223 www.crafts.org.uk

The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs

Event Date: 
28/03/2015 - 2:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

A shadow puppetry play for adults and children

The Clockwork Moth bring you the finest shadow puppetry in the west in a timeless saga for all ages. Feast your senses on this little known Grimms take, performed to a striking live musical score. A teenage boy, believed to have been born lucky, embarks on a journey to the underworld and back. Enter a brutal King, a deathly ferryman, a narcissistic Lucifer and a host of wise women, curses, incantations and courtly delights. This is Grimms darkness at its best. Recommended for over 7s.

Performances at 2pm and 7pm


Puppetcraft present Monkey!

Event Date: 
31/10/2014 - 11:30am
The Exeter Daily Auditorium, Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter

A puppet show for the whole family… perfect for ages 4+

The birth and comic adventures of a fantastical superhero. 
Stunning string puppets, antique shadow puppets and live music.
 A full theatrical puppet show.

Monkey is the main comic character in China’s great classic story Journey to the West, and is still one of the world’s most popular folk heroes, even after hundreds of years. Hatched from a stone egg the mischievous Monkey can fly on a cloud, turn invisible and transform into anything…!
 PuppetCraft tell the story of the much loved trickster and super-hero Monkey...