Category Archives: Festivals

All the outdoor events and festivals we attend and work at.

Puppet making Workshops at Fairbridge Festival 2017

Wonderful puppets were made by the children of Fairbridge this year, recycling and making simple rod puppets for play and story telling… Lots of imagination and lots of play with the ‘angry girlfriend’ and the ‘sad boyfriend’ puppets, amongst many … Continue reading

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Thurtinkle at Fairbridge Festival 2017

Thurtinkle was all done up and ready for some super storytelling down with the children at the 25th Fairbridge festival, Pinjarra, Western Australia. Over the weekend, he entertained young and old with his stories of far, far, away. it was … Continue reading

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Glitter Trees at Glastonbury

Making sparkly saplings for the Kidzfield at Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm 2016 the DNA crew ran workshops everyday in the Kidzfield with hundreds of children. Sarah Nixon, DNA’s education workshop artist with Jon Nixon and Rachel Riggs made  decorations with … Continue reading

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DNA’s Tom Thumb at Glastonbury Festival 2016, the King attends!

Remembering a fantastic Glastonbury, DNA puppetry have been performing there since 1993 and we love it! For years we had the Puppets a Go Go! tent in the theatre field, now we happily love playing our latest production in the … Continue reading

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Puppetry in the UK

a round up of UK puppetry 2015 Continue reading

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Thurtinkle’s Fairy Tales at Little Feet Childrens Festival

Rachel writes – Thurtinkle had a wonderful time performing at the Little Feet Childrens Festival in Joondalup, Perth, Western Australia last weekend. With Amity Culver presenting, we had fantastic audiences, and inbetween shows had the DNA fairy puppets making magic … Continue reading

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Incredible Iran! Cloud Child at the 22nd Hamedan’s children & Young Adult’s International Theatre Festival

   ‘There is a House in paradise called Happiness, and one wont be let in , unless he has made children laugh’             Prophet Mohammed. Rachel Riggs writes – Ive just recently returned from a trip to perform ‘Cloud Child’ in … Continue reading

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