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October 2014

Autumn 2014 Tour

We’re off!  A 28-venue tour of “A November Day”, which follows a woman’s discovery of the story of her grandfather, a survivor of WW1. The show was created in 2008 in association with the Imperial War Museum North. We toured it this spring and thanks to our fantastic tour booker, Makin Projects, we have an exciting autumn tour throughout the UK starting with a couple of shows at the Jersey Opera House!

See more info and tour schedule HERE.

To see what we’ve been up to so far this year, see our Oct 2014 Newsletter.

Hope to see you your nearest venue!

Hamburg

We had a fantastic time bringing a larger team of artists to Hamburg to be a part of the STAMP Festival Parades. STAMP is a weekend street festival which is famous for their street parades. It’s a huge affair with a combination of processional street acts from around Europe and several part community part professional groups from nearby and throughout Germany.

We performed in 2 parades: Jellish for the night parade and Sun Birds for the day parade.

They were supper long parades (about 2 hours each) but the crowds were very enthusiastic and the team of 7 artist we brought really stepped up to the challenge.

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Thingumajig TheatreSaturday, December 16th, 2017 at 1:43pm
We're taking some time off for the holidays but we are looking forward to our next project in Jan/Feb: Giant puppet workshop near Prague!
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Thingumajig TheatreTuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 4:13pm
Had a lovely time giving a talk on puppets at Touchstone Rochdale today!
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Thingumajig TheatreFriday, November 10th, 2017 at 7:53am
Bringing back our WW1 story for Remembrance Day tomorrow—friends near Oldham, hope to see you there.
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Thingumajig TheatreTuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:14pm
Lovely day teaching #puppetry movement at LIPA Liverpool. 8 new #puppeteers!
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Thingumajig TheatreMonday, October 2nd, 2017 at 12:09pm
Big weekend: Thingumajig Theatre turned 11 years old this weekend--what better way than working flat out at one of our favourite puppet festivals, the Skipton Puppet Festival? We performed Ugly Duckling on Saturday (sold out!) and Kit and Caboodle on Sat and Sun to the most enthusiastic crowds you can ever hope for--and waved a flag and danced on stilts for the Handmade Parade puppet parade. Plus saw some inspiring puppet shows and had a chance to hang out with puppeteer friends old and new from all over the UK and Europe. Exhausted but exhilarated! Thanks Daniel Lempen and Liz Lempen and all the team for an amazing festival! Photo by Craig Shaw.
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