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March 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Newsletter

Here’s our March 2014 Newsletter. It’s been a long time since our last newsletter so see what we’ve been up to last few month and what we’re about to do including info about our upcoming tour, parades and our new street theatre tour booker!



Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreSunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 8:27pm
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreSunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 8:04pm
Our phoenix giant puppet rises! Brilliant day at Manchester Day Parade Walk the Plank 6 metres wing span, 6 metres long with a height to 3-5 metres but still moved very nicely! Made by Kathy and Andrew Kim with Gillian Burns Joana Feijó - Puppeteer, Maker, Performer and Flora Prince. Cart by Andy Spencer. Looked great with Handmade Parade festival flags by Kathy Kim.
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreThursday, June 20th, 2019 at 5:34pm
Wanna help perform our new giant puppet? We're short a couple of volunteers to help us in this Sunday's Manchester Day Parade 23 June and/or for the Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade on Sunday 30 June. Message or email us if you're interested.
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreTuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 7:35am
Giant sea monster puppet created for Charles Kingsley 200 Festival for "Andromeda" an opera by by Cyril Rootham based on a poem by Charles Kingsley which has not been performed since 1908. We performed 2 nights in the field where Kingsley had his writing hut with a chamber orchestra, 12 singers, soloists, 12 dancers and aerialists. Made by Kathy and Andrew Kim with help from Joana Feijó and Isobel Clayton.
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreFriday, June 14th, 2019 at 6:39pm
Here we go!

#Repost Charles Kingsley 200 ・・・
Cetus the Sea Monster - lovingly created by @thingumatheatre

Set to take centre-stage for the performance of Andromeda - the outdoor opera spectacular as part of the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Kingsley. Tonight (14th) and tomorrow (15th). Photo credit: @lucinda_sings who will also be starring.

More details about the #festival - ck200.live

#charleskingsley #charleskingsley200 #ck200 #puppets #giantpuppets #monster #performance #event #Eversley #Hampshire #opera #stories #storytelling #myths #legends #greek #heroes
Thingumajig Theatre
Thingumajig TheatreWednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 9:03pm
Big push this week finishing a sea monster giant puppet for Charles Kingsley 200 debut this Friday!


Sunday, June 16th, 2019 at 10:37am
Extraordinary gig: commissioned by @200Kingsley to create a #giantpuppet monster for an opera which has not been performed since 1908. Performed 2 nights with orchestra, singers, soloists, dancers and aerialists to the most appreciative audience. Photos by Peter Tipton https://t.co/o4at4POXCo ThingumaTheatre photo


  • Spring Ugly Ducking Tour

    We’re in full-on build mode here at Thingumajig for the debut tour of Ugly Duckling! The papier mache is flying, ducklings keep appearing out of nowhere, songs and script…

  • 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…

  • 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…