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Puppet Making

Puppet Making
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19 Feb 2019 10am - 3pm

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Leeds City Museum

Millenium Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8BH

Make a puppet, learn how to play with it, take it home with you. With inspiration from Michael Morpurgo’s animal stories and using everyday, throwaway materials, you will make your own string puppet. Puppeteer Diana will show you how to move your puppet to bring it to life and show its character.

For all ages from 5 years. Children to be accompanied by an adult. All materials will be provided. First come first served tickets on the day for workshops at 10.15am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2pm. Limited availability.

 Explore the Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories exhibition. An Exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books.

 Sponsored by and run in partnership with the Grammar School at Leeds.

Photo credit: Black Cat Theatre Company

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Tickets are not available before the day. Tickets will be handed out first come first served on the day of the event.

Wheelchair Access

The whole building is accessible by wheelchair and buggy. Interactives and displays are set at a variety of heights. For further access information, visit

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