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Did Someone say DIY Puppet Disco?! with Amelia De-Felice

At Ovalhouse this half term we have found a much better use for newspaper than just reading it… we are going to make it come to life!

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Thu 16 Feb – Sun 19 Feb, 11:00am

Venue: Downstairs dance studio

You don’t need any experience; you just have to bring your curiosity. Puppetry is all about focus, teamwork and giving life to your imagination. So in a week that celebrates all things puppetry at Ovalhouse we are inviting kids (ages 5+) and their grown-up to join newspaper puppet wrangler and theatre maker Amelia De-Felice for a hands on, all newspaper, all sticky tape, all fantastical workshop.

Useful things to know about this workshop:

  • Due to the type of puppet we are making there can only be a maximum of two participating children per adult.
  • Please wear something comfortable that you can move freely in and don’t mind sitting on the floor with.
  • Grown-up teams of two are also welcome.
  • A small amount of haze might be used in this workshop for a very short time.

Workshop places £5 adults | £3 under 16s, including all materials

Book for Puppet Workshop & Bootworks show Frank Feelbad and pay just £12 adults | £10 child for both

  • Thu 16 Feb, 11:00am
  • Fri 17 Feb, 11:00am
  • Sat 18 Feb, 11:00am
  • Sun 19 Feb, 11:00am

Additional information

More about Amelia’s theatre company Exquisite Folly Theatre and workshops can be found at

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