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Gods, Myths & Monsters - Shadow Puppet Workshop

Gods, Myths & Monsters - Shadow Puppet Workshop

'Gods, Myths & Monsters' Shadow Puppet Workshop with Jonathan Hayter 


Suitable for age 7 and up

Duration 3 hours


An exciting opportunity to bring your imagination to life in this creative shadow puppet workshop run by experienced professional puppeteer and artist, Jonathan Hayter.


'Gods, Myths &Monsters' promises to be an exciting encounter with the process of shadow puppet making. Jonathan will guide participants through a simple and effective creative process to design, make and perform with your own shadow puppet.


What is your idea of a 'god', or a 'myth', or a 'monster'?

Drawing heavily on the Greek myths, the workshop will start with the story of Theseus and the Minotaur - the half-bull, half-human creature locked in the legendary labyrinth.


You can explore the idea for a character that you think might also inhabit the darkened tunnels of the Labyrinth. Maybe it’s a monster or is it a God?  Either way, you can make it here!


At the end of the workshop you can bring your creature to life on the shadow screen with a suitable musical accompaniment.


More information can be found here.


Limited availability and pre booking is essential.

Cost of workshop covers all materials needed.

There will also be two additional DBS cleared, assistants who will be on hand to help where needed.

Please have a drink and snack to bring to the workshop.


This event has been made possible by Villages in Action and we thank them for their sponsorship.


Cost of the Workshop is £15

Price includes £1 booking charge.

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Monday 23 Aug 202110:00am Book Now