Magipup Festival

The Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre's annual Magipup Festival will keep everyone entertained over October Half Term!

Magipup Festival

About Magipup Festival

SHOWS AND WORKSHOPS WITH MAGIC AND PUPPETS. KEEPING YOU ENTERTAINED AND CREATIVE ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE OCTOBER HOLIDAYS!

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October: MY SHADOW AND ME
2pm
Chaplinesque comedy and ingeniously inspired shadow theatre, all in the hands....quite literally….of puppeteer Drew Colby. How many animals can you count in one show in this delightfully imaginative and fun adventure?

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October: DO YOU HAVE A SHADOW AFTER SHOW WORKSHOP
3pm - £3
Do you have a shadow? The answer is “YES” because everyone does! What can you make with your shadow? Can you make YOU? Can you make a worm…a butterfly? Join the after show workshop with Drew Colby, learn how to make hand shadow puppets!

Monday 15th October: GHOST SHADOWS
10.30am - £6.50
Make a shadow puppet for Halloween; a skeleton, a ghost or a witch and then tell a ghostly shadowy story on the shadow screen. Of course, you don't have to make a Halloween character at all – you can make anything your imagination can think of – an elephant with a swinging trunk, a mermaid with a swishing tail, or even a giant whale! The puppets will look great too as Halloween decorations in your window as the nights draw in.

Monday 15th October: MY SHADOW AND ME
2pm & 7pm
Chaplinesque comedy and ingeniously inspired shadow theatre, all in the hands....quite literally….of puppeteer Drew Colby. How many animals can you count in one show in this delightfully imaginative and fun adventure?

Monday 15th October: DO YOU HAVE A SHADOW AFTER SHOW WORKSHOP
3pm - £3
Do you have a shadow? The answer is “YES” because everyone does! What can you make with your shadow? Can you make YOU? Can you make a worm…a butterfly? Join the after show workshop with Drew Colby, learn how to make hand shadow puppets!

Tuesday 16th October: THE MAGIC CIRCUS
2pm
VENUE: MACKINTOSH QUEEN’S CROSS, 870 GARSCUBE RD. G20 7EL. BOOKING THROUGH SMPC WEBSITE
Roll up, roll up, Magic Den presents The Magic Circus, an exciting, fun, fast-paced and colourful magic show for all the family. Everyone from 3-93 is sure to love this interactive show, so get in early as you could be a star in Den’s Magic Circus.

Wednesday 17th October: THAT’S THE WAY TO DO IT
2pm
Fun for all the family with Scott Lovat’s Magic and Punch & Judy show, that’s the way to do it! Will Mr Punch be up to his usual tricks? Will Judy sort him out? Scott will entertain all the family with his medley of magic tricks, not forgetting the other stars of the show, Benjamin the Rabbit and Scott’s audience helpers.

Thursday 18th October: THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
10AM / 11AM & 1PM / 2 PM / 3PM
Take your seat in a delightful Cheltenham Ford Caravan Theatre seating 12-14 as Hamelin Town in Brunswick is overrun by rats……when a stranger with a whistle comes to the rescue! Every show booking includes a Colour-in, Cut-out, puppet or mask from the cafe which is also open all day refreshments and puppet/mask making without a show £1.50.

Friday 19th October: FUNKY MASKS
10.30am - £6.50
Learn to build a helmet-style mask in card to fit your own head. Have great fun designing and decorating your own mask from all the materials. What will your mask be?

Friday 19th October: FUNKY BALLOONS
2pm - £6.50
A great fun family workshop with lots of laughter along the way as you learn to balloon model and try your hand at making animals and flowers, with Alex the Magician. Go home with a few extra balloons to keep practicing, having learned some tricks of the trade.

Saturday 20th October: THE FANTASTICALLY FUNNY MAGIC SHOW
2pm
Guaranteed to make you laugh, don’t miss Gary Dunn’s amazing comedy magic show for all the family! “Fantastic kids loved him and so did the parents”. Kevin Murray

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Magipup Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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