Norwich Puppet Theatre is one of only a handful of theatres in England dedicated to the art of puppetry. For 38 years the Theatre has welcomed leading UK and international puppetry companies...

Norwich Puppet Theatre
St James, Whitefriars Norwich NR3 1TN
Norwich

Norwich Puppet Theatre


Norwich Puppet Theatre is one of only a handful of theatres in England dedicated to the art of puppetry. For 38 years the Theatre has welcomed leading UK and international puppetry companies to its stage and created new productions for early year’s audiences, families and children.

Recent Norwich Puppet Theatre productions include The Tinderbox, Pied Piper and Rumpelstiltskin. Norwich Puppet Theatre offers an extensive programme of workshops and training opportunities both at the Theatre and in the community.

Find us at...

  • Norwich Puppet Theatre
  • St James
  • Whitefriars
  • Norwich
  • NR3 1TN

Our family-friendly offer

Baby changing facilities, small shop selling a selection of drinks and snacks, designated 'all ages' performances so families with babies can attend, and a puppet playhouse to entertain children while they wait.


Accessibility

Norwich Puppet Theatre is wheelchair accessible however as a converted Medieval church there is some unevenness in the floor surface. Call the Box Office on 01603 629921 in advance of your visit for more information. A hearing induction loop system is available in the main auditorium. 


Our Online Events

  • FREE

    Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts and Revolting Rhymes

    09-Sep-2020 - 04-Dec-2020

    Enjoy something a little beastly, and just a bit revolting on the Online Puppet Theatre YouTube channel.

    5 - 16 years
    9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

    Norwich Puppet Theatre is one of only a handful of theatres in England dedicated to the art of puppetry. For 38 years the Theatre has welcomed leading UK and international puppetry companies...

    Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts and Revolting Rhymes
    , NR3 1TN

Our At-Home Activities

  • Make a Min Theatre - Part 4 (3D puppets)

    The final instalment is here! In our last Mini Theatres video, we show you how to make some egg box puppets. Make creative characters for your own fantastic puppet shows.

    4 - 16 years
    Age Friendly
  • Make a Mini Theatre - Part 3 (paper puppets)

    It's the third video of our mini theatres make - time to start thinking about characters! In this video we show you some very simple ways to make 2D paper puppets.

    4 - 16 years
    Age Friendly
  • Make a Mini Theatre - Part 2

    Learn how to make everything you need to create your own mini theatre at home.

    4 - 16 years
    Age Friendly
  • Make a Mini Theatre - Part 1

    Learn how to make everything you need to create your own mini puppet theatre at home. In this first video we show you how to make the front arch of the theatre.

    4 - 16 years
    Age Friendly
  • Make a paper bird puppet

    Learn how to make paper bird puppets. From spring chickens to birds of paradise - the decoration is up to you!

    3 - 12 years

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