September 22, 2018

Moon & Sixpence Puppetry Blog

Visit to St Oliver Plunkett NS

“Both children and teachers were thoroughly enchanted by your magical performance. The characters were hilarious and the intricacy of the movement of the marionettes really captivated the audience. We are already thinking about when we can book you next.” – a wonderful response from St Oliver Plunkett National School, following our recent visit.

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New Brochures!

Delighted with our new brochures – winging their way to Primary Schools across the country. Many thanks to JayCee Print for their speedy turnaround and excellent finish.

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Macnas Dublin Parade

Macnas combine puppetry, theatre and pageant to create a unique Irish experience… The company will perform in Dublin’s Henry Street at 5:30pm on Monday, 31st October 2106 as part of the Bram Stoker Festival. Why not watch the parade when going home from Moon & Sixpence’s marionette performances at the Phoenix Park at 2pm and […]

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Jacqueline & the Beanstalk at Phoenix Park

Ireland’s travelling marionette theatre, The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre, present “Jacqueline & the Beanstalk” at the Phoenix Park visitors Centre. Marionette performances are at 2pm & 3:30pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 31st October 2016. Each performance lasts 45 minutes and admission is free. “Jacqueline and the Beanstalk” is a re-telling of the classic story […]

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Summer 2015

Ireland’s travelling marionette theatre, The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre, had a busy summer with performances at festivals, events and libraries across the country. Included in our journey were performances at the Irish Open Golf Championships, the Ennis Street Festival, the Harvest Festival in Waterford, the Promenade Festival in Tramore, and Terryglas Arts Festival. We also […]

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Bullock’s Royal Marionettes: Dublin 1878

On this month… September 1878 saw a visit to Dublin by Bullock’s Royal Marionettes, who performed, at 3pm and 8pm daily, in the Rotunda’s Concert Rooms (now the Ambassador Cinema) in Dublin. An Irish Times review, 24th September 1878, reads: “The Royal Marionettes, or Puppets, are wonderful things in their way. Many of them are […]

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