September 23, 2017

Moon & Sixpence Puppetry Blog

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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Promenade Festival

We’re off to the Promenade Festival in Tramore this weekend, where we will perform at 2:30pm on Sunday. The festival takes place along the prom of one of Ireland’s best known seaside towns. A packed weekend includes a spectacular air show and themed entertainment areas, including a “Puppet Street” on Strand Street, where the Moon […]

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Ennis Street Festival

We’re at the Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis today, as part of the Ennis Street Festival. The town is alive with all sorts of music and theatre and we’re delighted to be part of it. We’re performing our quirky version of Red Riding Hood at 4pm and 6pm – a performance for the young and […]

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