Ennis Street Festival

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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 […]

Returning to The Source

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Ireland’s travelling marionette theatre are returning to their roots – or to “The Source” – when we will be part of the Family Fun Day at The Source Arts Centre and Library in Thurles on Saturday, 20th June 2015. We hope to bring a traditional fairytale to life when the Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre […]

PSNI Arrest Wolf

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland took the opportunity to arrest the Big Bad Wolf at our recent performance of Red Riding Hood at the Irish Open Golf Championship in Newcastle, Co Down. Constable Ward and Inspector Peters were quick to recognise the wolf as a suspicious character, saving Granny from the wolf’s evil plan!

Áras Performance 2014

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The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is delighted to return to Áras an Uachtaráin on Saturday, 20th December 2014 for our annual visit as part of President & Mrs Higgins’ Christmas party. Some 200 children from across the country join President Higgins and his wife Sabina for the official lighting of the Christmas tree in the […]

Halloween Treats!

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The Moon & Sixpence had a busy – but very enjoyable – Halloween, with shows in various parts of the country. It was wonderful to see the interest in live family-oriented performance, taking place in some great venues. Ireland’s traveling marionette theatre was in Longford, as part of the Aisling Children’s Arts Festvial, where we […]

Aisling Children’s Festival

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The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is delighted to be performing as part of the Aisling Children’s Arts Festival in Longford on Wednesday, 22nd October 2014. Ireland’s travelling marionette theatre will visit St Joseph’s Primary School in Longford town in the afternoon and appear in the Backstage Theatre that evening. The Aisling Children’s Arts Festival was founded […]

Maxol Ballincollig

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The Moon and Sixpence Puppet Theatre had a great time at the recent Family Fun Day in Ballincollig to celebrate the opening of the new Maxol service station and Moreish Cafe. Cork Hurling Legend, Jimmy Barry Murphy, did the honours by cutting the official ribbon. The Cork Manager took time out to say hello to […]

Preparing for Autumn…

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  Pat puts the final touches to a makeover of the marionette stage as we prepare for our Autumn season. The Irish weather means that we will have less use for our outdoor fit-up and concentrate on school visits and theatre-based performances. We’re looking forward to the shift in focus, but we still have a […]