The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is committed to operating in a professional manner and to the provision of children’s and family entertainment and education to the best possible standards.
To this end, we try to meet our responsibilities in all our activities and have a variety of elements in place to assist us in ensuring that we continue to meet these standards. We try to operate to standards of best practice on a variety of fronts and have developed a range of policies to guide us in this regard.
Public Liability Insurance:
The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre holds current public liability insurance cover to the value of €6.5 million to meet our indoor and outdoor performances across the island of Ireland. A copy of this insurance policy is available on request.
The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is committed to working in accordance with the provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and other associated legislation. The theatre has developed a comprehensive safety statement, in line with our obligations, and is regularly reviewed and updated as the need arises. A copy of this safety statement is available on request.
Child Protection Policy:
The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is committed to a child-centred approach to our work with children and young people. The welfare of any child or young person who is taking part in, or observing, a workshop or performance, is paramount. We undertake to provide a safe environment and experience, where the welfare of the child / young person is paramount. We adhere to the recommendations of Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children, published by the Department of Health and Children. A copy of our Child Protection Policy is available on request, as are Garda Vetting Certificates for each of our puppeteers.
Taxation & Statutory Obligations:
Ireland’s travelling marionette theatre is tax compliant, including registration for, and returns of, income tax and VAT. A tax clearance certificate is available where necessary.