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 […]

Westport Festival

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  The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre had a blast at the Westport Festival of Music & Food on 28th and 29th June 2014. The Westport Festival is an annual two day boutique family friendly entertainment extravaganza, set in the picturesque 400-acre grounds of Westport House. The historic house and estate is located in the heart of […]

Áras Performance

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The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre was delighted to provide the entertainment for children invited to Áras an Uachtaráin at Christmas. Some 200 children from across the country joined President Higgins and his wife Sabina for the official lighting of the Christmas tree in the garden of Áras an Uachtaráin on 8th & 15th December. The lucky […]

Red Riding Hood

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Our marionette version of Red Riding Hood has gone down a storm with junior primary schools across the country. Younger children never tire of hearing their favourite fairy tale – even better when it has been subjected to the “Moon & Sixpence” effect, featuring their own teachers! This version of the ever-loved story, complete with […]

We’re back…

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After a break of over twenty years, the Moon and Sixpence Puppet Theatre has been relaunched on an unsuspecting world! The summer months of 2012 were spent designing and building a new stage, updating our sound and lighting systems to 21st Century standards and renovating our 200 marionettes. We look forward to returning to the […]