Puppet Place

Tel: 0117 929 3593,
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Website: http://www.puppetplace.org (opens in new tab)

Puppet Place is your hub for all things animated on stage and film in the UK. We are dedicated to sharing our passion for puppetry and animation with the wider public and supporting artists and professionals working with these artforms. Our building, on Bristol’s Harbourside, is home to a community of resident companies and artists working in puppetry, animation and the creative sector more widely. We support the greater puppetry and creative sector through residencies, networking and training.

For the public we run events, workshops and activities in Bristol and beyond, including the internationally recognised, Bristol Festival of Puppetry.

Puppet Place is your hub for all things animated on stage and film in the UK. We are dedicated to sharing our passion for puppetry and animation with the wider public and supporting artists and professionals working with these artforms. Our building, on Bristol’s Harbourside, is home to a community of resident companies and artists working in puppetry, animation and the creative sector more widely. We support the greater puppetry and creative sector through residencies, networking and training.

We currently have 3 new spaces available for resident artists and we are looking to increase our community of Associate Artists. 

We have a Rehearsal Studio, Bench Space – a dedicated area (approx 3m x 5m) within our communal studio and Desk space for hire.

For the public we run events, workshops and activities in Bristol and beyond, including the internationally recognised, Bristol Festival of Puppetry.

Spaces

Puppet Place Fabrication Studio

Puppet Place offers a dedicated workbay (approx 3m x 5m) within our communal studio including access to tools such as pillar drill, bandsaw and belt sander, extraction booth for spray paints, resins and adhesives. This space is ideal for larger builds that require a messy environment. This space is available for short term hires via our Associate Artists Scheme

Puppet Place Rehearsal Studio

Puppet Place has a small rehearsal studio available, located in central Bristol. Basic Details as follows: Usable dimensions: approx 4.6m (width) x 7m (length) x 3.3m (height). Easy access with tea and coffee facilities and a loo. Good access for vehicles Partial Black out available The space is suitable for rehearsals and workshops, also for meetings up to 25 people. This space is also available in conjunction with our fabrication studio – ideal for companies who make props and puppets as they go, or need to make alterations to sets during rehearsals. Discounts are available for Puppet Place Associate Artists.