Craven District Council

Craven District Council

The Amazing Thing

A truly original story told with puppets, acting and live music. Fun, inspiration and delight for all the family.

Friday 16 February 2018 11:00 AM

£7.50

“As I was walking down the beach, one bright and sunny day,
I saw a great big wooden box, a-floating in the bay.
I pulled it in and opened it up, and there to my surprise,
I discovered a ...?..?..?... right before my eyes!”

What’s in the box? A strange and weird thing? Something terrible, or a thing of beauty?

Storyteller, Peter Grimm opens the box to find the ‘Thing’ that takes him on an unusual journey that weaves it’s way through a medley of well known Brother’s Grimm tales, to finally unlock his imagination and free his stories.

A truly original story told with puppets, acting and live music. Fun, inspiration and delight for all the family.

Suitability: 5+ and family,  duration: 50 minutes

A partnership with the Lempen Puppet Theatre Ccompany who tour their own unique brand of original stories told with puppets.

Imaginative, spellbinding, surprising and sometimes bonkers, Lempen focus on puppetry, storytelling, light, music and a journey that takes the audience there and back again.

Based in North Yorkshire, but touring nationally and internationally Liz and Daniel Lempen are also the Artistic Directors for Skipton International Puppet Festival

We are inspired to make theatre by Myth and Folklore, crazy characters, what makes us laugh and what we care about. We aim to produce quality productions for family audiences that connect the real world to the world of imagination