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The Monkstown International Puppet Festival builds on the legacy of Monkstown as the spiritual home of puppetry in Ireland. Next weekend, on Saturday 21 September 2019, the inaugural festival will showcase the world of puppetry from both Ireland and abroad in the famous streets and venues of Monkstown, Co. Dublin, with a wide range of family- and adult-themed performances, events, and workshops.

The festival office, where puppeteers can meet in the evening and ticket holders or public can get more information, will be located in Café du Journal, on The Crescent, in Monkstown.

You can see a list of the performers here.

You can book tickets here.

 

 

Schedule - Saturday 21st September

12:00 Wanderly Wagon – Monkstown village square (until 10pm) [ free event]

13:00 Punch & Judy Show – Monkstown village square [free event]
Hot Water Bottle Theatre Company “Good Morning Mr. Moon” – Knox Hall
click here to buy tickets for “Good Morning Mr Moon”

14:00 Lambert Puppet Theatre - Monkstown Parish Churchmipf2

click here to buy tickets for the Lambert Puppet Theatre

14:30 Hot Water Bottle Theatre Company “Good Morning Mr. Moon” – Knox Hall

click here to buy tickets for “Good Morning Mr Moon”

15:00 Punch & Judy Show – Elephant & Castle restaurant
Nigel Plaskitt & Louise Gold Workshop - Purty Kitchen (Festival Club)

15:30 Karromato - Monkstown Parish Church

click here to buy tickets for Korromato

16:00 Hot Water Bottle Theatre Company “Good Morning Mr. Moon” – Knox Hall

click here to buy tickets for “Good Morning Mr Moon”

16:30 Punch & Judy Show – Monkstown village square [free event]

17:15 Animism – Monkstown Parish Church

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17:30 Hot Water Bottle Theatre Company “Good Morning Mr. Moon” – Knox Hall

click here to buy tickets for “Good Morning Mr Moon”

19:00 Kettle Fish “Power Embodied” – Monkstown village square [free event]

20:00 Nigel Plaskitt & Louise Gold Talk - Purty Kitchen (Festival Club) [over 18s]

21:00 Fur City – Purty Kitchen (Festival Club) [over 18s]

 

Monkstown International Puppet Festival Facebook page here.mipf 5

Monkstown International Puppet Festival Twitter page here.

Monkstown International Puppet Festival Instagram here.

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This fantastic event is supported and sponsored by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and IADT.

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