29 March - 19 April 2014
Welcome to the UK's largest annual performing arts event for children!
Happy 30th Birthday Puppet Animation Scotland!
In 2014 the Puppet Animation Festival celebrates 30 years of bringing magical family performances, workshops and films from award winning companies, to communities across Scotland
This year’s programme features creative reimagining’s of classical childhood tales, immersive play with light and sound to delight the under 5s, animated box office hits and chances to create your own puppets and animation.
We’re delighted to be presenting a special programme of events at The Festival Theatre’s new Studio space in Edinburgh from 14th – 19th April, including a 30th Birthday party with Cinderella; as well as a feast of puppetry characters who'll be appearing at the Brunton Theatre and a range of community venues across the city
We have over a 150+ events planned at venues across Scotland so please explore our Whats On pages to find out what's on near you.
The Puppet Animation Festival offers children and their families opportunities to be transported to magical worlds of make-believe. Come to one of our many events and let your child take part in journies and adventures where they can unlock and explore their imaginations.
Over 20,000 people enjoy our events all over Scotland each year. We invite you to join the thousands of families heading out to venues across the country next year to experience the best of puppet theatre and animation.
You can see some of our #puppetsontour adventures in the slideshow below.