Puppet Making Course

Learn to make a beautiful tabletop puppet that can be manipulated by one person.

3 x 7 hours Class size 1 to 6     label £400 - £550 (£550 per guest when you book for 1 guest, £400 for 2+ guests)
Discover the joy of puppet making with a fully immersive tabletop puppet making experience in Wembley. Whether you're an experienced puppet maker or a complete beginner, this mixed-level course offers a fun and creative way to learn the art of puppetry. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to design and build your own tabletop puppet from scratch, including the face, hands, and clothes if you choose an extended course.
This experience is designed to be comfortable and welcoming, whether you're a seasoned maker or taking your first steps into the world of puppetry. Our expert instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you feel confident and safe using the provided tools. You'll learn how to take your design from paper to a fully realized puppet, and gain valuable skills in puppet construction and making along the way.
The experience runs at your own pace, allowing you to work intensively and try to finish your puppet during the course, or take your time and savor the process. With an average completion time of three days for the basic puppet structure, the course can be tailored to your objectives and schedule.
All tools and materials are provided, so you can focus on unleashing your creativity without worrying about sourcing supplies. And to keep you energized throughout the day, complimentary tea, coffee, juice, and biscuits will be available.
By the end of the experience, you'll have not only gained new knowledge and skills in puppet making but also a beautiful tabletop puppet to take home. This transformational experience will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a newfound passion for the world of puppetry.
The average time to make the basic puppet structure if you are having one to one tuition would be three days.
Please note: The course duration shown is just a guideline - how many days your course lasts is up to you, please discuss your objectives when booking.
You can take the course at your own pace, whether you decide to work intensively and try to finish the puppet structure over your course is up to you.
Days usually run from 11am – 6pm with up to an hour’s break for lunch.
What you'll get
  • All materials and tools to make a tabletop puppet to take home with you.
  • Tea, coffee and juice throughout the day.
Session repeats

After the first session, subsequent sessions can be arranged with the teacher, at a time that suits you.

Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or hen do.

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Wembley, London

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PuppetSoup offer a wide variety of workshops for the puppet enthusiast as well as the theatre professional.
We offer puppetry courses for adults, children and people of all abilities.
We provide online as well as face to face tuition for individuals, groups, schools, universities, adult learners and those wishing to progress their professional puppetry or theatre career.
We can offer puppetry courses and classes spanning from one hour to several weeks of intensive professional training.

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