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World on a String at Chadstone Shopping Centre

As a part of the ‘World on a String’ festival at Chadstone Shopping Centre, Trash Puppets will be running workshops and roving with our favourite Trash creations!

When: September 22nd - 30th
Time: Everyday 10am - 1pm

Be sure to also catch the amazing marionette theatre on the Saturdays! Trash Puppets co-founder Jhess Knight is performing and helped create the show.

For more details check out the Chadstone Shopping Centre Website.


 
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The Doveton Show

Trash Puppets is coming to the Doveton Show! We'll be running workshops throughout the day and performing with our roving puppets.

When: 23 September 2018, 10 am – 4pm
Where: 182 Kidds Road, Doveton

The Doveton Show is a low-cost family friendly alternative to the Melbourne Show, run by volunteers and supported by local businesses and the City of Casey Council. Each year the Doveton Show brings 27,000+ people to Myuna Farm in Doveton for this one day event.

The show has many rides, animals, stalls, show bags and other attractions, all for a one dollar entry.


MLive's Rainbow Vomit

 

When: Wednesday 11 July, 2018 

Rainbow Vomit is an interactive, eye-popping performance that will delight the entire family. Audience members are invited to watch the performance through their own pair of kaleidoscopic fireworks glasses.

Following the performance, audiences will be welcomed further into the technicolour world of Rainbow Vomit to explore the set, meet the dancers and play on the stage.

Trash Puppets will be running workshops 11am and 2pm.

 
 
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Island Whale Festival

The Philip Island Whale Festival is a 3 day event that celebrates the annual whale migration and takes place July 6th - 8th.

With a weekend packed full of free or low cost activities right across the island. Whale spotting will of course be a highlight of this weekend, and visitors will have plenty of opportunities to do this from either land or sea.

Trash Puppets will be running workshops:

Friday July 6th: 1.30pm - 3.30pm

For more information check out their website:


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Festivals! 

Trash Puppets will be running workshops at the following events:

SATURDAY MARCH 17:

Parklea Pakenham Show, Trash Puppets drop-in puppet making workshop 10am-2pm (more info click here)

Twilight Sounds - Heidelberg, Trash Puppets drop-in puppet making workshop 5.30pm-9pm (more info click here)

SUNDAY MARCH 18:

Whittlesea Community Festival, Trash Puppets drop-in puppet making workshop 11am-3.30pm (more info click here)

Kids Arty Farty Fest - Heidelberg, Trash Puppets drop-in puppet making workshop plus roving puppets 10am-3pm (more info click here)

Party in the Park - McKinnon, Trash Puppets drop-in puppet making workshop 10am-4pm (more info click here)


Puppetry - A Crash Course for Beginners (Adults 16+)

Over eight weeks, learn the basics of puppetry, construction and manipulation, under the expert guidance of TP Creative Director, master puppeteer, Jhess Knight. Plus, walk away with your very own unique, fully functional puppet! 

When: Thursday Nights 6.30-8.30pm with sessions on March 15, 22 & 29, April 5, 12, 19 & 26, May 3 & 10

Where: Docklands Arts Collective on Wharf St, The District (previously Harbour Town) in Docklands.

Cost: $350

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Bookings essential! Limited places.

Other Details: Persons under the age of 18 must have written permission from a par

Parking: There is various 2-4hr Ticketed street parking around The District on Waterfront Way and Docklands Drive. The District also provides level parking for 2-3hrs @ $10.


School Holidays - Saturday Puppet Club

As term one of school ends, we will begin another round of our Saturday Puppet Club! 

Every Saturday of the school holidays, we are giving you the opportunity to come into our world and make your very own TRASH PUPPET! Under our expert guidance, over a two hour workshop, we will teach you all the things you need to know to make your own puppet.

When: 10:30am - 12:30pm, with sessions on March 31, April 7 & 14

Where: Docklands Arts Collective on Wharf St, The District (previously Harbour Town) in Docklands.

Cost: $10 per participant - book online below to guarantee your place!

Other Details: Our recommendation on age is 5+, however if younger, we recommend a parental buddy to team up with them! - Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult during the workshop.

Parking: There is various 2-4hr Ticketed street parking around The District on Waterfront Way and Docklands Drive. The District also provides level parking for 2-3hrs @ $10.

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