What’s On at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Pips and Panda at the North Pole

Pips and Panda at the North Pole Pips and Panda find one of Santa’s toy sacks. They hear noises coming from inside – what do you think they found? You’ll have to come and see! As usual there are lots of songs to join in. Meet Santa, Rudolph, plus Pips and Panda’s new friends in this special Christmas puppet show. Information This puppet show is another entry in our series of Pips and Panda productions, specially designed by the Purves Puppets company for young children up to 7 years. Like…


Cinderella A great panto for all the family. Did you know that Cinderella had a little mouse called Timothy? And that the two silly Ugly Sisters had a nasty cat called Cornelius? Oh yes they did! And there are plenty more surprises in store with our magical version of everyone’s favourite story. So join in and have fun with our classic fairy tale production. Information This puppet show has been designed by the Purves Puppets company as a family show, with fun, magic and music to fascinate your child –…

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About our Family Puppet Theatre

Biggar Puppet Theatre is the home of the world famous Scottish puppet theatre company, the International Purves Puppets. On this website you will find information on our acclaimed puppetry touring company as well as information on our many shows, workshops, teacher in-service courses, television and radio appearances, plus other events here at our permanent facility, Biggar Puppet Theatre, near Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland.

 For families and children of all ages!

Why families love us

The #1 Best-Rated in TripAdvisor for Theatre & Concerts in South Lanarkshire


The morning show is specifically aimed at young children, with nurseries traveling for miles to let their kids see the puppets. It kept our 2 year old and 5 month old entertained the entire time.

Tall Blade
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Excellent entertainment

First saw Purves Puppets at the Edinburgh festival when my sons were young, now taking the grandchildren. Wonderful children’s theatre. Excellent entertainment, and lovely staff

Shirley Ovington
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Edinburgh Bus Station platform 7 (100 or 101)


30 mins from the City Bypass onto the A702



60 mins taking the M74

Exit on Junction 13



65 minutes to Biggar

Contact Us

If you would like to contact us, then please use the form here or call us using the number below.

Puppet Tree House, Broughton Road, Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6HA

01899 220631


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