What’s On at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Pips and Panda in Magicland

Pips and Panda in Magicland Pips the little monkey and silly old panda go on a journey to Magicland to find twinkle, Mr Magic’s cheeky white rabbit. On the way…

Biggar Day Out – Biggar Puppet Theatre – Guided Tour

Biggar Day Out – Biggar Puppet Theatre – Guided Tour You’re welcome to pop in and we will show you around our wonderful Victorian-Style theatre. Our puppeteer Vickie Purves with demonstrate the wonderful…

Parent and Kids Puppet Making Workshop – Wonderful Wildlife!

Parent and Kids Puppet Making Workshop – Wonderful Wildlife! Children will make their favourite wildlife creature with help from their Parent or Guardian and the Purves Puppets Puppeteers. Then have fun…

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Mysterious Letter” – Children’s puppet making workshop

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Mysterious Letter” – Children’s puppet making workshop Children will make all the characters for the performance, with sound effects, script reading and performing on our…

MOVIE NIGHT – West Side Story (12A) Steven Spielberg 2021

MOVIE NIGHT – West Side Story (12A) Steven Spielberg 2021 Westside Story 12A – 2hrs 36 mins An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the…

FREE Exhibition – Celebrating 50 years of Purves Puppets

FREE Exhibition – Celebrating 50 years of Purves Puppets Celebrating 50 years of Purves Puppets. Exhibition of the Purves Puppets, starting from Ian’s childhood when he first got interested in making…

FREE Exhibition – Cinematic Models of Clifford Heap

FREE Exhibition – Cinematic Models of Clifford Heap Cinematic Models of Clifford Heap Clifford Heap was a puppeteer and traveling performer. Started in the late 1940’s performing with his son Douglas…

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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

Outstanding

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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Directions

Edinburgh

Bus

Edinburgh Bus Station platform 7 (100 or 101)

Car

30 mins from the City Bypass onto the A702

Glasgow

Car

60 mins taking the M74

Exit on Junction 13

Dumfries

Car

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

admin@purvespuppets.com

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