What’s On at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Pips and Panda’s Big Christmas Party

Pips and Panda’s Big Christmas Party This time Pips and Panda get help from the Christmas Fairy to throw a spectacular Christmas Party. We meet a funny donkey, a scarecrow and of course some Christmas friends, Rudolph-the-Red-Nose-Reindeer & SANTA! This show is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! Information Another adventure from the famous characters, Pips the little monkey and silly old Panda. A spectacular show for the under sevens, full of songs, fun and musical routines with magical effects.

The Nutcracker and the King of the Mice

The Nutcracker and the King of the Mice The Nutcracker and the King of the Mice A story of fantasy and magic, which inspired the world-famous ballet. This exciting puppet production with all the wonderful music introduces the children Clara and Fritz, the Court Magician, Drosselmayer the Storyteller, and many more characters including performing cats, dancing monkeys and of course the Nutcracker himself! See the battle between the Three Headed Mouse King and the brave Nutcracker, the underwater ballet, and the waltz of the flowers! Spectacular effects, transformations and fantastic…

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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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