Theatre will be closed until March 2023

Thank you to all our friends and supporters which made our Christmas Season at the end of 2022 such a great success! After such a busy period, we are having a break, but will return with shows once more in March. Ticket bookings will be taken from 20th January.

The Purves Family

What’s On at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Pips and Panda at the Mermaid’s Pool

Pips and Panda at the Mermaid’s Pool Pips the little monkey and silly old Panda go on a journey to the Mermaid’s Pool to find some pearls to make a necklace for Granny Panda’s Birthday! On the way they meet Sandy the Otter, Super Mouse, Berty Bunny and lots of sea creatures! Watch wonderful dancing, and sing songs with Pips and Panda. Pips & Panda look forward to seeing you there! Information This puppet show is another entry in our series of Pips and Panda productions, specially designed by the…

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Did you know that Snow White had a big dog called “Sebastian”? And that the wicked Queen had a vulture to help her with her magic? Come and see our spectacular version of this classic story, with the seven dwarfs and all your favourite characters. There’s lots of fun, magic and music for all the family with our world famous glow-in-the-dark puppets. Information This puppet show has been designed by the Purves Puppets company as a family show, with fun, magic and music to…

Support Us

We kindly ask all our friends to consider a donation during these extraordinary times to help secure the theatre’s future.

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

Google Maps Review

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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