The Wider Earth Pop-up Puppet Workshop

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Event type: Visitor

Location: The Darwin Centre Learning Space

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Come behind the scenes and see extraordinary animal puppets being created for The Wider Earth, an exciting new theatre production coming to the Museum this autumn.

Join the show’s creators, Dead Puppet Society, and a team of puppet fabricators in a pop-up workshop in the Darwin Centre Learning Space.

The Wider Earth tells the story of young Charles Darwin’s voyage on HMS Beagle and features a cast of seven alongside over thirty hand-crafted puppets.

Watch iguanas, armadillos, tortoises and exotic fish come to life as the team build the puppets for the production before your eyes.

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Follow the adventures of a young Darwin in The Wider Earth, a new play at the Museum.