Keyham Giant's Tea Party

Giant Puppet Making Workshops (FREE)

Full days: for ages 12+. Afternoons: for ages 6+
Sat 12 Mar
- Sun 13 Mar
Full day: 11am - 4pmHalf day: 1:30pm - 4pm

Join our community artists teams for a creative and fun day making a giant puppet for our Giant's Tea Party later in March! Fun for the whole family and workshops are completely FREE...

The Workshops

Sat 12 March: Keyham Krafties, Wellbeing Warriors, Wolsely Wanderers and local residents.
Sun 13 March: Open to locals living in Keyham plus Keyham Scouts and Explorers
There are two options for how to join in (same for both days)
  • Full day 11am - 4pm (20 places each day) try willow weaving and puppet building as you make the main parts for the giant. Then in the afternoon you can decorate it. Suitable for ages 12+ if coming alone or ages 6+ if accompanied by responsible adults.
  • Afternoon 1:30pm - 4pm  (15 places each day) where you can decorate the giant with fabric, upcycled plastic and sparkles! Age guidance 6+ (afternoon sessions are ideal for families to come together to have fun and get creative)
These workshops are free and all materials and equipment will be provided
If you have any questions about these workshops please email Suzie (please note she only works Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

Covid-19 Safety

The health, safety and comfort of our audiences, colleagues, worksshop attendees and performers are very important to us.
Sand sanitiser and hand washing facilities are available. We suggest you wear face coverings but this isn't compulsory.
We continue to monitor the latest guidance from the UK Government. Please do not attend the workshop if you have covid or covid-symptoms.

What to wear / brung

Please wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind potentially getting paint, glue or other craft related substances on!
Refreshments aren't provided so if you're coming for the full day please bring lunch/snacks and a drink - you can also bring snacks/drink if you're coming for the half day too of course!

Venue info 

Keyham Green Places Community Centre
163  Renown Street
If you have any specific access requirements (for example wheelchair access) please leave details in the comment box when placing your order or email our Audience Experience Manager, Robyn, at and she will arrange this for you.
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This is a FREE event

This is a free event. If you'd like to donate to support Barbican Theatre and our work with young and emerging creatives (on and off the stage) in Plymouth you can make a donation when you book you workshop place.

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