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Fairytale puppet show comes to Uckfield

Location: Uckfield Civic Centre, Bell Farm Lane, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AE

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017, All Day


A unique retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale ‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’ is set to entertain children at Uckfield Civic Centre on Saturday, November 4.

The show tells the tale of a tin soldier who falls in love with a beautiful paper dancer. A jealous Jack-in-the-box aims to thwart the soldier’s affections and the soldier falls from a windowsill to embark upon a remarkable journey.

Recommended for children aged three years and over, the show will entrance children and adults alike. It runs for 50 minutes with performances available at 11.00am or 2.00pm. Early booking is recommended. More information is available at the Civic Centre website.

Presented by Norwich Puppet Theatre and devised by Banyan Theatre Company, the story is told using objects, paper cut-outs and different types of puppets; combined with traditional storytelling, music, animation, shadow-play and strong character acting.

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Uckfield Town Council

Contact Details

01825 747791

Tickets £7.50 each