About the online course

This exciting puppet making course will enable you to gain new skills, grow in confidence and most importantly have fun. You will be learning how to use a variety of different materials to sculpt, design and make your very own puppet.

Puppetry is about bringing objects to life, there are many different forms of puppetry ranging from shadow puppets, table top puppets, muppet puppets, carnival puppets, rod puppets to hand puppets and marionettes. Puppetry is universal but there is no right or wrong way of making and creating a puppet. It’s about experimenting in a creative way, having fun and learning something new to make you feel inspired.

We will be working through the Bronze Arts Award, a great Level 1 qualification which everyone will achieve by the end of the course. At the end of term we will have an online showcase of the puppet you have produced alongside the work from the other Creative Courses.

How does it work?

Every Wednesday evening the group will log on to Zoom (a video call service) so we can go through a 'how to' guide of the next steps and also see what everyone has done over the last week. We will then give you individual support and arrange a check in with you on a Wednesday evening so you can get an extra bit of help with your project and work at your own pace. As this is an online course we will give you as much support as we can over Zoom but it's important that you are happy and able to do some of the work on your own at home.

You will need to be able to access Zoom via a computer/tablet/mobile phone, if needed we will help you get set up with this before the course starts.

We will check what materials you have at home and if there is anything else you need we will arrange to send it out to you so you can take part in the project.

Further details

WHERE: Online course using Zoom (we will send you a link once you are signed up)

WHEN: 13th Jan - 24th March

Group session: 5 - 5.30pm every Wednesday

Individual check ins: early evening every Wednesday

COSTFREE

NB: This course is for 11-16 year olds in the South Gloucestershire Council area

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Book through the form below or get in touch with Anna on 0117 947 7948 or [email protected]

If you have any accessibility requirements please let us know on 0117 947 7948 and we will email you for further information.

NB: This course is for 11-16 year olds in the South Gloucestershire Council area

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