What's On

manipulate 2018

27 JAN - 9 FEB 2018

Delve into a captivating world of beauty, the surreal and the unexpected...

Norwich Puppet Theatre partners with Puppet Animation Scotland to host manipulate festival -  an annual celebration of innovative international visual theatre and animated film.

Boris and Sergey

Satuday 27 January, 8pm

Boris and Sergey's Vaudevillian Adventure

Flabbergast Theatre

£15/ £12 concession


Sunday 28 January, 10am-5pm

Bunraku Workshop

Flabbergast Theatre

£60/ £55 concession

Eric Bass

Thursday 1 - Friday 2 February, 10am-5pm both days

Terrain: The Ground on Which a Puppet Stands 

Eric Bass

£95/ £90 concession


Saturday 3, 8pm

The Parachute and Watch the Ball

Stephen Mottram

£15/ £12 concession

john Roberts

Sunday 4 - Friday 9 February, 9.30am-5pm 6 days

Carve a Wooden Puppet

John Roberts

£420/ £400 concession


The festival is organised in conjunction with Puppet Animation Scotland, a leading international focus for the advancement of the art forms of puppetry and animation. Visit the manipulate website to see the full programme taking place across the UK.


You can book tickets online for this event via the UEA ticket office*, or by phone through our box office.

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*Please note that an additional booking fee will be added to the ticket price