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Free Public Theatre Shows in Shepton

3rd & 6th November

In November we welcome not one but two amazing theatre companies to Shepton Mallet offering free public shows.

Tallulah Swirls, The Mexican Day of the Dead

Sunday 3rd November, 12pm & 3pm
FREE shadow puppet show and workshop at Shepton Mallett's amazing Art Bank.

Join Tallulah Swirls as she weaves a touching and funny Mexican Day of the Dead tale, using an interactive shadow puppet performance, full of music and light and colour. Followed by a simple shadow puppet making workshop and a chance to make your own puppets come to life!


Suitable for ages 4+ . This event also forms part of the Festival of Death and Dying at the Art Bank


This event is free thanks to support from All the World's Our Playground funding. Tickets will be released shortly - to book or find out more click here 


Mumblecrust Theatre, The Tale of The Cockatrice

On Wednesday 6th November, 3:45pm

FREE after school show at St Paul's school

Deep in the vaults of an ancient priory a hideous creature awakens. A deadly cockatrice is born! Bold knights flee in terror… Can a humble nun defeat the beast? 

Award-Winning Mumblecrust Theatre present two muddle-headed storytellers, an obscure British legend, breathtaking puppetry and spine-tingling live music in this dark and winding fable for monster-lovers young and old. The Tale of the Cockatrice is based on a legend from British Folklore. Combining myth and history, sophisticated puppetry, object theatre and live original music in a dramatic tale aimed at ages 7-11 years.

This event is free thanks to support from All the World's Our Playground funding - to book or find out more click here 

With thanks from The Arts Council, Literature Works, Wells Literature Festival and Shepton Mallet Town Council for their support.