The Elfin Grove present ‘Ivan and the Thief’ – adapted from a Russian folk tale.
A peasant tries to solve the mystery of his disappearing corn. He enlists his three sons, in turn, to help him. His youngest son discovers the ‘thief’ – a little white horse!
No visit to the museum is complete without a performance of our enchanting, traditional, fairytale puppet show, guaranteed to delight children and adults alike.
Our aim is to give children impressions that are imaginative and life-affirming, with the faithful re-telling of fairy stories and traditional tales from a variety of cultures and traditions.
Our stage has been specially designed for the museum and we create our puppets and scenery using re-cycled and found materials.
Duration of show: 20 – 30 minutes.
Our puppet shows can be adapted for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 and booked as part of a school visit to the museum, a group booking or outreach.
We hope to inspire schools in puppetry, providing the potential for children to:
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