The Little Angel Theatre, Islington

littleangelThe Little Angel Theatre is “the Home of British Puppetry” and one of only two building-based puppet theatres in England.

Established in 1961, the 100 seat Islington theatre stands side-by-side with the workshop, where all new productions and puppets are developed, carved and constructed.

The theatre is dedicated to the celebration and development of puppetry and live animation in all its diverse forms.

Current and forthcoming shows

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
The Key in the Sea
The Bird Book
Princess and the Pea
Videks Shirt

Saturday Puppet Club
Over a 9 week period, create your own puppets and develop a short play for performance.  The term culminates in a grand finale for friends and family.  The Cluib is split into to 2 age groups – 5 to 7’s and 8 to 11’s (school ages years 1-6, not suitable for children who are still in reception).

Spring 2009 term:
Saturday mornings: 9.45 – 11.00 am or 11.30 am – 12.45 pm
17 January – 28 March 2008 (no class 21 February – half term)
£75 per person

Crafty Kids
Little Angel’s exciting Saturday morning club for 2-5 year olds and their carers.  Members begin the term by watching a performance of ‘The Birthday Cake’ and meeting the puppets.  The following 7 weeks are spent on ‘crafty’ activities, songs and games linked to the show including some simple puppet making.  The children must be accompanied by an adult carer and will leave each session with something they have made themselves.  Why not take the little one to Crafty Kids while the older children make puppets at our ever popular Saturday Puppet club?

Spring 2009 term:
Saturday mornings: 9.45am – 11.00am or 11.30am – 12.45pm
Saturday 24th January – Saturday 21st March (No class 21st Feb – Half term)
£85 per carer/child pair

Getting there:

By bus:
To Upper Street alight at St.Mary’s Church: 4, 19, 30, 43, and 236a (Sundays only)
To Essex Road alight at Packington Street: 38, 56, 73, 341

By tube:
Angel (Northern Line)
Highbury and Islington (Victoria Line)

By train:
Essex Road
Highbury and Islington

Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage
Off Cross Street
N1 2DN


020 7226 1787
[email protected]

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