Thunderbirds and Co: The Joy of Puppetry
29/03/2024 - 30/06/2024
Included in admission
Suitable for Everyone
About this Event
Embark on a nostalgic journey through the enchanting world of puppetry with our exhibition, Thunderbirds and Co: The Joy of Puppetry. Running from 29 March to 30 June, this exhibition is a celebration of the art and legacy of early television puppeteers, including local legend Joy Laurey and the renowned Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
Step into a realm of nostalgia with puppets from classic television shows. The exhibition features a diverse collection, from Joy Laurey’s beloved Mr Turnip puppet to your favourite Gerry and Sylvia Anderson Productions characters, including the captivating Lady Penelope.
Thunderbirds and Co: The Joy of Puppetry is more than an exhibition; it’s a tribute to the pioneers of television puppetry and an invitation to revisit the magic of these timeless shows. Suitable for visitors of all ages, this exhibition is a must-see for fans, families, and anyone with a love for the artistry and charm of classic TV puppetry.
This event is appropriate for ages 6+
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This exhibition and events will be supporting Headway Essex
This event is included as part of Castle admission.
How to Book
No booking is required.