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Enchanting Europe

£6.50 / £4.50 Concessions

Running Time
60 mins

Children & Families (12A)


Start Time

A delightful collection of colourful characters and magical moments that will entertain and inspire children and adults alike.

Gathered from the heart of puppet animation in central Europe, these animated gems are without language, showcasing the gift of puppetry to connect across ages, abilities and borders.  Recommend for children and families.

In this Programme

Pat & Mat: Fitters
The first ever episode of this much-loved classic about two neighbours and best friends by Lubomír Beneš.

The Ball
Different animals play with a marble in this whimsical story from Hermína Týrlová, ‘the mother of Czech animation’

The Fantastic Flowershop
A magical story about a flower shop that comes to life when the owner goes home for the evening from award-winning director, Paweł Partyka. 

Auguszta: Writes A Love Letter
Mischievous children’s character Auguszta is writing a love letter to her beloved. From Csaba Varga and Gyula Nagy.

Miriam's Broken Picture
A delightful story about doing the right thing from Priit Tender.

Pat & Mat: Cactus
More antics from the popular pair in this recent episode about cooperation by Marek Beneš .


This event has been given a 12A certification.  Children under 12 can be admitted but only if accompanied by an adult.

This is an accessible event and has little or no spoken word. This is part of Bristol Festival of Puppetry’s new programme to interrogate and develop the diversity agenda for puppetry. Delivered in association with Diverse City and Doing Things Differently, and with support from leading Deaf artist David Ellington and Bristol Physical Access Chain, Interchange is a strand of action-learning embedded at the heart of BFP17, which asks:
What is the unique role that puppetry can play in addressing the diversity agenda?

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