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Presented in partnership with Kaleidoscope

You just can’t have a festival celebrating the history of television without an event about puppets. Puppets have been a part of the television landscape since the very first black and white TV sets entranced families with the tales of Andy Pandy and Muffin The Mule. Kaleidoscope let their inner child loose for this warm and fuzzy celebration of the extensive world of TV puppetry. Join Monty & Co and the legendary Zippy for a whole lot of felt-based fun, as well as some rare gems from the archives featuring Sooty and the Muppets, plus a nostalgic nod to regional puppet mascots such as Tingha and Tucker.

Purchase all 7 Kaleidoscope-supported events for £49.


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MAC’s reopening cinema programme has been generously supported by BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund from the National Lottery, through the BFI Film Audience Fund.

Duration includes trailers and adverts. Please note that we do not admit latecomers after the main feature has started and we have a limited food & drink policy. See more information about Relaxed Screenings here. /// Fancy a meal or drinks when visiting us for an event or a trip to the park? Our KILN Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, light bites and a light evening menu, see information here. /// Please read our current Visitor Guidelines before booking your event.

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