A Child's Garden of Verse

The narrative is driven by a selection of beautiful poems by Robert Louis Stevenson and others, illustrated and brought to life with puppets and music.

Event details

11 May 2019 to 29 June 2019

Little Venice

Regent's Canal


Puppet Theatre Barge

Little Venice
Blomfield Road
W9 2PF

Shadow puppets and marionettes combine with specially composed music to make this a programme of beauty, poignancy and fun, which captures and nurtures the imagination.

These poems have been chosen so that both adults and children, whatever the age, will find meaning and enchantment in the words and images.
Running time: 60 minutes + interval.

Suitable for everyone down to four year olds.

Dates and times

  • Saturday 4 – Monday 6 May daily at 11am, 2pm & 4pm
    (all performances on these dates are a 30 mins shortened version of the show)
  • From 11 May, every Saturday at 11am & 3pm, every Sunday at 3pm
  • Monday 27 – Thursday 30 May daily at 3pm
  • Friday 31 at 11am & 3pm
  • Saturday 25 May at 11am relaxed performance
  • Saturday 29 June at 11am captioned performance

The Puppet Theatre Barge

Opened in 1982. Described as 'one of London’s more elusive treasures', it is an established 55-seat theatre with all modern facilities. Rich in atmosphere, it provides the ideal setting for the magical and imaginative shows produced by this famous company. The theatre presents shows throughout the year.

BOX OFFICE 020 7249 6876 or online at www.puppetbarge.com

Ticket prices (Master, Visa, American Express and Maestro accepted)

Children £9.00
Concs. £10.00
Adults £13.00
No booking fee

A child's garden of verse (Puppet Theatre Barge) A child's garden of verse (Puppet Theatre Barge)