Every year, Puppet Animation Scotland produces Manipulate festival as well as supporting opportunities to present and experience work through our touring programme and Captivate engagement work. Through these programmes we have presented the work of hundreds of artists to thousands of audiences of all ages, in diverse locations around the country. To find out more about our work, including upcoming dates, what’s on, or how to present your work as part of each, please select the links below.

National Visual Theatre & Puppetry Touring Programme

Puppet Animation Scotland's new National Touring Programme supports visual theatre and puppetry artists to reach communities across Scotland with their work throughout the year.

Puppet Animation Festival

Our Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest festival for children and their families, presenting diverse programmes of puppetry and animation throughout Scotland since 1984.


MANIPULATE Festival celebrates and promotes innovative, dynamic Scottish and international puppetry, visual theatre and animated film to its audiences.

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