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Custard Pie Puppets brings family entertainment to the highest standard possible. We are the best at what we do in Ireland! Happy memories guaranteed

Amazing Taiwanese Glove puppetry
During this Taiwanese puppet performance , puppeteers will show the audience the delicate gesture and movements of the main characters, such as the young lady, the scholar, but also the clowns and the villains, as well as exciting fighting scenes, a Chinese lion dance and even an old man smoking a real pipe. In this fascinating demonstration we will see a glimpse of one of the most beautiful theatre performances in the world and the sheer virtuosity of Taiwanese puppet performance.

During this Taiwanese puppet performance , puppeteers will show the audience the delicate gesture and movements of the main characters, such as the young lady, the scholar, but also the clowns and the villains, as well as exciting fighting scenes, a Chinese lion dance and even an old man smoking a real pipe. In this fascinating demonstration we will see a glimpse of one of the most beautiful theatre performances in the world and the sheer virtuosity of Taiwanese puppet performance.

Namahey – short puppetry film created using 100% recycled materials

A short puppetry film created using 100% recycled materials. Reduce, Reuse & Recycle! When a puppet gets it, isn’t it time for you to act as well? Support a clean environment! Created entirely by Marianne Mettes.

The Puppeteer is Don Sahlin The Muppets co-inventor not credited in the movie, more below

The puppeteer in this clip is Don Sahlin (June 19, 1928 in Stratford, Connecticut – February 19, 1978 in New York City) was a Muppet designer and builder who worked for Jim Henson from 1962 to 1977. His first creation for Jim Henson was Rowlf the Dog, which he built in 1962 for a series of Purina Dog Chow commercials. Don would go on to design and build most of the Muppet characters, including Bert and Ernie, Grover, and Cookie Monster among others. His character designs are often recognizable for their spheroid heads partially bisected to create large mouths. Although always based on sketches by Jim Henson, the Muppet founder regularly stated that it was Don who should be credited with creating the actual Muppet “look”, and Henson later had a bench in London dedicated to his memory. The series finale of Fraggle Rock is also dedicated to him. After all the regular credits have been shown, a special credit appears which reads “This show is for Don Sahlin”.

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Watch out for that wall witch! All made from reused materials!

Our Tessa made this fabulous crashing witch today, all made from reused materials for the local school, Amazing what you can do with some old CDs and a petrol canister! Ask us about our recycle workshops for schools and parties! Fly carefully over Halloween everyone! custardpie.ie

Sad News.

We’re sorry to inform our friends and followers that due to circumstances beyond our control Custard Pie Puppets will not be appearing at Farmleigh House this year, but we do hope to be returning for Christmas 2018. We will keep you posted here about where and when we will be performing our very popular seasonal shows this December. Thank you for your continued support x