The puppet barge is back in Richmond for the school summer holidays with daily shows at 2.30pm.
To make it more of an adventure for the kids you can arrive by boat. The Turk’s pier is just a couple of minutes walk – trips run daily from Kingston and Hampton Court.
Let’s take a quick look at what is happening.
Puppet Theatre Barge
Described as ‘one of London’s most elusive treasures’, the Puppet Barge captivates the imaginations of children and adults through an innovative world of puppetry and marionettes.
From July 25th to the end of September the Puppet Barge will be located 500 yards up stream from Richmond Bridge – just a 2 minute walk from the Turks Pier.
The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse
July 23rd to August 7th
DAILY at 2.30pm
Suitable for 3 – 8 Year olds
Brer Rabbit Visits Africa
for children down to 3 years
DAILY at 2.30pm
August 10 to 31
September 1 at 2.00pm
All at 2.30pm
October 1 & 2 at 2.30pm
For details of shows visit Puppet Barge website
Where to eat nearby
Pack a picnic to enjoy by the riverside. Or take a short walk up to the Terrace Gardens and Hollyhock Café. Its sister café TideTables i s also down on the riverfront. See Richmond Riverside in the Summer
Child boat trip offer
Hop on a Turks boat and take a trip to Kingston or Hampton Court Palace. Monday – Wednesday kids can travel for free per full fare paying adult from Richmond to either Kingston or Hampton Court.
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Tickets are purchased on board – print or show voucher on your phone