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🎪 FREE – Step into the World of Punch and Judy Shows with Professor Paul Wheeler! 🤡

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Punch and Judy, a beloved form of puppetry entertainment that has captivated audiences for centuries. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will transport you to a bygone era filled with laughter, mischief, and a touch of whimsy.

🎭 Discover the Legacy: Dating back to the 17th century, Punch and Judy shows have delighted generations with their characters and slapstick humour. Originating in Italy, this traditional puppet show quickly spread across Europe, capturing the hearts of both young and old. Over the years, Punch and Judy have become iconic figures in the world of puppetry, embodying the spirit of entertainment.

🌟 Our Show: Prepare to be enchanted as the iconic Punch and Judy characters come to life! Watch as Punch, Judy, and a cast of colourful puppets embark on hilarious misadventures and engaging storylines. From Punch’s comical encounters with his foes to Judy’s quick wit and charm, each performance is a riotous blend of puppetry, comedy, and pure entertainment.

⚡️ Fun for All Ages: Whether you’re reliving cherished childhood memories or introducing your own children to this timeless tradition, our Punch and Judy show is a treat for all ages.

📅 Dates and Times: Thursday 27th July 2023 and EVERY Friday in August at 11:00 and 13:00. No need to prebook – just turn up and enjoy!

📜 Keeping Tradition Alive: We are proud to continue the legacy of Punch and Judy shows, honouring the artistry and storytelling techniques that have delighted audiences for centuries. Our talented puppeteer Professor Paul Wheeler is dedicated to preserving this cherished form of entertainment, ensuring that each performance captures the spirit and authenticity of the original shows.

Grab your family, friends, and a sense of wonder, and join us for an experience that will leave you smiling from ear to ear!




27 July 2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Weston Museum
Burlington Street
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1PR United Kingdom
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