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Address: 8 Broughton Road, Biggar ML12 6HA, Scotland
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+44 1899 220631
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Victorian Style Puppet Theatre - The home of International Purves...

Victorian Style Puppet Theatre - The home of International Purves Puppets.Theatre seating 100 showing special glow in the dark large scale puppet shows for ages 1-100. Tearoom,playpark and coach car park on site.Search for our Facebook page

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Fantastic Birthday Treat

I have visited Purves Puppets every year since my daughter was born as a birthday treat on the day after her party. I decided to book the birthday package this year and come on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
Bornabairn
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Grangemouth, Scotland
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Grangemouth, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited Purves Puppets every year since my daughter was born as a birthday treat on the day after her party. I decided to book the birthday package this year and come on her birthday itself. I was not disappointed. The venue itself is beautiful and very homely and welcoming. My daughter ran in excitedly this year remembering her... More 

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Thank Bornabairn
Scotland
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the puppet theatre to celebrate our grandaughters 3rd birthday. From start to finish the experience was excellent. The birthday tea was lovely, the puppet show was superb and the staff were amazing. I strongly recommend a visit to this beautiful place. It's also a great birthay party venue at an extremely reasonable price.

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Thank holidayaholic10
Glasgow
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Yet again another fabulous show from Purves Puppets. All three children and adults loved Pips and Panda's letter to Santa. Lots of audience participation, a very festive morning, thank you.

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Thank 509leasah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Who would expect a Gem like this in a Scottish Borders town an hour in every direction to the nearest city. Fantastic little theatre and a high quality visual show- Punch and Judy this is not. The little kids will love it and there is enough entertainment value for the mums and dads.

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Thank Steve M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Beautifully performed Christmas puppet show aimed at children. Soft and gentle so Children can follow and understand, joining in the fun, laughs and songs. Our 4 year old granddaughter loved every minute of the show in a perfectly miniature theatre. A real treat. Purves put on shows all year.... search for them.

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Thank Wertie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The theatre is an absolute jewel. Truly beautiful and magical! Children are entranced by the interior alone. The shows are 5 star. Well written, well performed, engaging and interactive. THe puppets are fantastic. There is a mural at the back of the theatre which is incredible and it is worth going just to see that. So if you are reading... More 

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Thank Susan F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Was lovely classic entertainment. The small theatre is unique. The puppets are lovely however the panda looks a bit tattered.

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Thank 328JOAN2014
Jill P, Owner at Biggar Puppet Theatre, responded to this review

Hello I'm glad you enjoyed the show. About Panda, he does looks very grey in normal light, as he is painted with ultraviolet paint that changes him to white on stage. If we don't do that he will go blue! I hope to see you all again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Returned here with our grandson Harry, probably 25 years since we were here with our own kids. Not disappointed. Harry loved it - sang along, shouted and clapped, it is like a mini panto. The Purves family put a lot into it and it shows in how they work with the kids. Not to be missed if you can get... More 

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Thank Brian H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great wee visit to the lovely town of bigger today culminating in a trip to the puppet theatre. Ideal for two little girls age 2&3. This is traditional entertainment at its best. Yes you could mump about cramped toilets and any other minor detail you can dream up but hey it's original and delightful entertainment which you will... More 

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Thank Jessie G
Lanark, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A unique experience for all ages. Not overpriced. Very hospitable hosts and staff. Super on a sunny day as the grounds and play facilities are super. However, also an excellent outing when it's wet and windy.

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Thank Dorothy C

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