Bristol Puppet Festival

The ten-day Bristol Festival of Puppetry runs until 8 September. It involves workshops, exhibitions and performances in and around the Tobacco Factory Theatre in Southville, Bristol.

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Giant puppets on parade in Bristol today

Last year's procession. Credit: Tobacco Factory

Today's 'Creatures of Bristol Carnival' procession will involve up to 150 people, including many children, musicians and local artists. They will process from the Tobacco Factory Theatre to North Street Green and back again, starting at 12pm.

Many of the creatures have been made at the Tobacco Factory's puppet workshops over the last two days. The event is part of the Bristol Festival of Puppetry.