Special event Past event Sunday, 28 April 2019

The Victorian Puppet Music Hall Show

Expert puppeteers bring to life 19th century string marionettes from the V&A collection.

  • Gallery 94

  • Free event

The Victorian Puppet Music Hall Show  photo

These marionettes from the Tiller-Clowes collection date from the 19th Century and are full of cheeky tricks and delicate moves. Join us for a very special performance in our gallery, featuring the finest Victorian Puppet acts of today! See the Chinese Campanologist & his Divine Chimes, Madame Marvelo’s mysteries of the mind, Vesta Tiller-Clowes, man à la mode, Boney Malone AND The Frolicking Follicle.

Each performance will last 20 minutes, taking place at 14.00, 15.00 & 16.00.

Background image: (c) Victoria and Albert Museum