The Puppet Van: The Lost Colour

Half A String TheatreBooking Info

A vibrant, joyful explosion of award winning colourful theatre - all on top of a van!

Join Malcolm Brushell, a professional painter and amateur alchemist, on his quest to find the pinky-est pink paint on the planet! Through cracking rocks, mashing every conceivable vegetable, and even bottling and fermenting his own cow’s wee, he has created every colour imaginable.

The Lost Colour is a vibrant joyful explosion of colour presented by award winning theatre company Half a String all on top of a van! Through stunning puppetry and an energy fuelled performance 2m up in the air, join this race to create the most potent pigmented pink paint.

Running time: 45mins no interval
Suitable for those 5+

Post-Show Workshop
Don your poster paint, brushes and glitter in this fun, hands on painting workshop following the show. Join The Puppet Van designer Peter to paint your very own landscape painting. Mix colours, sponge fluffy clouds, paint stunning mountains, create happy little trees and a sparkling lake in this relaxed painting workshop for children aged 5-11yrs. Parents must remain with children throughout.
Places £3 per child and limited to 30 children max.

Additional Information about Open-Air Events

You'll be seated on the grass, so please bring low-backed camping chairs, rugs and cushions to sit on. This open-air performance is designed to take place even in inclement weather and so we recommend that audiences come dressed for all eventualities of a British Summer! Assistance dogs only please.

In order for us to return to live events safely, we ask for your co-operation with any additional guidelines that may be in place at the time of the event. These can be viewed in full when booking, though please note that these may change in line with any government announcements. We will regularly review and update this information as required.

At present, this event is being sold in accordance with current social distancing guidelines. Should government guidance on social distancing change prior to the performance date, we reserve the right to release additional tickets. All ticket holders will be informed should this take place.

Dates & Times

Sat 21st Aug 2021 2:00pm Broadmayne Broadmayne First SchoolOutdoor EventBook
Sun 22nd Aug 2021 2:00pm Lytchett Matravers Village HallOutdoor EventBook