Start your adventure into the world of puppetry and
discover its extraordinary potential
Join us for an exciting and interactive puppet training day filled with fun and hands-on experiences! This event has been carefully crafted to equip participants with both basic and advanced puppetry skills. Delve into the world of solo and theatre-style puppetry, and discover how to ignite your own puppet ministry. Explore how to use props and scenery, master choreography, learn the art of assembling captivating songs, and so much more! Throughout the day, you'll be treated to inspiring performances and demonstrations that will spark your creativity and ignite your imagination.
This training day is perfect for adult s and children aged 9 and above who are curious about the transformative power of puppetry in outreach. Whether you're a dedicated school’s worker, a church leader, a Sunday school teacher, a youth/children's worker, or someone already involved in puppet ministry seeking to refine or refresh your skills, this event is tailor-made for you!
In addition to puppetry, we'll give you an introduction to the art of creative storytelling, incorporating additional visual aids and Gospel illusions too.
Explore a wide array of resources available for you to experiment with and purchase, including the latest puppets from the One Way UK Creative Productions workshop! Should you have any specific requests or preferences, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.
Don't miss this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of puppet ministry. Join us for a day of laughter, learning, and limitless possibilities!
Buy why puppets?
For years, puppets have captivated audiences through TV series, movies, advertisements, and marketing campaigns, leaving a lasting impression with their entertaining and visually memorable presence. At One Way UK, we have led the way in pioneering puppetry as a dynamic, engaging, and powerful medium to teach and share the Gospel, both in the UK and across the globe.
Puppets possess a unique quality - they are non-threatening yet incredibly effective tools that open doors to various settings. They offer you the opportunity to connect with schools, care homes, prisons, community events, and, of course, find their special place within churches. The international popularity of puppetry serves as a testament to its universal appeal and its ability to bridge diverse communities.
How much is it?
For the first time ever, we are delighted to offer this puppet training day completely free of charge, we want to remove any financial obstacles that could block your attendance with your group. Simply select the free ticket option from the list below. If you are able to make a donation, thank you so much for your generosity. You can choose the donation amount (per ticket) that you wish to give. If you wish to book and make a donation separately, you can do so on our Donation Page. Please note, there is a limited number of places available, so book early and let us know if you can no longer attend so your ticket can be reallocated. Once all tickets have been taken, we will start a waiting list.
Cost: FREE optional donation can be made below
Date: Saturday 24th June 2023
Time: The day will start at 10am and finish at 4:30pm. Registration opens at 9:30am.
Address: Renewal Solihull Family Centre, Vulcan Road, Solihull, B91 2JY
Refreshments will be available but please bring a packed lunch and a puppet if you have one. There will be a selection of practice puppets available for you to use if needed. Please note the training day is not suitable for children under the age of 9, unless they are an active member of a puppet team. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
What people say about our Training Days:
"Thank you for a REALLY Fantastic workshop day in Stockport. Loved every second, honestly, I would have come just for the puppets so funny, but the advice and help was brilliant."
"Fantastic Training Day yesterday at North Walsham thank you so much it was such a fun day."
"Amazing day at Wall Heath Evangelical Church Training Day. I had very little experience and learnt so much, awesome ministry."
"Been to a fantastic training session today in Doncaster. Have never done anything with puppets before, but now we cannot wait to get started!"