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History of Punch and Judy

August 26 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Phil Collins gives a fun talk on the history of Britain’s most famous hand puppets. Phil, aka Professor Collywobbles, takes you through the journey from Mr Punch’s humble beginnings in Italy to his arrival in England over 350 years ago.

Punch & Judy shows became commonplace in many large seaside resorts throughout the land. The professor also gives you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes of his traditional show.

Admission:  Members £1 Guests £2

Details

Date:
August 26
Time:
19:00 - 21:00
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Organizer

Gordon Shaw – Secretary
Phone:
01793 616558
Email:
secretary@rodbournehistory.org

Venue

Even Swindon Community Centre
Jennings Street
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2BG United Kingdom
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Phone:
01793 420495