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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse at Puppet Theatre Barge. These two famous cousins visit each other and both experience new sights and sounds. They end up all the wiser as a result of these adventures. A very special delight for both young and old with music, songs and rod puppets.

 

About Puppet Theatre Barge

For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and travels along the Thames giving performances in Richmond during the summer. The theatre spends the winter docked opposite number 35 Blomfield Road in Little Venice. More about Puppet Theatre Barge

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    Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock London

    Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock

    from £43  28% off
    Commerce Road, London, TW8  8GA  2 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ...More

     
    Richmond Hill Hotel London

    Richmond Hill Hotel

    from £33  40% off
    Richmond Hill, London, TW10  6RW  6 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Richmond Hill Hotel offers you the best of both worlds, a classic setting and a contemporary hotel. Steeped in history, character and charm the 17th Century ...More

     
    Hilton London Syon Park London

    Hilton London Syon Park

    from £58  34% off
    Syon Park, London, TW8  8JF  33 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ...More

     
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    The Three Pigs And The Wolf Plus Captain Grimey London

    The Three Pigs And The Wolf Plus Captain Grimey

    Now On
    Dates: 25th July to 9th August 2015 - Various Times
    Puppet Theatre Barge, 83 Petersham Road, Opposite Terrace Gardens, London, TW10  6UT  Same location as The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The company performs the two plays with puppets based on the well known characters....More

     
    The Three Pigs and The Wolf | Captain Grimey (Over 3s) London

    The Three Pigs and The Wolf | Captain Grimey (Over 3s)

    Now On
    Dates: 25th July to 9th August 2015
    Puppet Theatre Barge, 83 Petersham Road, Opposite Terrace Gardens, London, TW10  6UT  Same location as The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    A double bill of performances of The Three Pigs and Captain Grimey, the dirtiest, most miserable, one-legged sea captain in the world. Both shows are performed ...More

     
    Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare's Globe London

    Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare's Globe

    Now On
    Dates: 29th Jul to 1st Aug 2015 - Various Times
    Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, London, TW9  1QJ  11 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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    Puppet Theatre Barge London
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    Puppet Theatre Barge

    83 Petersham Road, Opposite Terrace Gardens, London, TW10  6UT  Same location as The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ...More

     
    Curzon Richmond London
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    Curzon Richmond

    3 Water Lane, Richmond, London, TW9  1TJ  8 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The most petite member of the Curzon family, the 144-seat Curzon Richmond is also the one whose roots extend the furthest back. Built on the ...More

     
    The Bearcat Comedy Club London
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    The Bearcat Comedy Club

    Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Road, London, TW1  1LF  17 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat Comedy Club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ...More

     
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    Pottery Cafe

    322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, London, TW1  2DU  7 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    All Richmond mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their ...More

     
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    Marble Hill House

    Richmond Road, Twickenham, London, TW1  2NL  13 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The waterside Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, was built for Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales. Set between ...More

     
    Ham House & Gardens London
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    Ham House & Gardens

    Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, London, TW10  7RS  18 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Perched on the edge of the River Thames and first built in 1610, this ornate but almost melancholic Stuart mansion combines extensive formal gardens with a ...More

     
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    The Real Ale Shop

    371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, London, TW1  2EF  6 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Spending most of our time in pubs swilling foreign lager pushed by multi-national breweries, the British nation has turned their back on their home-grown beer. Often ...More

     
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    The Lion & Unicorn

    19 King Street, Richmond, Surrey, London, TW9  1ND  8 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    A charming bookshop specialising in children's books, the Lion & Unicorn makes reading fun for kids. There's a real sense of community; they regularly run reader ...More

     
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    William Curley Patissier & Chocolatier

    10 Paved Court, Richmond, London, TW9  1LZ  9 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    William Curley, patissier and chocolatier, has worked with the best in the business and still advises and supplies chefs including Marco Pierre White, Pierre Koffman and ...More

     
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    The Bingham

     
    61-63 Petersham Road, London, TW10  6UT  1 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The best part about dining at Bingham, a tastefully tarted up riverside townhouse-turned-boutique hotel in Richmond, is its proximity to the water. With a covered, heated ...More

     
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    The Petersham Restaurant

    Petersham Hotel, Nightingale Lane Richmond, London, TW10  6UZ  1 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    With some of the most impressive, tranquil views of any restaurant in London thanks to its elevated aspect on Richmond Hill, the Petersham Restaurant at the ...More

     
    Gaucho - Richmond London
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    Gaucho - Richmond

     
    The Towpath, Richmond Riverside,, London, TW10  6UJ  5 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ...More

     
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    The Kids Cookery School

    107 Gunnersbury Lane, London, W3  8HQ  3.6 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ...More

     
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    The Artists Theatre School

    Ealing Studios, London, W5  5EP  3.8 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ...More

     
    Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes London
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    Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes

    16-20 Wendell Road, London, W12  9RT  4.2 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ...More

     
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    Richmond Park

    Park Office, Holly Lodge, London, TW10  5HS  17 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Only 30 minutes or so from central London, Richmond Park is English countryside as you might imagine it depicted in a glossily illustrated Robin Hood story: ...More

     
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    Ham House Gardens

    Ham Street, Ham, London, TW10  7RS  18 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    These extensive formal and historic gardens perched on the edge of the River Thames are attached to the 17th century Stuart mansion Ham House. In 1626 ...More

     
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    Old Deer Park

    187 Kew Road, Richmond, London, TW9  2AZ  21 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    A great place to wander around and get lost, the Old Deer Park - which meanders from the edge of Richmond down to the Thames - ...More

     
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    St Margarets Pub & Dining

    107 St Margarets Road, London, TW1  2LJ  12 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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    White Swan

    Riverside, Twickenham, London, TW1  3DN  18 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ...More

     
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    The Victoria

    10 West Temple Sheen, London, SW14  7RT  25 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Paul Merrett, Michelin star chef and presenter of BBC 2's 'Ever Wondered About Food' and author of 'Using the Plot Tales of an Allotment Chef' owns ...More

     
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    Vinoteca Chiswick

    18 Devonshire Road, London, W4  2HD  3.3 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ...More

     
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    Munki

    12 Putney High Street, London, SW15  1SL  3.9 miless away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ...More

     
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    Tea Box

    7 Paradise Road, London, TW9  1RX  7 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ...More

     
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    Petersham Nurseries

    Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, London, TW10  7AG  10 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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    Orleans House Gallery

    Riverside, Twickenham, London, TW1  3DJ  17 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Orleans House Gallery is sited in a picturesque woodland garden by the Thames at Twickenham. The gallery hosts a lively programme of temporary exhibitions while the adjacent ...More

     
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    Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, London, TW10  7RS  18 minutes away from The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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    Puppet Theatre Barge events

     
    The Three Pigs and The Wolf | Captain Grimey (Over 3s)The Three Pigs and The Wolf | Captain Grimey (Over 3s)A double bill of performances of The Three Pigs and Captain Grimey, the dirtiest, most miserable, one-legged sea captain in the world. Both shows are performed on the Puppet Barge which moves to its Richmond home for the summer months. In this re-telling of The Three Pigs the pigs have an air of mischief while the wicked wolf has a hint of a wry sm31st July 2015Sunday 9th August 2015 Where:
    Puppet Theatre Barge, 83  Petersham Road  Opposite Terrace Gardens    TW10 6UT
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    The Three Pigs and The Wolf | Captain Grimey (Over 3s)

    Now On
    Dates25th July to 9th August 2015
     
    Puppet Theatre Barge 

    A double bill of performances of The Three Pigs and Captain Grimey, the dirtiest, most miserable, one-legged sea captain in the world. Both shows are performed on the Puppet Barge which moves to its Richmond home for the summer months. In this re-telling of The Three Pigs the pigs have an air of mischief while the wicked wolf has a hint of a wry sm... More about this event

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    Fowl PlayFowl PlaySuitable for the entire family, down to three and four year olds, Fowl Play is a farmyard adventure staged at the Puppet Theatre Barge when it moves to its Richmond mooring this summer. In the production, a foal is born on the farm causing much excitement among the animals and when the chickens spread the new there's an unexpected turn of events. T12th August 2015Sunday 27th September 2015 Where:
    Puppet Theatre Barge, 83  Petersham Road  Opposite Terrace Gardens    TW10 6UT
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    Fowl Play

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    Dates12th August to 27th September 2015
     
    Puppet Theatre Barge 

    Suitable for the entire family, down to three and four year olds, Fowl Play is a farmyard adventure staged at the Puppet Theatre Barge when it moves to its Richmond mooring this summer. In the production, a foal is born on the farm causing much excitement among the animals and when the chickens spread the new there's an unexpected turn of events. T... More about this event

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    End Games End Games Suitable for those 14 and over, End Games at the Puppet Theatre Barge is a marionette production based on the delicate verse of poet Finuala Dowling, which are an exploration of the ageing process. Audiences of the production are invited into the lives of a group of diverse characters who share their experiences together, with humour and warmth. 22nd August 2015Saturday 26th September 2015 Where:
    Puppet Theatre Barge, 83  Petersham Road  Opposite Terrace Gardens    TW10 6UT
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    End Games

    On Soon
    Dates22nd August to 26th September 2015
     
    Puppet Theatre Barge 

    Suitable for those 14 and over, End Games at the Puppet Theatre Barge is a marionette production based on the delicate verse of poet Finuala Dowling, which are an exploration of the ageing process. Audiences of the production are invited into the lives of a group of diverse characters who share their experiences together, with humour and warmth. ... More about this event

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    Theatre | Until 9th August 2015

    A double bill of performances of The Three Pigs and Captain Grimey, the dirtiest, most miserable, one-legged sea captain in ... More

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    Attraction | Next performance 31st July 2015
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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)  2.12 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. ... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015
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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)  2.12 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Spices are put in the spotlight this summer at Kew, with the Full of Spice festival running from May through ... More

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    Concerts | On 31st July 2015
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    The Bull's Head, Barnes  2.67 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Gina Foster and Niamh McNally perform works by some of New York's most famous residents, including Billy Joel, Carole King ... More

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    The Bull's Head, Barnes  2.67 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Six-piece jazz and soul collective perform a musical celebration of the master keyboardist and composer, George Duke.... More

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    Music | Until 25th September 2015
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    The Bull's Head, Barnes  2.67 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    The band performs the music made famous by the American keyboardist and composer.... More

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    Comedy | On 31st July 2015
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    The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre  2.73 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Moj Taylor presents a mix of stand up, powerpoint, discussion and surveys as he searches for an alternative route to ... More

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    The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre  2.73 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    Background jazz from talented London players, with monthly musical guests.... More

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    Theatre | On 31st July 2015
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    The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre  2.73 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    A show about air stewardesses, black boxes, fossil fuels and transcontinental romance.... More

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    Music | Until 1st August 2015
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    Half Moon  3.68 miles from Puppet Theatre Barge

    The band performs rock covers in tribute to the legendary and influential artist.... More

     
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