Centre Testimonials

“I have since travelled the world many times performing at International Puppet Festivals and everywhere across the globe, festival organisers and other artists speak warmly of the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre” (Phil Spellacy – Puppeteer).

“The range of in-house activities, outreach programmes, touring exhibitions, archive material, museum collections, masterclasses – all are popular. The theatre is full” (Dan Bishop – Punch Professor).

“This place is one of the most wonderful places for children and families that I have ever had the privilege to encounter” (Dr. Amanda Adler).

“As a resource SMPC has been invaluable to us since we first ventured into puppetry around 15 years ago” (Ken & Avril Hardie – Kidglove Puppets).

“I cannot recommend the Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre highly enough for their professionalism and cultural effectiveness in delivering a valuable arts programme to the wider community” (Brendan Berry, Cultural Coordinator, Holyrood Learning Community, Glasgow).

“To me it’s Mecca!” (Ken Barnard, Marionettist and Vice President of The British Puppet & Model Theatre Guild)