Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre
Based in the West End of Glasgow, the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre comprises a theatre (80 seats), museum and education unit.
About Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre
It houses an extensive mask & puppet library & archive, permanent exhibition areas, cafe, film & FX unit, mask studio, marionette carving workshop, various production and design workshops, stores and an office complex.
SMPC operates a regular family Saturday Show programme between September - June accompanied by workshop and birthday party events. Schools, community groups and voluntary organisations visit on weekdays by appointment or the Centre provides outreach services to such groups. The Centre also offers two major touring exhibitions for hire to museums & galleries in the UK and Ireland - "The Magic of Masks & Puppets" and "Behind The Mask". Craft commissions and advisory and consultancy services are also provided to theatres, film, television and the creative industries.
SMPC’s children and family programme aims to introduce you to touring companies both national & international, which includes aspects of glove, rod, marionette, shadow, table-top and black light theatre. We also promote performances, using mask, mime, storytelling, music, magic and entertainment. We endeavour to give birthday mentions to all children if informed in advance.
All information (whether in text or photographs) is supplied in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. We take every opportunity to ensure the details for Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre are accurate, please contact us at hello[@]whatsonnetwork.co.uk if any of the above information is incorrect.
Upcoming Events at Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre
10th December 2023
The holidays are a coming... so why not treat all the family to some laughter and fun when Talking Heads Puppets bring I Spy Christmas to the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre!
16th December 2023 - 17th December 2023
Buttons, Cinderella, her two Sisters and her Fairy Godfather conjure up a 60-minute, fun packed show at the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre!
More Theatres in Glasgow
All Theatres listings in Glasgow
67 Bridge Street,
Glasgow South Side G5 9JB
The Savings Bank is a spectacular independent venue in the immediate south of Glasgow.
The Old Fruitmarket Candleriggs,
Glasgow City Centre G1 1NQ
Prepare to be caught under the spell of Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow's Centre for Music, as soon as you walk through its doors!
100 Renfrew Street,
Glasgow City Centre G2 3DB
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a world-leading conservatoire of music, drama, dance, production and film located in Glasgow City Centre.
Scottish Event Campus Exhibition Way,
Glasgow West End G3 8YW
Find out what's on at The OVO Hydro in Glasgow and book your tickets online with What's On Glasgow!
282 Hope Street,
Glasgow City Centre G2 3QA
Theatre Royal Glasgow is home to Scotland's resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, featuring a Victorian auditorium, Theatre Royal presents first class entertainment for all!
Glasgow City Centre G1 5HD
The Britannia Music Hall (The Panopticon) located at the end of Argyle Street in Glasgow's Trongate is the oldest surviving music hall in the world!
93-95 Hyndland Street,
Glasgow West End G11 5PU
Cottiers is a historic building located in the heart of Glasgow's West end that boasts a recently renovated theatre, restaurant and bar.
416 Great Western Road,
Glasgow West End G4 9HZ
Websters Glasgow is a performing arts theatre, bar and restaurant situated in Glasgow's West End occupying the building of the 19th century former Lansdowne Parish Church.
350 Sauchiehall Street,
Glasgow City Centre G2 3JD
The CCA is a unique contemporary arts organisation at the heart of Glasgow's city centre and vibrant cultural community.
City Halls Candleriggs,
Glasgow City Centre G1 1NQ
City Halls, Glasgow's oldest purpose built performance space, has been entertaining visitors since 1841 and is renowned throughout the world for having some of the finest acoustics!
The Mitchell Library North Street,
Glasgow City Centre G3 7DN
The Mitchell Library is one of Europe's largest public libraries with over one million items of stock and is the hub of a city-wide information service, it's also home to the Mitchell Theatre!
25 Albert Drive,
Glasgow South Side G41 2PE
Tramway is an international art-space that commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects.
Go Radio | Number 1 for Glasgow & The West - Listen on DAB, Online or on your Smart Speaker, just say "Launch Go Radio"
Glasgow Winterfest, the city's most anticipated winter celebration, is back with a brand new concept for 2023, set to transform George Square and St Enoch Square into enchanting wonderlands!
Ahead of the release of their brand new compilation album, Rebel Diamonds, The Killers have announced details of a celebratory UK tour which includes two nights at Glasgow's OVO Hydro in June!
Oran Mor's Christmas Panto is back for 2023 with Snow White and the Seven Maws... Will Snow White escape her heart being shredded and minced into next week's pies? There's only one way to find out!
Welcome in the festive season at the annual Riverside Museum Christmas Market being held on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December!
Scotland's original Drive-in returns to Loch Lomond Shores this Christmas, with your favourite festive classics, a host of festive foodie treats and itison's famous Car-aoke!