Workshop: Animated Objects – Puppet making

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LCC Design Festival Emergence


Join us for a number of workshops exploring how to make puppets from recycled materials.

Date & time

Date:19 September 2019 to 16 October 2019

Time:7.30pm to 9pm

Event Details

Address:Elephant and Castle

Post code:SE1 6SB


Telephone:+44 (0)20 7514 6500

Open hours:Thu, 19 Sep 2019, 19:30 –
Wed, 16 Oct 2019, 21:00 BST


Visitors will be able to make their own puppet or help create a large parade puppet, open to anyone who would like to learn how to make a simple yet expressive puppet, or help create a larger puppet to take part in a parade in the latter part of the festival. The event is facilitated by Sara Ekenger, Course Leader for MA Design Management course at London College of Communication. Sara makes sculpture, automata and puppets out of found materials and her work will be on display next to the workshop space. Visitors will be encouraged to bring their own recycled materials, and can stay for as little as 15 minutes, or for the full hour. This event is part of EMERGENCE, an exhibition and events programme presented by the Design School at London College of Communication, UAL exploring the role of design in working towards goals of sustainable production and consumption, biodiversity, inclusiveness, social cohesion and environmental sustainability. Accessibility London College of Communication strives to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for our students and visitors. If you have any specific access requirements for an event or exhibition, please contact us by email ( or phone (020 7514 8498) in advance of your visit so that we can make any necessary preparations or adjustments. For full access and route guides for our building, please view our AccessAble accessibility guide. Find Us London College of Communication is located in the heart of London, at Elephant & Castle. The College is based on a single site, within easy reach of various parts of the city and well served by tube, bus and rail networks. Find out more about getting here on our Find Us page. Important Filming and Photography Notice: Please note that filming and photography will be taking place throughout the exhibition. Both bigger crowds, smaller groups and individuals may be captured on camera. All imagery and footage may at some point be published on the College's website, social media channel and in print.


By Bus:Elephant & Castle is extremely well connected for buses across London that stop next to the College including: 1, 12, 35, 40, 45, 53, 63, 68, 100, 133, 136, 148, 155, 168, 171, 172, 176, 196, 188, 333, 343, 344, 360, 363, 415, 453, 468, C10 and P5. Visit the Transport for London website to plan your journey.

By Tube:Both the Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station. The College is opposite the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, on the same side of the road as the Metropolitan Tabernacle. View the TFL tube map and plan your journey on the Transport for London website.

By Train:The College site is connected by Thameslink trains which stop at Elephant & Castle rail station, across the road from the College.



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