Rust & Stardust is a Sussex-based puppet theatre company. We're passionate about stories and storytelling, folklore and mythology, unconventional performance spaces and all things handmade. 


Rust & Stardust is proud to be an Arts Award Supporter. Find out more about our education work and Arts Award offers here

We have lots of exciting things this autumn, including our brand new show We Shall Be Monsters, part of Brighton Science Festival. Eleanor is currently collaborating with double bassist Rosie Moon on a new show told with voice and music, The Northern Siren. Rust & Stardust are also delighted to announce that we will be working at the beautiful local steam railway The Bluebell Line with some special Halloween and Christmas shows!

We are delighted to offer our Puppet Parties - the perfect handmade fun for your child's birthday or special day! For more information and booking enquiries click here. We've just added two brand new tales, Dazzling Diamond and The Tale of Piggy Pirate In The Stormy Straits - check them out now!

Most of our work is available for touring, festivals, schools and events. Please contact us for touring information and costs. We are also open for puppet commissions for theatre, film and individuals, so please do get in touch

Next show: The Northern Siren



1 November

9 December

21 December

The Northern Siren (ONCA Gallery, Brighton)

The Regency Town Mouse (Regency Town House, Brighton)

A Horsted Christmas (Horsted Keynes station, Bluebell Railway)

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