May Day Updates

All the latest news and updates from Rust & Stardust.

Spring has sprung!

Our Springtide and Easter Puppet Parties are here

Announcing our new outdoor touring show for 2022

Rust & Stardust's next magical project...

Introducing our magical Winter Puppet Parties!

Let us get to work sprinkling our stardust over your special winter birthday or Christmas party!

Autumn Puppet Parties are here!

Spooky season is here and we can't wait to introduce you to our new autumnal adventures!

July News and updates from Rust & Stardust

All our latest adventures, including performances of The Marsh Demons of Iken, Tweethearts on tour and booking for our Autumn season of Puppet Parties!

Tickets now on sale for The Marsh Demons of Iken

Tickets for our interactive performance and education project in Orford are now on sale, with news and updates about the rehearsal process to follow too.

Puppet Parties summer season open for booking now!

We are delighted to be able to offer our bestselling Puppet Parties again, outdoors from 17th May! Read more for details about current government guidelines and to book your party now.

The Moose on the Moon on Zoom

An online performance and workshop for the Easter holidays.

The Marsh Demons of Iken are back!

New dates announced for our next education project.

Der Regenwurm Endo

Endo the Earthworm is now available to enjoy in German!

Rust & Stardust Interviewed for the Puppet Podcast

Join us live for a discussion of our work.

Brand new Wedding Packages!

We are thrilled to offer our brand new Wedding Packages - bespoke children's entertainment for your special day. 

All episodes of Endo the Earthworm now available to watch for free online!

Join us on an adventure to the wondrous world above the soil, as Endo the Earthworm explores. Gentle musical fun for children and families in seven short episodes.

Endo the Earthworm goes live!

Our new project with award-winning musicians premieres its first episode to celebrate World Earthworm Day 2020.

Puppet Parties return for 2020-2021!

Rust & Stardust's unique Puppet Parties have just been updated with lots of new characters and adventures.

The Northern Siren Album Release

Eleanor's debut album with bassist Rosie Moon due for release soon.

Tweethearts returns!

Our family favourite show returns in our first live performance this summer!

Half way there!

Thank you so much for your support.

It's in the soil...

Announcing an exciting new collaboration and a chance for you to get involved!

Something's coming...

We go back to magical Suffolk for our newest schools project.

New Easter Parties

Join us on a wild goose chase with our brand new Easter Party package!

A Sea of Stories film

See our inter-generational project in action with this short film.

Extra date for Tweethearts

Tweethearts is coming to Kingsmoor Park Family Afternoon in Woking!

Detailing Delight exhibition

We're thrilled to be exhibiting a selection of our puppets, costumes and sets this Autumn.

The Tempest at ShakesBeer

We're back from a great run of The Tempest at Starwing Brewery in Suffolk.

Sea of Stories - Weeks 5 & 6

The completion of the puppets, creation of stories and final performances.

Sea of Stories - Weeks 3 & 4

Our exciting inter-generational project continues and the participants get stuck into puppet making.

A Sea of Stories Inter-generational project

Announcing our new inter-generational project, A Sea of Stories! A collaboration between Rust & Stardust, Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival, Age UK and St Barnabas School, we're inventing stories, creating puppets and singing shanties.

The Moose on the Moon at The Red House

We're delighted to be bringing The Moose on the Moon, our new interactive show for 3-5 year olds, to Benjamin Britten's home in beautiful Aldeburgh, this July.

The Making of Tweethearts

Read all about the making of our sugary sweet show Tweethearts, on tour this summer!

The Tempest coming to ShakesBeer!

We adapt Shakespeare's classic romance of storm and magic in a brand new show this summer!

Tweethearts on tour!

New for 2019, Tweethearts is a heartwarming interactive adventure for children and families with live music, beautiful bird puppets and an enchanting tea shop setting, and we will be touring the show at rural festivals this summer!

Seeing Stars to return at Lancashire Science Festival 2019!

Our popular science show Seeing Stars, about the life and work of the eccentric Renaissance astronomer Tycho Brahe, returns this summer to Lancashire Science Festival, from 27-29 June.

The Northern Siren is coming to The Green Note!

Eleanor's collaborative performance poem, The Northern Siren, created with double bassist Rosie Moon, returns in May. Join us for a wild, watery romance for double bass, voice and percussion!

The Lost Sheep

Rust & Stardust's collaboration with the Year 5 and 6 children at Alfriston Primary School and St Michael & All Angel's Church, Berwick, on a puppet-making and performance adventure!