The Tale of Piggy Pirate


Celebrate your pirate or mermaid themed party with The Tale of Piggy Pirate, a charming tabletop puppet show for ages 4-10, and join in traditional crafts and fun games and activities.


We cover the South East, including East and West Sussex and some parts of London, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire. Contact us now to see if we cover your area and book your party!

Create your perfect party package

Our standard party package is 1.5 hours, but we can extend it with extra activities.

Key Features:

- Two themed mermaid storytellers


- Performance of The Tale of Piggy Pirate puppet show


- Your choice of themed craft activities 


- Pass the parcel with prize


- Themed invitations


- Special themed gift for the birthday child


- Your choice of party games and activities 


- Sing Happy Birthday as the birthday child blows out their candles and wave goodbye as the children enjoy their cake!

Games and other activities:

- Pirates, Privateers and Mermaids


- Captain's Coming


- Musical Statues


- Singing of simple folk songs with actions for everyone to join in


- Pirate dancing

Craft activities: 

- Wooden spoon puppets (each child creates a character with a wooden spoon and colourful wools and fabrics)


- Dragon / bird / moose / dog puppets (each child colours, cuts and folds a paper puppet with moving parts)


- Shadow puppet making and shadow screen performance activity (each child colours, decorates, cuts out and assembles a themed shadow puppet, then we set up our shadow screen and introduce children to the magic of shadow play


- Magic wand making


- Mermaid crown making


Other information:

- Suitable for boys and girls

- Suitable for ages 4-10

- DBS checked and insured performers

- We cover the South East, including East and West Sussex, and parts of London, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire (get in touch to see if we cover your area)

The Story

One day a mysterious bottle bumps against the side of Piggy Pirate's ship. Thinking it is a rare vintage rum, he fishes it out and finds a map leading to a fabulous treasure. On his journey he meets Matilda Merpig, who helps him navigate the high seas to the place where X marks the spot. But Piggy and Matilda find something far more unexpected than treasure...

A swashbuckling adventure with sea creatures, shanties and beautiful handmade puppets. 
The Storytellers
Marina and Miranda are two sisters who live in a secret seaside cove. They tend their garden of shells and coral, free fish from nets, and keep the sea clean and safe for the creatures.

In the evenings they sing sea shanties, and sit on the rocks listening to the tales the mermaids tale of far and distant shores.

Contact us now to discuss your requirements, get a quote and start building your perfect party package!

You may also be interested in our other Puppet Parties:

The Tale of Miss Fox


A light hearted tale of friends in the forest with songs and laughter.


Ideal for ages 5-10.

The Tale of The Woodland Witches


A tale of clever witches and magic spells, perfect for Halloween parties.


Ideal for ages 5-10.

The Tale of Piggy Pirate & Mr Fox in the Stormy Straits

A salty tale of pirates and pretenders in search of riches on the high seas.


Ideal for ages 4-10.

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