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Fri, May 31



Community Lantern Workshop & Fish Procession

A Part or Nature Makers Series

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Community Lantern Workshop & Fish Procession
Community Lantern Workshop & Fish Procession

Time & Location

May 31, 2024, 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Litchfield, 80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

About the event

Join master artist Andrew Kim in making individual lanterns using sticks, paper, leaves and other natural materials. Lanterns made during this morning session will take time to dry and then in the evening they will accompany a giant fish lantern puppet in a procession during an evening campfire around the White Memorial Conservation Center.


10am - 12pm - Community Lantern Making

7:30 - Giant Fish Lantern Puppet Procession - All are invited to participate or observe


Andrew Kim is a puppet maker, performer, teacher and co-director of Thingumajig Theatre based in West Yorkshire, England. He specializes in giant street puppets and lantern puppets. Andrew Kim creates touring giant puppet and street theatre acts, builds puppets for commissions and teaches giant puppet making and performing. Andrew was born in Korea, raised and educated in the USA emigrated to the UK in 2006. He started as a puppeteer with with In the Heart of the Beast Theatre, Bread & Puppet Theater and Horse and Bamboo before starting Thingumajig Theatre with is wife Kathy. Andrew has created and performed puppets and performances for 30 years in 21 countries throughout Europe, Asia and North America, in several television shows and a Disney feature film.

This is presented in partnership with The Cattail Gathering. For more information and to register CLICK HERE.

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