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Puppet Show: Turn on the Light

Full of original music, songs, and actions, puppet characters tell a story about overcoming the fear of darkness.

  • When | Āhea Fri 2 Oct 2020, 10.30am–11.15am
    Fri 2 Oct 2020, 12.00pm–12.45pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

Little Dog Barking Theatre Company tells the story of Tim, a little boy who is afraid of the dark. Join this imaginative journey with music and puppets and find out how Tim overcomes his fear.

Suitable for ages 2–8. Kids must be accompanied by an adult for all activities.

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  • School holiday events will go ahead at Alert Levels 1 and 2.
  • The Emergency Services Expo will only go ahead at Alert Level 1.
  • Events will be limited to 100 people at Alert Level 2.
  • We’ll need to cancel all events at Alert Level 3.

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Illustration of a boy in bed. An orange cat jumps onto the bed. The moon shines through the window. A frog sits on the windowsill.


Turn on the Light, 2019. Courtesy of Little Barking Dog Theatre