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Horse + Bamboo

The Boo 679 Bacup Road | Waterfoot, Rossendale BB4 7HB, England
+44 1706 220241
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A beautifully creative gem in Rossendale

I've never known anything like it, all the in house craft work is nothing short of stunnint and the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Kevin G
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Puppet festival and elves and the shoemaker

We visited both the Saturday and the Sunday of the puppet festival which was amazing. There is so... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
SesGee
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Bacup, United Kingdom
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The Boo is a friendly theatre venue situated on the main road between Rawtenstall and Bacup, in the small mill-town of Waterfoot. It's open as a workshop each weekday and as a venue most weekends. Free parking is available nearby, and its on a regular bus route. It has a fully equipped theatre space, a studio space with a cafe, and workshops, storerooms and offices.
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The Boo 679 Bacup Road | Waterfoot, Rossendale BB4 7HB, England
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

I've never known anything like it, all the in house craft work is nothing short of stunnint and the shows they do are absolutely amazing. Must get down to one of the workshops at some point. Creativity is everything, well done guys.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited both the Saturday and the Sunday of the puppet festival which was amazing. There is so much to do and see and the best part is there are lots of free activities too. We also had paid for tickets to watch a performance...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited with 6&7&4 year olds for a fantastic mr Fox afternoon with craft session beforehand. We pre booked on line which was easy. The children made mr Fox masks beforehand in a craft area which also had a selection of toys, books and dressing up...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

when ever i have visited the horse+bamboo theater i have all ways been impressed,# the costumes and acting is always great and i would recommend it to any one with young kids looking for a day out

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Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Horse and Bamboo theater in Waterfoot, is not your usual type theater, quirky comes to mind, as they certainly experiment and push the boundaries of entertainment. Children are mesmerized by the animals and costumes. They are always offering different types of shows, enough to...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2014

Horse and Bamboo Theatre or Horse + Bamboo Theatre is a British theatre company founded in 1978 by Bob Frith. The company works using masks and visual, puppet, physical, music-based forms rather than text. This is family oriented puppet and mask theatre at its best

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